The Rundown for Motown’s 2015 Jazz Festival

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Story by Mike Stratton Host of The Vinyl Side of Midnight – Sundays at 9 p.m. on 89.7FM If you love jazz you might consider taking a trip to Detroit’s Hart Plaza this Labor… Continue reading

Vh1 “Twinning” Stars & LCC Alumnae Shawn & Claire Buitendorp talk twin tuition, the fashion biz & more

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WLNZ Reporter Sarah Spohn spoke over the phone with Shawn and Claire Buitendorp, 25-year-old twin sisters from the small town of Grand Ledge, Michigan who are making the dream come true-times two. LCC… Continue reading

Carrabba “catches fire in a bottle” yet again with a new folk band

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Story by Sarah Spohn It’s one of the biggest highlights in my young journalistic career. Landing this phone interview with a man who’d been the soundtrack of my teen years (and admittedly, long… Continue reading

NBC The Voice third place winner and Michigan singer songwriter Joshua Davis Interview

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Interview by Sarah Spohn Michigan singer-songwriter Joshua Davis called into the WLNZ station and spoke with me about the TV show filming process and being the first artist allowed to perform a truly… Continue reading

Lansing filmmaker goes on the record to discuss the magic of making movies

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While the masses have flocked to the theaters, buttered popcorn buckets in hand, to see Marvel’s latest cinematic adventure, “The Avengers 2,” Michael McCallum is right there with ’em. But he’s also working… Continue reading

You’re invited to the CAWLM ’80s Flashback Fundraiser!

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The only thing bigger than the hair, shoulder pads and the rock ’n’ roll personalities is this party. Hop in your DeLorean and take a wild ride back to 1985 at the fifth… Continue reading

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