BackStage Pass

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BackStage Pass features intimate concert performances and a look behind the scenes as artists reveal the inspiration behind the music.

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Chicago jazz Lowdown Brass Band gives an electric performance at Lansing JazzFest! WATCH NOW

Bobby Murray on BackStage Pass | Ep. 806

Oct 16, 2017
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Legendary guitarist Bobby Murray performs the music of Etta James! WATCH NOW

Nicole New singing in to a microphone
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Feel the music in your bones as Nicole New performs jazz renditions of songs with Detroit’s Woodward Horns! WATCH NOW

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Enjoy performances from rock band Off the Ledge and female folk trio Stella! WATCH NOW

Danielle Nicole on BackStage Pass | Ep. 803

Sep 26, 2017
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Blues singer and songwriter Danielle Nicole on BackStage Pass! WATCH NOW

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Hip-hop artist and Flint native Mama Sol performs Hard to Swallow, Thankful and much more!  WATCH NOW

Joshua Davis on BackStage Pass | Ep. 801

Sep 12, 2017
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The singer/songwriter of The Voice performs “Let Me In” and more. | WATCH NOW

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BackStage Pass returns to TV in the capital region on Saturday, September 16 at 10 p.m. on local PBS station WKAR.

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Friday, Sept. 15 & Saturday, Sept. 16 in Old Town Lansing | The blues are in back in Old Town and WKAR will be there each evening!

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Friday, Aug. 4 & Saturday, Aug. 5 in Old Town Lansing | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture.   

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