5th Annual Idlewild Empowerment Weekend - July 13-14, 2019
2015-2016 Idlewild Music Festival
and 2015-2018 Empowerment Conference Produced by T. ROSE Entertainment
The Idlewild weekend of events brought national attention to the Historic Landmark of Idlewild, Michigan. T. ROSE efforts to bring forth greater awareness of Idlewild has proven to be quite successful.
(View photos on Idlewild website)
JAZZ, BLUES, R&B & GOSPEL MUSIC
Historic African American Resort
The Festival is held to commemorate and celebrate
the history of well known African-American
entertainers and professionals who owned property
and performed at the Historic Resort prior to the
Civil Rights Act of 1964. Known as the "Black Eden", this location was one of the few resorts in the United States where African-Americans could vacation and purchase property. The National Resource Team applauds the Idlewild community for holding on to the land; approximately 3,000 acres. It is historically, the largest land based African American resort ever assembled in the USA. Idlewild is a rare and valuable national resource with physical and cultural significance.