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Wednesday, August 28,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Free outdoor concert at Broad Museum Broad Museum MSU, 547 E Circle Drive, East Lansing, FREE, all ages, 6 p.m. MSU’s Broad Art Museum and City Pulse co-host a free concert on the grass outside the museum, at the corner of Grand River Avenue and Collingwood Street. Show starts promptly at 6 p.m. Co-headlining the event are local rock/indie bands The People´s Temple and Wayne Szalinski.
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Wednesday, August 21,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Lights & Caves Since forming eight months ago, the Lansing-based indie band Lights and Caves has already played alongside MGMT at the 2013 Common Ground Music Festival and recorded its upcoming debut album, “In Satori.” The album-release show happens Saturday at The Loft.
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Friday, August 16,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Tyler Hilton & Ryan Cabrera Poppy, MTV-approved singer/songwriters Tyler Hilton and Ryan Cabrera co-headline a night of acoustic music Saturday at Mac’s Bar. Hilton, 29, moved to Los Angeles in 2000 and self-released his debut album. He also got an acting gig on “One Tree Hill” and starred as Elvis Presley in the 2005 Johnny Cash biopic “Walk the Line.”
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Wednesday, August 7,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Diana Krall at Wharton Jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall has had eight albums debut at the top of the Billboard Jazz Albums chart and has sold more than 15 million albums worldwide. The two time Grammy winner’s world tour stops at the Wharton Center on Sept. 28.
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Wednesday, July 31,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Coolio at The Loft Looking for some ‘90s nostalgia? Coolio headlines The Loft on Aug. 8. The crazy-haired, 49-year old rapper won a “Best Rap Performance” Grammy Award in 1996 for his hit single, “Gangsta’s Paradise.” The track was featured on the “Dangerous Minds” soundtrack and sold over 4 million copies.
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Wednesday, July 24,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
Nora Jane Struthers at Pump House Nora Jane Struthers is a Nashville-based Americana songwriter. Thursday she headlines a show at the Pump House concert series. Backing her are vocalist/guitarist P. J. George (bass), Joe Overton (clawhammer banjo), Drew Lawhorn (drums) and Aaron Jonah Lewis (fiddle).
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Wednesday, July 17,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
The Used at The Loft Post-hardcore/screamo veterans The Used headline Sunday at The Loft. Opening the show is Life Remaining and Hidden Hospitals. The Used released their latest full length last year on its Hopeless imprint. This month, the band dropped 'The Ocean of the Sky,' a five-song EP.
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Wednesday, July 10,2013

Turn it down

A survey of Lansing's musical Landscape

by Rich Tupica
Wednesday — Slash feat. Myles Kennedy & the Conspirators The poufy-haired guitar legend has been known for his signature stove-pipe hat and shades since he joined Guns N' Roses in 1985. Slash (real name: Saul Hudson) gigged around the world with G N'R for 11 years and helped to sell millions of records.
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Wednesday, July 3,2013

Motor City's Burning: Excerpts from 'Detroit Rock City'

Local author talks to Iggy, Alice, Jack and more

by Rich Tupica
Local author, journalist and City Pulse columnist Steve Miller has a long history with Detroit rock ’n’ roll. Miller started going to the Motor City in the ‘70s to watch now legendary rock bands he’d read about in Creem Magazine.
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Wednesday, July 3,2013

TURN IT DOWN

A survey of Lansing's musical landscape

by Rich Tupica
he Expendables have been playing their brand of reggae rock for 15 years, mixing in just a hint of ‘80’s guitar. The Santa Cruz natives headline Sunday at The Loft.
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