The Backroom Boys play for dancing and listening during the First Friday art opening on Dec. 2 at the Vertin Gallery in Calumet. This Friday, Dec. 16, they will play a variety of dance music at the Little Gem Theater in Lake Linden. Pictured here are, from left, John Munson, Bob Norden, Oren Tikkanen and Randy Seppala. (Photo by Keweenaw Now)
LAKE LINDEN --Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Joyous Kwanza! Sumptuous Solstice!
It's the holiday season, time to make merry, and Keweenaw Social Dance at the Little Gem in Lake Linden is bringing in the Backroom Boys for some great dancing this Friday, Dec 16.
"Maestro Chuck Hill will be teaching some of his stupendous dance moves at 6 p.m. (and possibly on through the evening), and the Backroom Boys will provide music for your dancing starting at 7 p.m.," says musician Oren Tikkanen. "Swing, Latin, fast, slow, and-- yes -- even a waltz and a polka or two."
The Little Gem is a great venue for dancing and listening in the old school building across from the high school on the main street in Lake Linden. Come on out and drive those dark-time-of-the-year blues away for only $5 apiece.
The Backroom Boys this time around are John Munson -- clarinet, sax, and keyboard; Bob Norden -- trombone and vocals; Matt Durocher -- upright bass; Oren Tikkanen -- guitar, banjo, and vocals.