The Peopleīs Temple LP Release at Macīs - Sat. Mar 8.
Since 2007, The People’s Temple has released LPs and 7-inches for a number of indie labels. Last year, the Lansing-based band travelled to Nashville to record a single for Jack White’s Third Man Records. Saturday, the ba...
“American Idol” is more than just a reality TV singing contest. It’s an incubator for rising musical talent that’s given the show’s non-winners as much a stab at stardom as its finalists. Eighteen alumni have seen their debut records go at least certified gold, and nearly four dozen more have issued some sort of studio release.
Sure, it’s been 50 years since the dawn of Beatlemania, but a decade before the Fab Four took Americans by storm, a certain hip-thrusting rockabilly had all the poodle skirted chicks to himself. Sixty years ago, Elvis Presley made his first record — “That’s All Right” — launching Elvis mania ... and the careers of a million impersonators.
Monday, March 3 — Calling all welders. The application process for the sixth Old Town Scrapfest started today. Interested heavy metal artists (we’re talking iron, steel and copper here, not thrashing guitars) have until April 25 to submit their applications for the annual recycled art contest that benefits the Old Town Commercial Association.
Thursday, Feb. 27 — Editor’s note: This week’s Turn it Down in the print edition of City Pulse incorrectly listed the venue for this performance. It will be at Unitarian Universalist Church in East Lansing.
Thursday, Feb. 27 — Delicious Bass (as in the fish) isn’t just a notable line from “Napoleon Dynamite.” It’s also a local roots-rock band with a knack for casting lines in the Great Lakes. On Friday the band plays (SCENE) Metrospace in East Lansing to raise funds for a new album.
Thursday, Feb. 27 — Two books dealing with the subject of coincidences - one fiction, one non. Both books address the concepts of probability and chance in delightful ways, and it's no coincidence that I put them together this week. Here's what we're reading: