Sept. 10 2014
After a three-month hiatus from live shows, Lights and Caves, a local experimental indie rock band, returns to the stage Saturday. Openers are Signals, Alaska, Last Night Saved My Life and the Class Acts....
Aug. 30 2014
Get ready for the second annual End of Summer Concert, a free outdoor show hosted by City Pulse, The Impact 89FM and the Broad Art Museum on the campus of Michigan State University. The show’s headliner...
July 16 2014
The Early November goes acoustic at Mac´s - Friday, July 25. Since it formed in 1999, The Early November has released three EPs and three LPs, on labels like MCA, Drive-Thru, and most recently...
July 9 2014
Last month, Ian Graham was preparing for an 18-hour drive to Florida with his band, Cheap Girls. The trip would serve as the first leg of the trio’s three-month national tour, which is now zigzagging...
July 9 2014
The Plurals go acoustic at Mac´s - Friday, July 11. Lansing alt-rock fixture the Plurals tones down its amped-up sound with an acoustic set featuring Tommy & Hattie Plural. The Plurals’...
July 2 2014
While Common Ground has been known for its classic rock lineup in the past, this year boasts a more indie rock theme. Brand New, a Long Island-based alt-rock outfit, headlines opening night Tuesday. Warming...
June 25 2014
The Hot Mess at the Unicorn - June 27-28. The Hot Mess, a local rock ’n’ roll cover band, plays two nights in a row this weekend at the Unicorn Tavern in Old Town. The group is vocalist...
June 18 2014
Bob Dylan once said that when he heard a Gordon Lightfoot song, he wished it would last forever. The two songwriters came up through the ‘60s music scene together, churning out folk tunes that have...
June 18 2014
Kongos at The Loft - Mon. June 23%u2028Kongos has its roots in South Africa and London, but the band, which headlines an all-ages show at the Loft, is based in Phoenix these days. The folk-rock group...
June 11 2014
Black Flag at The Avenue Cafe - Wednesday, June 18. Iconic hardcore punk band Black Flag plays its only Michigan date, at the Avenue Café on June 18. The band’s lineup features only one...
June 4 2014
Pumstock Festival For the last five years, East Lansing’s Bailey neighborhood residents Geraldine and Dudley “Smitty” Smith have been booking Americana acts at the Orchard Street...
May 29 2014
Rebel Pictures-hosted show at Midtown - Saturday, May 31. Graham Lindsey has a style of folk Rolling Stone called “both hick and haunting.” Lindsey, who just released his “Digging...
May 21 2014
Know Lyfe $1 show - Thursday, May 29. Local progressive-metal band Know Lyfe is rolling back ticket prices to $1 on May 29. The band’s $1 show at the Loft includes performances from Of Virtue,...
May 14 2014
Fuel at The Loft - Friday, May 23. Post-grunge band Fuel hit the Billboard charts in 1998 with its major label debut, “Sunburn.” The album spawned hit songs “Shimmer” and “Bittersweet.”...
May 7 2014
You don’t need to be a pro wrestling fan to know who Hulk Hogan, the Rock and Batista are, but the Mysterious Movado, the Soul Shooters and Jack Thriller are probably flying under your radar. You...
May 7 2014
Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas at The Loft - Saturday, May 10. Detroit native Jessica Hernandez is known for her Motowninfluenced rock ‘n’ soul. She also strays into jazz and blues territories,...
April 30 2014
Golf Clap at Mac´s - Thursday, May 8. Golf Clap, an emerging electronic duo from Detroit, was voted 2014’s “Best Electronic Artist” by Real Detroit Weekly, and got buzz for...
April 23 2014
Slick Rick at The Loft - Friday, April 25 Hip-hop icon Slick Rick (real name Richard Walters) headlines his first American tour since his highly publicized immigration case. The Loft show features...
April 16 2014
The Lansing-area music scene is booming. Venues like Mac’s Bar and The Loft pack in Gen Xers and Millennials weaned on grunge, pop and electronic dance music. But in the ‘60s and ‘70s,...
April 10 2014
This week’s Turn it Down is dedicated to Capital City Film Festival’s live music roster. From indie rap to sludge metal, it spans a broad spectrum of modish sounds

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