Music

It’s the week of the Academy Awards and we’ll try to help you get a leg up on your office Oscar pool with WKAR’s afternoon classical music host Jamie Paisley about the five Best Score nominees, including the 50th Oscar nomination for John Williams.


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Fresh off their appearance at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee, our Live Music Friday guests are the duo of Stan and Ben. Stan Budzynski and Ben Hall perform and discuss their time in Memphis.

This weekend, the Lansing Symphony becomes a Broadway band. We speak with Maestro Timothy Muffitt, as well as Flint native & American Idol contestant, LaKisha Jones about Saturday’s “Broadway Rocks” concert.


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“The Threepenny Opera” is coming to Lansing Community College this weekend. Scott Pohl previews this production of the musical.


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Michigan singer-songwriter Evangeline sings some Valentine's love songs on Current State's Live Music Friday. 

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