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Big Sean

Auto Value Main Stage Sunday, July 9
With over a quarter-billion YouTube views, 7-time BET Award-winning and Grammy® nominated superstar Big Sean has enjoyed a massive career in hip-hop since he emerged in 2011, with his debut album… Read More

Toby Keith

Auto Value Main Stage Friday, July 7
The familiar maxim of the triple threat – singer, songwriter, musician – doesn’t begin to cover it for Toby Keith, one of the modern era’s most complete self-directed hit makers. And K… Read More

Shinedown

Rock
Auto Value Main Stage Saturday, July 8
Shinedown have built their name on rock songs both brutal in power and epic in scope. Now, with their latest album, Shinedown (Brent Smith, Barry Kerch, Eric Bass, and Zach Myers) veer away from that… Read More

Alessia Cara

Pop
Auto Value Main Stage Thursday, July 6
“Three years before I performed on ‘The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,’ I visited NBC Studios with my high school drama club. We toured the ‘Tonight Show’ set. I remembe… Read More

LiVE

Auto Value Main Stage Saturday, July 8
The multi-platinum band from Pennsylvania–Ed Kowalczyk (vocals, guitar), Chad Taylor (guitar, backing vocals), Patrick Dahlheimer (bass) and Chad Gracey (drums, percussion)–have sold over… Read More

Fetty Wap

Auto Value Main Stage Sunday, July 9
For the Trap&B artist named Fetty Wap known for sharing his love about his ride or die chick on his breakout hit “Trap Queen,” his hustle never stops. Willie Maxwell II hails from New Jersey,… Read More

KYLE

Hip-Hop
Sparrow Stage Thursday, July 6

LOCASH

Country
Auto Value Main Stage Friday, July 7
Current Single: “I Know Somebody”   Hit Single “I Love This Life” Topped Country Billboard Chart at No. 2!   It’s an exciting time to be LOCASH these days. That might very well be… Read More

James Arthur

Pop
Sparrow Stage Thursday, July 6

AJR

Pop
Auto Value Main Stage Thursday, July 6
There is no band, no song, no video, no sound, that is more “now” than AJR. The band — three brothers born and raised in New York City — has achieved a startling quick level of success with … Read More

Here Come The Mummies

Sparrow Stage Saturday, July 8
Here Come the Mummies is an eight-piece funk-rock band of 5000 year-old Egyptian Mummies with a one-track mind. Their “Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave” is sure to get you into them (… Read More

The Railers

Sparrow Stage Friday, July 7
For maybe 20 minutes, the Railers delivered a show no one in attendance will forget. From the first note Jonathan Lawson belted out on lead vocals, to the raw energy he shared with his wife Cassandra… Read More

Twista

Sparrow Stage Sunday, July 9
Life’s best surprises often come from unlikely places. Twista knows this better than most. The pioneering platinum rapper put Chicago on the rap map and made the double-time rap style a rap staple.… Read More

Phoebe Ryan

Pop
Auto Value Main Stage Thursday, July 6

The Legal Immigrants

Rock
Sparrow Stage Saturday, July 8
The Legal Immigrants are four battered souls banded together in Grand Rapids, MI. Their genre-phobic style has something for everyone, and everything for some. Read More

Aileeah Colgan

Country
Auto Value Main Stage Friday, July 7
Aileeah Colgan is the daughter of a Baptist-preaching father and a gospel-singing mother. Born in Missouri; raised in Florida; and currently residing in the cornfields of Central Illinois – … Read More

Drew Hale

Country
Sparrow Stage Friday, July 7
Drew Hale is a singer/songwriter from Traverse City, Michigan and winner of the 2015 Country Showdown National Finals at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee. Transplanted from the West Texas… Read More

DJ Jay Vee

Sparrow Stage Friday, July 7
A talented Producer &  DJ, DJ Jay Vee has dedicated his life to Music and Entertainment. Having performed for Nightclubs, Festivals & Tours all over the United States DJ Jay Vee has shared th… Read More

Lisa Mary

Country
Sparrow Stage Friday, July 7
Lisa Mary is a talented young country singer, songwriter and award-winning recording artist out of Sterling Heights, Michigan. At just 20 years old, with a four and a half octave vocal range and an e… Read More

CLUBHOUSE

Sparrow Stage Thursday, July 6
Hailing from Columbus, Ohio, Clubhouse is a young pop band, whose immersive and energetic live shows have earned them opportunities to perform with HAIM, FOALS, Wolf Alice, Silversun Pickups, & Ci… Read More

Olivia Millerschin

Pop
Sparrow Stage Thursday, July 6

Tugga The Rapper

Sparrow Stage Sunday, July 9
The rapper known as Tugga or simply Tugg is on the rise and making an impact in the underground Hip Hop industry. With a string of underground hits under his belt it is time for this young man to purs… Read More

Diamond Jones

Sparrow Stage Sunday, July 9
Diamond Jones, and American rapper from Michigan, is an artist whose passion and presence revives the feeling and essence of hip-hop. With inspiration stemming from a “golden era” of music… Read More

Waldo

Sparrow Stage Sunday, July 9
Kamron Trenard Robinson (born August 26, 1992) is an American rapper, songwriter and performer. Infamously known by his fans as “Waldo.” Originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan and member of hip-h… Read More

Rosco P

Sparrow Stage Sunday, July 9
Hailing from the West side of Lansing, Michigan Rosco P. is a self-driven artist focused on inspiring his listeners as well as furthering his entrepreneurial tendencies. The Michigan-based rapper is m… Read More

Leopold & His Fiction

Rock
Auto Value Main Stage Saturday, July 8
From the very first stages of creating Darling Destroyer, Leopold and His Fiction frontman Daniel Leopold found himself at the mercy of inspiration in a way he’d never experienced. “This is our fi… Read More

Molehill

Sparrow Stage Saturday, July 8
Molehill had humble beginnings in small local venues in Champaign, IL, and has since grown into an established presence in the Chicago music scene. They have played over 300 shows between the Midwest… Read More

Assume Nothing

Auto Value Main Stage Saturday, July 8
Lansing-based metal band Assume Nothing was formed in 2009. Since then, they’ve taken their dark, ambient, atmospheric sound on the road, playing sold-out shows across Michigan and opening for a… Read More

Lacey Sturm

Sparrow Stage Saturday, July 8
Lacey has earned legions of fans worldwide not only through her astoundingly emotive voice and chart- topping songwriting, but also for the sheer sincerity of the uplifting messages pervading her w… Read More

News & Updates

May
26
Trap&B artist Fetty Wap is best known for his rap about his love for his ride or die chick on the breakout hit “Trap Queen,” which peaked at number two in the U.S. on Billboard Hot 100. But there’s more to his story than that, formally… Read More
May
24
The Festival Office at 901 N Washington Ave will be closed Tuesday, May 23rd through Monday, May 29th. The office will re-open on Tuesday, May 31st at 10:00 AM. Tickets can be purchased online and all questions can be directed to info@commongroundfes… Read More
May
19
Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida who have built their name on rock songs both brutal in power and epic in scope. The band originated in 2001 after the split of Brent Smith’s previous band, he kept his record deal with A… Read More