Hamtramck Music Fest Returns August 5th-8th for Special Summer Edition featuring 150+ Performances
HMF & LIVE MUSIC IS BACK! Typically held the first weekend in March, the largest local music festival of its kind, Hamtramck Music Fest (HMF), a 501(c)3 non-profit, is making an eleventh hour, belated 2021 appearance with a special Summer Edition, Thursday, August 5 – Sunday, August 8th, 2021.
Your $15 wristband gives you access to all 4 days of music, featuring nearly 150 Michigan-based musical acts performing in 18 unique indoor & outdoor venues, cafes, & bars throughout Detroit’s beloved enclave of Hamtramck.
Pre-order your wristbands online now at HamtramckMusicFest.com and pick them up at HMF Headquarters, P.L.A.V. 10 (11824 Joseph Campau Ave), beginning 7 pm each night of the festival (Thu, Fri, Sat) for wristband will-call / in-person sales. (Be sure to visit the special pop up vinyl shop hosted by Ripe Records, located in the lower level of P.L.A.V. 10 during the festival).
Notable 2021 Festival Perfomances include:See the full list of artists, venues, & schedule on our official website: HamtramckMusicFest.com
DUENDE!, Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor, The Whiskey Charmers, Craig Brown Band, UMOJA : Soul of Charles Buddy Smith, The Blueflowers, Summer Like the Season, and many, many, many more.
Over $30,000 donated to Hamtramck Public Schools – Music & Art Programs In line with Hamtramck Music Fest’s mission to, “…celebrate and enrich our community in Hamtramck and the surrounding Metropolitan Detroit area…” 100% of the proceeds from the festival will once again be used to purchase musical equipment and art supplies for the Hamtramck Public Schools’ Music and Art programs.
Fundraisers from previous years have totaled over $30,000 in donated goods to the school district’s local elementaries, junior high, and high school. Proceeds from last year’s festival purchased over $5,000 in PPE and sanitation supplies, and included a joint effort between HMF, Evola Music, & Third Wave Music to bring over $10,000 in band instruments for Hamtramck High School. Volunteers still needed!
Hamtramck Music Fest is excited to welcome Quality Roots as theHMF 2021: Summer Edition presenting sponsor. Quality Roots (2024 Caniff in Hamtramck, 9AM-9PM daily) is a community-built cannabis brand, focused on providing the best service, experience, and products for cannabis patients and recreational users.
Show your HMF wristband to receive 10 percent off all Quality Roots purchases between Aug 5-8th.
Want to support our local music scene and receive a complimentary wristband? Volunteer with HMF on Friday
or Saturday night and gain access to all 4 days of the fest.
For more information visit the VOLUNTEER link on the official website.
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