Tickets for Music Events

The NMU Ticket Office has tickets for the following music events:

ViolinsMarquette Symphony Orchestra

The Marquette Symphony Orchestra is a regional symphony orchestra made up of musicians from around the Upper Peninsula region. Principal conductor is Dr. Jacob Chi. Concerts are held at the Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.

2015-16 Schedule
Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 7, 2016 @ 7:30 p.m.

Tickets - Gold/Silver/Bronze Seating
Season adult, $110/$90/$68
Season 13-18, $110/$90/$68
Season 12 and under, $110/$90/$68
Single adult, $32/$27/$17
Children 13-18, $12
Children 12 and under, $9

Special Holiday Ticket Prices:
Adults, $27
Student/NMU Student, $12
Youth, $9


Adam SolomonNMU Northern Nights Series

Northern Michigan University Northern Nights  features an eclectic mix of musical and dance performances from around the world.

2014-15 Series Schedule

Season Tickets

Season Tickets:     NMU Students (1/NMU ID), $34
                               Students, $34
                               Seniors over 60, $82
                               NMU Faculty/Staff, $82
                               General Public, $112

Single Tickets:        NMU Students (1/NMU ID), $5 adv./$6 door
                               Students, $5 adv./$6 door
                               Seniors over 60, $13 adv./$15 door
                               NMU Faculty/Staff, $13 adv./$15 door
                               General Public, $18 adv./$20 door


Indian music tradition meets jazz and funk
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13
Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU Campus

Carlos Nunez
Celtic music with Latin Passion
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 4
Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette

African Guitar Summit
Masters from Guinea, Kenya, Ghana, Rwanda, Burundi and Madagascar
7:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 20
Great Lakes Room, University Center, NMU Campus

Jonathan Rundman/Erik Koskinen/Charlie Parr
A singer/songwriter triple bill from Minnesota and the U.P.
7:00 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 31
Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette

Jeremy Kittell Band
Jazz, folk, and classical fiddle in one unique group
7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 13
Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU Campus

Elaine Elias
Jazz piano with Brazilian roots
7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 14
Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette

Regina Carter's Southern Comfort
Jazz with a Delta Soul
7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 16
Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette


2015 NMU Jazz Festival

The annual NMU Jazz Festival, sponsored by the Northern Michigan University Music Department, is held each year in mid-April. Dates, featured guest artist and performance schedule will be announced in December.


Kaufman Auditorium

General Public - $
Students (18 & under) - $
NMU Students (2/ID) - $


If you would like NMU Tickets to be the ticket outlet for your music event, e-mail or call 906-227-1032.


SaxaphoneMarquette Area Blues Festival

September 5 & 6, 2015
Ellwood Mattson Lower Harbor Park
Sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society


Weekend pass $45
Weekend pass (gate price) $50

Daily passes available onsite for:

General public $30/day
Young Adult Tickets (15-23) $10/day
14 & Younger - FREE with paid Adult