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Party at the Avenue returns!

Party at the Avenue with LCC Radio & Ten Pound FiddleWe had such a great time with the Ten Pound Fiddle last year at the Avenue Cafe that we've decided to do it again, this time with a little twist - it's the 20/40 Party at the Avenue. LCC Radio is celebrating 20 years of broadcasting to Mid-Michigan and Ten Pound Fiddle celebrates 40 years of folk music presentation, dance, and preservation. The festivities take place Friday, November 7th, 8 p.m. at the Avenue Cafe. We'll be featuring the music of The Ragbirds and Black Jake & the Carnies. Only $10 for the night and it is open to all members of the family.

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Pickin' in the Park

Several years back, a national music education/preservation group approached WLNZ about helping them promote and coordinate a weekly event that brings together musicians of all ages and different skill levels to create music and learn from each other at the same time; the event was called Pckin' in the Park. 89.7 was happy to help out with the initial on-air promotions, hosting, and coordinating during the early days. Since that time, Pickin' in the Park has taken on a life of its own -- which was exactly what it was supposed to do!

Pickin' in the Park still takes place in Old Town every Tuesday from 6-9 pm. During the summer months, you can follow the music to any one of Old Town's three parks (generally Burchard Park). During the colder months, the gang usually migrates to Sir Pizza Grand Café located at 201 E. Grand River Ave.

Instruments of all types are welcome. Each session is a spontaneous and fun experience covering all sorts of music from bluegrass, blues, classic rock, contemporary, country, to folk. Whether you're just getting started or a seasoned musician, make it a point to be a part of this great experience in Lansing.

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