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July 13 2016
Led by blues vocalist Kathleen Walters, Kathleen & the Bridge Street Band plays “all things blues, soul and R&B.” The Lansing-based band’s set includes classics from Elmore James, Etta...
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July 6 2016
For the first time since 2013, Catalina Wine Mixer takes the stage for a reunion show at the Avenue Café. Sharing the bill are headliners Ford Theatre Reunion, Sumarah and the Aimcriers. Catalina...
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June 29 2016
Alternative-rock-tinged pop singer Eric Hutchinson headlines an allages show July 6 at the Loft. Opening the show are Nick Howard and Stefanie Haapala. In August, Hutchinson releases his seventh record,...
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June 22 2016
Lansing-based metal band DeverauX drops its new EP, “Exposed,” Saturday at Mac’s Bar; admission includes a CD copy of the album. Opening the all-ages show are Heed the Assailant, Cyk...
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June 15 2016
In 1997, Against Me! started as a Billy Bragg-influenced solo project by Laura Jane Grace. By 2001, it had evolved into a dynamic punk-rock outfit. The Florida-based band’s breakthrough record, 2002’s...
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June 8 2016
Lansing-based power-pop band the Stick Arounds headline a stacked bill Friday at the Avenue Café. Opening are Welfare Beer League (Chicago-based pop punk), Scary Women (Lansing-based rock ‘n’...
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June 1 2016
Long defunct Lansing-based group Gone Dog is getting the band back together for a reunion show Saturday at the Avenue Café. This will be the hard rock band’s first gig in 22 years. Gone Dog...
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May 25 2016
The first ever City Pulse River Rock Concert features a stacked lineup of legendary local acts. The two-day concert, sponsored by the Lansing Medical Cannabis Guild, happens at Adado Riverfront Park. The...
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May 18 2016
Lansing-based songwriter Hailey Wojcik headlines the Avenue Café May 26; opening the show are Sumarah, Stef Chura and Scary Women. Wojcik, who debuted in 2010 with her “Diorama” LP,...
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May 11 2016
The singer/songwriter will revisit some of his best known songs June 10 at the City Pulse River Rock Concert. He opens for the Verve Pipe, who will be performing the platinum-selling “Villains”...
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May 11 2016
“What I'm most excited about is our focus on Hawaiian culture on Saturday,” said festival organizer Ben Hassenger. “Chris Ka- maka is flying in from Hawaii to celebrate the 100th birthday...
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May 4 2016
Michigan-based jazzy funk/rock band Everyday Junior headlines Saturday at the Loft; opening the show is Liquid Monk. Since forming in East Lansing in 2013, Everyday Junior has honed its high-energy jam-band...
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May 4 2016
For almost 20 years, the Gore Gore Girls have combined the attitude of ‘60s girlgroups with the powerful rock ‘n’ roll the Motor City is known for. Think the Ronettes meets Iggy & the...
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April 27 2016
Ghostly International artist Todd Osborn headlines a night of electronic music Saturday at Mac’s Bar. The Ypsilanti-based DJ and producer’s eclectic brand of acid house, techno and electronic...
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April 20 2016
Legendary psychobilly guitar hero and vocalist Reverend Horton Heat headlines an all-ages show Sunday at the Loft. Openers are Nashville Pussy, Unknown Hinson and Lucky Tubb. Reverend Horton Heat is one...
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April 13 2016
The Aimcriers headline a night of local bands Saturday at the Avenue Café. Opening the show are the Tiny Murderers, the Union and Off the Ledge. Since 2003, the Aimcriers have been mixing folk,...
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April 6 2016
The Capital City Film Festival is more than just film screenings — it’s also stacked with top-notch electronic music artists, DJs and rock bands. Here’s a sampling of what to expect this...
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April 6 2016
Lansing has long been a breeding ground for brilliant, yet underappreciated rock ‘n’ roll underdogs. One of the prime examples is the Dogs, a raucous proto-punk band born out of the early ‘70s...
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March 30 2016
Binary Star has been a force in Michigan’s underground hip-hop scene since the rap duo formed in 1998. The pair of Pontiac-based emcees, One Be Lo and Senim Silla, released its first full-length...
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March 23 2016
Lansing-based thrash-metal outfit Tyrant releases its new EP, “Black Hand,” Friday at the Loft. The all-ages show also includes sets from the Revenant, Aphotic and Heed the Assailant. Tyrant,...