The Seattle folk-pop band Ivan & Alyosha released its new album "All The Times We Had" earlier this year on Dualtone Records. The full-length debut is a follow up to the well-received 2011 "Fathers Be Kind" EP. Monday, the band headlines an all-ages show at Mac's Bar.
The Michigan DJ Olympics, in its fourth year, is a statewide DJ competition held annually in Lansing. Hosted by Boxcar Management, it pits 16 DJs from all over the state against each other. The competition is a four-category battle for gold, silver and bronze medals.
Metal groups usually stick close to a specific sub-genre — speed, thrash, doom, death. The rockers who make up local outfit Cavalcade don't seem concerned with the parameters set by their metal forefathers or fitting in with the hardcore purists.
The Lansing Symphony received a grant from the City of Lansing to host a free Summer Pops Concert June 5 at Adado Riverfront Park. This is the 20th Anniversary of the Lansing Parks & Recreation's "Free Concerts in the Park."
Jammin' Round with Jamie-Sue Songwriters Series turns 10 years old at its season commencement concert Saturday in Dewitt. Among the diverse batch of performers are organizer Jamie-Sue Seal, Elden Kelly, Jason Dennie, and Greg Jenkinson & John Latini.
Mighty Uke Day is Michigan's largest ukulele festival. Held at various spots around Old Town, this will be the third iteration of the quirky two-day event, which consists workshops, performances — including a show by the Lansing Area Ukulele Group — children's activities and more.