‘Sounds of the Sixties’ planned
MARQUETTE — Last year, the Marquette Rockestra and Marquette Area Public Schools came together to celebrate the 50th anniversary of “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” with an amazing concert at Kaufman Auditorium.
By popular demand, these two groups have come together again to create a special benefit concert celebrating the “Sounds of the Sixties.”
“Sounds of the Sixties,” will feature over two dozen musicians from the Marquette area and students from the Marquette Area Public Schools, are joining forces to perform 27 songs from that incredible decade.
The concert is a fundraiser for the MAPS music programs and will be held at Kaufman Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Tickets are available from www.nmu.edu/tickets or can be purchased at the Berry Event Center, Forest Roberts Theatre and the NMU Bookstore. Tickets will also be available at the door. The prices are; advance, adults $15 and students $10; door, adults $17, students $12.
The specific songs that will be performed will be a secret until they are played at the show but expect performances by artists such as The Beatles, Bob Dylan, The Beach Boys, David Bowie, Chicago, Jefferson Airplane and others.
Playing the songs will be musicians and singers from some of Marquette’s most popular rock bands and groups, including select members from the Flat Broke Blues Band, the Amnesians, the Palestras, Drew and the Geezers, Lumi, Conga Se Menne, Blackrocks House Band, the Union Suits and others.
UPCM Second Thursday series
MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s Second Thursday Creativity Series will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.
“Multicultural-Last-Days-of-School-Dance!” is the theme. All are welcome to join in for music, dancing, crafts, free Culver’s Frozen Custard and more. Costumes and make believe are always encouraged. This event is great for families of toddlers and early elementary aged children.
Free with admission or membership.