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Support community radio during the WYCE Fall Fund Drive October 14-21

by GRTV (GRTV)

Submitted 10-12-2016 under NONPROFITS

In this week’s segment of GRTV’s NPO Showcase, Station Manager for WYCE 88.1 FM, Quinn Mathews, discusses how WYCE serves West Michigan’s music community and how you can support the station during their Fall Fund Drive October 14-...

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Album review: 'Promise Land' by Vox Vidorra

by Jordan Schulte (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 03-21-2016 under OPINION

It would be tempting for Vox Vidorra listeners to focus entirely on singer/frontwoman Molly Bouwsma-Schultz. She is a quite a personality—her powerful voice and commanding stage presence demand the attention of a crowd. But to ignore the other...

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Winner of three Jammie Awards, Lady Ace Boogie, shares her journey to 'Feel Good Music'

by Jordan Schulte (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 03-11-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Rapper Lady Ace Boogie is all smiles. There are a few reasons for that. Her latest album, “Feel Good Music,” just won three WCYE Jammie Awards—Best Album by a New Artist, Hip-Hop Album of the Year and Critics’ Choice Award....

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Vox Vidorra, Lady Ace Boogie win big at Jammies

by Jordan Schulte (JordanSchulte)

Submitted 02-20-2016 under NEWS

Local music prevailed Friday as 24 West Michigan artists took the stage for the 17th annual Jammie Awards, presented by local independent station WYCE Radio (88.1 FM), a proud service of the Community Media Center.  The...

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

by Jordan Schulte (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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Winter concert to feature area folk musicians

by Eric Tank (erictank)

Submitted 12-16-2014 under NEWS

On Sunday, December 21 at 7 p.m., three local folk bands will take to the floor at the Beerhorst residence for the Wonder Wagon Winter Concert located at 106 Fuller Avenue SE.  "We do house shows in the winter as a way to help us keep...

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Over 100 artists hope to win Album of the Year at 2014 WYCE Jammies

by Dan Steenwyk (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-20-2014 under LOCAL LIFE

The 15th annual WYCE Jammy Awards presented by Bell’s Brewery will be presented on Friday, February 21st at The Intersection in an all ages free event, and the coinciding live concert will showcase over 20 of the nominated area artists...

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Folk singer to be honored at WYCE Jammies awards show

by Dan Steenwyk (dansteenwyk)

Submitted 02-19-2014 under NEWS

Folk singer Joel Mabus will be presented with the 2014 WYCE Legacy Award this Friday night as part of the 15th WYCE Jammie Awards. The Portage-based singer’s 2013 banjo-only album, "Pepper’s Ghost (and other Banjo Visitations),...

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The Intersection to host 15th annual WYCE Jammies Awards

by Eric Tank (erictank)

Submitted 02-18-2014 under NEWS

On Friday, February 21 the Intersection will host the 15th annual WCYE Jammies awards presented by Bell's Brewery. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the awards celebration lasts until 11 p.m. The event is all ages and free to the public. Donations are...

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Potato Moon tells the story of a "Ghost"

by Matt Jarrells (WYCE_Matt)

Submitted 07-11-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

One of the most decorated bands in WYCE Jammie Awards history, Grand Rapids' Potato Moon went five years between releases, re-emerging in the summer of 2012 with The Ghost Sessions: June 2010 - March 2012. To discuss the new album, I met with...

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