Friday’s student-run festival in the Fieldhouse Arena on GVSU’s Allendale campus will feature eight local acts, from established performers such as Brother Elsey to emerging student bands.
Category: Upcoming shows
Summer festival announcements keep coming, from Southwest Michigan to the far reaches of the Upper Peninsula. Graham Parson’s July Farm Block Fest will feature regional stars Seth Bernard, Heavy Color, Molly, Cabildo, Joshua Davis and more; St. Joe’s mid-May festival will be headlined by JD McPherson, with Nora Jane Struthers and more. Check out the lineups, ticket links and details at Local Spins.
The Ann Arbor band that’s impressed fans with its live shows for years has finally unleashed its full-length studio debut album, and will play Billy’s Lounge on Friday along with Biomassive and Bigfoot Buffalo. Check out the latest artist spotlight feature focusing on bands from the east side of the state and watch a video of Chirp.
Blackbear at Grand Valley, Public Access, Trout Steak Revival, Jack Droppers, Henhouse Prowlers, Biomassive and Starkbierfest IV are on tap, as well as tributes to Johnny Cash, Pink Floyd and Nirvana. Check out this week’s spotlighted shows, the Under-the-Radar Picks and win tickets to see Sinclair.
Those enrolled in the university program are getting music industry experience by helping promote and stage Thursday’s tour stop by pop singer Sinclair in Grand Rapids, just one of many hands-on opportunities offered in the concert field. Read more about the program and check out Sinclair videos at Local Spins.