The Rapidian


Shawn Colvin, Three-time GRAMMY® Award Winner Returns to St. Cecilia Music Center on May 12, 2022

Submitted 04-29-2022 under NONPROFITS

Three-time GRAMMY® Award winner Shawn Colvin will return to St. Cecilia Music Center on Thursday, May 12 to commemorate the 32nd anniversary of her debut album Steady On and perform her latest album Steady On Acoustic – a remake of the original album.


After Dark Events- every second Saturday!

Submitted 04-28-2022 under NONPROFITS

Join us on second Saturdays May through September at 555 Monroe for live painting, artist markets, food, drink, and live music! General admission is free and everyone is welcome, the events will kick off at 3pm and end at 10pm. RSVP through our Eventbrite page today! LINK BELOW


Artist Spotlight: snicka

Submitted 04-12-2022 under NONPROFITS

A conversation between local artist, snicka, and Avenue intern, Kayla Cobetto.


St. Cecilia Music Center will present Acclaimed Trombonist, Composer and Producer Delfeayo Marsalis and his Uptown Jazz Orchestra on Thursday, April 14 for an Evening of Big Band Fun

Submitted 04-02-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids features Delfeayo Marsalis and the New Orleans dynamic Uptown Jazz Orchestra to Royce Auditorium on Thursday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. for a rousing night of big band favorites.


St. Cecilia Music Center Presents the Final Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Concert of the Season on Thursday, March 31, 2022 Entitled The Jazz Effect featuring music by composers Wynton Marsalis, Gershwin, Ravel, and Darius Milhaud

Submitted 03-17-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) brings world-class Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) to Grand Rapids for CMS's final concert of the season on March 31, entitled The Jazz Effect featuring music written by Wynton Marsalis, George Gershwin (Rhapsody in Blue) Ravel and Milhaud.


Quilted Works of Art by Carole Harris Opening at the Grand Rapids Art Museum

Submitted 03-16-2022 under NONPROFITS

'Carole Harris: Bright Moments' features five decades of work by the Detroit-based fiber artist


St. Cecilia Music Center brings GRAMMY® and Tony Awards® Winner Dee Dee Bridgewater with pianist Bill Charlap to perform on March 10, 2022

Submitted 03-04-2022 under NONPROFITS

On March 10, 2022, Dee Dee Bridgewater and GRAMMY® winning jazz pianist Bill Charlap will share the stage at St. Cecilia Music Center. Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of Jazz vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards and jazz classics.


St. Cecilia Music Center Launches first-ever WinterFest from February 24 - 26, a three-night jazz festival featuring GRAMMY-winning bassist Christian McBride in various groups with his musical friends

Submitted 02-08-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center features "Winterfest" a new winter Jazz Festival in Grand Rapids featuring GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride and his friends, Avery Fisher Prize winner bassist Edgar Meyer, jazz singer Cyrille Aimée, and McBride's award-winning quintet Inside Straight.


St. Cecilia Music Center Brings May Erlewine, One of Michigan's most prolific and passionate songwriters and folk artists, to the Acoustic Café Folk Series on Thursday, February 17, 2022

Submitted 02-03-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center brings talented singer-songwriter May Erlewine to Grand Rapids on Thursday, February 17th. May is a prolific and passionate songwriter, known throughout the Midwest and beyond.


GRAM Presents Forty Years of Groundbreaking Photography by Dawoud Bey and Carrie Mae Weems

Submitted 01-13-2022 under NONPROFITS

In Dialogue organized by Grand Rapids Art Museum debuts Jan. 29, on view through April 30, 2022