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IRONWOOD — Members of an emerging band said a lot of firsts were realized at the First Friday live streaming concert, Friday.

For most of the members of Myron Elkins and the Dying Breed it was the first time to the Upper Peninsula and Wisconsin. It was also their first opportunity to live-stream a concert.

“It feels nice to be up here,” said Myron Elkins, the lead singer, who also works as a welder in Kalamazoo. “Down where I’m from everyone is just 100 miles per hour all the time.”

The band formed just over a year ago and has enough material for...

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