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Concerts Under the Stars return to Grand Rapids Public Museum's planetarium

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"Concerts Under the Stars" will run January through March 2019 with performances featuring the sounds of folk, rock, electronic and R&B.
Concerts Under the Stars

Concerts Under the Stars /Courtesy of Grand Rapids Public Museum

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Back by popular demand, the Grand Rapids Public Museum excitedly announces that "Concerts Under the Stars" are returning for 2019! 
Concert-goers will enjoy a fully immersive experience of audio and visuals in the museum’s newly upgraded Chaffee Planetarium. So get ready to sit back and experience the wonder of the cosmos with the wonder of music! "Concerts Under the Stars" will run January through March 2019 with performances featuring the sounds of folk, rock, electronic and R&B.
“The Museum is excited to bring back Concerts Under the Stars for the third year highlighting local music and audiovisual artists in this very unique venue,” said Kate Kocienski, VP of Marketing and PR for the GRPM. “Live music in the Chaffee Planetarium is a one-of-a-kind experience for concert-goers, and not something that is replicated at other venues.”
Kicking off on January 17, 2019 the first performance in the Concerts Under the Stars series features dark folk music with Fiona Dickinson. Then, continuing on February 7 with psych rock from Frankie and Myrrh, February 28 with ambient R&B from Bronze Wolf, and concluding on March 21 with the electronic sounds of Pink Sky. 
“Each concert is totally unique, so even if you have been to one before, it's worth checking out again,” said Kocienski.
Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. with the museum’s doors opening at 6:30 p.m. New this year, performers are playing two sets with a short intermission. Refreshments, beer and other beverages are available for purchase.

Tickets are $12 for GRPM members and $15 for non-members if purchased in advance, and $15 for members and $18 for non-members on the day of the concert. Tickets are currently on sale at, by calling 616.929.1700 or at the museum’s front desk. For more information, you can visit


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