Wednesday’s strong, late-summer storm forced the venue to cancel season’s penultimate show before the headliners could take the stage for their 40th anniversary tour appearance. Berlin and Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark did manage to play short sets before the rain hit. Recap and photos at Local Spins. And get details about Meijer Gardens’ refund policy for this show.
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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