Courtesy Interlochen Center for the Arts
Tickets are on sale for Interlochen's 2009 Summer Arts Festival!
Here's the lineup:
Sunday, June 7: Willie Nelson & Family - The country music legend returns!
Tuesday, June 23: Indigo Girls - Grammy Award-winning folk and roots music duo Emily Saliers and Amy Ray.
Thursday-Sunday, June 25-28; Thursday-Sunday, July 2-5 - Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew. The Bard's boisterous comedy—with a twist.
Saturday, June 27 Cherryholmes - America's new first family of bluegrass.
Sunday, June 28 World Youth Symphony Orchestra "Shostakovich Symphony no. 1"
Monday, June 29 Parsons Dance Company - Exuberant, sexy, athletic modern dance.
Tuesday, June 30 The Wallflowers - Grammy-award winning band led by Bob's son, Jakob Dylan.
Thursday, July 2 Arianna String Quartet - One of the country's finest chamber groups.
Friday, July 3 The Capitol Steps (5 pm, 8pm shows) - The political satyr group comes North (again) to help us laugh at Washington.
Sunday, July 5 The World Youth Symphony Orchestra with The Ahn Trio - Three sisters born in Korea and educated at Juilliard turn up the chamber music heat.
Tuesday, July 7 Interlochen Collage - Sampler of the incredible student talent from around the globe that gathers at Interlochen each summer.
Wednesday, July 8 Ra Ra Riot with Mason Proper - New wave and classic indie-rock with cello infused chamber pop. Wow!
Thursday, July 9 Irish Fest: Eileen Ivers & the Glengarry Bhoys - Celebration of Irish music and dance.
Friday, July 10 Paula Poundstone - Laugh til you cry while you enjoy the frequent panelist on NPR's Wait Wait ... Don't Tell Me.
Sunday, July 12 World Youth Symphony Orchestra "David Effron conducts Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique"
Monday, July 13, Marcus Strickland Trio - Saxophonist and Jazz scene rising star.
Thursday, July 16 Maia String Quartet - Versatile, innovative globe-trotting quartet based at the University of Iowa
Friday, July 17, Circo Comedia - Hilariously funny French Canadian daredevils entertain with acrobatics, juggling, magic and more.
Sunday, July 19 World Youth Symphony Orchestra with Chris Thile - The former start of the Grammy-Award winning Nickel Creek joins the WYSO for an exclusive preview of his first mandolin concerto.
Monday, July 20 Steve Miller Band - The Joker makes his Interlochen debut.
Tuesday, July 21 Leon Bates "American Originals" - Sit back while this renowned pianist entertains with Gershwin, Copeland and other works by American composers.
Wednesday, July 22 Gordon Lightfoot - The troubadour famous for songs including Sundown and The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald.
Sunday, July 26 World Youth Symphony Orchestra "Leslie B. Dunner conducts Orpheus & Petrushka"
Thursday-Friday, July 30-31 Saturday-Sunday August 1-2 HS Musical Anything Goes - Interlochen's high school theatre company presents the Cole Porter classic.
Wednesday, August 5 Kenny Loggins - The Grammy-winning icon entertains with Loggins & Messina's classics and his solo recordings.
Thursday, August 6 Joan Baez - The singer, musician, social activist is still entertaining.
Saturday, August 8 Hot Peas N' Butter - Innovative children's musical group.
Wednesday, August 12, Friday August 14, Monday, August 17 Enso String Quartet - Rising stars in the string quartet world.
Thursday, August 13 Little Big Town - The fresh sound on the country music scene.
Saturday, August 15 Styx - Yep, three decades and counting the band who gave us Lady is still performing. This will be their first time at Interlochen.
Thursday, August 20 Guitar Festival: Stick N' Jazz - A lineup of guitar all-stars entertains at this festival.
Friday, August 21 Guitar Festival: Spanish Classic
Saturday, August 22 Guitar Festival: Double Grammy Guitar
For tickets: interlochen.org