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Jan. 4 2018
When Blue Owl Coffee Company first opened last year, co-owner Nick Berry knew he wanted to foster an environment conducive to live music events. He approached local singer-songwriter Tania Howard about...
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April 19 2017
“Marrying a stranger was extremely odd,” Duhon said. “One day you’re single, and the next day you have someone calling you ‘husband.’ You don’t know this person,...
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May 11 2016
Three years ago this month, Doug Mains was writing and recording music with his band, the City Folk, for its second album. But the band broke up after the recording sessions and the album never saw...
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March 30 2016
When the Ragbirds began 10 years ago, no one could have mapped out the musical tailwinds it would navigate. Not even the Ragbirds’ lead singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Erin Zindle, who...
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Feb. 10 2016
Grand Ledge native identical twins Shawn and Claire Buitendorp already have an impressive resume in the fashion world. After college, the pair moved to New York to intern with fashion designer Betsey Johnson
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Jan. 6 2016
When Saginaw native John Bee started American Opera in 2011, it began as a side-project
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Dec. 16 2015
Known for its daring, Broadway-meetsbalancing-acts performances and magnificent costumes, “Cirque Dreams Holidaze” relies on a cast of behind-the-scenes workers to keep everything running smoothly....
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Sept. 30 2015
Beer brings people together. Plenty of beer and (fill in the blank) events are popping up all over town, enticing potential participants with the promise of tasty brews
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Aug. 7 2015
FRIDAY, AUGUST 7 — Twinkling lights strung around the microphone stand set the mood for an intimate, acoustic Tuesday evening at the Loft. Following an opening set by Alabama-based soulful singer\songwriter...
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July 29 2015
Hailing from the same college town where the Dave Matthews Band got its start, Parachute, based in Charlottesville, Va., is charting its own course in the world of pop music. The band, which began under...
June 24 2015
We’ve all heard those ubiquitous “Pure Michigan” radio ads. If you haven’t heard Tim Allen waxing poetic about picturesque Michigan destinations, then you must be living under that...
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April 22 2015
When James Gardin stepped onto the stage at Mac’s Bar on Saturday, he admitted he was overwhelmed by the crowd. Eight songs and over an hour later, however, there was no sign of nerves or tension....
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April 1 2015
With a little twang and a whole lot of heart, Bear Creek Brothers are growing a new crop of Lansing county fans. With 94.1 flipping the switch from alternative rock to classic country, the duo seems to...
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March 4 2015
One word: Flint. It’s both a Michigan city and a hard quartz that sparks fire when struck. Two words: Flint Eastwood. Selfdescribed as “a Spaghetti-Western cooked in the ovens of Detroit,”...

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