The Sleder’s motto, “Good will is good business” is credited to Polly Sleder (nee Kluzak, 1888 – 1967). Polly was the daughter-in-law of Vencil M. Sleder (1850-1904), the Bohemian immigrant who founded Sleder’s in 1882. When Polly was running the tavern and sold a case of beer, she’d throw in a double shot and a beer for free. In the 1930s during prohibition, Polly and Louis […]
Sleder’s is pleased to announce Ann Arbor based songwriter and Michigan Emmy recipient Kitty Donohoe will be performing on the Porch on February 3 at 3 pm. Iconic WFMT-Chicago folk DJ, Rich Warren put Kitty on his list of the 50 Most Significant Songwriters in the Last 50 years, saying she is “far above and beyond most singer-songwriters.” She writes music described as “earthy, luminous, and […]
Sleder’s Family Tavern will be closed on November 22, 2018 for Thanksgiving. To your family from ours and on behalf of the Sleder’s staff, Happy Thanksgiving!
Sleder’s Family Tavern is pleased to announce the next performance in our ‘On the Porch’ concert series featuring the talented Jen Sygit Trio on Sunday December 2nd, 2018 at 4 p.m. Joining Jen in are Sam Corbin, and Geoff Ian Lewis of Lincoln County Process. The concert will feature banjo, acoustic guitar, light electric guitar, harmonica, cajon, and harmony vocals. Singer-Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jen Sygit has three solo […]
Sleder’s Tavern is delighted to announce the perfect tonic for the cold winds of November: The next performance in the On the Porch Concert Series will feature the fine Celtic trio, Daymark! The evening of Celtic music is set for Monday November 12th, 2018 at 7 p.m. Daymark performs traditional Irish music infused with infectious energy, raw power, and Northern swagger. Fusing the talents of Will Woodson (flute, […]
Some fun news! Sleder’s is to be featured in Roadfood Adventures, a new documentary series, and you could be in the episode! Filming (featuring food and interviews) will take place at the tavern at 717 Randolph Street in Traverse City on Friday, October 12 from 11:10 am until about 12:30. If YOU are a Sleder’s regular or have a Sleder’s or Traverse City […]