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Courtesy Meijer Gardens
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Joan Baez, Mary Chapin Carpenter and More Coming to Meijer Gardens This Summer

About this time of year, we all begin to get antsy to find out the lineup for the Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series. And, about this time of year, the Meijer Gardens begins "trickling out" information about who's coming. So, here's your "trickle."

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Los Lobos And Los Lonely Boys Perform At The Greek Theatre
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Los Lonely Boys Playing in Grand Rapids in March

St. Cecilia Music Center (SCMC) brings the Grammy Award Winning Los Lonely Boys to St. Cecilia Music Center on Tuesday, March 14th. Los Lonely Boys, who dub their music “Texican Rock and Roll”, are three brothers with a unique mix of bluesy rock ’n’ roll and rootsy brown-eyed soul.

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Ted Nugent In Concert -  Sterling Heights, Michigan
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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Grand Rapids Symphony Returning to Carnegie Hall

Nearly 12 years ago, the Grand Rapids Symphony capped off its 75th anniversary season with a trip to the Big Apple and a concert in New York City’s Carnegie Hall. New York Times critic Bernard Holland, noting the enthusiastic reception for the orchestra in the 2,800-seat hall, began his review with, “The Grand Rapids Symphony came to Carnegie Hall on Saturday night and brought a good part of the city with it.”

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photo: Clay Walker
photo: Clay Walker
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Jazz Legend Freddy Cole Coming to Town

Jazz fans rejoice! Freddy Cole is coming to town, and it's going to be a knock-out concert.

Presented by the 2016-2017 Chemical Bank Series, Freddy Cole will bring his suave, elegant jazz to the Van Singel Fine Arts Center Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 7:30 pm.

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Adele Wins Record Of The Year for ‘Hello’ at the 2017 Grammy Awards

Adele's record-smashing "Hello" won Record Of The Year at the 2017 Grammy Awards. The win was Adele's fourth award of the night following Best Pop Solo Performance, Best Pop Vocal Album, and Song Of The Year.

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Adele’s ‘Hello’ Wins Song Of The Year at the 2017 Grammy Awards

Adele's mega-hit "Hello" won Song Of The Year at the 2017 Grammy Awards. It was her third win of the evening after taking she was awarded the honors of Best Pop Vocal Album and Best Pop Solo Performance.

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16th Annual Americana Music Festival & Conference - Day 3
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Pokey LaFarge Concert Tonight at St. Cecilia Music Center

Here's a tip to create a really great Thursday night, like, tonight. Combine early jazz, ragtime, country blues and Western swing! What do you find with all of that? A Pokey LaFarge concert!

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Andy Rent
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“20 Monroe Live” is a Spectacular Downtown Addition

Attending the VIP party Tuesday night at The B.O.B.'s new addition, 20 Monroe Live, was a heck of a way to be introduced to the newest addition to the downtown Grand Rapids entertainment scene. One word, WOW! Another word, COOL!

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Beach Summer Music Concert Outdoors Recreational Pursuit Concept
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Can You Guess The Best Selling Artist Born In Michigan?

Hint: It's not Eminem (he actually wasn't even born in Michigan), Mike Posner, or Ted Nugent.  In fact, it's not Kid Rock, Stevie Wonder, or Iggy Pop either...

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Why are Concert Tickets so Expensive?!

A couple of comments on Facebook got me to thinking, why is it that tickets to concerts cost so much now a days. I *THINK* I have it figured out.

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An Alternative View Of The 2016 Stagecoach California's Country Music Festival
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Americana and Country Swing Artist Pokey LaFarge Coming to Grand Rapids

Early jazz, ragtime, country blues, and Western swing will explode on the Royce Performance Hall stage at St. Cecilia Music Center February 9 at 7:30. How so? Pokey LaFarge comes to Grand Rapids!

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