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Play, Sell, Volunteer


  Be a part of the 18th annual Common Ground Music Festival by joining the volunteer program. Volunteer as an individual or with a group (businesses, organizations, schools, non-profit entities, etc.) throughout the many areas of the Festival that can use your help! The volunteer application is currently open to returning volunteers only, please join the waiting list if you wish to be contacted when a spot opens us: JOIN WAITING LIST  


The Vendor waiting lists are now open for the 2017 Festival.
  • Merchandise/Info Vendors waiting list HERE
  • Food Vendor waiting list HERE

Play at the Festival

  Are you in a band and want to play the Festival? Submit your band to the Common Ground Music Festival:  

Join the CG Music Fest Street Team

The Common Ground Music Festival is hiring unpaid Marketing interns to join the CG Music Fest Street Team. Street Team Members are required to perform 15-20 hours of social media time from the start of their internship until the week of the Festival. They will also be required to attend at least 3 remote events where they will have to physically go somewhere with other street team members to promote the festival. This is an unpaid opportunity that may be used for school credit and also is run on an incentive points based system. If you are interested in applying please complete the following:

News & Updates

Michigan native Big Sean and special guest Fetty Wap will close out the 18th annual Common Ground Music Festival on Sunday, July 9th.   With over a quarter-billion YouTube views, 7-time BET Award-winning and Grammy® nominated superstar Big S… Read More
Pop trio, and brothers, AJR have been added to the previously announced lineup for Thursday, July 6th. Tickets are available here! Read More
Opening night presented by Sparrow will feature headliner Alessia Cara on Thursday, July 6th. 20-year old Canadian singer and songwriter Alessia Cara has been making waves on pop radio since her debut single “Here” reached the top 5 on U.S. radio… Read More