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Janet Jackson Coming to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena September 11

Music icon, multiple Grammy Award-winner, and multi-platinum selling artist Janet Jackson announced the details of her highly-anticipated international tour Monday.

The Unbreakable World Tour will return one of this world's most influential entertainers back to the live stage in support of her upcoming album due out this fall on Rhythm Nation Records/BMG. Jackson brings the tour to Grand Rapids at 8:00 PM on Friday September 11, 2015 at Van Andel Arena.

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Grand Rapids Griffins Return Home to Fight for Playoff Survival

The Grand Rapids Griffins lost both Game 1 and Game 2 to Toronto on the road this weekend and now must win the next three games at Van Andel Arena in the best-of-five Western Conference Quarterfinals to advance.

Game 3 will be on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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Griffins Playoff Tickets On Sale Today

Tickets for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ first-round home games during the 2015 Calder Cup Playoffs will go on sale to the public today, Saturday, April 18 at 10 a.m.

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James Taylor to Play Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena July 14

Legendary recording artist James Taylor will be returning to Grand Rapids! Taylor is slated to take the stage at Van Andel Arena on July 14.

Tickets for the show go on sale April 24 at 10 a.m..

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Bryan Adams Celebrates 30 Years With a Van Andel Arena Concert! [Video]

Bryan Adams is setting out to celebrate 30 years of his legendary career, and he's going to get pretty reckless about it.

30 years? Where did the time go?

Bryan Adams is set to bring his Reckless 30th Anniversary tour to the Van Andel Arena on Friday, July 24!

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Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour, with Grand Rapids Stop May 17

Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 17.

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Grand Rapids Latin Music Concert Features Superstar Pepe Aguilar

 

Van Andel Arena® and the Grand Rapids-Kent County Convention Arena Authority’s Community Inclusion Group (CIG) announced that it will host its third annual Latin Music Concert with another legendary figure of Latin music slated to perform. Ranchera and mariachi superstar Pepe Aguilar will headline this year’s event on Saturday, June 27, 2015 at 8:00 PM in Van Andel Arena. Following performances from Toby Love in 2013 and Ramon Ayala in 2014, Aguilar will become the third primarily Spanish-singing artist to perform at the venue.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Kick It For Grand Rapids Fans [Video]

By John Sinkevics | Local Spins

As Ann Wilson put it on Saturday night, midway through Heart’s set in front of several thousand gleeful fans at Van Andel Arena, “In the ’70s, there weren’t really any women in rock ‘n’ roll. Women were in the basement and the garage trying to get it right.”

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Aerosmith Hits Van Andel Arena on August 4! [Video]

This is going to be one epic summer of music in Grand Rapids!

Fortunately, this concert is not in May because seemingly everything else is in May.

Aerosmith is throwing us a bone and closing out the summer with a big show at Van Andel Arena on August 4!

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Grand Rapids Griffins Hosting Dogs Sunday Afternoon

Wait a minute!

The Grand Rapids Griffins are hosting dogs Sunday afternoon? I thought Adirondack was in town to play the Griffins?

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Shania Twain to Play Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena on July 11

Shania Twain has announced Grand Rapids and Auburn Hills dates on her 2015 "Rock This Country Tour," which she says will be her last.

The superstar will play Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on July 11, and the Palace of Auburn Hills on July 25.

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Hall & Oates Books May 9 Date at Van Andel Arena [Video]

The legendary rock-and-roll duo Hall & Oates is making a return to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 9!

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