It was a week of tantalizing festivals, outdoor and indoor shows and more, captured in images at Local Spins — from Tiny Desk Concert winner Gaelynn Lea to regional fave Joshua Davis.
The final big musical blast before school starts had many fans hitting the festival circuit and checking out tour stops by a diverse mix of artists:
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• Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria and Bad Wolves rocked 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids on Tuesday;
• Minnesota folk singer, violinist, speaker and disability advocate Gaelynn Lea — winner of the 2016 NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest — made a West Michigan tour stop Thursday at The Pyramid Scheme in Grand Rapids;
• Holler Fest once again pumped up Frog Holler Farm in Jackson County over the weekend, with plenty of regional favorites on the bill, including West Michigan’s Max Lockwood and Olivia Mainville;
• Philadelphia indie-rock outfit Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, led by Alec Ounsworth, rolled into Bell’s Brewery Eccentric Cafe on Saturday night;
• Traverse City singer-songwriter Joshua Davis, of “The Voice” fame and longtime Michigan favorite, pumped up the outdoor stage with his band at Kalamazoo’s Old Dog Tavern on Saturday.
Browse the images below. And check out a separate Local Spins review and photo gallery of Michael Franti’s Friday night concert at Meijer Gardens: Michael Franti & Spearhead implore sold-out Meijer Gardens audience to ‘Stay Human’
PHOTO GALLERY: Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria, Bad Wolves at 20 Monroe Live
Photos by Anthony Norkus
PHOTO GALLERY: Gaelynn Lea at The Pyramid Scheme
Photos by Katy Batdorff
PHOTO GALLERY: Holler Fest 2019
Photos by Julia Olmos