Capital City NOISE 2: This second charity event by Lansing’s “Noise” happens Oct. 1. Doors open at 6 p.m. and a $7 donation gets people in the door plus a free copy of the Capital City NOISE 2 compilation c.d. The concert will feature 14 local bands and all proceeds go to Angel House and the Michigan National Guard Family Fund. For more information, check out www.lansingnoise.com.
MSU Symphony: With selections from Mozart and Wagner, the MSU Symphony will perform in the Great Hall of the Wharton Center on Oct. 2. The show starts at 8 p.m. and is free for students. For more information, check out www.music.msu.edu
Vote For Change: The artists of the Vote For Change Tour are descending upon Michigan Oct. 3. Different artists will be at different venues throughout the state. Pearl Jam and Death Cab for Cutie will be at the Delta Plex in Grand Rapids; Dixie Chicks and James Taylor will be at the Fox Theater in Detroit; Bruce Springsteen, REM and Bright Eyes will be at the Cobo Arena in Detroit; Jackson Browne and Bonnie Raitt will be at Wharton; and, finally, the Dave Mathews Band, Ben Harper, Jurassic 5 and My Morning Jacket will be at the Palace. Check out www.ticketmaster.com for last minute tickets.
Your Black Star, Jericho: These two bands will be playing Oct. 7 at Mac’s Bar.
Detroit Cobras, The Blanks and The Cartridge Family: The Temple Club hosts what it’s calling a “huge rock show!” Oct. 8. Doors open at 8 p.m., tickets are $8 for 21+ and $10 for 18+. For more information, check out www.templeclub.com.
Lewis Black: Tickets for comedian and Daily Show regular Lewis Black go on sale Oct. 9. The Dec. 3 show will be at the Michigan Theatre in Ann Arbor, tickets are $32.75. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com
Qwel, Outerlimits and Switch Stance: Hear the sound of the underground during The Temple Club’s Oct. 13 hip-hop show. Doors open at 8 p.m., tickets are $8 for 21+ and $10 for 18+. For more information, check out www.templeclub.com.
Jon Faddis: The Wharton Center’s new series, Jazz in the Loft, kicks off Oct. 13 with a performance by Jon Faddis in true jazz style in an intimate setting. The show begins at 8 p.m. and tickets are $35. For more information, check out www.jazzwhartoncenter.com
Mercy Me: The award-nominated sounds of this contemporary Christian band comes to the Breslin Center at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 14 Sure to be performed is their hit “I Can Only Imagine”. Tickets are $27.50 with an available discount for students, staff and faculty. For more information, check out www.breslincenter.com
Interpol: The New York foursome will play one show in Michigan at the State Theater in Detroit on Oct. 15. Opening for the band are the Secret Machines and Hail Social. Tickets for the all ages show are $20 and starts at 6:30 p.m. For more information, check out www.ticketmaster.com.
The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields: The Wharton Center welcomes the classics with this show Oct. 15, showcasing the world’s most famous chamber orchestra. The show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets range from $20 to $37. For more information, check out www.whartoncenter.com
Spartan Spectacular: Get into the spirit during homecoming weekend as the MSU School of Music entertains fans and families alike on Oct. 16 at the Breslin Center. Tickets range from $7.50 – $9.50 with a discount for students, faculty and staff. The show starts at 8 p.m., for more information, check out www.breslincenter.com
Yerba Buena: An infusion of Latin, hip-hop, Afrobeat and Middle Eastern will sound from the MSU Auditorium Oct. 20. Yerba Buena, representing the changing face of the New York City street scene, will perform at 8 p.m., tickets are $15. For more information, check out www.whartoncenter.com
The Paybacks: The Paybacks are playing Oct. 21 at Mac’s Bar.
Mase: Mase, with Mobb Deep and B.G, plays the Breslin Center on Oct. 23 at 7 p.m. The show will feature music from the new album “The Fine Line Between Prayer and Playa”. Tickets range from $20 – $35, for more information, check out www.breslincenter.com
Steppin’ In It: The Green Door hosts Steppin’ In It every Monday night. For more information, check out the Sept. 30 issue of The Big Green. The music starts at 9:30 and is 21 and over.
Viva Voca, Judah Johnson: These two bands are playing Oct. 28 at Mac’s Bar.
Flatfoot: With their modern-day twist on twang, Flatfoot will be playing at Mac’s Bar on Oct. 29.

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