Following Michigan’s Safe Start Plan for Northern Michigan on May 22, Sleder’s welcomed its first al fresco diners on the patio and poured its first draft beers at the 138-year-old bar since March 15. Then on May 30th, Sleder’s welcomed back it first indoor diners! While we operate at 50% capacity per Michigan’s Safe Start order, Sleder’s is open 7 days a week and is […]
By Chrissine Cairns, December 19, 2019 Deb Cairns hands the Sleder’s keys to her son, Ryan Cox: (L-R) Megan Cox, Ryan Cox, Deb Cairns, and Brian Cairns, Sleder’s Family Tavern, Michigan’s oldest continuously operating restaurant, has announced that its 138th year will begin with new owners. On December 31, 2019, Brian and Deb Cairns, who have owned the tavern since 1992, are selling the [...]
Sleder's Family Tavern is pleased to announce Sweet Joe Williams and Preachers Daughter (Elizabeth Sexton Rivers) will bring their unique mix of guitar and outstanding singing to the Sleder's Porch on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Sweet Joe Williams has been burning up the stages of Northern Michigan since the young age of 14. By the time Joe turned 16 he had earned [...]
The Tannahill Weavers will bring their mystical and dynamic Celtic music to the Sleder's "On the Porch" Concert Series Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 7 p.m. The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland's premier traditional bands now entering their 51st year. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads and lullabies. Their music demonstrates to old and young alike [...]
Sleder's Family Tavern wishes all the dads in your life a grand and memorable Father's Day, and if you're a dad, we celebrate you too! Happy Father's Day!
Sleder’s Tavern is delighted to be hosting a return performance by Vance Gilbert. Vance burst onto the singer/songwriter scene in the early 90’s when buzz started spreading in the folk clubs of Boston about an ex-multicultural arts teacher who was knocking ’em dead at open mics. Noted not only for being the ever consummate performer, Gilbert has recorded 12 albums, including 4 for Philo/Rounder Records […]
Spring is here and music is in the air! Come delight in the glory of it this Sunday, March 31 on the porch at Sleder's! The Dūges will be opening for legendary folk troubadour Bill Stains at 4 pm. Tickets are on sale now. The Dūges, Garrison Wilson and Doug Moser, are a musical duo whose selections range from classic folk, rock, and pop to [...]
Sleder’s Family Tavern is pleased to announce the next performance in the On the Porch Concert Series featuring singer-songwriter, Peter Mulvey. Peter is currently touring in support of his brand new album, There is Another World. The concert at Sleder’s is set for Sunday, April 7 at 4:00 pm. Peter Mulvey is a veteran singer and songwriter from Milwaukee, Wisconsin who began his career […]