An Evening of Sufi Music in Grand Rapids

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 09-23-2013 under NONPROFITS

This rousing ensemble from Karachi, Pakistan boasts direct lineage to the 13th century musicians and singers assembled by the legendary poet Amir Khusrau: the first practitioners of qawwali music. Rarely is religious music so electric, as chanted...

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Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids celebrate first year of new music program with Spring Concert

by (BGC Grand Rapids)

Submitted 04-10-2013 under NONPROFITS

In September 2012, Boys & Girls Clubs of Grand Rapids Youth Commonwealth (BGCGRYC) received a grant from The Barber Foundation to begin a music program. Under the direction of Casey Stratton, Club members are offered different music classes for...

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Interior Gaze: An Advent Concert

by (DominicanCenter...)

Submitted 12-07-2012 under NONPROFITS

On Wednesday evening, December 12 at 7:00 p.m., local singer/songwriter Amanda Vernon will present a one-hour concert with prayerful reflections and songs exploring what it means to look within through themes of the Advent season and the...

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Indie-folk band Patrick Watson to perform at Ladies Literary Club

by (Renato)

Submitted 11-28-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

Montreal musician Patrick Watson will be performing at the Ladies Literary Club on Thursday, November 29 at 8 p.m. Local folk/indie outfit The Crane Wives will be the opening band. Watson, and bandmates Mishka Stein, Simon Angell and Robbie Kuster,...

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Shara Worden to perform at Calvin College this Monday

by (pelz)

Submitted 02-20-2012 under NEWS

Like her band name implies, My Brightest Diamond’s Shara Worden delivers multi-faceted brilliance as she weaves together rock, opera, cabaret, chamber music, and choral elements. She has been hailed as “a pensive force of nature”...

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Music beat reporters needed for The Rapidian

by (Ken Ford)

Submitted 02-02-2012 under OPINION

What is the music beat? The Rapidian's Music Beat is a community of reporters that engage in the local Grand Rapids music scene. Who's welcome to join? Everyone! The community of reporters will work as a team to cover any and all genres of...

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Gifts or Creatures to play free show at Schuler Books

by (Ken Ford)

Submitted 01-19-2012 under LOCAL LIFE

The husband and wife music duo Gifts or Creatures will play a free show at Schuler Books and Music (the 28th street location) this Friday at 7 p.m. Brandon Foote (guitar) and Bethany Foote (piano) will also be joined by friend and percussionist Ty...

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The Starlight Six come back to ring in the New Year

by (Ken Ford)

Submitted 12-27-2011 under OPINION

The Starlight Six welcomes the new year with their return to the Wealthy Theatre for their second annual New Year's Eve show. The talented group of Michiganians will also give a special performance of Tom Petty's classic album Wildflowers...

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Catalyst Radio: Mighty Wurlitzer concert series welcomes home former owner of local Pizza and Pipes

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 10-07-2011 under NONPROFITS

Don't have time to listen right now? Download the episode and listen at your leisure. INTERVIEW (12:44) The Mighty Wurlitzer. Imagine the typical pipe organ with its four keyboards, played by both toes and fingers, plus wooden blocks, a xylophone,...

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Cascade Community Foundation presents 10th Anniversary 9/11 Tribute

by (Cascade Communi...)

Submitted 08-16-2011 under NONPROFITS

The Board of the Cascade Community Foundation is proud to bring our community together to remember 9/11 with a tribute concert at 4 pm at the Forest Hills Fine Arts Center on September 11, 2011. “The events surrounding the attacks on Americans...

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