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21 Meijer Gardens’ Summer Concerts Sold Out on First Day

It didn't take long for concerts at the Meijer Garden's to sell out. Ten minutes for some, a few hours for others. All told, 21 concerts sold out by Saturday evening.

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Prince’s Vault of Unreleased Music Reportedly Drilled Open

Allegedly, the vault contains enough music to release a new album every year over the next century.

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Traveling Troupe Performs Free Community Children’s Show in Greenville

Grand Rapids Civic Theatre Traveling Troupe Performs Free Community Children's Show in Greenville will be doing a free performance next Saturday, May 7

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Authorized Whitney Houston Doc on the Way From Oscar-Winning Director

Kevin Macdonald, who won an Oscar for 2000's 'One Day in September,' is spearheading the project.

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GRandJazzFest has Great Lineup for August Event

GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation announces the performance lineup for the fifth annual festival being held Saturday, Aug. 20, and Sunday, Aug. 21, at Rosa Parks Circle in Grand Rapids. Eleven diverse acts are on tap for West Michigan’s only free, weekend-long jazz festival.

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Paul McCartney Performs At Save Mart Center
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Paul McCartney Will Play Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena August 15

Paul McCartney will be bringing his One on One Tour to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on Monday, August 15. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 2 at 10 a.m.

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Michigan Bluesman Continues His March To The Finals On NBC’s ‘The Voice’ [Video]

Ann Arbor's Laith Al-Saadi continues to be the most unlikely favorite on NBC's The Voice. 

The Blues guitarist doesn't look the the typical contestant on the show, but his deep voice and impressive guitar playing skills have moved him to the short list of favorites. 

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Cats is Coming to Circle Theatre in May

Circle Theatre, will open their Main Stage season with a production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s CATS starting on Thursday, May 5 at 7:30 p.m. inside the Performing Arts Center on the campus of Aquinas College.

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Prince, Music Icon, Dead at 57

The iconic singer has died today (April 21).

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The Free Tuesday Evening Music Club Lineup Announced for Meijer Gardens

Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, having just announced their Summer Concert Series lineup, now is announcing the lineup for the free Tuesday Evening Music Club. The Tuesday Evening Music Club brings talented local and regional musicians to the Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater stage Tuesday evenings, and are free to Meijer Gardens members and included in admission for other guests—throughout July and August.

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Here’s A Catchy Little Song About Michigan [Video]

The Accidentals are a folk-rock group who got their start in high school in Traverse City, earned their musical chops at the highly regarded Interlochen Academy, and have recorded an album under the tutelage of John Mellencamp producer Paul Mahern.

A friend of theirs asked them to come up with a song about their home state, and this is it. 

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Garth Brooks World Tour Opening Night - Rosemont, IL
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Garth Brooks Sets Ticket Sales Record Here in Grand Rapids

This past Friday, it was a Garth Brooks frenzy. Tickets went on sale at 10 a.m., and craziness began!

As of Friday at 12 noon, Garth Brooks had broken his Michigan regional record in 24 minutes. He last played in East Lansing, MI on April 9-10, 1996, at MSU-Breslin Center, I was there, and sold 28,393 tickets. By late Friday afternoon he had sold over 51,000 tickets for Van Andel Arena here in Grand Rapids and tickets are still selling!

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