Nov. 24 2010
Morrill, Mike Riina and Sean Peters, opened their own 800-square-foot shop Aug. 30. An addition to the staff is Craig Horky, a prolific local artist known locally for his unique original concert posters....
Nov. 24 2010
The cover albums, to be released by GTG Records, feature almost all Lansing bands and were recorded over the past year and a half. “Explosions: Lansing Salutes Devo” and “No More Tomorrow...
Nov. 17 2010
John Lee Hooker had just released his debut hit single “Boogie Chillen” when he met fellow Detroit blues guitarist Eddie Kirkland. A year later, in 1949, the pair began recording and touring...
Nov. 17 2010
Dagwood’s hosts open mic Looking to perform your music in front of a live audience? Tuesday Night Open-Mic at Dagwood’s might be the spot. The event has been running for three years and performers...
Nov. 10 2010
American roots music is often thought of as having a strictly traditional vibe. Sunday at Mac’s Bar, four acts will showcase examples of edgy, on-the-fringe roots music. Rachel Brooke will perform...
Nov. 3 2010
My Other Friend, a Brooklyn-based indie band, is headlining a rock show this Sunday. Fans of Arcade Fire and A Brief Smile may want to check this female-fronted band out. Opening the show are two local...
Oct. 27 2010
On Sunday, Rum Runners celebrates Halloween night with another costume contest: First place wins $125, second place wins $75 and third place wins a $50 Rum Runners gift card. Free Halloween t-shirts will...
Oct. 20 2010
Tongue planted firmly in cheek, Tesco Vee, the Lansing band’s legendary mastermind and vocalist, broke into the hardcore punk scene in 1979. That’s when he co-founded the Touch and Go fanzine...
Oct. 20 2010
Meluch has long been fascinated by natural sounds and the textures of decay. He began playing piano before his feet could reach the pedals. He is a veteran drummer of a half-dozen bands and an avid collector...
Oct. 13 2010
A huge part of hip hop that’s often overlooked is the production side of the genre. On Oct. 21 (SCENE) Metrospace will host Bump Night, a beat battle event that hopes to shed some light on local...
Oct. 12 2010
With song titles like “Crippled Children Suck,” and “1 Down, 3 to Go” — written just after John Lennon was assassinated — The Meatmen have always been known for vulgar...
Oct. 6 2010
Who says rap metal died along with Limp Bizkit? This Friday, Universal recording artist Rich Nix is set to throw down his hybrid of metal, electronic and rap at The Loft. Nix is a 24-year old Canadian...
Sept. 29 2010
The show this Friday will showcase the musical duo (who also happen to be married) and their uncanny interpretations of blues classics, like Son House’s “Death Letter Blues.” The pair...
Sept. 22 2010
For those looking for a night of original bluesy music with a touch of saxophone Big Willy might be worth checking out at the Green Door this Thursday. The Lansing band, led by Will Rideoutt (guitar/vocals),...
Sept. 15 2010
If there is anything consistent about Lansing rock shows, it’s their eclectic bills, with bands of various genres sharing the stage at the same show. Below are a few shows that mix and match sounds...
Sept. 8 2010
This week is stocked with shows from a number of Lansing-area venues. From Mac’s Bar and The Loft, to a recently opened coffee shop in Okemos, live music from many genres are scattered across the...
Sept. 2 2010
Bermuda Mohawk Productions is a Lansing punk and metal label that has been steadily releasing albums and singles since forming in 2002. Cale Sauter, who formed the label in 2002, said he and the rest of...
Sept. 1 2010
The emergence of independent record labels in the 1980s was a pivotal moment for under-the-radar music. When influential labels like Sub Pop, Dischord, Touch and Go, Bomp! and K Records began pressing...
Aug. 25 2010
From industrial angst and electro, to mellowed-out hippie jams, Lansing has a vast assortment of live music this week
Aug. 18 2010
Local punk scene veteran Chaz Brackx (formerly of The Chirps) filmed a promotional video for a Chaz Brackx & the Tight Teens show at Mac’s Bar; it stirred up some controversy among Lansing musicians...

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