Basement 414

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Basement 414 or 'B414' was a venue for various forms of artistic expression located in Lansing, Michigan. The venue hosted a variety of art exhibitions of any medium including paintings, musical acts, video and performance art, and other crafts including things such as napkin art.[1][2] Artists such as Andrew W.K., Dead Prez and the Peppermint Creek Theatre Company, among others, have performed there.[3][4]

Some well known 'Basement Bands' are Straight From the Fridge, Jason Spangler, Edible Intention, and Ouch! Me Arse. B414 is also where the band A Fatal Masquerade started playing before changing their name to This Day Means Nothing.

It closed in May 2012.


  1. ^ Holing, Wes (29 August 2007). "Art attack: Group takes over downtown building for exhibit". Lansing City Pulse. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  2. ^ Podob, Andrea (22 April 2008). "From the table to the wall". Lansing City Pulse. Retrieved 2009-07-18. 
  3. ^ "Andrew W.K.". Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  4. ^ Molner, Adam (28 January 2009). "Revolution Begins in the Basement". Retrieved 14 July 2009. 

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Coordinates: 42°43′59″N 84°32′49″W / 42.733°N 84.547°W / 42.733; -84.547