MARQUETTE – Guitarist John Hammond will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 17 at Kaufman Auditorium.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Hammond was born in 1942, the son of the Columbia Records acquisitions and recruitment man who discovered Bob Dylan and Bruce Springsteen. Although he bought his first guitar he was 18, Hammond has produced 29 albums, the latest of which is “Ready for Love.” HeÂ’s played, recorded, or crossed paths with John Lee Hooker, Jimi Hendrix, Duane Allman, Michael Bloomfield, Bill Wyman and Pops Staples.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  This concert is in place of Ellen McIlwaine, who was originally scheduled but had to cancel.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Advance tickets for the performance are $6 for all students, $14 for Northern Michigan University faculty and staff and $15 for the general public, and are available at the Superior Dome, Forest Roberts Theatre, WillyÂ’s Snak Shak, by phone at 906-227-1032 and online at

Tickets at the door are $8 for all students, $16 for NMU faculty and staff and $17 for the general public.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman