Boosie Badazz, Heaters, The Marsupials, Harper & Midwest Kind, GR Soul Club, Drinking Mercury, Chirp, Michigan’s 183rd Birthday Party and much more are also on tap across West Michigan this week. And check out the Under-the-Radar Picks, plus this week’s ticket giveaway for Fruition.
The most-played local tracks on WYCE in December came from a fresh batch of artists who also showed up among nominees for Jammie Awards for best regional music releases of the year. Browse the latest Hot Top 5 chart, listen to songs from the featured artists and view the 2020 nominees for best album by a new artist.
Maintaining mental health and dealing with “a lot of pressure” represent real challenges for touring musicians, especially road warriors such as The Accidentals and Billy Strings, who plays a sold-out New Year’s Eve show in Grand Rapids. In Part II of its interview with Billy Strings, Local Spins delves into the issues that have become a growing concern for many bands.