It was a live music week of rock, EDM, folk, bluegrass, jazz and Celtic charm to remember. Relive the week in concert images and videos at Local Spins, from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo.
The singer’s third album, “Back 4 The 1st Time,” unfurls a positive message through R&B, poetry and hip hop. Read the back story about this compelling artist who’s also head of Kalamazoo’s Black Arts & Cultural Center and listen to her music.
The northern Michigan singer-songwriter stopped by the day before his Grand Rapids album-release show. Listen to the full podcast, which also boasts tracks by The Founding, Michael Waite, Conklin Ceili Band, Steve Talaga and more.
The Grand Rapids hip hop artist and saxophonist prefers to unleash his art — and leave his legacy — in the studio. It paid off with his compelling new album, “Montshon.” Read the back story about this fascinating, up-and-coming artist, watch a video, listen to his music.
The Traverse City singer-songwriter and ‘Voice’ star has released the Steve Berlin-produced ‘The Way Back Home’ and will play The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids on Saturday. He appears for Local Spins on WYCE 88.1 FM at 11 a.m. Friday. Check out a review of his new album and listen to new songs.
This November batch of recent regional releases will make many folks thankful for Michigan’s music scene. Check out the reviews and listen to the music. Then stay tuned for Part II later this monrth.
This edition of the week-in-review also boasts a tour stop by The Yawpers, a Tom Petty tribute and local showcases featuring the likes of Great Black Night, Lapdogs and more. Browse the photos, watch the videos.
Conklin Ceili Band’s 20th Anniversary w/ special guests at Quinn&Tuite’s. Video at… instagram.com/p/BbsVi3MApvN/
Kalamazoo Celtic band The Founding sheds Blarney Castle moniker as it releases first full-length album. Story, vide… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…