LowellArts May Artist of the Month: Interview with Kyle Rasche

LowellArts has launched a new music program for 2021 called the Featured Artist Series: Connecting You with the People Behind the Music.  This monthly feature offers audiences a personal, insider view into the current music scene from the perspective of West Michigan’s talented performers. Check back on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month for a new article or interview from the featured artist. The May artist of the month is musician Kyle Rasche.

Kyle Rasche

  • Band: Chain of Lakes
  • New Album: Next Few Winters
  • Birthplace: Detroit, MI
  • Early Years: Okemos, MI
  • Current Home: Alto, MI
  • Studied at: Michigan State
  • Other Albums: Chain of Lakes (2010), Kind of Quiet (2011), Hamacide and Chain of Lakes (2012), Softer Sticks (2013), and In & In (2018)
  • Honors: One of twenty-four finalists in the Kerrville Folk Festival 2021 Grassy Hill New Folk competition. (Winners will be announced May 29).
  • Project in the Works: Writing songs for a musical called Chevy Town


Kyle Rasche Interview with Josh Rose

Video Credits: Filmed, edited, and produced by Eric Ellis. Audio recorded, mixed, and mastered by Michael Crittenden at Mackinaw Harvest Studios in Grand Rapids, MI.


Hear the Music

For a taste of Kyle’s music, check out the video below of the Chain of Lakes song The Ride. Recording is compliments of Local Spins, a website covering the West Michigan music scene.

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