March 19 2014
New Canyons at Mac’s Bar - Thu. Mar 20 New Canyons is based out of Chicago, but the experimental group has local roots. “We’re really excited to perform in Lansing again,” said...
March 12 2014
Sex Pistol & New York Doll at The Loft - Wed. Mar 19 Two punk gods are headed to Lansing to perform an all-ages rock show. Glen Matlock of the Sex Pistols and Sylvain Sylvain of the New York Dolls...
March 5 2014
The People´s Temple LP Release at Mac´s - Sat. Mar 8. Since 2007, The People’s Temple has released LPs and 7-inches for a number of indie labels. Last year, the Lansing-based band...
Feb. 27 2014
Thursday, Feb. 27 — Delicious Bass (as in the fish) isn’t just a notable line from “Napoleon Dynamite.” It’s also a local roots-rock band with a knack for casting lines in...
Feb. 26 2014
This story was corrected on Feb. 27. An earlier version incorrectly stated the venue of Connie Kaldor's Ten Pound Fiddle concert Friday. She will perform at Unitarian Universalist Church in East Lansing....
Feb. 21 2014
Friday, Feb. 21 — Days of Radio, a four-piece Lansing/Grand Rapids-based power-pop outfit, releases its second LP, “Broadcast,” tonight at The Loft in downtown Lansing. The band, which...
Feb. 20 2014
Days of Radio album release - Fri. Feb 21 Days of Radio, a four-piece Lansing/Grand Rapids-based power-pop outfit, releases its second LP, “Broadcast,” Friday at The Loft. Opening are...
Feb. 20 2014
Thursday, Feb. 20 — The Aimcriers, a rustic rock ‘n’ roll band, may have started in Tempe, Ariz., but since 2005, they have established some deep roots in the mid-Michigan scene. The...
Feb. 14 2014
1. Chris Bell “I am the Cosmos” (1978) LISTEN HERE“Every night I tell myself I am the cosmos, I am the wind./ But that won’t get you back again."The late Chris Bell, of Big Star...
Feb. 12 2014
Un-Valentine´s Show at ´The Fiddle´ - Fri. Feb 14 The 8th Annual Un-Valentine’s Day Show, showcasing “songs and tales of un-forgiveness, heartbreak, dysfunction and revenge,”...
Feb. 5 2014
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. at The Loft - Fri. Feb 7th From a humble beginning in a Royal Oak basement in 2009, indie-pop band Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., led by Daniel Zott and Joshua Epstein, has risen to...
Jan. 29 2014
Tease-O-Rama at Spiral - Thu. Feb 6th The next Tease-O-Rama, Spiral Video & Dance Bar’s regular burlesque and drag show, happens Thursday, Feb. 6. The Valentine’s Day spectacular is produced...
Jan. 22 2014
The dt´s Reunion at The Avenue Cafe - Sat. Jan 25th. The dt´s formed in the Lansing area in the late ‘80s, playing a brand of amped up power pop and rock ‘n’ roll, echoing...
Jan. 15 2014
It’s been 28 years since Tom Wopat squealed around the fictional roads of Hazzard County in that old Dodge Charger, The General Lee, in the hit CBS show “The Dukes of Hazzard.” These...
Jan. 15 2014
The Toasters at Macs - Fri. Jan 17 Formed in 1981 on the Lower East Side of Manhattan by British guitarist Rob "Bucket" Hingley, the Toasters played thousands of gigs across the world and became a...
Jan. 9 2014
Dizzy Dearest Album Release - Fri. Jan 10th Dizzy Dearest formed in 2009 when lead vocalist Maggie Kay Emison and her brother, Jarod Emison, played a high school talent show together. The local indie-rock...
Jan. 3 2014
A towering, Sleepy Hollow-esque oak in Joe and Nancy Robinson’s front yard has hung over Beard Road in Shaftsburg as long as anyone can recall. Planted roughly 180 years ago, during the Andrew Jackson...
Dec. 20 2013
Thursday, Dec. 19 — Progressive-pop-rockers Narc Out the Reds, led by songwriter Chris Baratono, dropped a new EP, “Narc Out the Reds … Have Just Enough to Cover Up,” via GTG Records...
Dec. 18 2013
Big D at the Loft - Sun. Dec 22 Big D and the Kids Table, a veteran six-piece band led by David McWane, brings its classic brand of Boston-style ska-punk to Mac’s Bar; openers are the Pietasters,...
Dec. 13 2013
Friday, Dec. 13 — The members of Frontier Ruckus cut their teeth in the Michigan folk-rock scene while attending Michigan State University, though today they spend much of their time on the road...

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