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KBear 102.3’s 21st Birthday Party!

Join us Friday, July 26th, at the Continental Fire Company to celebrate our “finally legal” birthday! There’ll be great music by Outlaw’d, and some nifty prizes you could win. See the details here…

The annual Aura Jamboree July 19th and 20th features traditional folk, Finnish, bluegrass and country music at the historic Aura Hall. Performers take 15-minute turns onstage Friday afternoon and all day Saturday, and there are traditional dances each night. Bring your acoustic instrument and join others jamming on the shaded grounds. See the performance schedule here. Look for KBear 102.3’s Todd VanDyke serving as an emcee!

Our coverage of the Aura Jamboree is brought to you by Morin Fireworks, the Village of L’Anse, Bayside Village, Witz’s Marina, the Baraga County Federal Credit Union, and the Baraga County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

KBear 102.3 Welcomes Rodney Crowell!

Country hitmaker and songwriter Rodney Crowell makes a special appearance at the Calumet Theatre Saturday, July 20th. Rodney is known for a string of number-one country hits, including “I Couldn’t Leave You If I Tried,” “She’s Crazy for Leavin’,” “After All This Time” and “Above and Beyond.” He’s also known for writing such classics as “Ain’t Living Long Like This” (Waylon Jennings), “Leaving Louisiana in the Broad Daylight” (Oak Ridge Boys), “‘Til I Gain Control Again” (Crystal Gayle), “Making Memories of Us” ( Keith Urban), “Ashes By Now” (Lee Ann Womack), “Please Remember Me” (Tim McGraw), and the Bob Seger classic “Shame on the Moon.” Don’t miss this very special evening! For details and tickets, click here.

Save 40% on tickets – while they last – at the Keweenaw Shopper!

The annual End o’ the Road Keweenaw Tour and Car show takes place Saturday, July 20th. Classic car owners will leave the parking lot of Campioni True Value Hardware in Calumet at noon, and caravan to Copper Harbor, where the show runs from 1:00 until 6:00. See the full schedule here.

Our promotional partners for the show include the Leveque Insurance Agency, the Quincy Mine Hoist and Tours, Advance Auto Parts, Martin Custom and Collision, Pepsi of Houghton, Gardenview Assisted Living and Memory Care, and Lassila Insurance.

The Hancock Canal Run takes place Saturday, July 20th. Events include a half marathon, 10-mile, 5-mile and 2-mile runs and walks, and a kids dash. For full details and registration information, click here.

Kraft Hockeyville USA!!!

The Calumet Colosseum has won the Kraft Hockeyville USA competition!

The Kraft Hockeyville NHL exhibition game will feature our own Detroit Red Wings! The Wings will take on the Saint Louis Blues at the Colosseum on Thursday, September 26th. The Colosseum will also receive a $150,000 grant for rink improvements, and $10,000 worth of hockey equipment!

Thanks to all those who voted, to those who organized the Colosseum effort, and to Kraft Heinz for enabling us to write another chapter in the storied history of hockey in the Copper Country! Follow our Hockeyville progress at the Colosseum website and Facebook page.

High School Football!

The high school football season begins August 29th. KBear 102.3 will bring you a full slate of games, featuring all our local teams, and every playoff contest. Listen on the air, through our stream, or use our free Android and Apple apps. Call 482-7700 to learn about affordable business sponsorship packages. See our broadcast schedule here.