Music on Tap

The Music On Tap Concert Series is a collaboration between The Franke Center for the Arts and Jackson Symphony Orchestra, with shows taking place at The Franke Center’s Downstage Club and JSO’s newly renovated Weatherwax Hall.

Folk, Americana, Rock, Jazz, Blues– Music on Tap showcases great music across multiple genres, with great live performance being the common thread. See these performers in an intimate setting while you still can. They’re headed for the big time!

 

 

IRISH FESTIVAL

WITH THE FOUNDING

MARCH 14, 2020 • WEATHERWAX HALL, JACKSON
The Founding is a Progressive Folk band with Celtic roots from Kalamazoo, Michigan. With their timeless, energetic, and powerful approach to songwriting, they strive to constantly push the boundaries of the Irish and Scottish music traditions. This young band has performed at venues throughout the United States, making appearances at such notable events as the Michigan Irish Music Festival, the Boston Irish Festival, and The Austin Celtic Festival, and many more.

 

 

 

 

AMERICAN FOLK

PETE SEEGER TRIBUTE – FEATURING 3LB CUT AND FRIENDS

MAY 2. 2020 • FRANKE CENTER, MARSHALL
Enjoy an evening of music and singing celebrating the life and work of folk icon Pete Seeger, one of America’s most beloved Singer/Songwriters. He was an important figure in the revival of American Folk Music, and a strong champion for civil rights, peace, and equality. In addition, he was also known a songwriter of classic songs such as “If I Had A Hammer”, “Where Have All The Flowers Gone” and “Turn, Turn, Turn”.

 

 

 

 

SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE

WITH JOHN D. LAMB

MAY 9, 2020 • WEATHERWAX HALL, JACKSON
Our old friend John D. Lamb returns with another of his very popular Songwriter Showcases. Those who have attended these concerts in the past know that John uses his deep connections in the Michigan songwriting community to fill the stage with amazing talent. John is the consummate MC and lends his considerable songwriting chops to an evening that is sure to once again impress the Weatherwax Hall audience!

 

 

 

The Franke Center for the Arts

214 E. Michigan Ave.
Marshall, MI 49068

Weatherwax Hall

215 West Michigan Ave
Jackson, MI 49201
Box Office: 517-782-3221