This year in Michigan there’s a contested race for Governor, Secretary of State and Attorney General. There are also thirteen seats in Congress - and the entire state House and Senate - that are up for election.
With whole-hearted soul and voice, Kalamazoo's Lower Leisure Class write, release, and perform energized earworms grounded in rock 'n' roll while sailing through the sonic stratosphere.
The Connecting Chords Music Festival events center around the common convictions and threads that draw our community together: the importance of cultural traditions, human dignity, and the increased understanding of various faith traditions. Crowned Detroits Queen of the Blues in 2015, Thornetta Davis is a multi-talented international singer and songwriter from Detroit. She is the winner of 30 Detroit Music Awards, including a sweep of the 2017 DMAs, winning eight awards.
Mustard Plug started out in the punk clubs, basements and dive bars of the Midwest, playing punk-influenced ska music before most people in the U.S. had ever heard of ska.
Southern Culture On The Skids has been consistently recording and touring around the world since its inception in 1983, when Rick Miller was a grad student at UNC-Chapel Hill. The current lineup (Dave Hartman – drums; Mary Huff – bass and vocals; Rick Miller – guitar and vocals) has been playing together for over 30 years
Psych-rock with soul trio that blends alternative, grunge, and pop through original songwriting ranging from sweet and soulful to driving and dirty + making a strong case for stylistic whiplash with evocative lyrical narratives and biting guitar hooks, punctuated with moments of ethereal respite in between.
Tour For Two, featuring guitarist Anthony da Costa, will be the dynamic set of songs you’d expect in a tender duo setting.
The six-piece band from Cleveland, Ohio may be far from any tropical islands, but that doesn’t stop them from dishing out an interesting mix of reggae, hip-hop, and high energy funk for audiences across the country. Unapologetically original, Tropidelic has a deep and widespread appreciation for music that can be heard in each note.
Taking its name from a beloved American folk song, Wayfaring is a duo project between bassist/vocalist Katie Ernst and multi-instrumentalist James Falzone. The Connecting Chords Music Festival events center around the common convictions and threads that draw our community together: the importance of cultural traditions, human dignity, and the increased understanding of various faith traditions.