Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University has announced the entertainment lineup for its 2004-05 Performing Art Series.

The first event is a concert by Native American flutist R. Carlos Nakai on Saturday, Oct. 23. Other scheduled performers are: Tab Benoit, a Cajun Rock ‘n Blues musician, on Friday, Dec. 10; the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble, a Midwestern professional contemporary dance company, on Saturday, Jan. 29; alto saxophonist Kenny Garrett, who plays fusion, hip-hop and jazz music, on Saturday, Feb. 19; Leon Redbone, a musician who plays styles ranging from classical to blues to tangos, on Saturday, March 19; and singer/guitarist Patty Larkin, whose music echoes her years in Celtic and rock bands, her jazz training at Berkley, and her affinity for blues and classical, on Saturday, April 9.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium, with the exception of Benoit, who will perform in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center.

 Â Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚ Ã‚  Season tickets for all six events are $30 for all students, $70 for NMU faculty and staff and $75 for the general public, and are available at the Superior Dome.

Advance tickets for individual events are $6 for all students, $14 for NMU faculty and staff and $15 for the general public. They are available at the Superior Dome, the University Center Snak Shak, Forest Roberts Theatre, by phone at 906-227-1032 and online at www.nmu.edu/tickets. Tickets at the door are $2 more than advance prices.

Prepared By
Jessica Holman