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Local Boys Live their Own 'Hard Day’s Night' on Rocket Ride to the Top of International Acclaim

In the event you’ve been living under a rock or simply have lost interest in the relatively corporatized, sanitized, and benign entropy that pretty much defines the contemporary landscape of rock ‘n roll, leave it to four enterprising and passionately engaged musicians from Frankenmuth, Michigan to shift the gears on a classic model and break into the international consciousness with a fresh sound and talent that within the course of a few short months has catapulted them into that rarified air of rapid success and critical acclaim.

05th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

New Music in REVIEW

The new release by contemporary Reggae advocate, ambassador, songwriter, and innovative producer David Asher is titled Dub World - an engaging remix of stellar tracks cultivated from his last groundbreaking 2016 outing Who Is That Mad Band? with The PROCESS.

05th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

We were saddened to hear of the passing of Kevin McCreery on September 14 from cancer. Many will remember Kevin as a fixture in the regional music scene, as his local bands Mach, Love Jones and Feeding the Machine enjoy “legendary” status to those who followed original music in the area during the 1980’s and 1990’s. Kevin’s bands were regulars at the annual Review Music Awards and within the pages of the magazine.

05th October, 2017 | 0 Comments

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The Country Superstar Reflects Upon the Evolution of Her Sound, Being True to Yourself, and the Importance of Looking Outward with a Big Noise

Once dubbed by Rolling Stone as “the greatest female country singer since Patsy Cline,” the artist now known simply as Wynonna is an impressive songwriter whose high-caliber musicianship and commanding vocal presence has sold over 30 million albums worldwide and earned her five Grammy awards.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit & Balcony Explores the Enduring Magic of an American Theatrical Masterpiece

Cole Porter’s 1934 musical, Anything Goes can in many ways be classified as the most remarkable musical to ever surface in the canon of American theatre. For starters, it owns a unique history that separates it from most Broadway musicals. From the Great Depression, to the economic boom in the 1980’s, up through the Great Recession in 2009, Anything Goes has flourished under unique economic times in the United States

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Launches 100th Season with a Spirited Music Farce That Merges the Classic with the Contemporary

For the launch of their 100th Season Bay City Players is busily preparing for an elaborate production of the relatively new musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, which premiered on Broadway in April 2012 and features songs by George & Ira Gershwin and a book written by Joe DePietro, based upon material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Introduction & Overview

2017 signifies the 12th Anniversary for Bay City’s Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival, which through the dedicated vision of its organizers has successfully delivered a divergent array of cutting edge independent films & music throughout Bay City for a four-day artistic excursion that stands out from the mainstream by showcasing the works of innovative directors making movies that possess substance, weight, merit, and meaning.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Showcasing an Independent Mix of Modern Musical Styles

Now a fixture in the annual Fall entertainment calendar, The Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival returns to Bay City from 9/28 thru 10/1 for its 12th annual incarnation. Over the years the music portions of the program have grown in stature, both within the event and in the eyes of potential performers. The Festival now enjoys a stellar reputation as a host for independent, original music.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Saturday • September 30 • 4:30 PM • Scottish Rite Auditorium

The new film from director Daniel Peddle is a quiet drama that shines a light on what it’s like to be an outsider living in small town America. Titled Moss, this quiet drama resounds with hefty questions and is filmed in a distinct and softly almost psychedelic style, with the lens focused upon a sensory immersion in nature and the longing of its characters, which offers a haunting, lyrical and lush look at life in Southern Gothic America and the people eternally connected to it, revealing the struggles and beauty of lives deeply connected to nature.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Friday • September 29 • 6 PM • State Theatre Sunday • October 1 • Noon • Delta Planetarium

Remember Highlights, that children’s magazine that would populate the waiting room in every doctor’s office across the country to distract your attention from the reason you were at the doctor’s office in the first place? Well, it’s still going, still a family business, and still based in a stately mansion in Honesdale, Pennsylvania.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Saturday • September 30 • 6:30 PM • State Theatre Sunday • October 1 • 4:30 PM • Scottish Rite Auditorium

Sundowners is the latest feature film from Toronto-based filmmaker, Pavan Moondi, who wrote, directed and edited this work. This is his second film at the Hell’s Half Mile Festival, following-up to last year’s hit, Diamond Tongues, which was distributed in the USA and Canada to rave reviews.

14th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Acoustic Legend Plays at Arbeitor Hall on 9/12

Gypsy Jazz guitar legend Joscho Stephan comes to Bay City, with a special performance at Arbeitor Hall. The Jim Pagel Trio will open this show, scheduled for 7:00 PM on 9/12.

07th September, 2017 | 0 Comments

Finding a Path To Harmony

Singer-songwriter releases a debut of album full of powerful and melodic American tracks.

25th August, 2017 | 0 Comments

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