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Come Together: A Relief Effort for Michigan Tourism Workers

May 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - May 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

Come Together: A Relief Effort for Michigan Tourism Workers

Hosted by MLive.com, Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association and Under The Radar Michigan TV Show

Join MLive.com‘s John Gonzalez and Tom Daldin of ‘Under the Radar Michigan’ as they team up with Pure Michigan to bring you five nights of entertainment to benefit the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association’s Michigan Hospitality Industry Employee Relief Fund.

Each evening will including performances by Michigan musicians, food and beverage demonstrations and surprise features. Guests will include Brian Vander Ark, Greensky Bluegrass, The Accidentals, Marvin Sapp, Iron Fish Distillery, Mitch Albom and Short’s Brewing Company.

Visit www.facebook.com/mlive at 7 p.m. Monday, May 4 – Friday, May 8 to watch.

👉 Donations collected online during the series will go directly to the relief fund to assist those in the tourism industry who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19. To donate visit: mrlaef.org/relief-fund

Monday’s guests: 

+ Brian VanderArk – lead singer/guitarist for The Verve Pipe

+ Q&A with Detroit Tigers pitcher, John Schreiber

+ Justin Winslow – president, MRLA

+ Talking pasties with Brian Harsch – owner, Jean Kay’s (Marquette, MI)

+ BMI Artist, Julianne Ankley – country music singer/guitarist

+ Wine tasting with Carter Oosterhouse – owner, Bonobo Winery


Tuesday’s guests: 

+ Gabriel Estrada – mariachi musician

+ Q&A with Joe Short – owner, Short’s Brewing

+ Greensky Bluegrass- musical band

+ Tacos & Tequila with Carlos Perez – owner, Chilango’s (Jackson, MI)

+ Don “Doop” Duprie – singer/guitarist for Doop and the Inside Outlaws


Wednesday’s guests:

+ The Accidentals – musical band

+ Chef Max Hardy – chef, COOP (Detroit, MI)

+ Jeff Blashill – head coach for the Detroit Red Wings

+ Max & Ruth Bloomquist – folk musicians

+ Ginger Zee – meteorologist from West Michigan


Thursday’s guests:

+ Gabi Bowditch – musician

+ A conversation with Phil Porter – director for Mackinac State Parks

+ Talking fudge with Todd Callerwaert – owner, Ryba’s Fudge

+ Cocktails with Brendan Sheldon – general manager, Mission Point

+ Paul W. Smith – WJR radio host


Friday’s guests:

+ Marvin Sapp – gospel musician

+ The great Coney debate with Jason Hester, Starlite Diner

+ Mixing up cocktails with Sarah & Richard Anderson, co-owners of Iron Fish Distillery

+ Eddie Baranak – singer/guitarist

+ Making pie with Linda Hundt – owner, Sweetielicious

+ Mitch Albom – author/columnist/radio host


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May 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm
May 8, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
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