The Red Jacket Jamboree, old-time radio variety show
The Red Jacket Jamboree, Calumet's old-time radio variety show, features stories, music and songs reflecting the history, landscape and culture of the Keweenaw Peninsula. The show is recorded in front of a live audience at the historic Calumet Theatre for radio broadcast at a later date. Two one-hour radio episodes are recorded per show- each having their own theme.
The show features music by guest singer-songwriters John Davey and Mean Mary as well as music by “The Copper Cats”. There's fun for the entire family with humorous sketches, history and storytelling! The show is hosted by Lena Dorey. “ The Copper Cats” are Bill Carrothers on piano, Jerry Younce on guitar, Carrie Biolo on percussion and vibraphone and Harry South on bass.