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.
With a newborn baby and a demanding job in finance that sucked up to 70 hours out of his week, Jeff Troutman was struggling with stress and sleep deprivation. So when his psychologist told him he needed a break and recommended he take up a hobby, Troutman decided to give fly-fishing a try.
Megean Dooley, a Kalamazoo-based folk musician, kicks off the Sunday Afternoon Live music series at the Cascade branch of the Kent District Library (KDL) next week Sunday, Oct. 22.
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.
If you’re planning on attending Gary Clark Jr.’s show at 20 Monroe Live on Tuesday it’s worth getting to the venue in time to catch his opening act, Jackie Venson, who will be making a stop in Grand Rapids for the first time.
In the next year, Lipstick Jodi hopes to regularly play shows across the Midwest. In anticipation, the Grand Rapids-based band released its first full-length album and will celebrate its release with a live show on Thursday, Sept. 28 at The Stache, located inside of The Intersection.
Violinist Sarah Chang made her debut with the New York Philharmonic when she was nine. Since that time, she’s performed and recorded with every major orchestra.