June 26 and 27 at East Lansing Hannah Community Center, in the Albert White Performing Arts Theater. Two free shows per night, featuring Home Again, Domestic Problems, Howling Diablos and Silent Lapse. These concerts are being recorded for BackStage Pass, the television series featuring music made in Michigan.
East Lansing Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road, East Lansing, MI 48823 | Google Map
Tickets to be in the audience are free, but must be reserved in advance. Audience check-in begins 30 minutes before showtime. Reserved seats are released to standby 10 minutes before showtime.
7 pm Tuesday, June 26
Home Again | Reserve Free Tickets
Home Again plays great, toe-tapping alt-country and will perform music from their debut album, "Forgotten Years." The band is led by veteran performers Andy Holtgreive and Bill Kenny. Michigan music fans will recognize Andy and Doug from their years with the band Domestic Problems. They'll be backed by Phil Barry, Jeff Moehle and Troy Stansberry from the equally popular Knee Deep Shag.
8:30 pm Tuesday, June 26
Domestic Problems | Reserve Free Tickets
Horn-driven pop music that radiates energy, from a band that loves to have fun onstage. Celebrating their 20th year together in 2012, Domestic Problems' humble beginnings date back to the dormitories of Aquinas College in Grand Rapids. They played many shows at Rick’s in East Lansing but haven’t played there in over a decade, so they’re excited for their homecoming.
7 pm Wednesday, June 27
Howling Diablos | Reserve Free Tickets
Winners of five 2012 Detroit Music Awards, the Howling Diablos' rocking, funky, blues-jam style is well known in southeast Michigan, and everywhere they have toured as a great, live music experience. Since their formation in the '90s, they have toured with Parliament Funkadelic, Alice Cooper, Albert Collins, Ben Harper, NRBQ, and The James Gang as well as headlining their own shows.
8:30 pm Wednesday, June 27
Silent Lapse | Reserve Free Tickets
The metal band from Westphalia has a sound that is gritty, progressive and melodic. Their latest album is "Birthright," and Silent Lapse recently released their first music video, "The Wake," to critical acclaim.