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2022 Performances in West Michigan

Everyone enjoys a good play or concert, and our communities along Lake Michigan are blessed with talented actors and musicians that entertain us throughout the year. Center Stage Theater at West Shore Community College is the venue for many interesting plays and performances, plus they have their very own wind symphony, jazz band, concert choir and Collegiates. The Historic Ramsdell Theatre, in downtown Manistee and the Ludington Area Center for the Arts in downtown Ludington, offer a variety of performances.

Because of the restrictions imposed due to COVID-19, many events have been affected. Please check with the venues prior to planning to attend.

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Hart Community Performing Arts Series

Stay tuned for upcoming events from the Hart Performing Arts Series!

Ludington Area Center for the Arts (LACA)


  • 9th – Red Carpet Premier of Pirates of the North Coast at Ludington Area Center for the Arts Performance Hall,. Written/directed by Frank Sollars and filmed in Ludington, 7pm
  • 13th – James Armstrong at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm
  • 20th – Greg Nagy’s Men of Leisure at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm
  • 27th – Bobby Murray at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm


  • 3rd – Planet D Nonet at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm
  • 10th – Robert Pace’s Natures Brew at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm
  • 17th – The Paul Nelson Band at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm
  • 24th – Eat-It-Up Trio at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm
  • 31st – Duffy King Koalition at Waterfront Park, 7-9pm


  • 14th – North Country Opera Folk Musical, 7:30pm

Manistee Community Band


  • 9th – “A Joyous Celebration” at Waterfront Park, Ludington, 7pm, Free but donations welcome
  • 16th – “A Summer Renaissance” at Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts, Manistee. $15 for adults, $10 for 17 and under.

Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts in Manistee


  • 8th – Dark Desert Eagles: The Ultimate Eagles Tribute Band, 7:30pm
  • 29th – ArtRageous (Live Art Performance), 7:30pm


  • 16th – The Manistee Community Band, 7:30pm
  • 19th -Brass Transit: The Musical Legacy of Chicago, 7:30pm


  • 13th-14th – Maripat Allen & Rick Plummer present An Evening of New Short Plays, 7:30pm
  • 23rd – Tonic Sol-fa A Capella Ensemble, 7:30pm

Stage Left Theatre Company


Traverse City Opera House


  • 15th-19th – Take It From the Top 5-day Broadway Intensives Class

West Shore Community College Performing Arts Series

Stay tuned for upcoming events at West Shore Community College!