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Music Beat

The Rapidian's Music Beat is a community of reporters that works as a team to cover any and all genres of music--whether it's rock, jazz, blues, classical, or hip-hop--in Grand Rapids. Interested in joining us? We need voices to help share and promote the local happenings!

The Muteflutes - "Worry About the Wind"

by GRTV

Grand Rapids' folk-rock group The Muteflutes perform a new song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

The Muteflutes - "Legacy"

by GRTV

Grand Rapids' folk-rock group The Muteflutes perform a new song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

Ty Beat - "Talking About a Someday"

by GRTV

Local songwriter, producer, drummer, and DJ Ty Beat shares a new song live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Ty Beat - "See Ya"

by GRTV

Local songwriter, producer, drummer, and DJ Ty Beat shares a new song live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Hannah Rose Graves - "Love Shocked"

by GRTV

Local blues/rock/soul singer-songwriter Hannah Rose Graves shares a new song with her band in Studio X live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Hannah Rose Graves - "Blue Jay Blues"

by GRTV

Local blues/rock/soul singer-songwriter Hannah Rose Graves shares a new song with her band in Studio X live on 88.1fm WYCE.

Roosevelt Diggs - "Don't Count on Me"

by GRTV

The guys from local Americana group Roosevelt Diggs share a song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

Roosevelt Diggs - "Worst That I Do"

by GRTV

The guys from local Americana group Roosevelt Diggs share a song live in Studio X on 88.1fm WYCE.

Vox Vidorra - "The Basics" (Acoustic)

by GRTV

Molly, Scott, and Ryan from local indie-rock/soul group Vox Vidorra share a stripped down version of their song "The Basics" live in WYCE's Studio X on 88.1fm.

Vox Vidorra - "Go Your Way" (Acoustic)

by GRTV

Songs from the Second Floor is a collection of the ephemeral performances that occur live on the air, in one take, on 88.1 WYCE. This video series is produced by GRTV in collaboration with WYCE and The Rapidian in order to capture and archive these rare moments.

Grand Rapids Symphony Musicians Association celebrates 'legacy' with free concert, pop up performances

by Steven Davison

The GRS Musicians Association gives back to the community with a free concert at the GR Public Museum and a series of 'pop up' performances

Saltbreaker - "Russian Blanket"

by GRTV

The Grand Rapids wordless/shoegaze music group Saltbreaker perform live in the WYCE library.

Saltbreaker - "Summer Wool"

by GRTV

The Grand Rapids wordless/shoegaze music group Saltbreaker perform live in the WYCE library.

Watching for Foxes - "The Hunt / The Kill"

by GRTV

Grand Rapids folk rock band Watching for Foxes performing live during Local Spins in the WYCE library.

Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials - "Gotta Find My Baby"

by GRTV

Fresh from Chicago, Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials rock out the music library with this new song on WYCE.

Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials - "Icicles in My Meatloaf"

by GRTV

Fresh from Chicago, Lil' Ed Williams and the Blues Imperials rock out the music library with this new song on WYCE.

Lady Ace Boogie - "Smile"

by GRTV

Local hip-hop artist Lady Ace Boogie drops into WYCE to share this solo song.

Lady Ace Boogie - "Natural High"

by GRTV

Local hip-hop artist Lady Ace Boogie drops a song on WYCE with Yolonda Yogi Lavender and J Rob.

Olivia Mainville - "Some Other Day"

by GRTV

Grand Rapids gypsy-swing indie-folk artist Olivia Mainville shares a new song off her debut self-titled record on WYCE.

Olivia Mainville - "Qualities"

by GRTV

Grand Rapids gypsy-swing indie-folk artist Olivia Mainville shares a new song off her debut self-titled record on WYCE.