There’s no letting up when it comes to summer music in West Michigan, with celebrations and concerts from Grand Rapids to Kalamazoo to Hudsonville, recapped in images at Local Spins.
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West of Grand Rapids in Hudsonville, Saturday’s musical celebration was one hosted by White Flame Brewing Co., with hundreds of folks checking out a day of performances at Flame Fest that included Nashville alt-rock/metal band RED along with local faves The Holy Warheads, Slumlord Radio, Jesse Ray & The Carolina Catfish, EPCYA and Nathan Walton.
In Kalamazoo, Saturday’s celebration was all about toasting Louie’s Trophy House Bar & Grill on its 100th anniversary, with longtime Michigan fave and ’90s heroes Domestic Problems kicking out the jams along with teenage blues-rock sensation Jake Kershaw.
And of course, there was Day 2 and Day 3 of the Kalamazoo Blues Festival at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo.
Earlier in the week, it was upbeat and celebratory performances by The Soul Syndicate and Kathy Lamar & Robin Connell at Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park’s Tuesday Evening Music Club and a tour stop by Our Lady Peace at 20 Monroe Live.
In addition, Local Spins was there for full coverage of these shows:
PHOTO GALLERY: Flame Fest in Hudsonville
Photos by Kendra Kamp
PHOTO GALLERY: Louie’s 100th Anniversary in Kalamazoo
Photos by Derek Ketchum
PHOTO GALLERY: Our Lady Peace, Cleopatrick at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids
Photos by Anthony Norkus