The Red Jacket Jamboree featuring Claudia Schmidt at Rozsa Center
1400 Townsend Dr
Houghton, MI 49913 (906) 487-2073
Acclaimed singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Claudia Schmidt joins the cast of The Red Jacket Jamboree in celebrating the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th amendment. The NEW old-time radio show will be performed/ recorded in front of a live audience at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts on Friday, March 7th at 7pm.
For more than 4 decades Claudia Schmidt has traversed the globe to perform in venues ranging from intimate clubs, to grand theaters, and festival stages in front of 25,000 rapt listeners. She has recorded 24 albums, of mostly original songs, exploring folk, blues, and jazz performing on her 12-string guitar and mountain dulcimer. She's even been a repeat performer on "A Prairie Home Companion," the show which inspired The Red Jacket Jamboree. Don't miss this versatile and inspiring Michigan singer-songwriter!
The Red Jacket Jamboree is a NEW old-time radio variety show sharing stories, songs and history from Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula. Hosted by Lena Dorey, the show is performed/recorded in front of a live audience at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Michigan Tech University and also features Martin Achatz, Poet Laureate of the U.P.,the Red Jacket Actors and music by the Copper Cats, with Jerry Younce on guitar, Bill Carrothers on piano, Harry South on bass and Zach Ott on percussion. It's billed as an educational and entertaining show for the entire family. Adult tickets are $20; Students with I.D. are $5. The next performance is Friday, March 27h at 7pm. The audience is asked to be in their seats 5 minutes before the show.
The Red Jacket Jamboree is produced by Real People Media, a nonprofit helping people share their stories through the literary, visual, performing and media arts. The 2019/2020 season is sponsored by Copper Country Preservation with financial support from the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs and the Michigan Humanities Council. Episodes of The Red Jacket Jamboree are distributed by PRX Radio Exchange. The next show starts at 7pm on Friday, March 27th at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts. Two hourlong episodes are recorded per show. Guests are asked to be in their seats five minutes before curtain. For more information about this and other upcoming shows, visit www.redjacketjamboree.org. Reserved seating tickets can be purchased through the box office at the Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts at (906) 487-3200 or online at: www.mtu.edu/rozsa. For Immediate Release