BackStage Pass

Betty Joplin on BackStage Pass | Ep. 707

May 2, 2016
WKAR

Grammy nominated and Michigan favorite Betty Joplin lends her vocal styling to some of the greatest standards ever written. WATCH NOW

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Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR

Detroit blues with a homestyle feel for a new generation. WATCH NOW

Chris Canas on BackStage Pass | Ep. 705

May 2, 2016
performing on stage
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

Detroit-based Chris Canas brings the blues with a homestyle feel to a new generation. WATCH NOW

WKAR

The encore set features "Fly Me to the Moon" and more big band jazz from Ann Arbor. WATCH NOW 

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Rachel Tang / WKAR-MSU

Big-band jazz from Ann Arbor featuring originals, classics and vocalist Sarah D'Angelo. WATCH NOW

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Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

The contemporary bluesman from Chicago performs 'Walk It Off' and more. WATCH NOW

Toronzo Cannon on BackStage Pass | Ep. 701

Apr 16, 2016
performing on stage
Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

The contemporary bluesman from Chicago performs 'John the Conquer Root' and more. WATCH NOW

In Your Community - 2015 Michigan BluesFest

Sep 14, 2015
MICHIGAN BLUESFEST 2015 OLD TOWN
MICHIGAN BLUESFEST / MICHIGAN BLUESFEST

Look for WKAR's award-winning production crew at the 2015 Michigan BluesFest in Old Town Lansing, September 18 & 19, recording for the next season of BackStage Pass.

BackStage Pass at Lansing JazzFest 2015

Aug 3, 2015
performers on stage
WKAR

Aug. 7 & 8 | Jazz comes to the streets of Old Town, surrounded by art galleries, unique retail stores and grand architecture. 

Randy Gelispie Quartet on BackStage Pass

Jul 24, 2015
WKAR

Classic jazz from drummer Randy Gelispie and his Quartet.

Root Doctor on BackStage Pass

Jul 23, 2015
WKAR

Classic soul, R&B, traditional blues and inspired originals from Root Doctor.

WKAR

Improvised cosmic-jazz from music veteran and producer Glenn Brown.

Marci Linn Band on BackStage Pass

Jul 23, 2015
WKAR

Blue-eyed soul from veteran vocalist Marci Linn.

Kathleen and the Bridge Street Band

Jul 23, 2015
WKAR

Captivating soulful blues from vocalist Kathleen Walters and her Bridge Street Band.

Aguanko on BackStage Pass

Jul 23, 2015
WKAR

Latin-Jazz standards and originals performed by Alberto Nacif and Aguanko.

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