local music

Million Meal March draws community support to fight hunger

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 09-18-2013 under NONPROFITS

With two weeks to go until the Million Meal March 10K Trail Hike, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank says the community is answering the call. More than 120 people have already registered for the anti-hunger fundraiser and advocacy event on...

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Record sale at Eastown StreetFair to support community radio station

by (Molly Heinhuis)

Submitted 09-12-2013 under NEWS

Local community radio station WYCE will be setting up a booth at the Eastown StreetFair onthis Saturday, September 14. All different genres of music will be sold, most of them going for only a dollar. CDs and LPs will both be sold at the sale....

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Halfway there, Million Meal March presses on

by (Feeding America...)

Submitted 08-09-2013 under NONPROFITS

Last September, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank embarked on a quest to send an additional 1 million meals to families in need. The cost of that goal was $238,000. A little less than one year later, the Food Bank has raised more than half...

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Grand Rapids band This Is The Year stays real, stays positive

by (Davis Dryer)

Submitted 08-08-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Local band This Is The Year describe themselves as “posi-punk.” Posi-punk could be described as positive punk rock along the same veins of popular rock music. “One of our biggest re-occurring themes is, ‘shit’s not...

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Folk-pop trio Bennett thankful for success, eager for more

by (Davis Dryer)

Submitted 07-22-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Within minutes of sitting down with Grand Rapids folk-pop three piece band Bennett, it becomes clear that the relationship shared by these young musicians spans far beyond that of a simple musical collaboration. Their banter back and forth is filled...

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Grand Rapids-based band Field ready for listeners

by (Davis Dryer)

Submitted 07-17-2013 under LOCAL LIFE

Grand Rapids-based band Field has begun its entry into the scene of live music, and they’re eager to dive in. Field’s entrance into playing live has been a long time coming- the band first formed nearly a year ago. Within the month,...

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Kyle Rasche - "Cool Down"

by (GRTV)

Submitted 07-05-2013 under NONPROFITS

Kyle Rasche (from Chain of Lakes) recently stopped in WYCE with Brandon Wallace Muske (Wallace Collective) to promote their dual-album release show. They shared a couple songs, one of which was Rasche's solo-acoustic version of "Cool Down....

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Local Music Review: The Wallace Collective EP

by (scott warren)

Submitted 06-07-2013 under OPINION

The Wallace Collective released their self-titled EP in May 2013. The aptly named opening track “Old Tired Bastard” unleashes a cantankerous, banjo-driven ramble of a tune. Like a rusted out Chevy pickup barreling down a mountain road in...

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Jammies nominated musician Eric Kehoe releases new track

by (Renato)

Submitted 05-09-2013 under OPINION

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BARE showcases a cappella music to benefit Cook Arts Center

by (erickehoe)

Submitted 04-04-2013 under VOICES

BARE showcased a cappella musicians using only voices and hands to make organized collections of sound. While many expected a typical evening of music, BARE took on a different tone. Co-host Peter Fox started off the night at Stone House Recording...

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