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Walker a star of Esky City Band for 61 years

ESCANABA — Meet Evelyn Walker, a lifelong music enthusiast who has been playing the piccolo in the City Band for an impressive 61 years. She’s not just a musician, though; Evelyn spent 42 years shaping young minds as a teacher at Escanaba High School before retiring. Her favorite ...

Lunch on Ludington starts Wednesday

ESCANABA — The summer Lunch on Ludington Music Series kicks off on June 12 with live music every Wednesday through August 7. The musicians will be performing at the Escanaba Marketplace from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., followed by the Farmer’s Market at 3 p.m. The event is sponsored by the ...

Sullivan in city band for more than 50 years

ESCANABA — Andrea Sullivan is a dedicated musician who has been an integral part of the Escanaba City Band for over 50 years, playing the clarinet and occasionally the bass drum. With over 35 years of experience as the band manager, Sullivan has played a pivotal role in shaping the band’s ...

Music Maker of the Month

ESCANABA — Music Maker of the Month is William Olsick. From as far back as I can remember, I have always had a deep appreciation and connection to music. There hasn’t been a moment in my life when I wasn’t drawn to music in some form or another. Even in my earliest years, I felt certain ...

Night Ranger tour to stop at the Island in October

HARRIS — It’s been more than 40 years since they hit the music scene, but heavy hitting rock legends, Night Ranger, are going strong, touring throughout the country in 2024. The Island Resort and Casino will be a stop on the tour on October 18 and 19. Regular reserved seat tickets cost $40. ...

Conner Smith to perform at Island Resort and Casino

HARRIS — Conner Smith has emerged as one of Country’s most hotly-anticipated artists – his authentic storytelling and rich, soulful voice resonating with audiences nationwide, earning him a dedicated and passionate following. This fall, the Island Resort and Casino welcomes Smith, and his ...