BackStage Pass

Bobby Murray on BackStage Pass! | Ep. 806

Oct 16, 2017
Bobby Murray with band on stage
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Sat., Oct. 21 at 10pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Legendary guitarist Bobby Murray performs the music of Etta James!

Nicole New singing in to a microphone
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Feel the music in your bones as Nicole New performs jazz renditions of songs with Detroit’s Woodward Horns! WATCH NOW

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Enjoy performances from rock band Off the Ledge and female folk trio Stella! WATCH NOW

Danielle Nicole on BackStage Pass | Ep. 803

Sep 26, 2017
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Blues singer and songwriter Danielle Nicole on BackStage Pass! WATCH NOW

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Hip-hop artist and Flint native Mama Sol performs Hard to Swallow, Thankful and much more!  WATCH NOW

Joshua Davis on BackStage Pass | Ep. 801

Sep 12, 2017
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The singer/songwriter of The Voice performs “Let Me In” and more. | WATCH NOW

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Friday, Aug. 4 & Saturday, Aug. 5 in Old Town Lansing | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture.   

Joshua Davis photo
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WKAR-TV is working on an upcoming season of “Backstage Pass” programs. Top musicians perform live before an audience in the WKAR studios for the show.

A few days ago, Joshua Davis was here with his band.


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Fri. Dec. 23 at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Enjoy holiday classics new and old with BackStage Pass! 

Courtesy / Michigan BluesFest

Look for WKAR's award-winning production crew at the 2016 Michigan BluesFest in Old Town Lansing, September 16 & 17, recording for the next season of BackStage Pass.

BackStage Pass at the 2016 Lansing JazzFest

Jul 29, 2016
Lansing JazzFest
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Fri. and Sat., Aug. 5-6 in Old Town Lansing | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture.  

Best of Jazz on BackStage Pass | Ep. 719

Jul 20, 2016
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Fri. July 22 at 11pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Highlights from the top performers at the Lansing Jazz Fest.

Best of Blues on BackStage Pass | Ep. 720

Jul 20, 2016
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Fri. July 22 at 11:30 pm on WKAR-HD 23.1 | Swinging, rocking, soulful blues from some of Michigan's most talented players. 

Grupo Aye on BackStage Pass | Ep. 717

Jul 11, 2016
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Grand Rapids-based group brings salsa to JazzFest 2015 with “Mama Kiyelele” and more. WATCH NOW

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Back for an encore, Grand Rapids-based group brings more salsa to JazzFest 2015. WATCH NOW

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