Entertainment

Ukes and Steel Join Forces at Ten Pound Fiddle

Thursday, February 8, 2018

How can you warm up your Friday night with "Jazz, standards, Western swing, country, and originals, all performed on ukuleles, bass, dobros, vintage steel guitars, and pedal steel guitars?” ELi's Christopher Wardell reports.

ELHS Junior Releases First Single Thursday

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

On top of homework, lacrosse, volleyball, the high school musical and hanging out with friends, this ELHS junior has recorded an EP. ELi's Sarah Spohn has the story, and details on how you can hear the first single.

East Lansing Duo Keeps Pump House Concerts Flowing

Thursday, January 25, 2018

How and why do Dudley "Smitty" Smith and Kristin McCool bring nationally acclaimed musicians to play at a house on Orchard Street in East Lansing, and who are they bringing us this week? ELi's Chris Wardell has the story.

Why I Report For ELi

Thursday, January 11, 2018

As ELi counts down the days to the end of our annual Sustainability Drive, we're bringing you the personal stories of why our citizen reporters write for us. We start with Christopher Wardell, who has worked as a professional reporter in the past, but who came to ELi because the East Lansing music scene (and music journalism) are his passion.

Joshua Davis Finds ‘The Way Back Home’ To The Ten Pound Fiddle

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Josh Davis may have hit the big time with his performance on The Voice, but many locals remember him from the years when he played with the band Steppin' In It. ELi's Christopher Wardell talked to Davis about life, music, and coming back to play in East Lansing.

High School Collage to Feature Beatles Finale

Friday, December 8, 2017

From "All You Need is Love" to "Hey Jude," East Lansing High School's performing arts programs follows a Beatles theme for its 35th annual Collage Concert tomorrow night. ELHS student and ELi reporter John Paul Roboski tells you when, where and how you can also take in some art and small ensemble performances at tonight's Collage Coffeehouse.

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