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Shady Lane Cellars Welcomes Winter Crowds for Friday Night Live


New winter music series continues through Spring

January 31st – Shady Lane Cellars is making the most of winter in Suttons Bay with a weekly live music series in its tasting room. Friday Night Live debuted this January with a an array of popular local musicians. Guests are welcome to cozy up, sip on mulled wine, specialty cocktails, enjoy snacks or warm up with a bowl of soup. Shady Lane Cellars flights and wines by the glass will of course be available during Friday Night Live each week. 

Nicholas Veine performs during Friday Night Live on Feb. 17 at Shady Lane Cellars.

“Things definitely quiet down during the winter season,” said Missy Check,  hospitality and event sales manager at Shady Lane Cellars, “but we want to remind people of all the great things our cold season has to offer. We want to give them a good reason to get out of the house and socialize.”

Friday Night Live was created to give locals and out-of-town guests a chance to enjoy live entertainment while relaxing with a glass of wine after a long week. It also spotlights the amazing talent in the area, Check said.


Catch the following performers in an intimate indoor setting near a roaring fire from 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fridays:

  • John Richard Paul on Feb. 3
  • Jack Senff on Feb. 10


  • Nicholas Veine on Feb. 17
  • Jonathan Stoye on Feb. 24
  • Jeff Socia on March 3
  • Sean Miller on March 10
  • Luke Woltanski on March 17
  • Elizabeth Landry on March 24
  • Brett Mitchell on April 7


9580 E. Shady Lane, Suttons Bay, MI 49682

Shady Lane Cellars encompasses 150 acres in Suttons Bay, including its 52-acre estate-grown vineyard, a 100-year-old fieldstone chicken coop-turned-tasting room, a 32-foot covered patio tasting pavilion and outdoor fireplace.




Missy Check, hospitality and event sales manager at Shady Lane Cellars


Shady Lane Cellars produces one of the largest percentages of estate-grown wine in its region. Offering hilltop views of the Leelanau Peninsula in northern Michigan, the winery and its staff create a comfortable approach to wine. The winery was founded in 1999. Since 2017 all Shady Lane Cellars wines are 100 percent estate-grown. In 2020, Shady Lane Cellars’ vineyard earned Sustainability in Practice – or SIP Certified – status. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday and Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. 


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