The Red Jacket Jamboree invites Copper Country residents and visitors to be part of the live studio audience for the recording of two new radio episodes. The hourlong episodes, recorded for later radio broadcast will have the themes of Bigfoot and Halloween, the later to be aired this Halloween on WNMU Public Radio 90. Featured guests include singer-songwriter John Davey of Marquette and Copper Country author/storyteller T. Marie Bertineau
John Davey is a singer-songwriter who has traversed the country from his home in Indiana’s Wabash River Valley to Music City, Nashville Tennessee to the wilds of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, His words and melodies evoke the scenes and emotions of the Midwest. Come hear why we've invited him back for a third time!
Storyteller/Author T.Marie Bertineau
Born amidst the copper mining ruins of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, T. Marie Bertineau is of Anishinaabe-Ojibwe and French Canadian/Cornish descent. She is a member of the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community on the L'Anse Reservation, migizi odoodeman. Her work has appeared online with Minnesota’s Carver County Arts Consortium; in Mino Miikana, a publication of the Native Justice Coalition and Waub Ajijaak Press; in the annual journal U.P. Reader; and is anthologized with the Chanhassen Writers Group of Minnesota. Married and the mother of two, she makes her home in the Great Lakes Region.