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Appearing March 24th in Bay City at Arbeitoer Hall

The Marcus King Band is led by singer, songwriter & guitarist Marcus King, who was raised in Greenville, South Carolina and brought up on the blues, playing shows a pre-teen sideman with his father, the fellow bluesman Marvin King.

16th March, 2017 | 0 Comments

Pit and Balcony Explores the Moral Complexities in Steinback's Defining Classic

The late great American author John Steinbeck was a founding member of what sadly has become a feeding tradition known as Muckraking journalism – a discipline that sought to expose atrocities involving the exploitation of workers forced to perform arduous and soul crushing labor for minimal wages in abject conditions that was most brilliantly rendered in his groundbreaking work The Grapes of Wrath.

16th March, 2017 | 0 Comments

Celebrating a Decade of Musical Excellence with All-Star Extravaganza

Every great adventure starts someplace. In the case of Andy Reed, his musical journey had a pretty inauspicious beginning. Reed’s grandmother, Joan Kozuch, taught catechism classes at Visitation School to children from special education classes. It was in these classes that Andy played his first “gig,” as he provided piano for the hymns and other songs of faith that his grandmother used to teach her weekly lessons.

16th March, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Top Five Finalist Nominees & Final Voting Round

The Final Voting Round in the Review’s 31st Annual Music Awards Ceremony is now underway. During the nomination round we had a total of 2,372 votes cast and 832 musicians nominated for all categories and divisions during the initial balloting round. The total number of nominees in each division appears beneath the title and only the top five nominees are listed in the finals, except in instances where a tie occurred.

16th March, 2017 | 1 Comments

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SixGunn El Dorado local band, interview.

15th March, 2017 | 0 Comments

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After three months of trying to catch up with these three great musicians, I finally got a chance to sit down and talk with Crud Spider for the first time. A local band out of Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

25th February, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bay City Players Celebrates their 100th Anniversary March 19-26th with a Timeless Classic of Contemporary Theatre

Within the vast body of work that comprises contemporary theatre, playwright Robert Harling’s intensely and engagingly rendered work Steel Magnolias on many levels stands as one of the finest plays to emerge from the American stage over the past fifty years; and is certainly a fitting choice for Bay City Players to mark their 100th Anniversary with when it opens a two-week run over the weekends of March 17th – 26th.

23rd February, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rock, Stars & Stripes • An Innovative Celebration of American Music & ‘Local Heroes’

As former front man & guitar player for the legendary rock band BOSTON, musician David Victor absorbed a unique perspective performing nightly in front of 20,000 people upon stadium stages across the country, which two years ago formed the springboard from which he evolved his idea for Rock, Stars & Stripes...

23rd February, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sanford Singer - Songwriter With A Message

Joseph Caldwell is a Sanford based singer / songwriter known for his passionate approach to performance and a unique ability to connect with his listening audience.

16th February, 2017 | 0 Comments

Two Distinct Voices Resonating as One

While the Great Lakes Bay Region is fortunate to have many talented female vocalists and accomplished, creative, musical artists performing regularly at clubs, bars, and festivals throughout the area, an alliance truly deserving closer attention is that of vocalist Melissa Curry and singer/songwriter/guitarist Michelle O’Neil. ​

02nd February, 2017 | 0 Comments

Charlotte’s Web is arguably one of the most widely loved children’s books generated over the past 200 years. Written by American author E.B. White and illustrated by Garth Williams...

02nd February, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Ongoing Evolution of The Rotary Club of Saginaw’s Premier Musical Fundraising Extravaganza

Things continue to evolve and improve as the annual Saginaw On Stage Music Festival prepares to embark upon its 14th year of showcasing top-notch regional musical talent, which will be held again for its fourth year at The Temple Theatre Complex in Downtown Saginaw on Friday, February 24th.​

02nd February, 2017 | 0 Comments

When it comes to contemporary music, Detroit-based vocalist Thornetta Davis can easily be viewed as a true torch-bearer, having populated the contemporary Blues scene for many years by expanding upon a style that builds upon the fundamentals laid down by such classy ladies as Koko Taylor and Aretha Franklin.​

02nd February, 2017 | 0 Comments

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