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Drinks, Small Plates & LIVE Entertainment

Step into the Pendulum Lounge, a unique lounge experience celebrating Midland's history from the middle of the 20th century. Enjoy craft cocktails, small plates and hearty offerings. Open weekly on Thursday nights, 4:30 - 8 PM, guests can expect a rotating array of live music, visual art demonstrations, trivia and more - here in one of Alden B. Dow's greatest Mid-Century Modern architectural designs, Midland Center for the Arts!

Tickets are NOT required to attend the Pendulum Lounge, seating is available on a first-come first-served basis.

Upcoming Artists & Events

Easystreet & Company

THU, SEP 22 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging outdoors for LIVE music with Easystreet & Company. Music starts at 5:30 PM.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

Kimberly Megoran

THU, SEP 29 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging outdoors for LIVE music from Kimberly Megoran, a Michigan-based singer, songwriter, and visual artist. Music starts at 5:30 PM. Learn more about the artist here.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

DJAM

THU, OCT 6 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging outdoors for LIVE music from DJAM, a Jazz group founded by Roland Wallace. Music starts at 5:30 PM.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

Melissa May and Brian Coonan

THU, OCT 27 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging outdoors for LIVE music with Melissa May and Brian Coonan, a Bay City acoustic duo performing originals and covers you won't want to miss! Music starts at 5:30 PM. Follow the duo here to learn more.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

Easystreet & Company

THU, NOV 3 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging mid-century with LIVE music from Easystreet & Company. Music starts at 5:30 PM.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

Jim Pagel Trio

THU, NOV 10 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging mid-century with LIVE music from Jim Pagel Trio, a local jazz trio that specializes in hot-style jazz. Music starts at 5:30 PM. Follow the trio here to learn more.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

Holiday Singalong with the cast of A Christmas Story

THU, NOV 17 / 4:30 - 8 PM

Sample something delicious while lounging mid-century with LIVE holiday music from our Center Stage Theatre cast of A Christmas Story, The Musical. Music starts at 5:30 PM.

This event is FREE to attend, small plates and drinks available for purchase.

Directions to Midland Center for the Arts

We are just a 2-hour drive from Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Traverse City, with easy access to US-10 and M-20.