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Music

A Legacy of Playing Together

Submitted 08-28-2015 under NEWS

The Grand Rapids Symphony Musicians Association and the Grand Rapids Public Museum host a free concert.

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GRJazzFest returns to downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

GRandJazzFest is returning to Rosa Parks Circle on August 15 and 16 for West Michigan's only free weekend-long jazz festival.

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Summer jazz series brings free music to Ah-Nab-Awen Park

Submitted 08-12-2015 under OPINION

The sixth performance of this summer's Jazz in the Park series featured the Steve Sandner Quintet. Two more free Monday night events round out the series yet this summer.

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GoSite Guides help visitors find what they need to navigate Grand Rapids

Submitted 08-11-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

The 21st century welcome center shares a story from its first four months and the connections that are able to be made as our GoSite Guides do more than just provide information but create a true welcome for our visitors.

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Local musicians work to promote supplemental education programs

Submitted 08-04-2015 under PLACE-MATTERS

Local musicians will be performing at The Avenue for the Arts event, First Fridays: The Market, working to promote supplemental education programs in Grand Rapids neighborhoods such as East Hills, Heartside and Roosevelt Park.

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Local band Bigfoot Buffalo infuses genres, musical styles to make original sound

Submitted 07-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

The folk-rock ensemble, founded in 2014, mixes elements of jazz, americana, bluegrass and more to make its own style of music.

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Grand Rapids festivities to promote community, entertainment for national holiday

Submitted 06-30-2015 under NEWS

The United States turns 239 this Saturday and each community in the Grand Rapids area has its own way to celebrate. The Rapidian breaks down what activities are happening throughout the day and the prime locations for watching the fireworks at night.

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Weekly swing event continues to attract hundreds, even with shifting locations

Submitted 06-24-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids Original Swing Society continues to provide opportunities for swing dancing downtown every Tuesday night from 7-10 p.m.

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How Bazaar: Annual community event returns to Eastown

Submitted 06-23-2015 under NEWS

Eastown's annual Bizarre Bazaar will be held along Wealthy Street on June 27; the event features over 80 local artists and craftspeople as well as live art, local music performances and food vendors.

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Free outdoor concerts fill summer days

Submitted 06-13-2015 under LOCAL LIFE

GRAM on the Green, Tuesday Evening Music Club, Jazz in the Park and Celadon Summer Concert Series offer free, outdoor summer concerts throughout the summer.

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