City News & Announcements
Up Coming Finnish events in the Copper Country
Finnish Folk Music Camp CLICK HERE
Rockland the Opera
11: Kaivama in concert, 7pm, Orpheum Theater (inside Studio Pizza), Hancock
12: Carl Rahkonen will present a lecture titled "The Finnish America Musical Journey: From Rune Singing to the Rockland Opera," 5pm, at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock
12-14: Finnish Folk Music Camp at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Featuring instruction in many folk instruments, as well as numerous other activities. Registration fee applies. Call (906)487-7505 for details.
12: A "collage of traditional Finnish musicians" in concert at Finnish Folk Music Camp, 6:30pm, at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Free and open to the public,
12: PasiCats in concert, 7pm, Covington Summer Music Series, Covington.
13: A symposium on commissioning new music with John and Pauline Kiltinen, Jukka Linkola, Peter VanPelt and Jaana Juntto-Rautio, 5pm at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock.
13: FinnFolk (Foger Hewlett and Reinhoms) in concern, 6:30pm, Waterfront Bandshell, Houghton.
13: Amerikan Poijat in concert at Finnish Folk Music Camp, 6:30p.m. at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Free and open to public.
14: Larry Lankton will present "History and conditions of the Mining Industry in the Copper Country in the Early 1900's," 5p, at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock.
14: FinnFolk (Robert Hewlett and Reinhoms) in concert, 6pm, Shute's Bar, Calumet.
14: Amerikan Poijat, a Finnish-American brass band, in concert, 7pm at the Calumet Theatre. Call (906)337-2610 for tickets.
14: Finnish Folk Music Camp faculty in concert, 7:30pm at Finnish Folk Music Camp, at Camp Lahti near Lake Linden. Free and open to the public.
15 and 17: New Wold Premier of "Rockland: The Opera" about a little-known part of Finnish-American history in the U.P., at the Rozsa Center at MTU, Houghton. For tickets call (906)487-3200.
15-16: 35th annnual Aura Jamboree, a music festival that includes many traditional Finnish acts. For details visit CLICK HERE
16: Arnold Alanen will present "Finnish Impact on the Cultural Landscape in North America," with special attention to Rockland, 5pm at Finlandia University's Jutila Center in Hancock.
16: Suomi Conference (ELCA) annual meeting, 9:30am, Finnish American Heritage Center, Finlandia University, Hancock, Michigan.
17: FinnFolk (Roger Hewlett and Reinholms) in concert, 6pm, Eagles Club, South Range