Season 5

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Having a Ball: Best of Season 5

Highlights from season 5 of the television series featuring music made in Michigan.

Having a Ball: Best of Season 5

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Funktion

Funk powerhouse from Kalamazoo. Recorded live at Albert White Auditorium in East Lansing.

Funktion

Video thumbnail: BackStage Pass Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday

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Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday

Hard-driving blues from Jackson, Michigan. Recorded live at BluesFest 2013.

Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday

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Lowdown Brass Band

Second-line New Orleans sound meets hip-hop, reggae and funk.

Lowdown Brass Band

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Big LLou and the Bluesville Revue

Big LLou Johnson hosts some of Chicago's hottest blues acts, recorded live at Bluesfest

Big LLou and the Bluesville Revue

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Phil Denny

Contemporary urban jazz led by blazing sax from Lansing native Phil Denny.

Phil Denny

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Simien the Whale

Break-beat rock and indie-pop.

Simien the Whale

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Maurice Davis Quartet

Party blues from Flint, Michigan. Recorded live at BluesFest 2013 in Lansing's Oldtown.

Maurice Davis Quartet

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The Hard Lessons

High-energy indie-rock from Detroit.

The Hard Lessons

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Rodney Whitaker Quartet

Jazz from a true master of the double bass, with some of the best players in the land.

Rodney Whitaker Quartet

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Mustard Plug

Ska-punk dance party music from Grand Rapids.

Mustard Plug

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Sugar Ray and the Bluetones

Sizzling blues harp from the legendary Sugar Ray. Recorded live at Lansing BluesFest 2013

Sugar Ray and the Bluetones

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Mardra and Reggie Thomas

Jazz vocals from Mardra Thomas, Reggie Thomas and the Rodney Whitaker Quartet.

Mardra and Reggie Thomas

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Elliot Street Lunatic

Indie rock from Michigan's capital city.

Elliot Street Lunatic