"I observe, report and affirm my life through the act of making music. In turn, I wish that act will enrich the lives of others."
WGVU Public Radio and NPR present a new pop-up concert series! In the intimate style of NPR's "Tiny Desk" concerts, these pop up shows will showcase Michigan artists while WGVU and NPR continue to fulfill their missions to educate, inform, inspire, and entertain.

Jake Allen has taken his place as one of the world’s most prolific finger-style guitarists. His unique percussive style, altered tunings, two-handed technique and live looping transform his acoustic guitar into a versatile instrument with the sound and energy of a full band. His commanding vocals and capacity to connect with his audience have earned him recognition as a celebrated international touring artist.

By attending you are agreeing to potentially being filmed.

The only thing as good as the show? The drink you have after


A few short steps from the Listening Room is One Twenty Three—our neighborly New American Tavern, serving hearty dishes with modern flare.