CRYSTAL FALLS—The Mansfield Memories Committee will present the Mansfield Music Fest on Saturday, June 21 at the Mansfield Township Hall, 2804 State Highway M-69 between Sagola and Crystal Falls.
The afternoon will begin at noon with open jamming on the grounds; bring an instrument, music and a lawn chair.
Also beginning at noon, the indoor stage will open with entertainment being provided by several local groups.
At 6 p.m., the Keweenaw Brewgrass Band from Houghton will take the stage.
Admission to the festival is $7, with children age 12 and under admitted free. Food and refreshments will be available on the grounds with no carry-ins allowed.
All proceeds will go to benefit the Mansfield Pioneer Church.
The Keweenaw Brewgrass Band picked up its name after playing Sunday afternoons at the Keweenaw Brewing Company. Someone asked what the band’s name was and for a lack of a name said Keweenaw Brewgrass Band….and it stuck.
The KBG plays an eclectic mix of “anything rhythmic” on acoustic instruments. The band tends toward bluegrass for the rhythms and harmonies but quickly move out of traditional bluegrass into Texas swing and acoustic rock classics.