If you are looking for a good time, look no further than The Intersection on Wednesday, Feb. 28. That’s when Pigeons Playing Ping Pong plans to raise the energy level in Grand Rapids with its unique take on funk music.
After their successful 2016 Grammy award-winning self-titled debut album, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn set to work on a follow-up. Released in October 2017, “Echo in the Valley” once again sees the couple showing off their skills with the banjo.
Feedback from guitar amps, heavy bass drums, and shouting – both from the band and fans – fills the air. A mosh pit forms. It’s exactly what the more ambitious concert attendees have been patiently waiting for all night, and what everyone has been expecting.
Paul Clifton, principal horn and a graduate of Western Michigan University, will join the West Michigan Symphony next weekend for a performance of Germanic classics by Youthful Prodigies.
With Music in the Stacks 2017 coming to a close, The Bootstrap Boys will perform a special holiday set as the final act of the year on Dec. 21 at the downtown Grand Rapids Public Library.
The West Michigan Symphony (WMS) 2017-18 Season opened to a full house at the historic Frauenthal Theatre in downtown Muskegon Friday night. The brilliant Cuban pianist and composer Aldo López-Gavilán joined in as guest artist, displaying once again the level of artistry found in this professional regional orchestra located on the shores of Lake Michigan.
With the school year back in full swing, don’t forget to have fun this weekend. From food to fashion to comedy, our weekend picks are sure to provide something for everyone. So get out and enjoy the nice September weather before it’s too late.