local music

Local Artist Highlight: The Skinny Limbs

by (Avenueforthearts)

Submitted 12-13-2023 under NONPROFITS

“I love it when friends say our songs are good to listen to on a relaxing evening drive,” says Max Knoth of The Skinny Limbs when asked what he wants his audience to experience. “It should be fun—never boring—and I hope...

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Community updates: Thursday, Dec. 9

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 12-09-2021 under NEWS

Grand Rapids Public Schools extends mask mandate through end of school year The requiring of face masks at all Grand Rapids Public Schools (GRPS) has been extended through the end of the 2021-22 school year, the district announced Monday. Originally...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 19

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-19-2021 under NEWS

Kent District Library launching streaming platform for local musicians Kent District Library (KDL) has announced it will be launching a new streaming platform featuring West Michigan musicians, set for later this year. Called KDL Vibes, the platform...

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Community updates: Thursday, Aug. 13

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 08-13-2020 under NEWS

Kent County Health Department reports decline in county’s new COVID-19 cases, urges face covering use for younger students Kent County's rate of new COVID-19 cases has declined since last week, the Kent County Health Department (KCHD)...

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COVID-19 in Grand Rapids: Monday, March 23 updates

by (The Rapidian)

Submitted 03-23-2020 under NEWS

Today, March 23, marks the beginning of the state of Michigan joining fellow states such as California, New York, Illinois, and Ohio in issuing and enforcing a stay-at-home, or shelter-in-place, order. This "Stay Home, Stay Safe" order in...

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GRAM on the Green with WYCE 2019 Lineup Announced

by (Grand Rapids Ar...)

Submitted 06-11-2019 under NONPROFITS

The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) and WYCE 88.1FM recently announced the 2019 lineup for the 11th annual GRAM on the Green free outdoor summer concert series.  Taking place on Thursday evenings from July 11 through August 22, the concert...

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WYCE Celebrates 20 Years of The Jammie Awards

by (WYCE)

Submitted 01-14-2019 under NONPROFITS

WYCE 88.1 FM, Grand Rapids’ listener sponsored radio station is returning to The Intersection on February 8th, 2019 from 5:30pm to 11:00pm to host the twentieth annual celebration of local and regional music. The event features 35 live music...

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Free ArtPrize concerts featuring Grand Rapids Symphony at The Morton, Friday and Saturday

by (GRSymphony)

Submitted 09-25-2018 under NONPROFITS

  In Grand Rapids, ArtPrize is one of the biggest cultural events of the year, bringing artists from all over the world to West Michigan to participate in the $500,000 competition. Grand Rapids Symphony has entered the 10th annual exhibition...

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Summer celebration along Downtown's South Division Avenue

by (DwellingPlace)

Submitted 08-01-2017 under NONPROFITS

Another sunny August in Grand Rapids marks the most exciting First Fridays event of the season: the 14th annual artist’s market, hosted by the Avenue for the Arts. First Fridays is a monthly event held in the business corridor along South...

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GR Ladies Rock Mulligan's for Halloween benefit concert

by (Ben Wesley)

Submitted 10-24-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

The thirty-one days of Halloween are in full swing here in Grand Rapids, MI, where locals cheerfully greet sweater weather and warm up with beer city’s eclectic tastes. Thursday night series with Atmospheric Promotions continues into October,...

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