Exclusive Interview with Everclear’s Art Alexakis

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Before his show with Everclear and Collective Soul at The Soaring Eagle Casino in Mt. Pleasant, Everclear frontman Art Alexakis spoke with me over phone on all things rock. The year is 1995.… Continue reading

Up and coming Jersey band aims for the Springsteen stars

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Story by Sarah Spohn, WLNZ Social Media Manager It’s hard to imagine a time when Bruce Springsteen wasn’t selling out arena venues. But just like every other musical artist, even Springsteen had to… Continue reading

Grand Ledge bluesy funk rock band debuts new album, “Wherever We Land”

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Story by Sarah Spohn, WLNZ 89.7 Everything you ever loved about ’90s music is back, and better than ever. I’m not talking about the sugary pop teenagers like Brittney or Christina, I mean… Continue reading

Directly from the Photo Pit: Common Ground Fest 2014

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It’s #tbt, or for you non-millenials who are trying to figure out whose strange three-digit phone number that is, Throwback Thursday! An entire day devoted to sharing nostalgic “good ole days” photos on… Continue reading

Q&A with Big Band Swing’s very own Jim Stone

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WLNZ Coffee Break host Karen Love recently rattled the brain of fellow radio host Jim Stone, host of Big Band Swing. Big Band Swing is a two-hour long weekly radio program that takes… Continue reading

Audience dances and waves hands in a salute to New Politics’ antics at the Loft in Lansing

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New Politics-The Loft, Lansing, MI Photo by Amber Stokosa An otherwise dull rainy Tuesday night was taken by storm when New Politics jumped on The Loft’s stage in Lansing, MI. The sold-out all… Continue reading

American WiFi: A New Generation of Pop Rock

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American WiFi performed on LCC Radio’s Grand River Radio Diner Friday, April 11. Photos by Brendan Hamilton Story by Sarah Spohn Perhaps the award for Grand Rapids youngest alternative pop rock outfit should… Continue reading

Common Ground Comes to LANSING

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Common Ground is currently in its 15th year of festivities and it comes to Lansing, Michigan once a summer for a week long adventure with artist line ups that could surprise you. Common… Continue reading

Gunner and the Grizzly Boys, The Legal Immigrants

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While interviewing Gunnar from Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys (GGB) and ***** The Legal Immigrants (TLI) me: So who are you?  Gunnar (GGB): My bands name is Gunner and the Grizzly Boys, Shane Grehan… Continue reading

20 Years, 20 Faces: Dennis Pipper

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Dennis Pipper LCCRadio:  When were you involved with LCC Radio? I started at WLNZ in 1996, just a month after my first daughter was born. We were still in the old Student Services… Continue reading