The sardonic California alt-rock band charmed a capacity Meijer Gardens crowd on Wednesday with quirky instrumentation, trademark dry wit and a mix of old and somewhat-new songs. Check out the review and photos, exclusively at Local Spins.
Tricia is a music lover and long-time professional writer, having worked previously at The Grand Rapids Press as an entertainment reporter, often covering West Michigan’s music scene. Her work has appeared in regional magazines, alt weeklies, and a number of online and print publications. She co-hosts a specialty music show, New Standards, on WYCE-FM (88.1) from 6-8 p.m. Sundays.
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