Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – The Canadian pop-rock band Cowboy Junkies will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. Their concert is the second event in Northern Michigan UniversityÂ’s 2002-03 Performing Art Series.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Cowboy Junkies is originally from Montreal and was formed in 1985. The quartet is made up of two brothers, their sister, and a childhood friend. Alan Anton plays bass, Michael Timmins plays guitar, Peter Timmins plays drums and Margo Timmins sings. The group has produced 11 original albums and two collection albums.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Cowboy Junkies recently released a new CD, “Open”. It is their third release in two years, and is on the bandÂ’s own label, Latent Recordings.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Advance tickets are $6 for all students, $13 for NMU faculty and staff, and $14 for the general public. They are available at the Superior Dome, the University Center Snak Shak, Forest Roberts Theatre. Prices increase $2 for tickets purchased at the door. Â Ã‚ Ã‚  The 2002-2003 Performing Art Series also features the following events: the Turtle Island String Quartet on Oct. 12; Ailey II on Nov. 10; Chucho Valdez on Feb. 8; the Wellspring Dance Company on Feb. 20; Gaelic Storm on March 20; and John Gorka on April 12. Season tickets are still available at the Superior Dome. They cost $36 for all students, $78 for NMU faculty and staff and $84 for the general public. For phone orders, call (906) 227-1032.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman