The Grand Rapids group fronted by singer-songwriter Nicholas James Thomasma releases its sophomore album, ‘Tall Tall Tales,’ at Founders Brewing on Saturday. Explore the back story of the new recording, listen to the radio podcast and view the video of Thomasma’s performance inside his VW bus.
Local Spins airs two live podcasts each week: Local Spins Live (Wednesdays on News Talk 1340) and Local Spins on WYCE (Fridays on 88.1 WYCE). The recorded shows are available here, as well as on iTunes.
The Grand Rapids band is part of Friday night’s Local Spins Non-Stop Rock ‘n’ Roll Show at Tip Top Deluxe and previewed its new album with a performance for Local Spins on WYCE. The new album officially gets released July 9. Listen to the podcast, including the debut of new songs by Bello Spark, Barbarossa Brothers, Bennett, Bigfoot Buffalo and more.
Inspired by a breakup, the Grand Rapids artist’s impressive ‘Leaving on the Light’ is a full-band project that will be showcased Friday at The DAAC. Listen to the new album now in a Local Spins exclusive “first listen,” along with this week’s Local Spins Live radio podcast. And watch a video of his in-studio performance.