Jive Colossus

Shake a tail feather to some serious funk, jazz and Afro-Caribbean grooves with this 10-piece musical ensemble. Wherever Jive is playing, get ready for a dance party!

Holler StageFriday, 10:30 PM, Holler Stage

Michael Lee

A mime actor, an art he has practiced, shared and taught for over 30 years. Be transported into the rich non-verbal world of humor, pathos and surprise!

CabinSaturday, 11:30 AM, Cabin

Anne Erlewine

Michigan native singer-songwriter Anne Erlewine distills her lyrics, and sets them to simple, clever, cyclic guitar parts that support her clear, direct, and hauntingly honest voice. Her debut album ‘Over The Bones’ was released in September, 2019.

Second HollerSaturday, 2:00 PM, Second Holler
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Jo Serrapere and the La Fawndas

Whether recreating old songs from the Mississippi Delta or performing songs in her own confessional style, Jo's music stands original while always reflecting her love of American roots music.

Second HollerSunday, 4:00 PM, Second Holler

Dick Siegel

With lyrics that range from wry to winsome, Dick's penetrating vision has made his songs part of the culture: radio theme songs, quotable classics, and instantly recognizable hooks. Named by WDET as one of “Detroit’s Top Musical Artists of All Time,” Dick has gained scores of fans across North America over the last 30+ years.

Holler StageSaturday, 4:30 PM, Holler Stage
CabinSaturday, 8:30 PM, Cabin

Misty Lyn and the Big Beautiful

Misty Lyn Bergeron has penned haunting melodies over simple arrangements that traverse the gothic, literary fringes of American roots music.

Holler StageSaturday, 3:20 PM, Holler Stage

Judy Banker Band

With the acclaimed Jan, 2020 release of her latest CD, Buffalo Motel, Judy explores a countrified indie rock territory while resting firmly in her Americana roots. Judy’s friends (some of Ann Arbor's top musicians) provide a rich, sometimes driving, sonic landscape behind her penetrating and heartfelt lyrics.

Second HollerSunday, 3:00 PM, Second Holler


Rooted in traditional Irish music, Nutshell pulls in many other influences to create their own delicious stew. A Holler Fest tradition!

Holler StageSunday, 10:00 AM, Holler Stage

Shari Kane & Dave Steele

A four handed guitar party of original and time-honored blues, gospel, swing and ragtime.

Holler StageSaturday, 11:00 AM, Holler Stage
CabinSaturday, 5:30 PM, Cabin

Willy Nilly & the Free-For-All

AKA, Cheddar Bunnies, PTO and the Implements, NPK and the Trace Elements, Play by Ear and the No Rehearsals, Billy King and the Garden Tour Band

Holler StageSaturday, 10:20 PM, Holler Stage

Audra Kubat

A regular nominee and two-time winner of Detroit Music Awards, Audra Kubat is one of the Motor City’s select female voices, with folk-rock and indie pop stylings.

CabinSaturday, 7:30 PM, Cabin

Barefeet Bearfeet

With tangled manes and stories to match, these playful folks play playful folk in the key of Michigan.

CabinSunday, 12:00 PM, Cabin

Greater Alexander

The path to achieving a dream can be a long, arduous journey. On it, you see remnants of those that have traveled before you. You see lost hope and altered courses. Indie­folk artist, Greater Alexander, has seen all of that and more.

CabinSaturday, 12:30 AM, Cabin

Shannon Lee & The Silver Linings

As an acoustic solo musician, collaborator and songwriter, Detroit native Shannon Lee draws from the deep well of roots music along with contemporary indie genres to inspire her songwriting. Supported by her band, Shannon Lee's original "heartspun" songs celebrate everything from love, heartache and loss to social and political issues. 

Second HollerSunday, 2:00 PM, Second Holler


Djangophonique is a musical project born out of reverence for the Parisian Jazz Manouche style that was made popular by the legendary Sinti guitarist Django Reinhardt and his Quintette du Hot Club de France.

Holler StageSaturday, 1:00 PM, Holler Stage
CabinSaturday, 11:30 PM, Cabin
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Monte Pride

Monte Pride is a Michigan-born, Michigan-based singer-songwriter & fingerstyle guitarist whose songs recall the delicate vocals of Simon & Garfunkel. Haunting melodies blended with vivid lyricism bring a complex array of healing, soul stirring song.

CabinFriday, 11:00 PM, Cabin

Matt Watroba & Robert Jones

Two masterful musicians and instrumentalists deliver a powerful message of love, friendship and tolerance. Matt and Robert have delivered their inspiring program of "Music That Matters" to schools and community groups across the nation. It is a walk through the roots and history of American music that not only educates, but entertains.

Holler StageSaturday, 12:00 PM, Holler Stage
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Kat Steih

Kat Steih, a songwriter and vocalist with folk rock roots, pushes boundaries as she creatively bends the genres of jazz,  soul, and progressive rock.

CabinSaturday, 1:30 PM, Cabin

Workshop: Rhythm and Play Circle
Interactive AreaSaturday, NOON, Interactive Area

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Anna Lee’s Co.

Rootsy blend of blues, funk, rock, jazz, and folk with a full band plus fiddle and lots of singing. Like a top notch campfire jam session, plugged in and rocking out. All invited to dance hard, and sing along!

Second HollerSaturday, 8:40 PM, Second Holler
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Rollie Tussing

    & the Midwest Territory Band

His raggedy brand of music is informed by the era of 78 rpm records, juke-joints, and street performers. He composes a lot of his own songs and has a knack for re-working an old obscure tune, finding beauty in the forgotten scratches, pops and grooves of his esoteric record collection.

Holler StageSaturday, 8:00 PM, Holler Stage

Dan Hall

One thing that stands out is the connection Dan can make with his audience whether it's around a campfire, on the radio, or in concert.

CabinSaturday, 6:30 PM, Cabin

San and Emily

Traditional and contemporary folk, jazz and classical music. Their beautifully blended harmony vocals and exciting instrumental work breathe new life into a wide variety of American and international music, from folk to classical, klezmer to Broadway show tunes, traditional to contemporary.

CabinSaturday, 4:30 PM, Cabin

Ancestral Voices

A percussion ensemble sharing heart felt and spirit driven original songs. Traditional folkloric poly rhythms of cultures around the world telling a story thru dance and awakening our world cultural awareness. Audiences will be left with wind blown hair and eyes wide open.

Holler StageFriday, 5:00 PM, Holler Stage
Interactive AreaSaturday, 8:00 PM, Interactive Area

Joshua Barton & The Seerstones

Joshua Barton is a long-time, mid-Michigan songwriter and performer drawing on folk, classic country, and experimental styles – inspired by the acoustic sounds of Townes Van Zandt and John Fahey, as well as bands like Spiritualized and Low.

CabinSaturday, 3:30 PM, Cabin


Menefee has been crooning his way into the heart of Ann Arbor since the late ’60s, as well as building stone chimneys throughout the state, and starring in the Michigan-based musical “The North Country Opera.” Menefee holds a lexicon of American song craft in his set list and delivers the tunes in a charming, age-old easy manner.

CabinSunday, 4:00 PM, Cabin

Charlie Millard Band

With percussionist William Harris, Jercat Millard on guitars, and Charlie on the keys/organ/Rhodes bass, they strive to give you a musical experience, like small movies for the ears.

Second HollerSaturday, 7:20 PM, Holler Stage
Second HollerSaturday, 11:00 PM, Cabin
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Rochelle Clark & The Familiars

Steeped in musical roots of folk, Americana and country, Rochelle draws from personal experience to sing songs of real life - joy, struggle and human tragedy. A powerful voice joined with a personal message - either solo or with a full band - Rochelle offers music to inspire joy, inspiration, and reflection.

Holler StageSunday, 1:00 PM, Holler Stage
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The Dorkestra

Dork it up with this diverse group of musicians who combine Jazz, African, Latin and Funk into a unique dorking dancing experience!  

Second HollerSaturday, 9:10 PM, Holler Stage

Anne Heaton

Her graceful, vulnerable, and sometimes humorous pop-folk songs have captured audience imaginations for over a decade.

CabinSaturday, 2:30 PM, Cabin


Upper Michigan mood music.

Holler StageFriday, 11:40 PM, Holler Stage
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Michael Shelata

Solo piano from the host of the Second Holler stage and The Ark’s open mic.

CabinSunday, 11:00 AM, Cabin

Gemini Kids Show

Performing since 1973 and now playing music for their third (or is it fourth?) generation of young fans and families.

Second HollerSaturday, 12:00 PM, Second Holler

Davy Rothbart/Found Magazine

Davy Rothbart is a bestselling author, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, the creator of Found Magazine, and a frequent contributor to public radio's This American Life. Rothbart is also the founder of Washington To Washington, an annual hiking adventure for city kids. An Ann Arbor native, he now lives in Los Angeles, California.

In Davy's entertaining presentation, he shares actual "found" letters, to-do lists, kid's homework, ticket stubs, receipts - all offering a glimpse into our everyday life - sometimes poignant, often humorous, and always real.

Holler StageSaturday, 6:30 PM, Holler Stage
Interactive AreaSaturday, 2:00 PM, Interactive Area - Tent

Johnny’s Gospel Hour

Songs and celebration, prayers and praise. With Johnny Walker, Holler Fest’s emcee for 14 years and counting.

Holler StageSunday, 11:00 AM, Holler Stage

Violet Sol

A musical collective out of Ypsilanti mixing powerful vocals and thoughtful instrumentation ranging from hip-hop and neo soul to funk and jazz to folk and opera. You'll be glad you stayed up late.

Holler StageSaturday, 10:20 PM, Holler Stage

Barker and Broski

Mike (Snyder-Barker) and Chris (Broski) are a musical duo of singer/songwriters that perform with a Zendrum (electronic drum kit) and classical guitar. Their unique tools bring a new perspective on original acoustic folk, rock, and country songs.

Second HollerSunday, 5:00 PM, Second Holler

Fangs and Twang

A stripped down roots-rock blend of indie-kicks and swinging bluegrass with theatrical, croony lyrics.

Second HollerSaturday, 7:30 PM, Second Holler

Jonas Dainius Berzanskis

Jonas Dainius Berzanskis is a singer songwriter who is also a producer/engineer. He recently did a tour of his home country of Lithuania playing at the major event - the Bardu Festival. Jonas will be performing his own compositions as well as several tunes from David Tamulevich of Mustard's Retreat.. The tunes David wrote that Jonas will perform share their mutual Lithuanaian heritage. There might be a few surprise guests with Jonas..

Tree HouseFriday, 8:00 PM, Cabin
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RamBull Rompers

The RamBull Rompers are a New Orleans based power duo that not only entertains the heart with their catchy and soulful songs, but can also warm an audience with their humor and relatability. Their songs are honest and heartfelt; their voices weave together so intricately one can't tell the difference between the two; their talents surpass the number of instruments they can play, almost all of which they are happy to feature in their live shows, switching regularly between the drums, guitar, banjo, and piano.

Holler StageSunday, 12:00 PM, Holler Stage
Holler StageSunday, 3:00 PM, Cabin

Milan Anderson

Milan started playing cello in the 90s. You can hear some of this musical background in the songwriter's adept finger-picking that softly swirls and loops into beautiful melodies, giving her soothing voice space to lift your spirit and calm your soul.

Second HollerSaturday, 1:00 PM, Second Holler

J. Michael & The Heavy Burden

Sounds are heavily steeped in Blues, Folk, Americana, Jam Rock, and acoustic/electric groove-swing-and the feel good vibes in-between.

Second HollerFriday, 8:00 PM, Second Holler

Joe Reilly

Music from the heart for people of all ages.

With Jamie Rusling and Jenny Jones
CabinSaturday, 10:30 PM, Cabin

Kid's Show, with Lori Fithian
Second HollerSunday, 12:00 PM, Second Holler


Billy and Emily

Emily and Billy mix original songs with eclectic and vibrant covers by the likes of Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and the Beatles, lending beautiful harmonies and sharing solos on several instruments, including guitar, banjo, fiddle, and mandolin.

CabinSunday, 2:00 PM, Cabin

Fay Burns and the Embers

Fiery, feminine, and fearless. Here to add hot honey to the tea blend that is the Americana genre.

Holler StageSunday, 2:00 PM, Holler Stage

Mike Ward

Lyrically-centric, vocally-charged folk songs. Those are what singer-songwriter Mike Ward loves to create. His writing echoes along empty sidewalks, on country backroads, in family portraits, and in the thin lines between joy and tragedy, love and loss, past, present and future.

CabinSaturday, 12:30 PM, Cabin

The Lucky Nows

Mixing contemporary folk, traditional country, gypsy scales, oatmeal raisin cookies and extreme sleep deprivation to create a totally unique sound.

Friday, 10:00 PM, Cabin

Hearth & Hymn

A minimalist folk duo known for their close harmony sisterhood, Hearth & Hymn rearranges old songs that move them with a queer, feminist lens.

CabinFriday, Midnight, Cabin

Singing Rounds

Angie and Chrissy Martin, well-known for their exceptional skills in the Holler Kitchen, have been singing together since before they both could talk. The sisters love to share the joy of song wherever they roam and are joined by Sarah Felder, skilled with camp songs and sea chanteys. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate in this rambunctious round-singing workshop!

Interactive AreaSunday, 2:00 PM, Interactive Area

Relics of the Future

Relics of the Future present a cornucopia of original songs with some unusual covers mixed in.

Second HollerSunday, 11:00 AM, Second Holler

Lauren Crane

About the Music: Singing songwriter Lauren Crane’s music is like a day at the amusement park, packed with a collection of songs that offer everything but a sleeve of fat fries and a corn dog. Lauren’s songs take you up and down and round and round, a tilt-a-whirl of folk, blues and bluegrassiness. Whether singing about a blackmailing laundress, a bovine queen or buzzing bumble bees, her songs which she plays on a variety of ukuleles, have been known to inspire a guffaw or two and offer up a few surprises.

Interactive AreaSaturday, 6 PM, Interactive Area

Austin Benzing

A West Michigan singer-songwriter and guitarist making a mess in the genre sandbox. His original releases boast a wide array of influences, resulting in Michigan made country-fied progressive rock with a silver of acid jazz that is guaranteed to excite crowds of all ages and interests.

Holler StageSaturday, 6:10 PM, Holler Stage

The Antivillains

The Antivillains is the work of songwriter Sarah Cohen. Born in the Rust-Belt city of Toledo Ohio, her songs are populated by quiet dramas that have come and gone and pictures of messy lives somewhere in the middle.

Second HollerFriday, 8:40 PM, Second Holler

Nick Veine

Nick Veine is a singer-songwriter and composer born and raised in Manistee, MI. He grew up playing rock and blues before he started singing, pivoting to acoustic music without losing that electric flair.

Second HollerSunday, 4:00 PM, Second Holler

Jessica Wolfbird

She has been writing songs since the age of 4, upwards of 400 songs per year for the past decade. Bandcamp.com describes her music as 'dreamy & intimate.' She has a lifelong love affair with piano and ukulele, and previously released music under her soon-to-be maiden name (Fogle), and also in The Rainbow. You can hear her songs in film, theatre, and even a Cheetos commercial. Her forthcoming album, Everything's True, blends neoclassical piano and indie dream-folk influences, into a style all her own.

CabinSaturday, 9:00 PM, Cabin

Elizabeth Landry

Based out of Northern MI, Elizabeth Landry has graced many stages and hearts with her original “smoky folk” flavor of storytelling songs.

CabinFriday, 7:00 PM, Cabin

Buffalo Rose

Buffalo Rose is a wildly charismatic six-piece modern folk/Americana band from Pittsburgh, PA. They take the singer-songwriter tradition to a new level by crafting original songs which are emotive, meticulously arranged, and inspired by a world of idiosyncratic influences that never let a dull or predictable moment creep in.

Holler StageSunday, 3:20 PM, Holler Stage
Second HollerSunday, 1:40 PM, Yurt

Shannon Clark and the Sugar

Shannon Clark and the Sugar made up of husband and wife, Shannon and Brittany Clark, their teenage daughter Navie, and cousin through marriage Joey Howard is a family-driven force of Midwest Americana soul from Greenville, Ohio. Combining honest country storytelling, blues-rock ferocity, and the sweet blend of blood harmonies.

Holler StageSunday, 2:10 PM, Holler Stage
CabinSunday, 4:00 PM, Cabin

Jon Worthy

It’s not easy to put Nashville-based artist Jon Worthy into a genre box. He’s equal parts rock, americana and pop. His sound often hits like a fusion of Nirvana and The Lumineers. Worthy has had song placements with Netflix, USA, FOX, Major League Baseball, as well as various commercials and advertisements.

Second HollerSaturday, Time, 4:00 PM

The Fat Animals

The Fat Animals are a five piece ensemble fusing soul, funk, blues and psychedelia into an immersive sonic trip. Their sound is realized through powerful soul-rooted vocals flanked by duelling lead guitars. With a catalogue of jammy goodness spanning decades of the grooviest tracks, deep cuts and original numbers, these five friends produce a fantastically fun vibe that will make you want to get up and groove!

Second HollerSaturday, 6:20, Second Holler

Silver Creek Revival

From the backroads of Northern Michigan, Silver Creek Revival (SCR) is an Alt-Country/Indie Folk band founded on the idea that the songs come first - songs that are simple, profound and accessible. SCR crafts their songs with a unique approach using banjo, saxophone, and pedal steel, lush harmonies and an intuitive rhythm section. The songs - and the band - tell a story.

Second HollerSunday, 2:50 PM, Second Holler

Wilson Thicket

Old school favorites, creative covers, and dynamic original songs are all delivered with strong doses of vocal harmony and creative instrumental mastery. This music has plenty of roots and lots of grass. There may be some thorns, but also some flowers. Welcome to the thicket!

Holler StageSaturday, 4:00 PM, Holler Stage

Warren & Flick

Warren & Flick explore the nuanced textures of a two-person ensemble. Using both original material and arranged standards from many genres, this ensemble finds new depth in the simplicity of a duo. Jacob Warren plays double bass, while Grant Flick plays violin, tenor guitar and nyckelharpa. The duo has released two albums together, "Kestrel" in 2019, and "Waxwing" in 2022.

Holler StageSunday, 12:00 PM, Holler Stage