local music http://wmuk.org en Gay, Lesbian Center Celebrates Female Musicians in Kalamazoo http://wmuk.org/post/gay-lesbian-center-celebrates-female-musicians-kalamazoo <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Six women will be featured in a <a href="https://www.facebook.com/events/253853521463247/">concert </a>to celebrate local female artists. The event, put on by the Kalamazoo Gay and Lesbian Resource Center, will take place Saturday at 8 p.m. at <a href="http://bellsbeer.com/">Bell’s Eccentric&nbsp;</a></span><a href="http://bellsbeer.com/">Café</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:57:08 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 13670 at http://wmuk.org Gay, Lesbian Center Celebrates Female Musicians in Kalamazoo House Concerts: Less Like Speakeasies, More Like Family Gatherings http://wmuk.org/post/house-concerts-less-speakeasies-more-family-gatherings <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you want to see a local band in Kalamazoo, you might check out venues like Shakespeare’s Pub, Old Dog Tavern, or maybe even the Kalamazoo Valley Museum. But there’s more live music going on in this town than meets the eye—in the </span><a href="http://ditkalamazoo.com" style="line-height: 1.5;">private homes </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">of local musicians and their fans.</span></p><p> Thu, 27 Feb 2014 22:48:47 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 12617 at http://wmuk.org House Concerts: Less Like Speakeasies, More Like Family Gatherings Neo-Soul Singer Yolonda Lavender Seeks To Color The World With More Than Music http://wmuk.org/post/neo-soul-singer-yolonda-lavender-seeks-color-world-more-music <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As colorful and fragrant as her name, </span><a href="https://twitter.com/YOsSOULARTISTRY" style="line-height: 1.5;">Yolonda Lavender</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">'s music background is influenced by everything from gospel to hip hop.</span></p><p> Mon, 17 Feb 2014 20:47:55 +0000 Erin Williams 12393 at http://wmuk.org Neo-Soul Singer Yolonda Lavender Seeks To Color The World With More Than Music Early Music Concert Features Body Parts of Christ http://wmuk.org/post/early-music-concert-features-body-parts-christ <p><a href="http://earlymusicmichigan.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Early Music Michigan</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> will perform their concert </span><i style="line-height: 1.5;">Cantatas de&nbsp;</i><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Buxtehude </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">at St. Augustine Cathedral Saturday night at 8 p.m.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“Early music” refers to compositions from the medieval, renaissance and baroque periods.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Feb 2014 04:44:08 +0000 Rebecca Thiele 12252 at http://wmuk.org Early Music Concert Features Body Parts of Christ Sojourner Truth Children's Choir sings its heart out http://wmuk.org/post/sojourner-truth-childrens-choir-sings-its-heart-out <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">After school on Wednesdays, students stream through the doors at </span><a href="http://www.yourmusiccenter.org/" style="line-height: 1.5;">The Music Center</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Battle Creek. Students aged seven and up head to the practice room for the </span><a href="http://www.yourmusiccenter.org/choruses/sojourner/sojourner.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">Sojourner Truth Choir</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Mon, 03 Feb 2014 21:13:37 +0000 Nancy Camden 12067 at http://wmuk.org Sojourner Truth Children's Choir sings its heart out