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Bob Seger Returns To Van Andel Arena March 5th

Bob Seger will be returning to West Michigan! He'll hit the stage at Van Andel Arena on March 5th as part of his Rock and Roll Never Forgets Tour that kicks off February 27 in Toledo, OH. Tickets for the show go on sale this Saturday, January 19, and of course, The River will have some tickets to give away, as well.

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St. Cecilia Music Center Kicks Off New Concert Series

Here's exciting music news from the local scene.  A new concert series with favorite West Michigan musicians will kick off on Tuesday, January 10 at St. Cecilia Music Center in Downtown Grand Rapids.

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Lady Gaga to Perform With the Rolling Stones in New Jersey

Lady Gaga and the Rolling Stones? That's what we call generations and genres colliding. Gaga was personally invited by the classic rock legends to be a part of their upcoming pay-per-view show at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J., just a stone's throw from Gaga's hometown of NYC. Christmas has come early for Ma Monster in the form of this invite.

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images
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Rescheduled Date For Journey & Pat Benatar Concert Announced

If you were bummed about the postponement of the Journey, Pat Benatar, and Loverboy concert at Van Andel Arena a couple of weeks ago, be bummed no more! The show has now been officially rescheduled!

The make up date will be Saturday, February 9th.

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Tierney Sutton
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Jazz Comes to Grand Rapids Tonight With the Tierney Sutton Band

Tonight is a very big night in Grand Rapids.

The Tierney Sutton Band will breeze into town for a return performance at St. Cecilia Music Center, tonight, November 15, at 7:30 p.m.

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Mike Coppola/Getty Images
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Journey Postpones Grand Rapids Concert

If you were looking forward to seeing Journey, Loverboy and Pat Benatar at Van Andel Arena this Saturday, you're unfortunately going to have to wait a little longer. Journey has postponed their next five shows, and that includes their Grand Rapids date.

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American Idols Live! in Uncasville, Connecticut – Exclusive Photos

Season 11 of ‘American Idol‘ concluded with the crowning of victor Phillip Phillips; but as the saying goes, the show must go on. Top 10 finalists fans came to know and love over the course of the season – Phillips, Jessica Sanchez, Joshua Ledet, Hollie Cavanagh, Skylar Laine, Elise Testone, Colton Dixon, DeAndre Brackensick, Heejun Han and Erika Van Pelt – are currently out on tour bringing TV stardom to the concert stage and allowing fans across the country the opportunity to hear and see them perform live before the next season kicks off.

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Kevin Winter, Getty Images
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Taylor Swift Planning 2013 Spring Tour

Taylor Swift may be dropping her new album ‘Red’ in 2012 (Oct. 22 to be exact), but she plans to hit the road and support the album with a tour in the spring of 2013. Taylor’s returning to the road sooner than you’d think!

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What Is Your Favorite Concert Venue In Grand Rapids? – Poll Of The Day

Everyone loves a good concert.  Getting out to see a band or musician is a great way to spend any night.  We are lucky in Grand Rapids to have so many great concert venues.

What is your favorite place to go to see a concert in Grand Rapids?

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Win An Overnight Stay & VIP Seating For The Amway 4th Of July Fireworks!

The Amway Fourth Of July Fireworks and Fun are back! The best fireworks of the year take place on Wednesday, July 4th along the Grand River. This year's fireworks display will be even bigger and better with fireworks being launched from both the Gillette Pedestrian Bridge and the Bridge Street Bridge!

100.5 The River wants to hook you up with VIP seating in Ah Nab Awen Park PLUS an overnight stay at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel that night!

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Barry Manilow Donating Piano to Grand Rapids Public Schools

Barry Manilow comes to town at the VanAndel Arena, next Thursday night for his much anticipated concert.

But Manilow doesn't just 'blow' into town, sing for a couple of hours and fly out.  He loves getting involved in the communities he's performing in.  So, he created the "Manilow Music Project" to donate a Yamaha piano to Grand Rapids Public Schools.

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Madonna Slams Lady Gaga With Express Yourself/Born This Way MashUp

So Madonna is kicking off her concert tour in Israel tonight!  Oh if I could be back there seeing that show.  When I visited Tel Aviv in December I saw this place where she is putting on her concert, in the Ramat Gan Stadium.  It is every bit as big and beautiful, maybe more so, than any state of the art stadium we have back here in the states.

Someone caught some video of Madonna rehearsing for the show.  Probably a better and more honest way to say that is someone intentionally leaked this footage (with Madonna's blessings I'm sure) of Madonna rehearsing for tonight's show.

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