BackStage Pass

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Oct 26 at 10pm on WKAR-HD | Mike Mains & The Branches perform hits from their latest album, “When We Were in Love.”

Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Celebrating 10 seasons, the WKAR original series showcases nationally renowned acts.

Nicole Zaremba | Station Profile

Sep 30, 2019

WKAR TV Producer Nicole Zaremba | Meet the producer behind WKAR original series, BackStage Pass!

Tunde Olaniran
Courtesy Tunde Olaniran

Activism, body positivity, race and social issues are all themes in Flint-native Tunde Olaniran’s music. Olaniran will perform on WKAR’s Backstage Pass on April 17. Tickets are free.


Each FREE concert is being recorded for the next broadcast season of BackStage Pass.

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Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Jan. 12 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23. 1 | Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers perform groovy upbeat and indie rock music. WATCH NOW ON WKAR PASSPORT

Jack & The Bones | BackStage Pass | Ep. 909

Nov 15, 2018
two band members on stage
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Reality show musicians Amelia Harris and Taylor Williams appear in their first televised appearance. WATCH NOW

band on stage
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Dec. 29 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Rock n' roll duo gives an electrifying show on drums, electric guitar, and harmonica. WATCH NOW ON WKAR PASSPORT

band on stage
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

This 30-year-old band fuels the stage with big blues sound. WATCH NOW

Karen Lovely | BackStage Pass | Ep. 905

Nov 9, 2018
Karen Lovelly and band on stage
Amanda Pinckney / WKAR-MSU

Blues artist Karen Lovely teams up with guitarist Ben Rice at the Michigan BluesFest. WATCH NOW

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