No matter what your musical tastes are, there is something for everyone in October -- from Rock, to Country, to Folk Music, to Tributes. There are also comedy shows to check out and even some events for the kids.
Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band
Saturday, October 1, 2022 - 9 pm - Four Winds Casino, New Buffalo, MI
Throughout his career, Ringo Starr has received nine GRAMMY® Awards and has twice been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- first as a Beatle and then as solo artist. Ringo was knighted and in 2019 he celebrated 30 years of touring with his All Starr Bands.
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 8 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
This indie rock band out of St. Paul Minnesota has performed at South by Southwest, Lollapalooza, Bonnaroo, Summerfest and Reading and Leeds Festivals. They have also appeared on Conan.
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 7:30 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
The three-time AMC "Entertainer of the Year" has had 26 #1 hits, 15 billion streams and more than 20 million albums sold as "he has blended his own recipe and it's one that has vaulted him to the pinnacle of country music success," (Atlanta Journal Constitution). Seven of Aldean's previous studio albums have been certified PLATINUM or more and he has the most Top 10 songs on Billboard's Hot Country Song chart, more than any other artists, since making his chart debut in 2005.
I Prevail: True Power Tour
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 7 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
The Platinum-certified and twice GRAMMY-nominated Michigan rock powerhouse I Prevail is out on their first North American headline tour in support of their new album True Power.
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Garth Brooks, Jason Aldean, Kenny Chesney and others have recorded his songs, and he’s performed on numerous TV shows, including NBC’s Today, ABC’s The Bachelor, NBC’s The Voice and FOX’s Miss USA 2018. Lee performed as part of the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song honoring Garth Brooks, aired on PBS March of 2020. At the 54th Annual CMA Awards, Lee took home the prize for Musical Event of the Year for his song with Carly Pearce, “I Hope You’re Happy Now.” At the 56th ACM Awards, “I Hope You’re Happy Now” won Single of the Year and Music Event of the Year.
Roots & Boots - Sammy Kershaw, Collin Raye and Aaron Tippin
Saturday, October 8, 2022 - 8 pm - FireKeepers Casino and Resort, Battle Creek, MI
Together the three stars have combined for more than 40 top 10 hits and sold more than 25 million albums.
SABATON - The Tour to End All Tours
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 - 8 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
Sabaton is a metal band from Falun, Sweden. A majority of their albums are written about historical events, mainly wars and significant battles.
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 8 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
Highly Suspect is an American rock band from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The band consists of twin brothers Rich and Ryan Meyer, Johnny Stevens, and Matt Kofos.
Ron White The Final Tour
Friday, October 14, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour.
Clerks III: The Convenience Tour
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 7 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
Come watch the new movie with Kevin Smith and let him use his mouth on you at the post-show Q&A session!
Clay Walker Live in Concert
Saturday, October 15, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Discovered in a Beaumont area bar by noted producer and head of Giant Records James Stroud (Toby Keith, Tracy Lawrence, Tim McGraw, Kenny Rogers), Walker was in his early twenties when he started rattling off a string of smash hits. Among them, “Live Until I Die,” “Dreaming With My Eyes Open,” “This Woman And This Man,” “Hypnotize The Moon,” “Rumor Has It,” “Then What,” “I Can’t Sleep” and “She Won’t Be Lonely Long.”
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 7:30 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
Since early in her career, Carrie Underwood has designated a portion of ticket sales from her tours to support worthwhile charities and organizations. She continues that tradition by arranging for a donation of $1 from each ticket sold for THE DENIM & RHINESTONES TOUR to be contributed to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation (t2t.org), which has been helping America’s heroes since 9/11 by providing mortgage-free homes to Gold Star and fallen first responder families with young children and by building custom-designed smart homes for catastrophically injured veterans and first responders.
Kathleen Madigan: “Do You Have Any Ranch?” Tour
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 7:30 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
Comedian Kathleen Madigan's 32-year comedy career is showing no signs of slowing down. She has been touring 250 nights a year on the road and has risen from performing in comedy clubs to performing in marquee theaters with sold out shows. You may have seen her in her over 40 appearances on late night talk shows and multiple comedy specials airing on Netflix, Comedy Central and HBO. She made the most of the pandemic by launching a podcast, "Madigan's Pubcast," on all streaming outlets.
Sebastian Maniscalco Nobody Does This Tour
Friday, October 21, 2022 - 7 & 10:30 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Sebastian Maniscalco has celebrated heights only a few comedians ever achieve -- with a string of record-breaking, sold-out arena shows, a Netflix original special called “Stay Hungry;” and a starring role alongside Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino, and Joe Pesci in Martin Scorsese’s Oscar-nominated The Irishman.
Nate Bargatze - The Raincheck Tour
Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 7 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
Originally from Old Hickory, Tennessee, stand-up comedian Nate Bargatze is selling out shows across the world on his Raincheck Tour. His comedy is both clean and relatable. He has made ten appearances on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. He also appeared on Conan four times, was a recurring guest on @midnight, and had his own Comedy Central Presents in 2011.
The Head and the Heart with special guest Brothers Elsey: Sounds Like Hope Benefit
Saturday, October 22, 2022 - 7:50 pm - GLC Live at 20 Monroe, Grand Rapids, MI
The Head and the Heart is an American indie folk band. They were formed in the summer of 2009 by Josiah Johnson and Jonathan Russell. The band also includes Charity Rose Thielen, Chris Zasche, Kenny Hensley, and Tyler Williams.
Sunday, October 23, 2022 - 7 pm - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
Ten-time GRAMMY® nominee and platinum-selling recording artist, Tauren Wells, brings his energy, life-impacting live show with the “Joy in the Morning Tour.”
Tuesday, October 25, 2022 - 6 pm - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
Join Peppa on an exciting camping trip in the woods with George and her school friends, including Pedro Pony, Suzy Sheep and Gerald Giraffe. Peppa and friends are excited about their outdoor adventure, full of singing, dancing, games and surprises. Little piggies everywhere will love this 60-minute live musical experience!
Celebrating Billy Joel
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 8 pm - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
One of the foremost songwriters of the twentieth century, Billy Joel’s music is beloved around the world. This show celebrates the songs and the style of Billy Joel, evoking the energy and passion of live performances in his 70s/80s pomp.
Christopher Cross with special guest John Waite
Friday, October 28, 2022 - 8 pm - Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort, Mt. Pleasant, MIChristopher Cross made history with his 1980 self-titled debut album, winning five Grammy Awards, including -- for the first time in Grammy history -- the “Big Four” most prestigious awards: Record of the Year (for the single “Sailing”), Album of the Year, Song of the Year (also “Sailing”), and Best New Artist.
Spy Ninjas Live
Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 7 pm - DeVos Performance Hall, Grand Rapids, MI
Spy Ninjas, a team of YouTubers on a mission to save the internet from Project Zorgo, an evil organization of hackers. By combining martial arts, stealth, detective work, and hacking, they work to uncover the nefarious plans and stop them from taking over YouTube, Roblox, and the rest of the internet.
Royal Comedy Tour
Saturday, October 29, 2022 - 8 pm - Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI
It's a night of comedy with Arnez J., Bruce Bruce, Sommore, and Lavell Crawford.