African Guitar Summit

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Join the Northern Nights series as it presents the African Guitar Summit at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. The members of the African Guitar Summit are guitar masters from Guinea, Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, Burundi and Madagascar. Watch them perform

News and Information

To learn more about other concerts and performances around the central Upper Peninsula, check out Northern’s university calendar and these community calendars. A lot of great music, theater, performances, lectures and more are taking place here.
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Volunteer to Help

If you would like to help with Northern Nights as a volunteer or intern, please contact Dan Truckey at or 906-227-1219. Duties could include such things as performance usher, pre-performance coordinator, artist liaison or providing assistance with graphic design, marketing or transportation.

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Jonathan Rundman/Erik Koskinen/Charlie Parr

Join the Northern Nights series as they present the triple bill of Jonathan Rundman, Erik Koskinen and Charlie Parr at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 in Kaufman Auditorium. 

Each features their own unique style of music that is showcased in their singing and songwriting. 

Jeremy Kittel Band
Join the Northern Nights series as they present the Jeremy Kittel Band at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 13 in the Forest Roberts Theater. Jazz, folk and classic fiddle all combine to make one unique group that is sure to please all ages.