BackStage Pass

  • 2009
  • 9 Seasons
  • TV-PG

Musical performances from WKAR's Studio A are combined with artist interviews and rehearsal footage.

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Eyde Evans Hyde | Season 4 | #411
53:48 — West Michigan's Eyde Evans Hyde delivers swanky, classic jazz and upbeat blues.
Bowery | Season 3 | #309
56:14 — Bowery brings an exciting blend of rock music styles to BackStage Pass. From energetic, hard rock songs like 'Bah-Na-Na' and 'The Reason,' to the bea (more…)
Mustard Plug
58:24 — Ska-punk dance party music from Grand Rapids. Recorded live in performance at Albert White Auditorium in East Lansing. Featuring hot new tracks from t (more…)
Phil Denny
56:50 — Contemporary urban jazz led by blazing sax from Lansing native Phil Denny. Featuring selections from his debut CD, 'Crossover.' Recorded Live at Lansi (more…)
Sugar Ray and the Bluetones
58:30 — Sizzling blues harp from the legendary Sugar Ray. 'Sugar Ray' Norcia hails from Stonington, Connecticut -- a town he calls 'the Austin of the East Coa (more…)
Them Changes: The Best of BackStage Pass | Season 4
56:16 — The very best performances from the fourth season of BackStage Pass featuring Howling Diablos, Silent Lapse, Domestic Problems and more.
Steppin' In It and Shout Sister Shout | Season 1 | #108
58:32 — Steppin' In It delivers old-time country swing and blues and originals from singer/songwriter Josh Davis. When singer Rachael Davis steps on stage, th (more…)
Seeley and Baldori | Season 3 | #305
57:12 — 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 (more…)
Merrily Caroling:A BackStage Pass Christmas | Season 3 |#312
58:20 — Holiday classics new and old. Saginaw's Rusty Wright Band opens with the bluesy, 'Santa's in Jail,' and The Lash closes with 'Run, Run Rudolph.' In b (more…)
Chamber Music from Michigan State | Season 3 | #307
58:47 — Chamber music ensembles include internationally-recognized performers.
Groove Merchant | Season 2 | #206
56:12 — Tasty jazz, rock and R&B from the award-winning West Michigan instrumental quartet. Selections from their self-titled debut CD include 'Creole Chopsti (more…)
A BackStage Pass Christmas | Season 1 | #112
26:50 — Celebrate the season with holiday selections from organissimo, Rachael Davis, Big Willy, The String Doctors, Huckleberry Groove, Jen Sygit and Spare C (more…)
A BackStage Pass Christmas | Season 2 | #212
58:49 — Holiday music made in Michigan. Highlights include The Verve Pipe's new classic 'Merrily Caroling,' Thom Jayne's evocative 'Silent Night,' Huckleberry (more…)
Orquesta Ritmo | Season 1 | #109
56:36 — Orquesta Ritmo plays a fusion of Afro/Cuban rhythms, Spanish melodies and jazz horns that make this salsa orchestra from Michigan a dance favorite. (more…)
The Verve Pipe (Special Edition) | Season 2 | #213
1:30:31 — Edgy, harmonic tunes and favorites from nineties alt-rock icons. Michigan's Brian Vander Ark and Donny Brown head the group entertaining young and you (more…)
Rusty Wright Band 'Alarm Clock Blues'
03:04 — For the 2012 broadcast season, Rusty Wright Band performs 'Alarm Clock Blues'
Those Delta Rhythm Kings | Season 2 | #201
57:23 — Swinging jump-style blues that lifts you out of your seat. The little big band from Michigan performs favorites from the CD 'Just the Way We Like It,' (more…)
Seeley and Baldori 'Okemos Breakdown'
03:04 — For the 2012 broadcast season, Bob Seeley and Bob Baldori perform 'Okemos Breakdown'
Orrick Ewing | Season 3 | #304
58:36 — Crunching funk and smooth jazz from Lansing bassist and band leader Orrick Ewing. Ewing has accumulated an impressive list of accolades to his resume (more…)
The Bryan Michael Fischer Band | #410
56:27 — Powerful vocals from seasoned blues performer Bryan Michael Fischer.
Larry McCray | Season 3 | #308
57:36 — The soulful blues guitar powerhouse from Saginaw comes to BackStage Pass.
Huckleberry Groove | Season 1 | #107
59:54 — This horn-heavy pop/funk/soul band delivers with original music, tight vocal harmonies, high energy and a feel-good vibe. This six-piece ensemble from (more…)
Greg Nagy "Be With You" | Season 3 | #310
03:04 — For the 2012 broadcast season, Greg Nagy performs 'Be with You'
Silent Lapse | Season 4 | #401
58:46 — Heavy metal rock from Westphalia's favorite sons.
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  • Premiered: March 4, 2009
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Musical performances from WKAR's Studio A are combined with artist interviews and rehearsal footage.