Chris Pierce gained national prominence with “We Can Always Come Back To This”. His hit co-write aired on 3 episodes of the #1 NBC primetime series ‘THIS IS US,’ then went on to #1 on the Billboard Blues Chart.
Pierce has done worldwide headlining tours and has performed with: B.B. King, Seal, Al Green, Allison Russell, Colbie Caillat, Rodrigo y Gabriella, Jill Scott, Keb’Mo, Blind Boys of Alabama, Aaron Neville & others. His recent album, ‘AMERICAN SILENCE’ garnered critical acclaim from NPR, Rolling Stone, NoDepression, SiriusXM, The Bluegrass Situation, AmericanaUK, Acoustic Guitar and others. PopMatters named ‘AMERICAN SILENCE’ THE #1 Best Folk Album of 2021. 2022 highlights included a solo concert at The Kennedy Center, a duet with Sara Bareilles, a Super Bowl commercial with Miley Cyrus & Dolly Parton, a sold-out Troubadour show with Allison Russell, and performance/interviews on both NPR’s WORLD CAFE and MOUNTAIN STAGE broadcast to 300 NPR affiliates.
Stellar performances at Newport Folk, Folk Alliance, Four Corners Fest, Kerrville Folk, & NC Folk Festivals brought further acclaim.
6:30pm, Marquette Park, Mackinac Island – Free
With a spectacular backdrop, our summer concert series takes place on the lawn of a National Historic Landmark, Marquette Park, which is at the foothills of Historic Fort Mackinac downtown across from the marina. Bring a picnic and tune in for some great live folk, rock, country, blues—the best of Americana. All concerts are free. We recommend bringing a blanket or lawn chairs for your comfort.
Music In The Park
EVERY THURSDAY 6:30pm
Rain location: Mission Point Theater
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