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Jan 13, 2022

Straight out of his Saginaw Family and musical roots, into bands such as the Furlo Brothers, Water For The Pool, Mirage, and sharing the stages with such '80s acts as My Dog Bob and Johnni With An I, Donny Brown catapult into the platinum selling Verve Pipe as a founding member in the '90s. Now he shares his story for...


Dec 30, 2021

Jordan Pries and Jessica McQuarter operate one of the deepest, most devoted vinyl record stores across the state of Michigan. Located in the heart of the state at 2106 Kosciuszko Ave, Bay City, crate treasure diggers of the lost vinyl collectables, avant garde jazz seekers, musicians, Madonna fans, and patrons that love...


Dec 16, 2021

Essexville drummer, Bay City bar owner, and builder of the Bay--this Saginaw River Craftsman got his start playing, touring, and burning up the tour trail with Michigan's early '80s stalwarts, The Burdons. Sharing a music label with The Police, R.E.M., The Go-Go's and more (IRS Records), The Burdons were a few years...


Dec 2, 2021

From The South End of Bay City to Hamtramck. Frankenmuth to Owosso. Posen to Kinde. The U.P. to Kalamazoo--The Polka is still a mainstay in Michigan. While you can hear basically three different styles around the state, Steve Drzewicki has toured since 1969 around the U.S., bringing the Polish tradition to Festivals...


Nov 18, 2021

 

It's the Mid-West story that didn't get the headlines in the Mid-90's--in a decade that saw Americana Music roar back into the fold thanks to the likes of Uncle Tupelo and their fractions of Son Volt and Wilco, Bay City had the One Trick Ponies at the same exact time in the same groove.  Jeff Yantz takes us through...