Local Spins headed out to the Old Dog Saturday in Kalamazoo and the Intersection Sunday in Grand Rapids to capture a couple of the weekend’s hottest shows.
Big Dudee Roo, May Erlewine, Chris Dorman, Jordan Hamilton and more were among highlights cited by musicians and attendees for one of the final, treasured festival blasts of the season. Relive the weekend in words and photos at Local Spins.
With the Celtic festival unfurling this weekend in Muskegon, Diana Ladio of Michigan’s The Moxie Strings offers up the Top 5 reasons to attend plus a Top 10 playlist of songs by festival performers.
Labor Day stars the West Michigan Labor Fest, Johnnyswim and LIVE, with plenty to follow the rest of the week: Perrin’s Backyard Bash, Fareed Haque, SALES, Kyle Cook, JMM Jazz, a Grateful Dead tribute and much more. Check out all the featured shows and Under-the-Radar Picks.
Lyle Lovett returns yet again to Meijer Gardens to start a week that also boasts an Elton John tribute, Jeremy Garrett, Matt Woods, Steve’n’Seagulls, Noisia, Johnnyswim, a Lady Ace Boogie hip hop showcase, The Crane Wives in Rockford, and the final Tuesday Evening Music Club concert of the summer.