music

ZZ Top Energized Crowd At Meijer Gardens

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 07-08-2022 under OPINION

Benjamin Dakota Rogers, who opened for ZZ Top at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park on Thursday, July 7th, might have stepped out of a sepia-toned postcard from Appalachia. He wore old-fashioned clothing, had tuned his guitar like a fiddle...

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Sheryl Crow Brought Nostalgia, Novelty To Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park

by (John Kissane)

Submitted 07-05-2022 under OPINION

Opening for Sheryl Crow on July 3rd, Allison Russell played with a joyfulness that, given her early history, struck me as nothing short of triumphant. Placed into foster care by a mother who suffered schizophrenia and postpartum depression, Russell...

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Celebrating Pride: Grand Rapids Gears Up for the 2022 GR Pride Festival

by (AlaynnaDressler)

Submitted 06-03-2022 under LOCAL LIFE

In June of 1988, the very first Pride Celebration in Grand Rapids was held in the downtown Monroe Ampitheater -- now known as Rosa Parks Circle. The event included live entertainment, informational booths, and a number of guest speakers. The...

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WYCE Announces Jammies XXII Awards and Opens Nominations to Public

by (WYCE)

Submitted 05-26-2022 under NONPROFITS

After a two-year long hiatus due to COVID-19, 88.1 FM WYCE is has announced the return of West Michigan’s biggest celebration of local and regional music. The 22nd Annual Jammie Awards, a free music and community event celebrating the incredible...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: What Makes Music a Universal Language?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 05-23-2022 under OPINION

Linda Knieriemen, Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Holland, responds: “The Protestant Reformer Martin Luther wrote ‘Next to the Word of God, music deserves the highest praise. The gift of language combined with the gift of...

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la locutora de radio voluntaria Gabriella de la Vega

by (Brett)

Submitted 12-10-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Nacida en México, se mudó a los Estados Unidos y llama a Grand Rapids su hogar, Gabriella de la Vega comparte su amor por los sonidos en español como programadora voluntaria en WYCE 88.1fm. Gabriella se unió al programa matutino de la estación de...

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WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Gabriella de la Vega

by (Brett)

Submitted 12-10-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Born in Mexico, moving to the U.S., and calling Grand Rapids her home, Gabriella de la Vega shares her love for Spanish-language sounds as a volunteer programmer on WYCE 88.1fm. Gabriella joined the community radio station's morning...

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la locutora de radio voluntaria Deisy Madrigal

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-30-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Nacida en California, viviendo brevemente en Colorado y hoy, llamando Grand Rapids su hogar, Deisy Madrigal comparte su amor por los sonidos en español como programadora voluntaria en WYCE 88.1fm. Deisy se unió al programa matutino de la estación de...

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WYCE's Mundo Musical: A Q&A with volunteer radio host Deisy Madrigal

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-30-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Born in California, living briefly in Colorado, and calling Grand Rapids her home, Deisy Madrigal shares her love for Spanish-language sounds as a volunteer programmer on WYCE 88.1fm. Deisy joined the community radio station's morning...

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Mundo Musical de WYCE: una Sesión de preguntas y respuestas con el presentador de radio voluntario Silverio Cerda

by (Brett)

Submitted 11-10-2021 under LOCAL LIFE

Silverio “Silver” Cerda, que nacido en Dallas, Texas, fue criado en el suroeste de Michigan y llama Grand Rapids su hogar, comparte su amor por los ritmos y sonidos en español como programador voluntario en WYCE 88.1fm. Silverio se unió...

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