BackStage Pass

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BackStage Pass features live studio and festival performances, and offers a look behind the scenes as artists reveal the inspiration behind the music.

For its ninth season, the WKAR original series showcases nationally renowned acts ranging from blues artist Karen Lovely, to pop-world group SIAS, to reality show contestants Jack + The Bones, and more.

BackStage Pass is made possible with financial support from the MSU Federal Credit Union, Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, and by viewers like you. Additional production support is provided by the Michigan Institute for Contemporary Art (MICA) and MessageMakers.

Big band salsa from Michigan, a dance favorite led by Mike Eyia.

Originally aired 10/6/09

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Classic soul, R & B, traditional blues and inspired originals from a Michigan favorite.

Originally aired 3/4/09

Hard bop with jazz bassist Rodney Whitaker and colleagues from the College of Music at MSU

Originally aired 1/21/09

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