The Founding

Main Stage

Saturday, June 2nd, 6pm

A Progressive Celtic band hailing from Kalamazoo, Michigan, The Founding is known for energetic, and powerful songwriting, and music that pushes the edges of traditional Irish and Scottish musical styles.

In just a few years, The Founding has become one of the premier acts in their genre throughout Michigan, performing at venues throughout the Midwest, as well as, the Michigan Irish Music Festival, the Sparta Celtic Festival, the Kalamazoo Irish and Scottish Festivals, and many more.

The band’s discography includes “Form.” (2017), an EP To a City, Fair (2016), and the single “Silhouettes Against the Soil” (2016). Their recordings have been featured on radio stations and podcasts around the country.

Band Lineup

Elizabeth June: Lead Singer, Flautist
Joel Tyrone Myers: Mandolin, Fiddle
John Robey: Fiddle
Lukas Stanley: Keys, Percussion, Viola
Patrick Hartson: Guitar, Cello
Kyle Pitcher: Bass, Vocals