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Aug. 12 2015
The Calamity Cubes and Ford Theatre Reunion at the Avenue Farmageddon Records-signed band the Calamity Cubes are a Kansas-based “trashicana” band who croon about getting bent on whiskey,...
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Aug. 5 2015
Keith Anderson at Whiskey Barrel Saloon, Thursday, Aug. 6 Modern-country star Keith Anderson headlines Thursday at the Whiskey Barrel Saloon; opening the WITL-hosted show is the Bear Creek Brothers....
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July 29 2015
Fawn Larson at Mac´s Bar, Thursday, July 30 Louisiana native Fawn Larson started playing harmonica at 6. Soon after, she picked up the fiddle and never looked back. The singer/songwriter, now...
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July 22 2015
When Particles Collide, an alt-rock duo from Bangor, Maine, mixes Blondie-influenced vocals with commanding, Queens of the Stone Age-style guitar riffs and a punk rock ethos. The band headlines Mac’s...
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July 15 2015
The Plurals release 'An Onion Tied To My Belt' at the Avenue Since 2007, the Plurals have been a fixture in the Lansing music scene, releasing a string of DIY alt-rock discs on its GTG Records imprint....
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July 8 2015
Finger Eleven vocalist Scott Anderson and his bandmates were deep in the heart of Texas on a 2007 summer tour, supporting the band’s “Them vs. You vs. Me” LP, when the guys received...
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July 8 2015
Chris Cresswell, Ian Graham at Mac´s Bar, Saturday, July 11 Vocalist/guitarist Chris Cresswell has fronted Toronto-based punkrock band the Flatliners since its genesis in 2002. It wasn’t...
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July 1 2015
Abbey Hoffman plays free Avenue Cafe show, Thursday, July 9 Since 2012, singer/songwriter Abbey Hoffman has gigged around Lansing playing her fervent folk tunes. She plays a free show July 9 at The...
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June 28 2015
In the early hours of July 3, 1974, an estimated 300 patrons of the Brewery, Lansing’s most notorious rock club, drunkenly flooded East Michigan Avenue in what the city of Lansing later dubbed a...
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June 28 2015
In mid-August 1968, the Woolies walked into the Dells, a now demolished music venue in Haslett near Lake Lansing. The shaggyhaired, blues-inspired rock ‘n’ roll group was hired for a multiple-day...
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June 24 2015
Hayley Kiyoko at Mac´s Bar, Wednesday, July 1 Vocalist/actress Hayley Kiyoko headlines July 1 at Mac’s Bar, with opener Alex Mendenall and Faithy Halick. Aside from her modernpop tunes,...
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June 17 2015
Elliot Street Lunatic return to Mac´s Bar, June 19 Lansing-based indie-rock band Elliot Street Lunatic (ESL) returns to Mac’s Bar Friday for its first show in nearly two years. Openers...
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June 10 2015
James Gardin & the Full Respect at Mac´s Bar, Thursday, June 18 Formerly known as P.H.I.L.T.H.Y., Lansing-based hip-hop artist James Gardin headlines June 18 at Mac’s Bar along with Jabee,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...