music

ZZ Top Energized Crowd At Meijer Gardens

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 07-08-2022 under OPINION

Benjamin Dakota Rogers, who opened for ZZ Top at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park on Thursday, July 7th, might have stepped out of a sepia-toned postcard from Appalachia. He wore old-fashioned clothing, had tuned his guitar like a fiddle...

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Sheryl Crow Brought Nostalgia, Novelty To Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 07-05-2022 under OPINION

Opening for Sheryl Crow on July 3rd, Allison Russell played with a joyfulness that, given her early history, struck me as nothing short of triumphant. Placed into foster care by a mother who suffered schizophrenia and postpartum depression, Russell...

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Celebrating Pride: Grand Rapids Gears Up for the 2022 GR Pride Festival

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-03-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

In June of 1988, the very first Pride Celebration in Grand Rapids was held in the downtown Monroe Ampitheater -- now known as Rosa Parks Circle. The event included live entertainment, informational booths, and a number of guest speakers. The...

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WYCE Announces Jammies XXII Awards and Opens Nominations to Public

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-26-2022 under NONPROFITS

After a two-year long hiatus due to COVID-19, 88.1 FM WYCE is has announced the return of West Michigan’s biggest celebration of local and regional music. The 22nd Annual Jammie Awards, a free music and community event celebrating the incredible...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Makes Music a Universal Language?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-23-2022 under OPINION

Linda Knieriemen, Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Holland, responds: “The Protestant Reformer Martin Luther wrote ‘Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of...

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St. Cecilia Music Center Announces Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Series and Spectacular Jazz Series Concerts for the upcoming 2022-2023 Season

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 05-04-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) announces brand new concerts for their 2022-2023 season: The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center Series – three world-class concerts – will take place on November 17, 2022,  January 19 and...

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Legendary Folk Musician and Grammy Award Winner Judy Collins Returns to St. Cecilia Music Center, Wednesday, May 18, 2022

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 05-04-2022 under NONPROFITS

Quintessential Folk Artist and Grammy® Award Winner Judy Collins  will return to SCMC on May 18.  Judy Collins has inspired audiences with her sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs,...

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

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

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 ...

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"Eat. Drink. Be Merry!" the Popular Winetasting Fundraiser at St. Cecilia Music Center is Back!

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 04-02-2022 under NONPROFITS

The public is invited to attend “Eat. Drink. Be Merry!”, on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 6 - 9 p.m. This annual fundraising event hosted by Martha’s Vineyard benefits St. Cecilia Music Center. In past...

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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

by (St. Cecilia Mus...)

Submitted 04-02-2022 under NONPROFITS

St. Cecilia Music Center in Grand Rapids is proud to bring  Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra to Royce Auditorium on Thursday, April 14 for a rousing night of big band favorites. With his established prolific music...

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