Bluesday Tuesday at Peter White Public Library

November 24, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 24, 2018 – Bluesday Tuesday at Peter White Public Library on Tuesday, November 27th from 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM.
Enjoy the a wonderful mix of blues, jazz and New Orleans magic with the Mardi Gras parade band WhoDat Brass. Led by a soulful trombonist, it features a masterful drummer, skilled bass trombonist, energetic trumpeter, veteran sax player, amazing tuba player and poetic vocalist.… Read the rest

BachFest Marquette

November 14, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 14, 2018 – The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center and local musician Nancy Railey bring BachFest to Marquette. The festival will consist of several musical events during the fall season. A Youth Recital and Art Exhibition will be held Saturday, November 17 at 1:00 pm at Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Free admission, donation appreciated.… Read the rest

Traditional Music Jam at Peter White Public Library

November 9, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 9, 2018 – Join others who enjoy playing and singing traditional music at Peter White Public Library on Saturday, November 10th from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Listeners are welcome.… Read the rest

NMU Presents Veterans Day Concert

November 8, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 8, 2018 – The Music Department at Northern Michigan University is presenting a Veterans Day choral concert that will feature patriotic American songs from different war periods and guest speakers from different branches of the military. The event is scheduled for 3 pm on Sunday, November 11 in Reynolds Recital Hall. There is no cost to attend. Donation-based proceeds will go to DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans.

The University Choir and the NMU Arts Chorale will play songs selected by director Erin Colwitz, assistant professor of music. She worked with senior communications studies major Megan O’Connor under a directed study to put together the event.

“It has always been important to me to give back to the community—especially to veterans,” O’Connor said. “They gave their life to protect me; I can give a few hours to help them.… Read the rest

Annie Humphrey Performs at NMU

November 8, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 8, 2018 – Singer-songwriter Annie Humphrey, the Native American Music Awards’ 2018 Artist of the Year, will perform Saturday, November 10, at Northern Michigan University. The concert begins at 7:30 pm in the Black Box Theatre. Her performance is in conjunction with the U.P. Beaumier Heritage Center’s exhibition, Ancestral Women. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $1 for NMU students.

Humphrey grew up on the Leech Lake Indian Reservation. Her father was a singer and musician, her mother an artist and poet. Although both of her parents were brilliant individually, they created sadness together.

“I lived in a home filled with voices made of thunder and nothing could stop it,” Humphrey said.

Humphrey attributes music to being what saved her, carrying out her parents gifts through music today.… Read the rest

Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra Chamber Recital

November 8, 2018

Houghton, MINovember 8, 2018 – The Keweenaw Symphony Orchestra will have a chamber recital on November 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm at the Portage Lake United Church. There is no cost, but a $5 donation is encouraged.… Read the rest

NMU Faculty Jazz Trio Performance

November 7, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 6, 2018 – A Northern Michigan University faculty jazz trio featuring Mark Flaherty on cornet, Dave Ziegner on guitar, and Harry South on bass will perform on Wednesday, November 7th. This free event begins at 7:30 pm in Reynolds Recital Hall.

The trio’s repertoire includes a diverse mix of styles, including jazz standards and original material.… Read the rest

Marquette Male Chorus Fall Concert

November 6, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 6, 2018 – The Marquette Male Chorus is presenting their fall concert “Music In The Air” on Friday, November 9th at 7:30 pm at Hope First United Methodist Church, 111 E Ridge St., in Maquette. Tickets sold at the door are $10 for adults and $5 for seniors and children.… Read the rest

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