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Northern Nights Lineup Announced

The Northern Nights 2013-14 season will feature seven diverse performances by artists from Tuva, India, Finland and the United States.  All concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m. The schedule follows.

Saturday, Sept. 21: Alash (pictured), a trio of master throat singers from Tuva, a tiny republic in the heart of central Asia, Forest Roberts Theatre.

Saturday, Oct. 12: The St. Louis Brass, a talented and uproarious brass quintet, Kaufman Auditorium.

Friday, Oct. 25:  BlackMahal. a Punjabi funk hip-hop group that is one of world music’s most original acts, Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center.  

Saturday, Nov. 16: The Young Dubliners, a Celtic rock group, Great Lakes Rooms.

Friday, Feb. 14: The Holmes Brothers, blues legends performing as part of the annual Black History Month celebration on campus, Great Lakes Rooms.

Friday, March 21: Folk rock and soul duo from Finand, Markus Nordenstreng and Tuomo Prättälä, will sing Americana tunes in Jamrich Hall 102.

Saturday, April 12: Regina Carter, Michigan native and jazz violinist, Kaufman Auditorium.

Season tickets, which offer the equivalent of a free concert compared with purchasing individual tickets at the door, are $32 for students/kids, $80 for NMU employees and seniors 60+ and $110 for the general public.  Individual tickets are $5 in advance/$6 at the door for students/kids, $13/$15 for NMU employees/seniors 60+ and $18/$20 for the general public. All are available at any NMU EZ Ticket outlet, at www.nmu.edu/tickets or by calling ext. 1032.  

This year the series will be funded in part by a grant from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, with support from the Ramada Inn.