Sleder's Family Tavern is pleased to announce a very special evening of music as the 2018-19 On the Porch Concert Series concludes with a dual concert featuring Red House Recording artist, John Gorka. with his special guest, Lynn Miles.   John Gorka is a gifted singer/songwriter whose shows combine songs and stories that touch your heart with whimsical observations about life.  He enchants an audience.  [...]

May 12, 2019

Happy Mother’s Day!


Happy Mother’s Day!  Bring your mom to Sleder’s for her favorite food and a special Mother’s Day celebration featuring the all-women, American roots band, Stella! The concert begins at 3:00 pm on our Victorian-style porch, a perfect acoustic listening room and warm setting for sharing some special moments with moms.  Read more about Stella! here. 

Renowned Celtic band, The Outside Track, will perform their award winning fusion of Scottish, Irish, and Cape Breton songs, tunes, and step dancing at Sleder’s in Traverse City just in time for St. Paddy’s Day. The show is set for Tuesday evening, March 12 at 7 pm ET on Sleder’s “porch”–an acoustic listening room with table service for drinks and dining during the show. About […]

February 14, 2019

Romance on Randolph


How about a night out at the most nostalgic and legendary tavern in northern Michigan? Bring your sweetheart or favorite someone to Sleder's this Valentine's Day. We'll have a Special Valentine's Menu for you. Two Three-Course Dinners for $50. Between 2/1 and 2/13, a 10% off coupon for the Special Valentine's Menu is available at the tavern. A la carte pricing will also be available [...]

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 […]

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2019! Sleder's Family Tavern wishes you a joyful and bountiful new year.  We hope wherever this year takes you that you always find your way back to Sleder's where folks have been coming for good food, good drink, and conversation since 1882. In between visits to the tavern, our website is a good place to stay connected. Subscribers to the blog at [...]

December 2, 2018

Jen Sygit Trio in Concert


  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 […]

Fall dazzled us at Sleder’s this year with fun customers, filmmakers, brilliant fall colors, seasonal drinks and brews, and a fantastic blues concert. Here are some photo highlights!  Roadfood Adventures Filming October 12 We had a full house for the filming!  Thank you to everyone who joined us on October 12.  Roadfood’s visit to Sleder’s will be shared at Roadfood.com sometime in January and will […]

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 […]

Traditional Irish music has never sounded so hot!  Cúig is an Irish five piece band with members from County Armagh and County Tyrone, Ireland, who are tearing up the rule book with their bold approach to their native musical tradition.  Sleder’s porch will be the place to be when this fresh and eclectic Irish quintet takes the stage! About Cúig             Following […]

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