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58th Gaylord Alpenfest


Tuesday, July 11 through Saturday, July 15, 2023


225 West Main Street
Gaylord, MI 49735


All Day



From outstanding entertainment, to a popular artist craft show, numerous events and carnival rides for all ages, this Alpine-inspired celebration honors the city’s heritage and partnership with sister city, Pontresina, Switzerland.

The summer tradition, now in its 58th year, features an impressive lineup of outdoor concerts under the Pavilion.

Concerts on the Main Stage:

Power Play:     Jul 11, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Alpenfest Main Stage – Power Play Detroit is dedicated to playing the most classic music of our time. Combining years of experience with youthful enthusiasm, Power Play Detroit is sure to get you moving!

Frohliche Musiker Blasorchester:    Jul 12, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM – Alpenfest Main Stage – The Fröhliche Musiker Blasorchester (FMB) is a 14-piece Bavarian-style band based in Saginaw, Michigan. Formed in 2018, they offer a high-energy, audience-interactive performance in the tradition of German Oktoberfest.

22K-Magic Bruno Mars/Tylor Swift Tribute:    Jul 12, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Alpenfest Main Stage  – All your favorite songs, clean lyrics and a whole lot of fun, this tribute is perfect for all events and age groups.

B2 Wins:   Jul 13, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Alpenfest Main Stage   – Led by charismatic Twin brothers from Brazil, they combine a plethora of genres into a feel good performance that is equal parts rock concert, dance party, jam session and vacation for the soul.

The Family Tradition Band:        Jul 14, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM – Alpenfest Main Stage   , Gaylord, MI 49735, USA

FTB is a modern take on an old timeless classic sound which includes many traditional country elements such as fiddle, banjo and pedal steel guitar. This combined with spot-on vocal harmonies, dual electric guitars and a rock solid rhythm section, is what creates the authenticity of the band.

New Brass Express:    Jul 15, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM – Alpenfest Main Stage  – The New Brass Express features a group of versatile musicians who love to perform all types of music! –

Bluewater Kings Band:   :    Jul 15, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM –  Alpenfest Main Stage  – The Bluewater Kings Band are music experts and party starters. They infuse every event with energy and fun and pride ourselves on filling dance floors.  –



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