The Leelanau Community Cultural Center is proud to announce the 2019 Visiting Artist (formerly the Artist in Residence). Chosen for this year is singer/songwriter Seth Bernard. Seth will be join by fellow musicians on June 22 at 7:30 pm for a to help us celebrate our full day Summer Solstice Celebration with a Summer Solstice Concert. Join us for an evening con
Born and raised on Earthwork Farm in rural Northern Michigan, Seth Bernard was brought up in the folk and farmstead culture with an enriching integrative experience of the arts, agriculture, and community. In 2001, Seth founded Earthwork Music, a renowned Michigan-based collective of successful independent musicians who focus their efforts on environmental advocacy, social justice, creative empowerment and community building.
Seth has traveled the world and blanketed the US as a magnetic performer and uplifting cultural worker and is equally at home fronting a large electrified ensemble as he is holding a crowd with nothing but an acoustic guitar. Seth has served as the Director of the Musical Ambassador Program for On the Ground where he helped cultivate partnerships and cultural exchanges between communities in southern Mexico, Ethiopia and eastern Congo and communities in Michigan with a focus on solidarity and creative collaboration.