Headlining Saturday’s Local Spins Fest at Studio Park in downtown Grand Rapids, The Accidentals today give Local Spins readers a fun roster of their favorite things about this coming summer’s touring. Plus, see how you can request a song for the band’s encore via Juke and check out a Spotify playlist featuring tracks from all of the Michigan artists playing Local Spins Week events.
As a local advocacy group, the coalition continues to promote artists while providing instruction on the genre through songwriting classes and more as it prepares for Hip-Hop Appreciation Week later this month. Read more about this group and Local Spins’ 10 anniversary hip-hop showcase at The Pyramid Scheme.
A renowned cast of well-wishers — including Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland, Emily Saliers of The Indigo Girls, Tommy Emmanuel, Rosanne Cash and more — will help commemorate the milestone on Sunday, recalling an important era in music history. The event will be live-streamed by the Michigan Music Alliance. Get details at Local Spins and learn more about Stearns and the ‘Kalamazoo Gals’ who built Gibson guitars during World War II.