MARQUETTE, Mich. (WZMQ) – The Marquette Rockestra is back with another show after an almost three year break. This year, The Rockestra is paying tribute to the 50th anniversary of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album.
The Rockestra is made up of musicians of all kinds; with piano, drums, bass, guitar, and even a horn section. It started back in 2017 with a Beatles: Sargent Peppers Lonely Heats Club Band tribute concert. The events coordinator, Dan Truckey, says this years Pink Floyd tribute will also feature a set full of hits from 1973.
“People just love rock and roll,” Truckey says, “and they love a big show and we put on a big show. This isn’t a bar gig, this is 30 some musicians on stage, alternating songs, light shows, projections, lasers, the whole shabang.”
The show starts tomorrow night in the Kaufman auditorium in Marquette at 7:30pm.The event is also a fundraiser for The United Way of Marquette County, tickets are available for purchase through the NMU ticketing service, Its $20 per adult, and $10 for anyone under 18.