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Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Presented by Michigan Tech Music

Tuesday, February 13, 2024, 7:30 pm

Michigan Tech Jazz brings New Orleans to Michigan Tech with an epic Mardi Gras party complete with a Fat Tuesday dinner! The Workshop Brass Band is going to be jamming all night with feel-good music that’ll make you want to move your feet to the infectious New Orleans beat! Enjoy traditional brass band music from the Workshop Brass Band while you eat dinner, and a party set of music by the McNasty Brass Band, once featured on Shark Tank! 

Tickets and details for this event coming soon!


PERFORMED BY | Workshop Brass Band
PRESENTER | Michigan Tech Music
VENUE | Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
SEATING | Backstage/Lobby


The Workshop Brass Band performs works learned by ear, stemming from the New Orleans Brass Band tradition. That means you’ll hear Workshop play old favorites like When the Saints Go Marching In, and Basin Street Blues alongside traditional brass band versions of hymns like I’ll Fly Away and What a Friend we Have Jesus right up against modern brass band takes on R&B hits like Sexual Healing and Just My Imagination. The Workshop Brass Band puts on a show, unlike anything you’ve seen in the UP! 

Michigan Tech Jazz, directed by Adam Meckler, brings the Keweenaw a wide range of jazz experiences performed by students, local performers, and national names. Its diverse ensembles transform the Rozsa backstage into an intimate jazz club and blow off the roof with the annual Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Festival.

Michigan Tech Music, part of the Michigan Tech Visual and Performing Arts Department, offers ten music performance groups: bands, orchestra, jazz, and choral ensembles that expose students, faculty, and the community to the artistic and communicative values of music and the power it has to change lives. 


Support for this event provided by the Janet Locatelli Fund, the Visual and Performing Arts Department, and its supporters. View current donors to the Visual and Performing Arts Department.

Pay As You're Able Ticketing

The Visual and Performing Arts Department believes that the foundation of an equitable and inclusive arts culture requires making events financially accessible to all. So, we are offering Pay as You're Able ticketing for all of our Michigan Tech Music and Michigan Tech Theatre events. Learn more


Noise-canceling headphones
Available at the Rozsa Box Office.

Assisted Listening Devices
Available at the Rozsa Box Office.

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Print and Digital Programs

Digital Program
The full program will be available online at least one day in advance for all devices and is compatible with most screen readers. 

Limited Print Program
Print programs containing limited show information will be available at the door.

Large-Print Program
A large-print version of the limited print program is available in advance online. A limited quantity is printed and available at the Rozsa Box Office.

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