Calendar – Music – Negaunee Male Chorus Spring Concert – May 5

May 2, 2017

Negaunee – The Negaunee Male Chorus will offer their annual spring concert on Friday, May 5 at 7 p.m. in the Negaunee High School Auditorium.

Songs they will be performing include some classical and a few more humorous songs. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Ishpeming High School’s Music Program.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, and free for kids five and under.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Lake Effect Show Choir’s 11th Annual TASTE Concert – Apr. 26, 27

April 23, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir will present its 11th Annual TASTE Concert on Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. each evening in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

This will be a night of musical entertainment complemented by appetizers, desserts and beverages. This year’s event revolves around a “Road Trip!” theme.

Tickets are $15 and are available at Forsberg’s…A New Leaf on Front Street, the NMU Music Department office in the Thomas Fine Arts building, or by calling (906)-227-2563. Show seating is determined by the order in which the tickets are purchased.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Bluesday Tuesday Concert with Bahluze – Apr. 25

April 22, 2017

Marquette – The Bluesday Tuesday Concert Series will offer a concert by Bahluze on Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Bahluze consists of four seasoned local musicians who have played music throughout their lives and have decided to perform a genre of music that they truly love—blues. Derrell Syria plays guitar and sings lead vocals. Dave Ziegner plays bass and sings. Paul Neumann is the drummer and Gary Parkkonen plays the keys. These four musicians will impress and entertain you with both original and rearranged versions of blues tunes.

There is no admission charge to attend this event which is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. Call 226-4318 or visit for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – “Together in Song” Concert at MTU – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Houghton – A “Together In Song” Concert will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Rozsa Center on the campus of MTU in Houghton.

The Keweenaw Music Educators’ Association is excited to present this concert featuring elementary, middle and high school choirs from across Houghton County Public Schools.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students 18 and under. Call the ticket office at the Rozsa at 482-2073 to order or you can purchase tickets on-line.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – “Concert for the Great Lakes” – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – A free “Concert for the Great Lakes” featuring Song of the Lakes and storyteller Norm Wheeler, will be presented on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.

This free community concert will feature the remarkable talents of the beloved Michigan based band Song of the Lakes performing songs from their recently released soundtrack to the legendary children’s book “Paddle to the Sea.”

The Superior Watershed Partnership, Music for All Kids and the Marquette Area Public Schools have collaborated on a grant through the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative to increase awareness of our local Great Lakes Stewardship through music. For more information, call the Superior Watershed Partnership at 228-6095.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Battle of the Bands at NMU – Apr. 22

April 19, 2017

Marquette – The first Battle of the Bands will be held on Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. at the Forest Roberts Theatre on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Seven Upper Peninsula bands will compete for a cash prize. The bands competing are Now Society Fails, The Portraits, White Knuckle Slave, Heel Click, Unhushed Grace, Our Last Vision, and Lumi. In addition to watching the performances, attendees can purchase raffle tickets for items including gift certificates and a $500 scholarship. All items have been donated by local businesses.

Students enrolled in the entertainment technology class are using the event as an applied service project. Forest Roberts Theatre and Double Trouble Entertainment are producing the event as a way to promote and showcase regional music.

For more information, contact David Pierce at 227-2084 or… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Munising Vanguard Singers Spring Sing Concert – Apr. 22

April 19, 2017

Munising – The Munising Vanguard Singers will be performing their Spring Sing concert on Saturday, April 22 at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in Munising.

The Gospel Guys will also be present sharing their special music. Please join the Vanguards in this fellowship of song.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Marquette Choral Society Spring Concert – Apr. 22-23

April 19, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Choral Society will present “Sure on this Shining Night: Celebrating Finland’s Centennial with 100 years of Finnish and American Music” on Saturday, April 22 at 7:30 p.m. and on Sunday, April 23 at 3 p.m. at Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Music from this concert will be included in the choral society’s tour in Finland this summer. Tickets are available through the NMU ticket office at the Berry Events Center.… Read the rest

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