Header-lansing_1.jpg
 
Home » Articles »   By Rich Tupica
 
 
Wednesday, July 27,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
The band opens a show at Mac’s Bar Thursday in support of its new 7-inch single “Night on the Town” (Magwheel Records). In early 2010 Porter also released his debut solo album, “Party of One,” then went on to play dozens of shows across the East Coast, Midwest and Canada, hitting all the major cities.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, July 20,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Opening the show are The Fencemen (featuring members of Small Brown Bike and Ettison Clio), along with locals Frank and Earnest, plus Aspiga from New Jersey. Narc Out the Reds also recently pressed up a 7-inch single, which will be released at the show.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, July 13,2011

He jumped off the Speedwagon, but stayed on the road

Duke Tumatoe remains true to his bluesy roots

by Rich Tupica
“I take inspiration from a lot of the stuff I grew up listening to: I grew on the south side of Chicago in the ’50s and ’60s ' I was exposed to it as a kid,” Tumatoe said. “They played it on the radio. It’s what we listened to. I got to hear some of the best electric blues players in Chicago: Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, July 13,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
There is no cover charge for co-op residents and they can bring a “ 1” guest. Also, residents and their 1 guest will have a “line by-pass” as well, so no waiting in line outside to get in, no matter what time they show up. $4 for non-co-op residents..
Read more   Read it in print
Thursday, July 7,2011

Charlie Daniels speaks his mind

The country star talks 'death panels,' war, Obama, health care — everything but music

by Rich Tupica
“We haven’t finished a war in 50 years or longer,” he said. “Not since the second World War have we finished something we started. We have all of these rules and regulations. Instead of the war being left to the military people and troops who are capable of winning these wars, we tie the hands of our troops.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, July 6,2011

'Thrills, chills and frills'

Pretty Things Peep Show is a one-way ticket to ‘Broadville’

by Rich Tupica
“It’s a new genre the kids are calling ‘Broadville,’” Go-Go Amy said. “It’s like vaudeville, but all done by hot broads. It’s a very lady-centric show. There’s only one man in the show; all of the other performers are women.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, July 6,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Also set to perform is Kessenchu, an electronic one-man band fronted by Caleb Shkinwe McPherson. He plays a mixture of techno, noise and speedcore. Headlining the night is Charlatan, who plays original, polished modern rock-style tunes. Comrade will also perform.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, June 29,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Headlining the night of free underground music is Farler’s Fury. The Montreal-based band has been gigging across Canada and the Midwestern part of the United States since it formed in 2003. The guys specialize in playing Celticstyle skate punk (complete with bagpipes).
Read more   Read it in print
Thursday, June 23,2011

Turn it Down: A survey of Lansing’s musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
The first-ever Rock n Brew will happen Saturday and Sunday in Williamston. The outdoor fest, which starts at 9 a.m., combines Michigan brew with live music from 20 bands and DJs, along with camping available on 40 acres.
Read more   Read it in print
Wednesday, June 22,2011

Getting around U2's '360'' tour

by Rich Tupica
Not since the Rolling Stones brought the “Voodoo Lounge” tour to Spartan Stadium in 1994 has East Lansing been host to such a massive rock concert as the U2 show set for Sunday.
Read more   Read it in print
 
 
 
 
 
Search Archive
Search Archive:
 
 

© 2014 City Pulse

City Pulse. 2001 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI 48912.
Phone: (517)371-5600. Fax: (517) 999-6066.
E-mail: publisher@lansingcitypulse.com

 
Close