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Get Set for Common Ground Music Festival 2014!

June 21st, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

The Common Ground Music Festival – held in downtown Lansing at the Adado Riverfront Park, July 8th through the 13th – is a gigantic, week-long music event you do not want to miss!

Common Ground Music Festival 2014

While the 4th of July feels like the start of summer – fun in the Michigan sun! – often the weeks afterwards can be a bit of a letdown: what now? But not in the Lansing area!

The Common Ground Music Festival is an annual, week-long music festival, that brings an impressive group of big name entertainers from across the spectrum – alternative rock, classic rock, R&B, country, hip hop, and others – to perform on multiple stages each night of the festival. Now in its 15th year, the Common Ground Music Festival’s guest list of Grammy Award Winning, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees, plus big names on the national and regional stage, attracts more than 50,000 people to downtown Lansing, Michigan every July.

The Common Ground Music Festival is the premier outdoor music event of the season – just look at the partial list of this year’s stellar line up:
The Hold Steady
Circa Survive
Brand New
The Wailers
Violent Femmes
Gord Bamford
David Nail
Justin Moore
Ace Hood
Juicy J
Big Sean
Jukebox the Ghost
Dr. Dog
Fitz and The Tantrums
Earth Wind & Fire

And it’s not just music – Be sure to check out Ultimate Painting!
Ultimate Painting is a live painting event involving involving artists competing to create the best work they can during multiple rounds of public painting, with the audience voting for the winner! All paintings will be auctioned off after each round, with the proceeds going towards the artists.

The 15th Annual Common Ground Music Festival
July 8th through the 13th, 2014
Adado Riverfront Park 300 N Grand Ave. Lansing, MI 48933
For a full schedule, tickets, and more, please visit:

Common Ground Music Fest Lodging
A premiere Michigan wedding venue with a restaurant and on-site bar, The English Inn Restaurant and Pub is a beautiful and historic property located less than a half hour away from Adado Riverfront Park in Lansing. Enjoy luxurious rooms and delicious breakfasts included in your stay. Book your stay now!

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