Today, Local Spins revisits the top music stories of the past week — local and national — while showcasing photo galleries from area shows and debuting new music videos.
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Welcome to ‘The Sunday Recap.’
This new Local Spins feature for 2024 revisits stories from the past week that you might have missed, rounds up a few music news nuggets from across the globe, spotlights photo galleries from regional concerts and debuts our videos of the week — a music video from a Michigan artist as well as a national touring artist making an upcoming Michigan stop.
Oh, and what do you get when you drop a piano into a mine shaft? A Flat Miner.
TOP LOCAL SPINS STORIES (Week of Jan. 1)
NATIONAL MUSIC NEWS ROUND-UP
1. MICHAEL BOLTON: Michael Bolton taking break from touring after having surgery for brain tumor (CNN)
2. COREY TAYLOR: Corey Taylor of Slipknot Announces Cancellation of Solo Tour Due to ‘Mental & Physical Health’ (Billboard)
3. VIPER: Houston Rapper Viper Arrested After Allegedly Holding Woman in Captivity for Years (Consequence of Sound)
Pocket Watch & Squatch at Turnstiles (Grand Rapids)
Photos by Chelsea Whitaker
Chris Olsen, Bruce Matthews and ‘California Dan’ Lynn
Open Stage at Midtown (Grand Rapids)
Photos by Jamie Geysbeek
VIDEOS OF THE WEEK
FlyLiteGemini, “As Days Go By” (Live at Dogtown Studio)
The Claudettes, “No Matter How Much”
The Claudettes play Founders Brewing in Grand Rapids on Feb. 2. Details here.
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