Despite some COVID obstacles, the summer of 2021 looks a lot different than 2020 when it comes to music events in northern Michigan. Local Spins previews some recently announced concert series in the region. Get details and view the lineups of this summer’s performers.
For the second summer, Studio Park will host outdoor concerts starring Michigan artists, including Jack Droppers, Joshua Davis, Last Gasp Collective and Luke Winslow-King. Get details and see who else will perform at this downtown venue.
While Interlochen is still assessing prospects for staging concerts this summer, a brand new festival and a fourth-year ‘micro’ event will bring live music to northern Michigan’s great outdoors. Get the lowdown on these events at Local Spins.
More communities across West Michigan are re-entering the concert fray after a year that silenced live music due to COVID. View the schedules, from Monday night jazz at Walker’s Millennium Park Meadows to weekend rock and blues in several outdoor hot spots.
Regional stars The Bootstrap Boys, Patty PerShayla, Molly, Last Gasp Collective, Cabildo and more will perform outdoors at the Grand Rapids nature center starting in June. View the full schedule at Local Spins.
After a long hiatus, Meijer Gardens plans to host national acts (such as Kansas and Black Violin), the Tuesday Evening Music Club and Grand Rapids Symphony this summer, all while monitoring COVID rules. Get details and view the Tuesday Evening Music Club schedule at Local Spins.
Despite a current jump in the state’s COVID cases, some venues – indoors and out – plan to host summer tours and other shows. But capacity restrictions remain a major concern. Get the lowdown at Local Spins, along with a lineup of some summer concerts on the schedule.
After a mostly silent 2020, communities across West Michigan will host park concerts this summer with acts ranging from The Accidentals to Soul Syndicate. The lowdown, schedules and lineups for more than a dozen series, only at Local Spins.
The COVID crisis eventually scuttled the shows, but when 97LAV announced in late February its plans for returning that mid-week blues series to Rosa Parks Circle, lots of folks were interested — making it one of the top music stories of the year at Local Spins.
Bands and fans had to dodge raindrops at times, but the the busiest live music week of the season had lots to offer, from Grand Rapids to the lakeshore. Ogle the images and photo recaps at Local Spins.
As we roll into mid-August, outdoor shows continue to be the only way to go when it comes to experiencing live music. Browse this week’s listings of shows across West Michigan and check out our ticket giveaway.
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