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5:19 pm
Mon October 28, 2013

Legends Drum & Bugle Corps takes marching band on the road

The drum and bugle corps prepares for performance
Credit Nancy Camden

Legends of Kalamazoo is a touring drum and bugle corps made up of 15 to 22-year-olds who perform and compete with a variety of instruments and pageantry-like movement.

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Local Music
11:28 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Western swing band premieres new album, new name

Chuck Whiting and His Rowdy Friends
Credit Chuck Whiting

If you want to hear Kalamazoo band Chuck Whiting and His Rowdy Friends, Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum might be your last chance. But Whiting says the group isn’t going away, just the name.

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Local Music
8:47 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Can't afford a trip to Ireland? Come listen to a cozy Irish session instead

Peering into the Irish session through the windows of London Grill
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Walk into the London Grill in downtown Kalamazoo on a lazy Sunday afternoon and you might forget you’re not in an Irish pub. There’s an old British telephone booth in the corner, pints of beer on almost every table, and the chatter and laughter of familiar faces playing together in an Irish session. 

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Music & Culture
8:32 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

You know German folk songs, says Bell's Oktoberfest headliner

Ein Prosit at Bell's Brewery in 2008.
Credit Ein Prosit

Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo is having their Oktoberfest on Saturday featuring the German band Ein Prosit from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Local Music
5:27 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

Solo artist uses old country vocals, heart-wrenching lyrics in new album

Singer/songwriter Carrie McFerrin
Credit Lori Jean Owen

Folk-rock artist Carrie McFerrin recently released her new album The Wolves and is setting sail for her first tour.

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