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Best and Worst Live Concerts Seen


BEST Metric – Detroit 2012, at the Fillmore Theatre Death Cab for Cutie – Detroit 2012, at the Fox Theatre The Eagles – Purdue 1976, at Elliott Hall of Music Aerosmith – Indianapolis 1975, at Market Square Arena U2 and … Continue reading

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Mirroring the Beatles in tribute


Kathy and I had a chance to see Michigan’s top-ranked Beatles tribute band, Toppermost last night. They were excellent. Close you eyes and you’d swear you were listening to the original band, even the British accents while talking to the … Continue reading

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80s musical memories with Starfarm


 Kathy and I had a great time this past Friday night listening (and dancing) to the 80s cover band Starfarm, as they performed at the 32nd anniversary of Harrison Road House in East Lansing. Putting their fun spin on many … Continue reading

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America’s largest indoor performance halls – UPDATE #6


The following list shows the the largest indoor performance halls in the United States (minimum 2,000 seats and collegiate in italics). It does not include other venues like outdoor amphitheaters, or sports facilities like arenas and stadiums. LDS Conference Center … Continue reading

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A big ROAR and PURRfection


Still trying to regain my hearing, as last night’s concert in Lansing by The Joy Formidable was simply awesome. The title of the band’s first full length CD, The Big Roar was so aptly named as they just stoked up … Continue reading

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Great Rock in GR


Last night, Alison and I attended a CD release concert and celebration at the Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids. Located in the core of this great city in the Heartside Entertainment district, the Pyramid Scheme is an awesome music and … Continue reading

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Metric electrifies Motown


Metric absolutely lit up Motown last night with a two-hour set at the historic Fillmore Theater in Downtown Detroit. The foursome (Emily Haines, Jimmy Shaw, Joules Scott-Key, and Joshua Winstead) from Toronto was in total command of the city and … Continue reading

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Best live albums


Live albums are  something you seldom see anymore, but back in the day, live albums were quite popular and could be the impetus to superstardom – several of the acts listed below got their big break from a live album release. … Continue reading

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Elliot Street Lunatic scorches the Festival of the Sun


Elliot Street Lunatic put on a scorching performance at Lansing Old Town’s “Festival of the Sun” last night. The hour-long set included many of their own songs from their two album releases Ghost Town Lullabies and Stories from the Void, a … Continue reading

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Elliot Street Lunatic blows the lid off The Loft


I went to see Elliot Street Lunatic (ESL) play at The Loft in downtown Lansing last night and they just absolutely killed it. What a great show!  Anyone who has read this blog knows that I think their recent release, … Continue reading

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