Common Ground Returns for Eigth Year of Music, Fun

This year the festival will be eight days!  The festival will feature two main stages, including performers such as Peter Frampton, Dickey Betts and Great Southern, Los Lonely Boys, Bobby Blue Bland, The New Cars, Weird Al Yankovic, The Romantics, Marshall Crenshaw, .38 Special, The Guess Who, Hinder, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Montgomery Gentry and many more to come.  In addition, there will be a comedy night this year at Common Ground featuring Mike Armstrong, Todd Yohn, Tim Cavanaugh and Dwight Slade.  Also look for a third stage in the ever-popular Sand Bar.  This is the place to be when you want to relax and see some great local talent perform.

Other attractions at the festival include a wide variety of ethnic cuisine, golf competitions (Grand Hole-In-One and Putt for Charity), free and unlimited use of the Super Shot, mural painting, rock climbing, and much more.

“We are very excited about the 2007 lineup so far,” stated Eric Hart, president of Center Park Productions, coproducer of the Common Ground Music Festival.  “We continue in our focus to provide a variety of music that broadens our appeal to the greater mid-Michigan area and beyond.”

Tickets are available for the full eight-day event or on a single day basis.  Children ages 10 and under are free when accompanied by a ticketed adult.  All tickets are limited and seating is general admission.  Gates open at 5:30 p.m. Sunday through Sunday.  All shows take place rain or shine.

The eight-day Common Card is $82 and single-day tickets are $26 through June 30, 2007.  A modest price increase will be effective July 1, 2007 for both ticket options.  Get them while they last!

Tickets are available at the following locations:

  • All Star Tickets Plus Outlets
  • Common Ground Office in the Lansing City Market at 333 North Cedar Street, Lansing (Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
  • Online at:
  • By phone: 800-585-3737

For all the latest festival information, log onto or call 517-267-1502 to see what Common Ground can offer you.

Whitney Starring is the marketing coordinator for Lansing Entertainment & Public Facilities Authority, the management company of the Lansing Center, Oldsmobile Park and the Lansing City Market.








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