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Grand Rapids Symphony conquers Carnegie Hall with exciting evening of music in New York City

by (ArtswriterGR)

Submitted 04-24-2018 under OPINION

The Grand Rapids Symphony has conquered Carnegie Hall. Once again. Nearly 13 years after setting foot on the storied stage for the first time, the Grand Rapids Symphony returned to Carnegie Hall on Friday, April 20, with an exciting evening of...

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Umphrey's McGee unleashes sensory thunderstorm at Meijer Gardens

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 08-12-2015 under OPINION

Shortly before Umphrey’s Mcgee took the stage for its 12th Grand Rapids performance since 2005, the dark clouds overlooking the ampitheater at Meijer Gardens were a sign of what was to come: Sonic thunder and visual lightning. With musical...

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Del McCoury Band brings grammy-winning bluegrass to Meijer Gardens

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 07-02-2015 under OPINION

As the sun sets over the crowd at Meijer Gardens, the stage welcomes the wit and good nature of Del McCoury and his homespun band of troubadours, as well as husband-wife duo, Bela Fleck and Abigail Washburn. Fleck and Washburn open the show with a...

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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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Hey Marco! Give Love! CD Release Sneak Peek

by (mjak68)

Submitted 10-03-2014 under

  Funky, Fun and Playful Music Hey Marco has been playing together since 2007 and this is our first studio album.  We feel we have spun together our musical influences in unique and exciting ways in these 12 tracks.  The record...

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Farm to Fork 2014 Community Feast

by (mlemarketingllc)

Submitted 06-23-2014 under

Come celebrate with us at the Holland Town Center (12330 James St.) to see how our vegetable garden has sprung to life, and get a taste for true farm to fork cuisine prepared using Eighth Day Farm-fresh ingredients by a stellar line-up of local...

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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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John Butler Trio fans jump onstage during memorable concert

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 08-05-2013 under OPINION

From busking on the streets of Fremantle, Australia to performing a sold out shows with John Butler Trio, John Butler’s diverse and intricate guitar playing has captivated crowds all over the world, including his most recent stop at Frederik...

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Umphrey's McGee celebrates America with musical fireworks

by (yuengerr)

Submitted 07-05-2013 under OPINION

“Yes Michigan, it is great to be back” were the words that greeted fans of Umphrey’s McGee on a refreshingly cloudy day at Frederik Meijer Gardens.  Umphrey’s first played Grand Rapids in 1999 to a very small crowd at...

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