Ralston Bowles

Ralston Bowles, Jammies Legacy Award 2016 recipient, talks music, community

by (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 02-16-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

When Ralston Bowles left Gary, Indiana for Grand Rapids at 16, he wasn’t planning on building the legacy that he’s being awarded for at the Jammies this Friday. Feb. 19. But WYCE Station Manager AJ Paschka, who organizes the awards...

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Ralston Bowles to play Local First Street Party

by (Ben Snider)

Submitted 05-29-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Ralston Bowles, who will be playing the Local First Street Party on June 1 from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. in front of Bistro Bella Vita, 44 Grandville Ave. SW, sees it as more than just a show. “I guess I see the event as a way of raising...

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Ralston and friends bringing summer to a close at Frederick Meijer Gardens this Tuesday night

by (jtstoner)

Submitted 08-27-2012 under OPINION

Local folk musician Ralston Bowles has been a leading figure in the Tuesday Evening Music Club, a summer concert series at the Frederick Meijer Gardens' 1900-seat outdoor amphitheater, since its inception. The event showcases locally grown...

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Catalyst Radio: Buttermilk Jamboree to feature local musicians, honor legends

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 05-04-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Don't have time to listen now? Download the mp3 and listen at your leisure.   INTERVIEW In this episode of Catalyst Radio we feature the upcoming music festival Buttermilk Jamboree, set for June 8-10 and put on by the non-profit...

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Trio of local performers benefits Westminster Presbyterian's Camp Henry

by (cjlautenbach)

Submitted 08-24-2011 under LOCAL LIFE

Relationships with the land and with others was the thematic thread running through the August 20 Camp Henry benefit concert featuring the music of a trio of local performers. Ralston Bowles, Karisa Wilson and Drew Nelson were the featured artists...

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