Major tour stops by Jason Aldean and The Who dominated the week, but other artists also made the West Michigan roundup, from hip hop’s Tech N9ne in GR to metal’s Drink Their Blood in Kalamazoo.
The Who kicked off its much-ballyhooed North American “Moving On” tour in Grand Rapids the same week that:
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• Tech N9ne returned to 20 Monroe Live with Krizz Kaliko, Dax, Mayday and Ubi also on the bill;
• Jason Aldean fired up a capacity crowd at Van Andel Arena;
• Kalamazoo metal band Drink Their Blood celebrated release of a new album at Bell’s Brewery, followed the next night by Illinois jamgrass band The Way Down Wanderers (who also have a new album) and Todd Albright;
• Pop-rock’s Caroline Rose brought her tour to Grand Rapids’ The Pyramid Scheme, along with Kississippi, followed on Saturday by Parisian synthwave artist Perturbator (with Gost and Van Kaiser).
All of these shows were captured in images by Local Spins photographers. Enjoy.
PHOTO GALLERY: The Who, Dirty Honey at Van Andel Arena
Photos by Anthony Norkus
VIDEO: Lushh Album-Release at SpeakEZ Lounge in Grand Rapids
PHOTO GALLERY: Tech N9ne, Krizz Kaliko, Dax, Mayday, Ubi at 20 Monroe Live
Photos by Jamie Geysbeek
Photos by Eric Stoike