UPCOMING EVENTS

Shows at The Robin are all-ages unless otherwise noted.

  • The Poetry Room Presents Timeless featuring Phil Kaye
    May 18, 7:30 PM
    Zoom and Facebook Live
    Join us for one last Poetry Room showcase before a summer break! Phil Kaye, international poetry phenomenon, features! Donations to this event will help The Poetry Room file for Non-Profit status- come see great poetry, and help us out! (more info below)

PAST EVENTS

  • The Poetry Room X Allen Neighborhood Center: Block Party WSG Olivia Gatwood!
    Apr 13, 7:30 PM
    Zoom and Facebook Live
    April's Poetry Room showcase is a benefit for Allen Neighborhood Center and features spoken-word star Olivia Gatwood! You can attend via Zoom or watch on Facebook Live. See below for links and details!
  • Charlie Nash: "Against Nature" and "Queer Magnolia"
    Mar 30, 7:00 PM
    https://youtu.be/OuW-onINFlk
    A film screening of Nash's 1978 film, “Against Nature”, and a look at “Queer Magnolia” with zine librarian Joshua Barton (Murray & Hong Special Collections at MSU), and A.J. Glaub (artistic collaborator with Nash). More info below!
  • ThePoetryRoom X AOTA Presents Sky's The Limit
    Mar 09, 7:30 PM
    Zoom, Facebook Live
    This month, our virtual spoken word showcase is in partnership with All of the Above Hip Hop Academy! The lineup is full of great poetry and musical talent, as always. More info below!
  • The Poetry Room / Firecracker Foundation: The Future is Lit! feat. Ebony Stewart
    Feb 09, 7:30 PM
    Zoom, Facebook Live
    Another magnificent Poetry Room spoken-word poetry showcase! Donations benefit The Firecracker foundation. Streamed on Zoom and Facebook Live. Details below!
  • The Poetry Room / TCOA: Memory Box
    Jan 12, 7:30 PM
    Zoom, Facebook Live
    Another magnificent Poetry Room spoken-word poetry showcase! Donations benefit the Tri County Office on Aging. Details below.
  • Wintersong: Seasonal Melodies and Movement with Nic Gareiss
    Dec 09, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Live Stream (link sent to ticket buyers)
    *Virtual event* Dancer, singer, and musician Nic Gareiss partners with The Robin Theatre to present a solo hourlong feast of music and movement centering winter, solstice, and Yule. More info below!
  • The Poetry Room X Punks with Lunch Lansing: "You've Come a Long Way"
    Nov 17, 2020, 7:30 PM
    lu.ma/NeilHilborn
    Featuring beloved poet, Neil Hilborn! The Poetry Room's monthly, virtual showcase returns with a slew of homegrown and national talent. Free to attend, but donations are gratefully accepted. Benefiting Punks with Lunch Lansing, providing aid to those in need. 7:30-9PM Zoom & Facebook Live! See below
  • The Poetry Room X REACH Studio Art Center: "Sending Love"
    Sep 15, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Poetry Showcase
    REACH Studio Art Center, The Poetry Room and The Robin Theatre are teaming up for a spoken-word showcase! The event will take place online through Facebook Live and Zoom. Info below!
  • Djangophonique
    Aug 15, 2020, 8:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    Djangophonique is a project born out of reverence for the Parisian Jazz Manouche style, made popular by the legendary Sinti guitarist Django Reinhardt. Guitarist Andrew Brown is known as one of Michigan's top guitar talents and founder of popular act, The Appleseed Collective. 8PM show, info below!
  • Carla Cooke & Billy Davis: The Ultimate Sam Cooke Experience
    Aug 14, 2020, 8:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    Carla Cooke, daughter of legendary singer, Sam Cooke, performs her father's hit songs with intimate, acoustic guitar arrangements by Rock & Roll Hall of Famer, Billy Davis! 8PM show, all ages, $20! More info below!
  • The Poetry Room X Lansing Art Gallery: "City is Mine"
    Aug 11, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Facebook live / Zoom
    “City is Mine” will be a positive night that celebrates our city, diversity, and equality. Donations from this event will go to support the great work of Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center, like the recent George Floyd Mural (part of Art Path, painted by Isaiah Lattimore). Info below!
  • CANCELLED* Jeff Pianki | Parkway & Columbia
    Jul 23, 2020, 7:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    CANCELED DUE TO COVID-19* Audiotree Presents: Jeff Pianki | Parkway & Columbia. All Ages. Doors: 7:00pm $13 adv/$15 day of! More info below!
  • CANCELLED* Jon Shain and FJ Ventre with Special Guest, Deacon Earl
    Jul 16, 2020, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    CANCELLED DUE TO PANDEMIC* Jon Shain (2019 International Blues Challenge Winner) and FJ Ventre bring their world-class duo to The Robin! Opening up the night is Deacon Earl, hometown hero and multi-instrumentalist! 8PM show, 7:30 doors.
  • POSTPONED* Dear Emily and Much Madness (Jazz/Painting/Poetry)
    Jun 27, 2020, 7:30 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    POSTPONED DUE TO PANDEMIC* An alluring convergence of Jazz, fine art exhibition and poetry! Seth Ebersole's 'Dear Emily' compositions and Lauren Brumbach's 'Much Madness' exhibition are both inspired by Emily Dickinson's poems, and both on display at this special event.
  • CANCELED* The Wildmans
    Jun 25, 2020, 8:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    This show has been postponed due to COVID-19. Please stay tuned for announcements about the new date! Tickets will be honored at the new date or refunded. Therobintheatre@gmail.com for questions. Old tunes fueled by young spirit, The Wildmans represent the next generation of folk music stars!
  • POSTPONED* The Dangling Particples | Escaping Pavement
    Jun 19, 2020, 8:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    Get ready for an excellent and eclectic Americana twin bill! The Dangling Participles are hometown favorites, and Detroit-based Escaping Pavement has been a hit with Lansing audiences for years. See below for more info! 8PM show, 7:30 doors.
  • RDCxPoetry Room: Where I'm From
    Jun 18, 2020, 7:30 PM
    Facebook Live
    The Poetry Room & The Robin Theatre partner with Refugee Development Center (RDC) for an awesome showcase! This event will stream from the Refugees Development Center's page on June 18th at 7:30PM! Donations benefit refugee families affected by COVID-19. More info below!
  • POSTPONED** Josh White Jr. at The Robin
    Jun 06, 2020, 8:00 PM
    The Robin Theatre, 1105 S Washington Ave, Lansing, MI 48910, USA
    This show has been postponed due to COVID-19. Please stay tuned for announcements about the new date! Therobintheatre@gmail.com for questions. Josh White Jr. is a Grammy Award-nominated recording artist who faithfully upheld the musical traditions of his father, the late bluesman Josh White.