They came from countries like Finland, Sweden, Croatia and Italy, with little more than the shirt on their backs. They came for the American dream and found it in the iron range cities of the Upper Peninsula. Journey back to the days of timber hoisters, powder monkeys and muckmen. This musical tribute to Michigan's Upper Peninsula includes songs about children bringing pasties to their dads, picking thimbleberries, Saturday night saunas, ski jumping and more! Join us for this free program by talented singer and storyteller, Bill Jamerson.Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library.
Don't miss this annual concert by two outstanding bands from Batesville High School! Eric Stauffer directs The Sport Coat Jazz Explosion and Leon Enneking directs Batesville Steel. Enjoy Big Band Jazz and Steel Drum music in one fabulous evening event. At Batesville Middle School Commons, starting at 7:00 PM. Free to the public.Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library & Friends of BMPL.
It's National Library Week! It's Jazz Appreciation Month! It's a special "15th Year of After Hours Concerts" event at the library! We've invited "quasi-fake-Brazilian" jazz quartet, Earplane, to fly in to the library for an entertaining evening of easy-to-listen-to jazz classics and originals. Special treats in store for all ages! Free to the public, starting at 7:00 PM. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support of this series.Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library & Friends of BMPL.
We're kicking off the first annual Batesville Sawdust Days celebration with a not-to-be-missed performance by those nine swingin' cats from Detroit, The Planet D Nonet. They're an After Hours Concert audience favorite, and they swing the doors off the joint everytime they perform for us. This free-to-the-public concert starts at 7:00 PM. Thanks to the Friends of the Library for their support of this series.Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library & Friends of BMPL.
It's 2014, and 50 years since the Beatles first appeared in America! Let's celebrate with a one-of-a-kind concert by Detroit poet, M.L. Liebler, and his 4-piece band. Beatle songs and sing-alongs will entertain all ages in this free program at the library. Starting at 7:00 PM. Enjoy some of those great Beatles tunes from the past and introduce them to your kids and grandkids!Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library.
Arrr...Them salty sea dogs, Hogeye Navvy, will be sailing in to the library for some piratey songs, fun and adventures. You can take part in the Dress Like a Pirate Contest, or the Talk Like a Pirate Contest, or just lift your mug o' grog and sing along with some rollicking sea shanties. This is free pirate fun for all ages, starting at 7:00 pm.Sponsored by Batesville Memorial Public Library.