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Inaugural Three Stacks Music Festival to be held in Lansing Saturday

by (matt0berski)

Submitted 06-19-2018 under NEWS

Only four weeks after Fusion Shows hosted their fourteenth annual music festival BLED FEST in Howell, the Michigan-based concert promotion company will be putting on a new festival for the first time. Three Stacks Music Festival is set to take place...

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Get transported by the debut video of Grand Rapids band I Believe in Julio

by (breensea)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under OPINION

Take a ride with the dudes of I Believe in Julio in their debut music video for Big Trucks, the hit track off their upcoming, and long-awaited album, "An Episodic Memory," to be released this summer by 1980 Records. The official...

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Get transported by the debut video of Grand Rapids band I Believe in Julio

by (breensea)

Submitted 06-28-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Take a ride with the dudes of I Believe in Julio in their debut music for Big Trucks, the hit track off their upcoming, and long awaited album, "An Episodic Memory" to be released this summer by 1980 Records, the official release show...

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Local house venue welcomes new faces, returning artists to variety concert

by (Ben Wesley)

Submitted 05-10-2016 under LOCAL LIFE

Beneath the surface of the Grand Rapids music community, even more underground than “underground”, lies the house venue scene, where hosts lend their basements or living rooms to artists seeking exposure. Some of the most powerful...

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"Everything Under The Sun"

by (FableTellsTruth)

Submitted 01-29-2015 under

"Everything Under The Sun" Is a unique collaboration of Grand Rapids Performing artists. There will be Poetry, Soul SInging, Rock and Roll, Hip-Hop, and Spoken word/Indy music at this event.   Ticets will be $5 in Advance, and $8 at...

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

by (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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Lamp Light music festival gearing up for second year

by (erictank)

Submitted 09-17-2013 under NEWS

Lamp Light Music Festival's inaugural kickoff last fall proved to be a popular success. So now John Hanson, event founder and organizer, is gearing up for year two, to be held November 1, 2 and 3. The event will once again be in the Eastown...

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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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Young painter shares unique approach to painting, thoughts on art

by (empichot)

Submitted 07-17-2013 under NEWS

“Painting is this magical thing,” says Jeff Kraus. “I think people fantasize painters, or something. They’re like creating these masterpieces.” Standing in his warehouse studio on Godfrey, I am surrounded by Kraus...

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[Eat & Drink ArtPrize 2010] Stella's Lounge

by (mattsimoto)

Submitted 08-23-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

In an alleyway between Commerce and Ionia avenues lies Stella's Lounge, where vintage arcade games, over 200 whiskies and substantial vegan (and non-vegan) fare are married into a single experience. Stella's opened on May 1, 2010, the day Michigan...

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