2021 Program & Event Changes – Letter from Executive Director

News / Notes

Letter from the Executive Director & Board - changes to programming for 2021. "As we move forward to 2021, our priority remains the same - to do what is best for the safety and well being of our staff, volunteers, performers and community members.  At the Board of Directors meeting on October 13, 2020, the board voted to cancel the following 2021 in-person and virtual events; Winter Wheat, Traditional Arts Weekend and Summer Wheat Music Camp.  Instead, we will be focusing our time and resources on holding a 2021 festival; in whatever form it might be." Read more »

Wheatland Music Festival going virtual – from The Pioneer


Read Alicia Jaimes article “Wheatland Music Festival going virtual“  on the web version The Pioneer. The Pioneer is a 6-day-a-week newspaper covering Big Rapids, greater Mecosta County, Osceola County and parts of Lake and Newaygo Counties with a focus on local news and people, and a strong emphasis on community journalism with complete coverage of […] Read more »


WHEATLAND MERCHANDISE NOW AVAILABLE T-shirts, sweatshirts and ball caps are now available for order. These items are available on C&O Sportswear’s website as the will be handling sales and shipping. They can be found at https://www.mcssl.com/store/cosportswear/wheatless-in-remus. If the link doesn’t work you can go to www.candosportswear.net, click “shop now” and then the bottom category is […] Read more »

Wheatland’s Wish You Were Here (Non) Traditional Arts Weekend

  Wheatland’s Wish You Were Here (Non) Traditional Arts Weekend   May 23, 7:00 – 9:00 pm.  Watch it free here:       Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/wheatlandmusicorganization/videos/1173827773027549       YouTube – https://youtu.be/R8CHxhAQOvI   For more information visit  https://www.wheatlandmusic.org/wheatlands-wish-you-were-here-nontraditional-arts-weekend/ Read more »

May Board of Directors Meeting- Festival Update

The WMO Board of Directors, at their board meeting on May 12, 2020, set the date for their June board meeting to June 2, 2020; at which time a decision on holding the Wheatland Festival will be made. Following that meeting, the decision will be posted on our Facebook page and web page. Until that […] Read more »

Wheatland’s Wish You Were Here!

With the cancellation of WMO events through June 30, 2020, we are sending your way some of the TAW talent you are missing. Saturday, May 23, 2020, the Wheatland Music will be streaming a two hour free concert, 7:00 – 9:00 PM, featuring 4 performers/groups that we had to cancel for TAW 2020. The Palooka […] Read more »

Updated Festival Info:

     We have received many inquiries as to when festival tickets will go on sale, when will volunteers start signing up, will there be a festival?  As previously posted, we are moving forward with plans for the 47th annual Wheatland Music Festival.  This does not guarantee there will be a festival, just that we are moving […] Read more »

Strong Together

To all supporters, musicians, volunteers and event attendees:       After much deliberation, the WMO Board of Directors has voted unanimously to cancel all public events through June 30, 2020.  It was a hard decision to make, but one that was needed to keep everyone as safe as possible.     Events being canceled include May Wheatscouts, May & […] Read more »