Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Back Room Boys and Friends to play music at Canterbury House benefit March 25

The Back Room Boys and Friends will play a variety of music to benefit Canterbury House beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, March 25, at the Orpheum Theater (Studio Pizza) in Hancock. Pictured here are Back Room Boys musicians (standing, from left) Oren Tikkanen, John Munson and Bob Norden, and (on percussion) Randy Seppala. (Photo courtesy Back Room Boys)

HANCOCK -- The Back Room Boys and Friends will showcase their wide-ranging music in an upcoming benefit for the Canterbury House, beginning at 5 p.m., Sunday, March 25, in the Orpheum Theater (Studio Pizza), in Hancock.

There will be a $5 donation at the door.

The Back Room Boys and Friends will play traditional jazz, swing and Latin, with a touch of Yooper polkas and waltzes.

Canterbury House in Houghton offers tutoring for international students, meals and activities. Help support their work and enjoy the great music of the Back Room Boys and Friends Sunday, March 25, at the Orpheum Theater in Hancock. (Photo © and courtesy Lucas Lago)

Canterbury House, a student mission of the Episcopal Church, supports an English tutoring program for international students and their families, no-cost meals and a number of other activities that support students at Michigan Tech and Finlandia, faculty, staff and their families.

For more information, contact Nancy Byers Sprague at 487-2284 or at nspr@mtu.edu.

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