Updated Fri, Aug 31, 2012 3:03 pm
Michigan-made music mixing intimate performance with artist interviews and behind the scenes footage, BackStage Pass is your front-row center seat for diverse music from the state’s most talented artists. Whether the performance is rock, jazz, folk, vocal, world beat, country, classical, funk, soul or R&B, BackStage Pass delivers excellence.
Sunday, September 2 at 11 p.m.
Crunching funk and smooth jazz from Lansing bassist and band leader Orrick Ewing. Ewing has accumulated an impressive list of accolades to his resume since his musical career began as a child in a local gospel group. His incredible talent on the bass guitar, and gift for fusing a variety of music styles has taken him far. Ewing is in the Gospel Hall of Fame.
Sunday, September 9 at 11 p.m.
"Seeley and Baldori"
Dueling piano boogie from Michigan rock and blues legends Bob Seeley and Bob Baldori. "If it doesn't make you want to get up and dance, then we aren't doing our job," says Bob Baldori of the boogie-woogie style of music he performs with fellow musician Bob Seeley. The pair from Detroit continues to delight audiences everywhere with their amazing piano skills and exciting style of music.
Sunday, September 16 at 11 p.m.
Celtic-American mash-up from a Michigan favorite.
Sunday, September 23 at 11 p.m.
"MSU Chamber Music"
Chamber music ensembles from Michigan State University include internationally-recognized performers.
Sunday, September 30 at 11 p.m.
Blues-guitar powerhouse from Saginaw.