The Ten Pound Fiddle will celebrate the 100th birthday of folk icon Pete Seeger on Friday, April 26th at MSU's Community Music School led by master musician, storyteller, and songwriter Mark Dvorak. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the story.
Eight years in the making, "Ghosts" is the latest release from former Sunny Day Real Estate frontman Jeremy Enigk. ELi's Chris Wardell tells you about his Saturday night show at Mac's, featuring music from the new album.
Singer-Songwriter Crys Matthews draws comparisons to Tracy Chapman with her blend of blues, jazz, folk, Americana and Soul. ELi's Christopher Wardell has the scoop on the long musical road that brings her to Lansing on March 22.
Started as a way to cheer people up by playing music, The Coffee House at All Saints has grown into a venue where poets, musicians and writers can take the mic and engage with a live audience. ELi's Somer Sodeman reports on this free, community-oriented performance space.
Tonight, members of legendary punk band Fugazi bring their latest group The Messthetics to Mac's Bar, with local opening act The Plurals. Find out how Fugazi influenced generations of punk rockers, and why Mac's may be the perfect venue for a "no frills" punk show.
Blue Owl Coffee plans to bring not just a coffee shop, but Hip Hop open mic nights featuring middle and high school students, readers' nights with Curious Book Shop, and collaborations with the Summer Solstice Jazz and Arts Festivals. Sarah Spohn reports for ELi.
Elderly Instruments and the Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series get together this Friday for a night of roots, blues, and Americana music. ELi's Christopher Wardell tells you what makes this a blow-out night not to miss.
East Lansing High School's theater department originally planned to present "Dreamgirls" as its spring musical. ELHS student Kata Rothorn has the story of the plan, the controversy, and the ultimate decision to scrap "Dreamgirls."
When the Ten Pound brings Newfoundland singer/guitarist Matthew Byrne to The Robin Theatre this weekend, he promises "a lot of storytelling," "discussion about his musical upbringing" and "a lesson on the Newfoundland Folk Music tradition." Christopher Wardell has the story.