About Salt City Rock & Blues

Salt City Rock and Blues is committed to building community through Music.

Salt City Rock & Blues Society is a non-profit organization that has been committed to the support, promotion and development of live music in Manistee for almost a decade. Established in 2013 Salt City Rock and Blues, Inc. has been committed to building community through music by holding musical events using the proceeds to benefit the community. Whether it be the Forest Festival, LaborFest or other musical events, the goal has been and always will be to better the community.

Project History

Manistee North Pier-head Lighthouse Restoration

Have raised funds that were used to restore the Manistee North Pier-head Lighthouse. Nearly $20,000 in donations. (2013-2015)

Feed the Fight Manistee Go Fund Me Program

Initiated a Go Fund Me page called Feed The Fight Manistee to provide meals to front-line health care workers and first responders.  Over $10,000 was raised to purchase meals from local restaurants which were then given to our front line heroes. (Established in April 2020)

Homeward Bound Animal Shelter Contribution

Made a $5000 contribution to Homeward Bound Animal Shelter, a no-kill shelter located in Manistee, MI.  (2016)

State of the Art Amphitheater Feasibility Study

Salt City Rock and Blues has committed $10,000 to fund a feasibility study for the construction of an iconic amphitheater to be built on the shores of Lake Michigan. (2017)

Virtual LaborFest 2020

Hosted a Virtual LaborFest due to the global pandemic. View on youtube here.

Here Come the Mummies Make Their Return

Here Come the Mummies make their return this year for our LaborFest 2022 festival. They have been a part of our festival for many years.

Get the Experience

Check out concerts offered by Salt City Rock and Blues

Amphitheater

Go to the festival to support the amphitheater construction

The mission of Salt City Rock and Blues is to build community through music.  While working in collaboration with local government, SCRB is spearheading efforts to construct a state-of-the-art amphitheater on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Amphitheater

Go to the festival to support the amphitheater construction

Salt City Rock and Blues mission is to build community through music by working with the local government and creating a state-of-the-art amphitheater on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Sponsor the Experience

Interested in becoming a sponsor for this year's LaborFest? Check out the types of sponsorships we offer.

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