Coast West Music Festival Wrapping Up Checklist of Government Approvals

The upcoming festival has actively billed itself as different from the now-defunct Muskegon Summer Celebration. Acts revealed so far include blues legends Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang, indie rock collective The Polyphonic Spree, and funk group Here Come the Mummies.

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Summer Celebration Will Not Return in 2012

The Muskegon Summer Celebration Board of Trustees has decided not to bring the festival back in 2012. Citing the past few years as being tough financially, the Board felt it could not risk further financial set backs.

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Trying to stay afloat, Summer Celebration to pay 2010 city fees over next three years

Summer Celebration’s Executive Director says the festival generates $14 million for the Muskegon area every year, and spreading out 2010’s costs will keep the festival afloat.

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