electronic music

Local beat-maker aims to use Grand Rapids to the fullest

by (Whitney Pavlica)

Submitted 05-06-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

Music producer Shane “SuGR Shane” Sloan’s roots in music go back to early in his life. A native to Grand Rapids hailing from the northwest side, Sloan remembers his first experiences playing the keyboard. “I’ve always...

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Bartending competition to support local hunger relief

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 02-27-2014 under NONPROFITS

On Tuesday, March 11, T.G.I. Friday’s of Kentwood is hosting a flair bartending competition where mixologists will display their skills and auction off their creations along with a host of other prizes to benefit Feeding America West Michigan...

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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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Daredevil Circus builds cooperative community for City Lights

by (Trevor Ditmar)

Submitted 07-22-2013 under OPINION

"To create, I destroyed myself... I am the living setting in which several actors make entrances, putting on several different plays.” ― Fernando Pessoa  Having now completed its fifth year, City Lights Music Festival has...

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City Lights Music Festival aims to entertain with light, sound show

by (Ana Olvera)

Submitted 07-18-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

What began as a one-day show with local artists has now evolved into the City Lights Music Festival, a two-day event featuring local, national and international artists. The electronic dance music (EDM) festival will be held at Calder Plaza on July...

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Electronic pop duo AOK breaks down "Tracks" for WMI

by (jquatrine)

Submitted 06-19-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Electronic pop duo AOK’s Kyle Sullivan and Angela B. met up with WMI editor James Quatrine, hip-hop artist Rick Chyme, and contributor Chris Kleinman at Pub 43 in Grand Rapids. We talked about their new EP "Tracks," their song...

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Andrea "SuperDre" Wallace discusses Grand Rapids, City Lights, electronic music

by (nancyfinney)

Submitted 08-22-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Over the weekend, Andrea Wallace (otherwise known as SuperDre) performed at Grand Rapids’ City Lights Music Festival. Wallace is a staple of the Grand Rapids electronic music scene and holds a weekly music night at Billy’s called Bassbin...

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Uncle Jesse sets the record straight on dubstep

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 08-14-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

During the electronic music resurgence of the past few years, dubstep has made its way to the forefront of musical conversations as well as the headlining acts of many major music festivals around the country. This dubstep invasion has caused many...

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City Lights Music Festival coming to Calder Plaza

by (samantha.dine)

Submitted 08-10-2011 under NEWS

City Lights  Music Festival is coming to Calder Plaza on Saturday August 20. Eight performers will take the stage from 4 p.m.-12 p.m., including Steve Swift, Brandon Hill, Detroit Techno Militia, DJ Godfather, Superdre, Kalendr, Anthony...

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VIDEO: Flying Without Wingz performed at Rock Out 2 Come Out

by (Michael Tuffelmire)

Submitted 10-13-2009 under LOCAL LIFE

In this video, Flying Without Wingz performs at Rock Out 2 Come Out, the first ever large Gay and Lesbian community event in Grand Rapids, held October 11th at Rosa Parks Circle, celebrating National Coming Out Day. “We believe it is imperative to...

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