Return to a time when dinosaurs walked the Earth this weekend with Jurassic Quest, a traveling dinosaur exhibit roaring into Grand Rapids. If you enjoy live music, you’re going to have a great weekend. Trumpeter Arturo Sandoval and violinist Damian Escobar will both be in town for performances.
Jacomo Bairos, Miami based Portuguese-American conductor, has conducted in symphonies pretty much all over the country, including St. Louis, San Diego and Florida. Having performed many times with the Grand Rapids Symphony, he’s coming back on Friday, Aug. 3 with Ben Folds for a concert at the Cannonsburg Ski Area at 7:30 p.m.
It’s only been seven years since Swiss singer Bastian Baker met Shania Twain at the Montreux Jazz Festival. She loved his music and they became friends. Today, Baker is the opening act for her world tour, NOW. The tour visits Van Andel Arena on Wednesday, July 18 at 7 p.m. GR|MAG had a chance to talk with Baker ahead of the performance.
St. Cecilia Music Center kicks off its 135th season on Oct. 11 with a performance by Arturo Sandoval, a 10-time Grammy Award winning jazz trumpeter.
Grand Rapids Pride Center announced that En Vogue will make a visit to Grand Rapids in June for the Grand Rapids Pride Festival.
Get ready for a night of impressive musical feats supporting students in the community. The West Michigan Center for Arts & Technology (WMCAT) is performing a concert at The Pyramid Scheme on Thursday, May 3 to elevate student voices and promote the organization’s Teen Arts & Tech Program.
One of Grand Rapids’ most versatile spaces has transformed yet again. The 40-year-old concert venue, The Intersection, which has rocked the corner of Grandville Ave. and Cherry Street for the past 15 years, has added two new venues to continue its tradition of “delivering first-class shows” to the city’s concertgoers.
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.