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TOP 15 Music Festivals in Michigan in 2023 (Updated)

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Looking for the best music festivals in Michigan 2023?  Well look no further, because I’m here to help!

What do you think of when you hear “Michigan”? Maybe you think of the capital of Detroit, the famous hub of the American automotive industry (hence the nickname “Motor City”). You might think of Eminem, who proudly hails from Detroit. I’ll forgive you for that, but you’re getting warmer. Perhaps you think of it as the birthplace of Motown Music. Now you’re getting really warm.  

Top 15 Music Festivals in Michigan

Music is rooted deep in Michigan’s history, and each year the music scene only grows in diversity and quality. Music festivals in Michigan are a dime a dozen, spread from Detroit to Grand Rapids, Lansing to Kalamazoo, and spanning a plethora of genres.

My list of the best Michigan music festivals will be sure to fill up your summer music festival schedule – and beyond.

1) Electric Forest Festival 2023

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When: June 22-25, 2023

Where: Rothbury, Michigan

Out of all these music festivals in Michigan, I don’t think any of them are as bucket-list-worthy as the famous Electric Forest!  I’ve been dying to attend for years, but it just hasn’t happened yet.  I’m hoping 2023 might be my year that I finally make it happen! It’s one of the most highly sought-after festivals in the U.S, and is guaranteed to be the highlight of your summer (but this edition is already SOLD-OUT).

“Have you ever felt anything like it? The beat of the bass charging the atmosphere with electrifying energy. Bolts of lightning streaking through the forest, arcing around the trees, and captivating the crowd into awe.A mind-melting experience of community, woodland, and rhythm bringing 45,000 people together every year in a musical-matrix of natural and electric vibrations…”

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2) Movement Detroit

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When: May 27-29, 2023

Where: Detroit

“Each year on Memorial Day weekend, thousands of people from across the globe gather in the birthplace of Techno to celebrate the heritage of Detroit and its musical influence over countless generations, new and old.

Movement Music Festival is one of the longest-running dance music events in the world, committed to showcasing authentic electronic music and providing an experience…

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