Controversy rises as the federal grant being considered for the Michigan Flyer is discussed by Chad Cushman of Indian Trails, Lorenzo Lopez of the Citizen’s Coalition is on the show chatting about the dissolved merger between St. Vincent’s Catholic Charities and Crystal Ray Community Center, and our animal friends are represented by Annie Burns and Julie Palmer of the the Ingham County Animal Shelter and the Capital Area Human Society.
We’d like to introduce Asst. Sports Director Max King to the show and the Impact fam. Detroit Redwings Game 7 is reviewed, MSU sports are praised for educational and athletic prowess, and the economics of boxing regarding the recent Guerrero Mayweather fight. It’s draft time as well with Detroit Pistons. Read More…
On this week’s show state representative Timothy Muffitt talks about a renewed contract with the Lansing Symphony Orchestra. A panel discussion regarding marijuana decriminalization takes place between state representative Jeff Erwin, drug addiction psychiatrist Dr. John Baker, and Kim Thalison with the Ingham Substance Abuse Coalition. Climate change and political affiliation with Aaron McCright as well. Read More…
Tonight on the blues, Eddie Burns, John Lee Hooker, and other artists bluesin’ it up from Detroit. Get Up!, the new album collaboration from Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite will be on the artist spotlight.
Cash Box Kings – That’s My Gal
Baby Face Leroy – My Head Can’t Rest Anymore
Albert King – Calling On My Darling
Nick Curran and the Nitelifes – Beautiful Girl
Tonight on the Accidental Blues, Bubba Ray brings the soul, the funk, and the fantastic. Robert Cray, Syl Johnson, and Luther Allison to name a few. Plus, The Rusty Wright Band on our artist spotlight.
Syl Johnson – Who’s Still In Love
Bobby Rush – Get Back
Robert Cray – Phone Booth
Luther Johnson – It’s Your Thing
This week author Mark Binelli calls in to discuss his experiences growing up in Michigan and how they have contributed to his career. Nina Santucci, co-owner of Red Haven restaurant, elaborates on a VIP event held at her restaurant this Tuesday and later we listen to interviews featuring Anthony Bourdain and Yvonne Caamal Canul.
This week, both state representative Jeff Irwin and Jeff Hank of the Coalition for a Safer Lansing call in calls in to discuss the topic of decriminalizing the use of marijuana in Michigan. Later, Ben Duke of the 4th Culture Studios joins Berl in-studio and we listen to an interview with state representatives Andy Schor and Sam Singh.
Tonight we spotlight John Primer and Bob Corritore as they join forces on the new album Knockin’ Around The Blues. In new blues news we have Charles Bradley’s newest single on the show and we rinse your Wednesday blues away with the only known cure: more blues! R.L. Burnside, Junior Kimbrough and more.
Carey Bell – Lonesome Stranger
Bobby Rush – River’s Invitation
Buddy Guy – Man Of Many Worlds
Eddie Boyd – Come On Home