A Q&A with Big Band Swing's Jim Stone
LCC Radio's Coffee Break host Karen Love recently rattled
the brain of fellow radio host Jim Stone from Big Band
Swing. BBS is a two-hour long weekly radio program that
takes it’s listeners back in time. To a time when the songs
of Glenn Miller, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald echoed
across the nation. Back to a time when swing was king.
Karen Love: How long have you been doing Big Band Swing?
Jim Stone: Well, officially I took over a show called “Big Band Saturday Night” in 1986. This show evolved into Big Band Swing a few years later.
KL: What made you want to start doing a show like this?
JS: I was doing a ’50s-’60s radio show and the program director... Read More
Grand Ledge Music in the Park is back!!!
Radio will be joining forces once again with the Grand Ledge
Downtown Development Authority to bring you a summer full of
FREE live music from local artists and performers
across Michigan. This year's concert series is a full three
months from June 5 - August 28 and features the return of
crowd favorites like Global Village, Three Men & a Tenor and
The Beatles tribute band Toppermost! A number of artists
like Brian Lorente, Soulstice, and Those Delta Rhythm Kings
will be making there first appearance on the Music in the
Park stage and an acoustic act will be opening every show
including Rob Klada, Taylor Fernandez, and Wally Pleasant.
You can find a complete list of bands on our
events page. Thursdays at 7pm.
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And if you see us out there, be sure to stop by and say hi!
The Coffee Break Webpage...
The Coffee Break Morning Show is your connection to LCC and the Lansing community. Co-hosts Jack Robbins and Karen Love talk with a variety of local guests about events, programs, opportunities, and organizations. You can stay up to date with what's happening on the Coffee Break with our web page! So grab a cup o' joe and tune in to 89.7 weekday mornings at 9am or watch the LIVE STREAM on LCC-TV.