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RECORDS ON RECORDS — Teichman shows a variety of records on display at the Vinyl Emporium. With 10,000 records being brought in from downstate, there is something for everyone at the record show. Photo courtesy of Jon Teichman

Local record show promotes community connectivity

Megan Voorhees March 28, 2024

Michigan Records is hosting Geoff and Jon’s Vinyl Record Show, a four-day event at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in collaboration with NMU's Vinyl Record Club. This is the event's 11th year, running March...

THE BEGINNING — The Crib, where I went to that God Eaters show four years ago. Since then, Ive gone to a few more shows at The Crib, and had their coffee even more.

Opinion — I love local music, even when it hurts me

Harry Stine November 9, 2023

My freshman year, I went to The Crib by myself to see some bands. One was a visiting sludge metal band called Petrillo, and the other was the now broken up God Eaters. I had three cold brews, I moshed...

LIVE AT THE X - Sophia Gielniak (right) and Lauren Lahtinen (left) excited for the Rap Showcase. The showcase will be on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre in McClintock.

Bringing hip hop back to Marquette: Radio X’s student showcase

Harry Stine April 7, 2023

The idea for a Rap Showcase at Radio X started months ago when Sophia Gielniak, the current music director for the station, spoke with Alex Watanen, the former music director. Watanen, a local rapper,...

SOLO - Pressnell-Manceau performing mid-song. Pressnell-Manceau expressed her desire to perform and record her songs with a full band.

Her Name Is Lillian: Inside The Student Opener For Hippo Campus

Harry Stine March 3, 2023

It’s been a big couple months for international studies major, Lillian Pressnell-Manceau. On Nov. 29, she released her original song "Resin Way" followed by "Let It Be Me" on Feb. 4. On March 17 she...

JAZZ FEST - Mike Tomaro is the Director of Jazz Studies at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, PA and a well known saxophonist as well as composer. He is the guest artist at this year’s NMU Jazz Festival and has written original music for his performance with NMU students on Friday, March 25.

Jazz Fest returns to NMU with original music

Olivia Apa, Staff Writer March 25, 2022

Live music is returning to Northern’s campus this week through the NMU Jazz Festival, in-person after a two year long hiatus.  The NMU Jazz Festival is an annual educational event that has been going...

SCOTTISH ROCK - Martin Gillespie from Scottish folk-rock band Skerryvore plays the bagpipes at one of their shows. Skerryvore will be headlining the Winter Roots Festival on March 19 at the Forest Roberts Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Winter Roots Fest brings Finnish and Scottish music to Marquette

Olivia Apa, Features Writer March 16, 2022

For four nights this week, bands will perform at a different location around Marquette for the Winter Roots Festival. It will feature music ranging from Finnish inspired reggae-pop to jazz and rock &...

Nicola Falco performs with his band “The Kitchen Sink at Superior Culture’s outdoor stage on Sept. 30 before the venue was taken down for the winter season.

Kombucha bar offers space for live music, local artists to thrive

Maggie Duly, Social Media Editor November 5, 2021

Superior Culture is a kombucha brewery and taproom established in 2018 centrally located on Third Street in Marquette. The business was created by brewmaster, Alex Rowland, Michigan State University graduate...

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