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City of Manistee
70 Maple Street
Manistee, MI 49660
Ph: (231) 723-2558
Welcome to the Historic Ramsdell Theatre and Community Arts Center
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Joshua Davis
Sunday, September 27, 2:00 p.m.

Order tickets online or call MyNorth Tickets at 1-800-836-0717


From February’s national television debut with his now famous “blind audition” that instantly won the favor of the judges and more than one million YouTube viewers, Joshua represents his music and home state of Michigan with pride. Joshua’s extended run on The Voice ended with a third place finish as Davis dug deep into the American folk catalog climaxing with duet performances with judge and Maroon 5 vocalist Adam Levine, plus nine-time Grammy award winner Sheryl Crow.

Joshua is a singer-songwriter raised in the folk tradition writing songs that blend the roots of American music with gritty rock n’ roll and vintage soul. For years, he has made his living sharing his songs and stories across the US and Canada at festivals, concert halls, coffeehouses, and dives as a solo act or front man for roots ensemble Steppin’ In It. A professional musician for more than 15 years, Joshua’s national television experience exposed the world to a gem that could only come from Pure Michigan.

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Ramsdell Theatre and Cultural Center
Contact
Michael Terry
Executive Director

101 Maple St.
Mailing Address: 70 Maple St.
Manistee, MI  49660

Ph: (231) 398-9770

Historic Past, Bright Future

Historic Landmark
Listed in the National Register of Historic Places, The Ramsdell has served the Michigan coastal community of Manistee for over a 100 years. Built in 1903 by local lawyer and philanthropist Thomas Jefferson Ramsdell, the Theatre and Grand Ballroom were designed by re-known Chicago architect Solon Spencer Beman. The Theatre was comparable to the best opera and vaudeville houses at the time of its construction and though extensively renovated over the years, retains much of its original architecture and charm. Visit our History page for more on this facilities historic past.

Community Arts Center
Today the Ramsdell is a vibrant center for arts in West Michigan, home to the Manistee Civic Players and the Manistee Art Institute, the facility plays host to over 200 plus events each year. In addition to musicals, plays and workshops, arts exhibits and classes, the Ramsdell is known for Metropolitan Opera Live Broadcasts, music concerts, dance recitals, weddings and hosting community events like the annual Festival of Trees produced by the Manistee Chamber of Commerce. 

Our Bright Future
With the support of businesses, foundations and the residents of West Michigan, the Ramsdell Theatre and Community Arts Center continues to bring our community together to learn and engage with one another through the arts, cultural activity and stewardship of its historic past. We hope you'll join us in making The Ramsdell a meaningful and significant part of your community experience, its part of what makes Manistee a great place to live and visit!