A crazy-good week leading up to St. Paddy’s Day – mixing national tours with local gems, including JD McPherson, Conklin Ceili Band, The Avanti Guitar Trio, Mishigami and much, much more. And see how you can win a pair of tickets to Irish on Ionia.
To mark their return to South by Southwest, Traverse City’s The Accidentals released the first single from their upcoming new album today. And five other Michigan acts headed for a Michigan House-Austin showcase have recorded fresh songs for SXSW and ArtPrize. All six premiere here at Local Spins. Listen to the songs, read the back story.
This week’s Big List Concert Guide covers everything from the Grand Rapids Bach Festival to The Way Down Wanderers to Organissimo to pre-St. Paddy’s Day revelry — extending from Grand Rapids to the lakeshore to Kalamazoo. Check out all of the buzzworthy Under-the-Radar Picks and see how you can win a pair of tickets to see Juicy J.
They came, they saw, they strummed guitars and they watched regional acts on four stages at Kalamazoo Valley Museum this weekend. Check out the Local Spins roundup, photo gallery and videos from the 2017 Kalamazoo festival, which attracted thousands of visitors and boasted sets by more than a dozen acts.