AURA, MICH. -- The Aura Jamboree and Old Time Dance will take place Friday and Saturday, July 17-18, in Aura, Mich. The festival, now in its 33rd year, will feature ethnic Finnish and Russian music, Bluegrass, Folk, Tradition, Country and Folk Rock.
Musicians will perform on the Community Hall stage and jam outdoors under the trees, beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, with a dance from 8:45 p.m. to midnight. On Saturday the music begins at 1:15 p.m., and the dance will again be from 8:45 p.m. to Midnight.
Local music lovers will recognize Copper Country favorites among the performers, including the PasiCats, Ana Gawboy, White Water, Rhythm 203, Wil Kilpela and Friends, Oren Tikkanen, Kelly Suvanto, Dave Bezotte, Tanya Stanaway and more. Other performers include musicians from Detroit, St. Clair Shores, Menominee, Marquette, Charlevoix, various towns in Wisconsin and even a band from Kansas and Oklahoma.
Visit the Aura Jamboree Web site for the schedule.