You’d think it was the 1990s all over again: The Verve Pipe is back and regaling fans with new music, its first live album and a concert at the hottest new venue in Grand Rapids. Read the Local Spins interview with frontman Brian Vander Ark and listen to a song from the band’s new live album.
Category: Upcoming shows
Community radio station WYCE-FM (88.1) is partnering with Local Spins for a monthly column highlighting West Michigan’s music scene, including a listing of the Top 5 Local Spins of the Month. This week, it’s all about the Jammie Awards. See the full schedule of performances for Friday’s big awards show at The Intersection.
West Michigan music’s biggest night of the year is flanked by other bracing shows, including Bleep Bloop, Public Access, Anat Cohen, Alexander Lynch, Albert Lee, Wayland, Diff & Dudley, The Legal Immigrants and the West Michigan Luthier Concert. Plus, check out this week’s ticket giveaway for Pokey LaFarge.
Playing ‘exactly’ what they want, this country-propelled Southwest Michigan trio plays Grand Rapids for the first time this week while eyeing completion of a full-length album later this year. Read the back story of this veteran act, watch a video of the band’s in-studio performance and listen to the radio podcast.