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Five-day virtual variety show to benefit The Michigan Hospitality Industry Employee Relief Fund

Posted at 11:03 AM, May 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-04 11:55:33-04

In the spirit of National Travel and Tourism Week, Under the Radar: Michigan, MLive, the Michigan Restaurant & Lodging Association Educational Foundation (MRLAEF) and Pure Michigan are hosting a five-day virtual variety show, Come Together. The event is co-hosted by MLive's John Gonzalez and Under the Radar Michigan host Tom Daldin and will feature live music, engaging conversation and food demonstrations.

Tune in each night from May 4 - May 8 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm LIVE on the Pure Michigan Facebook page and on MLive's Facebook page. Donations collected online during the event will go to The Michigan Hospitality Industry Employee Relief Fund.

If you're unable to view the event live, don't worry! You can still watch each segment after the scheduled live stream. The schuedule is posted below:

MONDAY, MAY 4, 2020 | 7-8 P.M.


Brian VanderArk Lead Singer/Guitarist, The Verve Pipe

John Schreiber Relief Pitcher, Detroit Tigers
Justin Winslow President, MRLA
Brian Harsch Owner, Jean Kay's Pasties & Subs (Marquette)
Julianne Ankley Country Musician

TUESDAY, MAY 5, 2020 | 7-8 P.M.


Gabriel Estrada Mariachi Musician

Joe Short Owner, Short's Brewing Company (Bellaire)
Paul Hoffman and Dave Bruzza of Greensky Bluegrass Singer/Guitarists
Carlos Perez Owner, Chilango's (Jackson)
Don "Doop" Duprie Singer/Guitarist, Doop, Inside Outlaws

WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2020 | 7-8 P.M.


The Accidentals Band

Ginger Zee Meteorologist, ABC
Jeff Blashill Head Coach, Detroit Red Wings
Max and Ruth Bloomquist Folk Duo
Max Hardy Chef, COOP, Detroit

THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020 | 7-8 P.M.


Gabi Bowditch Singer/Guitarist

Todd Callewaert Ryba's Fudge Shop - Fudge Making Demo
Phil Porter Director, Mackinac State Histoiric Parks
Paul W. Smith WJR Radio Host
Brendan Sheldon GM, Mission Point Resort, Mackinac Island - Summer Cocktail Tutorial

FRIDAY, MAY 8, 2020 | 7-8 P.M.


Marvin Sapp Gospel Artist

Mitch Albom Writer, WJR Radio Host
Sarah & Richard Anderson Co-founders, Iron Fish Distillery
Eddie Baranek Singer/Guitarist
Jason Hester Starlite Diner - Coney Dog Demonstration
Linda Hundt Owner, Sweetie-licious Bakery - Pie Baking Tips

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