Tied up or out of town for Memorial Day weekend? Here’s a recap of some musical magic you may have missed, courtesy of Local Spins and media outlets elsewhere in Michigan.
BUSES BY THE BEACH BUS BENEFIT (West Olive)
There’s nothing quite like the family vibe of the Buses by the Beach Bus Benefit, a VW bus-propelled music festival at Camp Blodgett along Lake Michigan, an ideal way to get the outdoor music season started.
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Check out a brand new photo gallery recapping the action by Local Spins photographer Anna Sink and revisit Local Spins’ first-day story and photo gallery.
PHOTO GALLERY: Buses by the Beach Bus Benefit 2018
Photos by Anna Sink
Day 1 Coverage: Bus Benefit revs up lakeshore with Lipstick Jodi, Nicholas James
LOCAL SPINS WEEKEND ROUNDUP: VANCE JOY, LOS LOBOS, THE ACCIDENTALS
Vance Joy at 20 Monroe Live, a Bob Dylan tribute at Founders Brewing, Marcus King band at Kalamazoo’s State Theatre, Los Lobos at Bell’s Brewery and the Local Spins Summer Kickoff in Grand Rapids starring The Accidentals and Conrad Shock + The Noise. Local Spins was there for all the action, covered in its weekend photo galleries.
Local Spins Weekend Photo Galleries: Los Lobos, The Accidentals, Vance Joy, Bob Dylan Tribute bring musical heat wave
MOVEMENT ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL IN DETROIT
This internationally acclaimed electronic music festival brought huge throngs and 89 performers to Hart Plaza in downtown Detroit. Check out some of the media coverage here.
Detroit News: Wu-Tang Clan delivers in Movement headlining spot (By Adam Graham)
Oakland Press: Movement festival has heat on stage, and off (By Gary Graff)
Detroit Free Press: Movement Festival notches a third day at Hart Plaza (By Brian McCollum)
Amid surge of festivals, Movement asserts its role as techno ground zero (By Brian McCollum)
BLED FEST AT HARTLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (HOWELL)
This hard-rocking one-day festival held indoors every year at the Hartland Performing Arts Center boasts dozens of head-banging bands representing punk, post-hardcore and rock in general. Take a gander at photos via the Twitter feed from Saturday’s festival here.
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