Saturday, December 4, 2021

Dan Austin

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Modey Lemon plays Mac's Bar tonight

Lansing gets a little taste of Detroit's garage rock scene tonight, courtesy of a two-piece bluesy rock band from Pittsburgh. The Modey Lemon will bring its version of the minimalist style of rock to Mac's Bar, 2700 E.


Great band releases sub-par album

Let me start off by saying, for the record, I love Belle & Sebastian. Everything, up to this point, that it has done has been incredible and holds up to any and every band England has produced in the last five years or so.


Nikka Costa to play at St. Andrews Hall tonight

She was a long way from the sunny confines of the Los Angeles city limits, but you didn’t hear Nikka Costa complaining as her caravan maneuvered its way from Seattle through the frigid confines of North Dakota. “There’s a little snow and a lot of openness,” she said as she admitted to struggling to stay warm.


Howie Day performs to packed crowd Monday

Howie Day was tired.He left Rhode Island Sunday night at 11:30, drove until 8 a.m. where he stopped in DuBois, Pa., for a four-hour nap before finishing the drive to East Lansing.Despite the sleep deprivation and a late night behind the wheel, Day rocked a sold-out crowd of more than 450 at the Union Ballroom on Monday night.