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Porkies music festival draws massive crowd


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ONTONAGON - Where can you go to hear anything from rock to soul to new-age fusion while mingling in a laid-back land of mellow smiles and easy goodwill?

More than 1,600 people demonstrated the answer by flocking to the 17th annual Porcupine Mountains Music Festival, held last Friday and Saturday in Ontonagon.

This is the venue to go for long skirts and short overalls, along with braids, beards and backpacks, and a sprinkle of psychedelic color.

On Saturday, when The Globe visited, head coverings were an art form unto themselves, ranging from standard bas...

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