Category Archives: The Stick Arounds

GTG Shows January/February 2022!

Happy New Year! Catch a show:

1/20/2023 – The Wild Honey Collective @ Horrocks (Lansing, MI)
1/20/2023 – A Rueful Noise @ New Dodge (Hamtramck, MI)
1/21/2023 – Mistic Mountian @ The Avenue Cafe (Lansing)
1/26/2023 – Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @ Village Idiot (Maumee, OH)
1/28/2023 – Cavalcade @ Papa Pete’s/Jeffest 2 (Kalamazoo, MI)
1/28/2023 – The Wild Honey Collective @ Founders (Grand Rapids, MI)
2/4/2023 – Cavalcade @ Mulligan’s (Grand Rapids)
2/10/2023 – The Stick Arounds @ The Avenue
2/11/2023 – A Rueful Noise, Cavalcade @ The Ave Anvil Crawler Release
2/11/2023 – The Stick Arounds @ Cadieux Cafe (Detroit)
2/25/2023 – The Plurals @ The Fledge (Lansing)

Bermuda Snohawk 2022!

GTG Shows December 2022

Always check them Avenue Cafe events for GTG Family!

And then…

12/1 – Jeremy Porter, Matt Carlson @ Armageddon Beach Party (Detroit, MI) w/ Micah Schnabel
12/3 – The Plurals @ Speciation Cellars (Grand Rapids, MI)
12/9 – A Rueful Noise @ Parts & Labor (Melvindale, MI)
12/10 – The Wild Honey Collective @ Mac’s / Fledge Foundation Benefit (Lansing, MI) w/ Abbey Hoffman
12/16 – Jeremy Porter @ Cadieux Cafe (Detroit, MI)
12/17 – The Wild Honey Collective @ Horrocks Beer Garden (Lansing)
12/28 – The Wild Honey Collective @ Horrocks Beer Garden (Lansing)
12/31 – GTG Party Band @ The Avenue (Lansing)

Whoo hoo!

GTG Fest 2022 Artist Sampler

Get yer ears ready! Then get ready to fest in Lansing on October 21 and 22!

GTG FEST 2022!

GTG Fest XV! Oh man…

GTG Fest 2022:
October 21&22 in Lansing, MI
A celebration of DIY music and community curated by GTG Records.

OCT 21, DOORS AT 8, $5 COVER:
8:15-9:30 Wild Honey and Friends
(feat. Harborcoat, Drinking Mercury)
9:30-10:00 Little Things
10:00-10:30 No Skull
10:30-11:00 The Quirk
11:00-11:30 Cutlass Supreme
11:30-12:00 She/Her/Hers
12:00-12:30 The Stick Arounds
12:30-1:00 The Hunky Newcomers

OCT 22, DOORS AT 8, $5 COVER:
8:30-9:00 LoLo / Hattie Plural
9:00-9:30 Cameo Headlands
9:30-10:00 Narc Out The Reds
10:00-10:30 Sweet Pea
10:30-11:00 Lazy Genius
11:00-11:30 Ladyship Warship
11:30-12:00 A Rueful Noise
12:00-12:30 The Plurals
12:30-1:00 The Jackpine Snag

May 2022!

Spring Activity! Here’s the live show updates for GTG bands in May 2022:

5/6 – Everybody Loves Ramones @ The Avenue Cafe (Lansing, MI) w/ Otho Roi (The Cure) and Children In Heat (Misfits)

5/6 – Cavalcade @ Turnstiles (Grand Rapids, MI)

5/12 – Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @ The Law Office Pub (Yorkville, IL) 

5/13 – Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @ Main Street Music (Brooklyn, WI) 

5/14 – A Rueful Noise @ Parts & Labor (Dearborn, MI)

5/14 –  Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @ (Mary`s Place) Rockford, IL 

5/19 – Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @ The Brass Rail (Fort Wayne, IN)

5/20 – The Stick Arounds, The Wild Honey Collective, Harborcoat @ The Avenue [Matty’s 50th Birthday Bash]

5/20 – Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @John Brown´s on the Square (Marion, IL) 

5/21 – The Stick Arounds @ LiveWire Lounge (Chicago, IL)

5/21 – Jeremy Porter & the Tucos @ Slaughterhouse Brewing Co. (Auburn, IL)

And as always, lots of friends at The Avenue Cafe:

April 2022! Stoopfest, Capital City Film Fest and more!

Jeremy Porter and The Tucos Shows:
4/14 @ Green Lantern 
(Lexington, KY)
4/15 @ The Loud (Huntington, WV)
4/16 @ Taffy’s (Eaton, OH)
4/19 @ PJ’s Lager House (Detroit, MI)

The Wild Honey Collective Shows:
4/16 @ LowellArts (Lowell, MI)
4/21 @ Hop River Brewing (Ft Wayne, IN)
4/22 @ Hotel Music Fest (Conneaut Lake, PA)
4/23 @ Stoopfest (Lansing, MI)

The Stick Arounds Shows:
4/16 @ Universal Intentional Organization
 (Detroit, MI)

4/23 2 PM show @ The Record Lounge/Record Store Day (Lansing, MI)
4/28 Acoustic @ Beards Brewery (Petoskey, MI)
4/29 @ The Workshop Brewing Company (Traverse City, MI)
4/30 @ Short’s Brewing Company (Bellaire, MI)

PLUS…

4/9 – BOA w/ Bonehawk, Mr Denton @ The Avenue Cafe (Lansing, MI)

4/16 – No Skull, Live Music Band @ The Avenue

Those two shows are part of the Capital City Film Festival 2022, which includes a series of six shows at The Avenue featuring artists like Chirp, NWRH, Ozay Moore, James Gardin, Lipstick Jodi, Mark Lavengood, Jen Sygit and more from 4/7-4/16. Read about the fest in general here and check out their whole schedule of movies and music here.

THEN…

4/22 – Harborcoat @ Dogwood Center (Fremont, MI)

4/22 & 4/23 – STOOPFEST (Lansing) feat Screaming Females, Sidney Gish, Frontier Ruckus and many, many more! (Including Cavalcade, Wild Honey and A Rueful Nosie)

4/29 – GTG House Show w/ Mistic Mountian, Two Houses, Foxgrave (Lansing)

4/30 – Narc Out The Reds, A Rueful Noise @ The Avenue

Does that cover it?? Lots of shows! Great stuff. As always, folks are in the studio and GTG Family label Phonophore Records just released a tribute to Guided By Voices featuring brand new recordings from The Stick Arounds, The Plurals, Jeremy Porter and The Tucos, Harborcoat, Isaac Vander Schuur, The Wild Honey Collective, Gumsmack, A Rueful Noise, The Soods, No Skull, Cutlass Supreme and many more… 23 tracks!

The Stick Arounds Spring 2022 Dates

Our fine Phonophore friends (phriends?) The Stick Arounds have a solid winter/spring 2022 on the books! Check it out!

Jeremy Porter & The Tucos / The Stick Arounds This Weekend!

The Tucos are closing out their busy fall with a great hometown show at PJ’s Lager House on December 4. This will also be the final show for bassist Bob but the Tucos show ain’t slowin’ down – we’re already talking about 2022 releases and, of course, touring.

Bonus show – The Stick Arounds will be playing 4 sets at Horrocks Beer Garden on December 4 as well. Plenty of chances to get your powerpop in the mitten this weekend!

The Avenue Cafe – November 2021 Shows

Lots of great events at our home base of The Avenue this month. Thursday November 4th features GTG family Mistic Mountian (Nich Plural, Blaine “And His Keyboard”), and LoLo (Pudvay, Hunky, Knights, et al), November 5th is a sticky sweet Stick Arounds night, November 12 features the first-ish show by Cutlass Supreme (Frank and Earnestish), November 24 will have a cover band of Baratonos, Plurals, Aymors ‘n such, and every weekend is chock full of a wide variety of music! Whoo!