The Rapidian


St. Cecilia Music Center to feature outstanding Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center on November 2

Submitted 10-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

"Essential String Trios" will feature co-artistic director and cellist David Finckel, with violinist Arnaud Susan and violist Paul Neubauer.


Tales of Dr. Seuss come to life during 92nd season of Grand Rapids Civic Theatre

Submitted 10-24-2017 under NONPROFITS

The whimsical tales of Dr. Seuss come to life in Seussical The Musical. Based on Horton Hears a Who!, The Cat in the Hat, and Miss Gertrude McFuzz, this heart-filled journey is guaranteed to thrill all fans of this beloved rhyming master.


German band EINSHOCH6 on U.S. tour, will perform at Aquinas on November 1

Submitted 10-18-2017 under NONPROFITS

Engaging, fun, a musical feast! The German band EINSHOCH6 stands for a culturally unique performance of music, language, and word play by combining elements of classical music with hip-hop lyrics in a remarkable musical form!


Grand Rapids Public Museum hosts special Halloween organ concerts

Submitted 10-03-2017 under NONPROFITS

Join the Grand Rapids Public Museum (GRPM) for special Halloween Mighty Wurlitzer Organ Concerts with Andrew Rogers, accompanied by the 1925 horror silent film classic The Phantom of the Opera on Friday, October 13 and Saturday, October 14, 2017.


Sunny weather, large crowds make HopCat, WYCE Blue Bridge Music Festival a success

Submitted 10-02-2017 under NEWS

Unlike last year, when rain, wind, and cold weather dampened attendance, this year sunny skies and warm temperatures brought thousands of music and art lovers to the Blue Bridge Music Festival over two days to listen to the eight bands competing for the “Song of the Year” and a $1,000 cash prize.


Harmony: Community-building and the music industry panel discussions

Submitted 09-26-2017 under OPINION

Harmony: Community-Building and the Music Industry was a series of panel discussions presented by Creative Many and 88.1FM WYCE about music as a necessary enhancement to the quality of life in Michigan's communities.


Antibalas coming to Founders Brewing on September 30

Submitted 09-26-2017 under NEWS

For decades, Antibalas (which translates to bullet proof in Spanish) has paid homage to and transformed Afro-caribbean and Afro-beat music. Erica Soto interviews Antibalas founder, Martín Perna, about their latest album, resisting oppression, and telling stories and truth through music.


ArtPrize, Hopcat, WYCE partner to bring "world of music" back to Blue Bridge in downtown Grand Rapids

Submitted 09-26-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

This weekend hear jazz, soul, country, rock, and hip hop from artists all from right here in West Michigan at the Blue Bridge Festival.


Lipstick Jodi will release its debut album September 28

Submitted 09-19-2017 under LOCAL LIFE

Lipstick Jodi Band members Karli Morehouse, Luke Rockhold, Jamie Baarman and Camille Hoorn deliver a new upbeat sound to Grand Rapids music lovers.


WYCE hosts 10th annual record sale at Eastown Streetfair

Submitted 09-05-2017 under NONPROFITS

WYCE’s 10th Annual CD & Record sale takes place Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Eastown Streetfair. All summer long the station calls for listener donations of used collections that are resold for $1 each.