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The Erickson Center for the Arts will kick off its annual Music in the Park series on Wednesday, June 19th with Open Mic Night in the Erickson Center Park. New this year, the Open Mic Night will give local residents and visitors an opportunity to showcase their talents. Musicians and/or vocalists are welcome to participate.
Regional bands performing for the series include Evergreen 7 (Munising), 4 Below Zero (Munising), Jim, Ray & Scott (Marquette), Blue Champagne (Marquette), Hozz (Marquette), Stormfront (Gaylord), and the Jon Archambault Band (Boyne City). A variety of music genres will be performed over the series including classic rock, country, swing, jazz, pop & blues. Most bands will perform original music, as well as covers or music by other recording artists.
Picnic dinners are welcome during Music in the Park. Don’t forget to bring a chair or blanket to sit on. In the event of inclement weather, the concert will be moved to the Erickson Center. Rain or shine, the concerts will be held. Pre-registration is encouraged for Open Mic Night by calling the office at 906-586-9974. Donations to offset the cost of the concerts are always appreciated.