The Red Jacket Jamboree
Michigan's New Old-Time Radio Variety Show
"A new entertainment program for all ages! Loved it!"
Margaret S - Charlevoix, MI
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The Red Jacket Jamboree is a NEW old-time radio variety show sharing stories, songs and history from Michigan's Keweenaw Peninsula (Copper Country) Hosted by Lena Dorey, the show is performed/recorded in front of a live audience at the historic Calumet Theatre in downtown Calumet, Michigan. Two hourlong episodes are recorded per performance for later radio broadcast. Find out how to listen!
The Red Jacket Jamboree is a production of Real People Media, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization helping people share their stories through literary, visual, performing and media arts.
The Red Jacket Jamboree features exceptional musical performances by the Copper Cats, under the direction of Jerry Younce. A different guest vocalist/singer-songwriter/band performs with the Copper Cats at every show.
Come learn about the early history of Calumet, the village formerly known as Red Jacket. We intersperse history throughout every show. It's fun and informative entertainment!
Sketches. (Vary from show to show)
"Some Place on Fifth"
Follow the adventures of McLain and Molly in "Some place on Fifth." Molly and McLain have recently moved to Calumet to pursue their dream of owning a business in the historic district. If only they could figure out what that business should be!
"911 in the 906"
Who do you call when you need help in the 906? Come find out in this suspense-filled sketch!
A dark night in a land of deep history and even deeper mystery...but one woman is still seeking answers to the Copper Country's pressing questions..Madame Blanc, Public Eye. This sketch is written by Wyndeth Davis, Superintendent of the Keweenaw National Historical Park.