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The Intersection to host final round of 15th annual Heavyweights competition

by (Dan Wieten)

Submitted 03-07-2015 under NEWS

On Saturday, March 7th, The Intersection will be hosting the final round of the 15th annual Heavyweights Battle of the Bands competition. The event showcases local metal bands in and around the Grand Rapids area. Tickets are $5 in advance or $7 day...

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Dopapod album release tour to roll through The Stache

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 10-14-2014 under NEWS

In the midst of an extensive fall tour, Boston-born band Dopapod travels to the The Stache on Sunday, October 19 for an evening of genre-defying jams. The tour comes through Grand Rapids in anticipation of the band’s fourth studio release,...

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The Intersection to host 15th annual WYCE Jammies Awards

by (erictank)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under NEWS

On Friday, February 21 the Intersection will host the 15th annual WCYE Jammies awards presented by Bell's Brewery. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the awards celebration lasts until 11 p.m. The event is all ages and free to the public. Donations are...

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Greensky Bluegrass to throw New Year's Eve party at The Intersection

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 12-17-2013 under OPINION

Fresh off a fall tour, spanning three months and nearly 50 shows at some of the nation’s top venues, Greensky Bluegrass has chosen Grand Rapids for this year’s New Year’s Eve party. They will be performing at the Intersection...

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Festival circuit mainstays Papadosio to perform at Intersection

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 09-26-2013 under OPINION

Papadosio is not your typical jamband. With a genre-defying mix of electronica, psychedelia, folk, progressive rock and improvised jam all tied together with visionary songwriting by guitarist Anthony Thogmartin, Papadosio is a quintet that has...

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Eliot Lipp brings new live band, energy to The 'Stache

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 08-26-2013 under OPINION

Brooklyn based producer Eliot Lipp has an ability that not many artists in the electronic music world have. Not only does his music get the crowd stirred up into a sweaty frenzy, something all DJ’s should be able to do, but he is also able to...

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Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart blasts concertgoers into deep space

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 07-27-2012 under OPINION

Walking into the Intersection to see the Mickey Hart Band, I was overwhelmed by the sense of community that follows any living member of the Grateful Dead. From gray-haired Deadheads easily in their 60’s to college aged folks, everybody...

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Wealthy Orphans perform at WYCE's Jammies this Valentine's Day

by (eschroeder)

Submitted 02-13-2012 under OPINION

The Wealthy Orphans have been nominated for their first ever Jammies award for the album “A little piece of the pie” in the Best Americana Album category. They will be offering their homegrown strain of big city post-punk, absorbing...

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Ziggy Marley's Forward to Love Tour hits Grand Rapids

by (Roberta F. King)

Submitted 10-12-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

"If you know your history, then you know where you coming from, then you wouldn't have to ask who the 'eck do you think I am."--Bob Marley, from his song Buffalo Soldier. History and its relationship to the social justice issues of...

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The evolution of Grand Rapids hip-hop

by (douglasdooley)

Submitted 05-05-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Let's be honest, you don't like rap.  It has been a tumultuous twenty-plus years since rap became more recognizable as an art form in the mainstream, including assassinations of artists, threats laid down in songs, misogynist content...

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