June 5 2015
With a debut 2013 album titled “Full Blast Fuckery,” one could guess that Wilson delivers fist-pumping hard-rock tunes. Known for its colossal, riff-driven sound, the Detroit based band comprises...
June 3 2015
Laura Stevenson at Mac´s Bar, Thursday, June 4 Brooklyn-based indie-folk-rock songwriter Laura Stevenson headlines an all-ages show Thursday at Mac’s Bar. Openers are Tidal, Cardboard Swords...
May 27 2015
E-40 at Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge, Sunday, May 31 Bay Area rap legend E-40 headlines Sunday at Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge, with Stevie Stone opening the show. E-40, who comes to Lansing on his “Choices...
May 20 2015
Jimi Kanklez opens for Lil Wyte and JellyRoll, Friday, May 22 Opening Friday’s Lil Wyte and JellyRoll concert at Fahrenheit Ultra Lounge is Lansing-based rapper Jimi Kanklez, among others. The...
May 13 2015
Surfer Blood at the Loft, Wednesday, May 20 Surfer Blood has toured the world and shared stages with alt-rock icons the Pixies and Guided By Voices. On Wednesday, the Floridabased indie band headlines...
May 6 2015
The Avenue Café, 2021 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing. 18 , $10, 8 p.m., Thursday, May 7 Sean Bonnette, front man of Phoenix-based folk-punk outfit Andrew Jackson Jihad, performs a solo set Thursday...
April 29 2015
Now that international relations have warmed between the U.S. and Cuba (thanks, Obama — seriously), a good way for Metro Lansing diners to get acquainted with the Pearl of the Antilles might be to...
April 29 2015
Wanda Degen Ten Pound Fiddle´s 40th Birthday Party, Friday, May 1 The Ten Pound Fiddle celebrates its 40th season of concerts and dances this year, and it’s...
April 22 2015
Rockin' For Ronald' s House with Mr. Denton on Doomsday, Sunday, April 26 An all-ages benefit show for the Ronald McDonald House of Mid- Michigan will feature live rock bands and an art raffle in...
April 16 2015
Lansing punk-rock legend Tesco Vee of the Meatmen hosts a screening of “Salad Days: A Decade of Punk in Washington, DC (1980-90)” April 24 at Studio C! in Okemos. The acclaimed 2015 documentary,...
April 8 2015
Owen at the Loft, Thursday, April 9 The Capital City Film Fest is more than just a series of indie flicks — the fest is always packed with live music. The shows, booked...
April 1 2015
Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at The Loft, Friday, April 3 Emerging Michigan-based band Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas has been busy lately. Within the past year, it recorded its new album, “Secret...
March 25 2015
The Real McKenzies at the Avenue Cafe, Wednesday, April 1 Since 1992, the Real McKenzies have been banging out high-energy Celtic punk from their home base of Vancouver, British Columbia. The Fat...
March 18 2015
New Found Glory at the Loft, Tuesday, March 24 New Found Glory were leaders of the pack in the second wave of Blink-182-style pop punk. The Florida natives headline an all-ages show Tuesday at...
March 11 2015
Bastards of Young, a Lansing-based Replacements cover band, performs its first show Friday at the Loft. Sharing the bill is local AC/DC cover band ICY/ DICEY, and the JetBeats. Bastards of Young comprises...
March 4 2015
The Avenue Café is becoming known for its Americana-punk shows thanks to Steve King. The café’s event manager has a knack for bringing in banjowielding troubadours from across the country....
Feb. 25 2015
Genocya at Macs, Saturday, Feb. 28 Genocya returns Saturday to Mac’s Bar for its first Lansing show of the year. The Lansing-based metal band is known for its malevolent metal sound that blends...
Feb. 18 2015
Dirk Powell and Riley Baugus at the Ten Pound Fiddle, Friday, Feb. 20 Fiddler Dirk Powell and banjoist/guitarist Riley Baugus bring their oldtime music expertise to the Ten Pound Fiddle. Deeply rooted...
Feb. 11 2015
Chris Bathgate returns to Mac´s Bar, Thursday, Feb. 12 Pinckney-based indie-folk songwriter Chris Bathgate returns Thursday to Mac’s Bar for an all-ages show. Openers are Streaking in...
Feb. 4 2015
John Gorka at the Ten Pound Fiddle, Friday, Feb. 6 After cutting his teeth in the 1980s Greenwich Village music scene, John Gorka became a preeminent figure in the new folk movement. Friday he performs...

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