Andy Grammer Say’s He’s ‘Good’ with Not Being Labeled This or That

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Andy Grammer is an artist who’s known for his upbeat, catchy and positive songs. Checking a single box labeling him as an artist of only one genre though, now that will push this… Continue reading

Life (And Music) Goes On for East Lansing Band Desmond Jones

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We’re lucky to live in a region where there’s a diverse range of music. On any given night, you can hear the sounds of a rock band, blues band, jazz band or even… Continue reading

Joshua Davis: From The Green Door to ‘The Voice’

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Joshua Davis lives and breathes Michigan music. Born in Marquette, raised in Detroit, and attending college at Michigan State University, Davis spent a good majority of his life living all throughout the mitten… Continue reading

America’s beloved ‘I LOVE LUCY’ comes to life and color on Wharton’s stage

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Story by Sarah Spohn “You’ve got some ‘splainin’ to do!” Chances are you know the line. It’s from the most beloved program in television history, CBS’s iconic hit sitcom I LOVE LUCY. The… Continue reading

JiveOne5even hosts first ever #lovelansing party

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Story by Sarah Spohn What started off as an underground t-shirt making gig has now flourished into a collaborative art project. Lansing residents Marcus Cottom and Paul Vetne founded JiveOne5even (pronounced Jive One… Continue reading

Pop Punk Powerhouses to fill Mac’s Bar

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Before the big pop punk Get Stoked show  at Mac’s, Ryan Ykimoff from Midwest Skies and Maybe Next Time’s Matthew Grodus spoke with me about pop punk influences, current sounds and all the… Continue reading

Justin Pierre of Motion City Soundtrack talks Tom’s- Tom Waite and plenty of other tomfoolery things

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While on the Commit This To Memory (CTTM) tenth anniversary tour with Motion City Soundtrack, Justin Pierre spoke with me before the band’s show at The Intersection on Sunday, Jan. 18 in Grand… Continue reading

Dinner & a Suit Stops by WLNZ studio and shows love for mitten state

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ast Wednesday, Nov. 19 Nashville-based indie rock band Dinner and a Suit stopped by the WLNZ studio in Lansing before their show at Mac’s Bar.

The boys of the band(cousins from New Jersey Jonathan Capeci and Joey Beretta, longtime friend Anthony Genca and Nashville native Drew Scheur) sat down for a little interview and an acoustic performance of their song “Can’t Get Enough.”

Yellowcard Still Feels so Right

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Florida’s own rock band Yellowcard is returning to the alternative pop punk world. If you’re one of the millions of black t-shirt and Etnies sneaker-wearing teenagers who sung along to every word of “Ocean Avenue,” then get ready to rock. Again.

Boyce Avenue: A Band of Brothers on the Road Again

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What better way to bond with your brothers than to create a band together. That’s just what Sarasota, Florida brothers Alejandro, Fabian and Daniel Manzano did. Music wasn’t anything out of the ordinary for this family, but the way they rose to fame might have been a little less predictable.