WIDR’s ‘Basement Show’ Unearths Local Sounds

Even with SoundCloud, Bandcamp, YouTube and an assortment of other…

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No Boundaries: Alejandro Escovedo Heads to St. Cecilia Music Center

To describe Alejandro Escovedo’s career may take some time, and…

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The Gilmore International Keyboard Festival Returns: 19-Day event includes Bruce Hornsby, Tony Bennett

What began as a way to honor local philanthropist Irving…

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As Record Store Day Approaches, Kalamazoo’s Vinyl Scene Thrives

Kalamazoo is stocked with sanctuaries for vinyl-record collectors and Sean…

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Breaking the Silence: Breaking Benjamin‘s Ben Burnley Rises from the Ashes with New Line-up

An abrupt end to touring in 2010 for alleged health…

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Lamb of God Enters the Orbit Room

To say that Lamb of God helped usher in the…

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Reserve

Food Review: Reserve Hosts ‘Meat & Greet’

In anticipation of the 8th annual Grand Rapids International Wine,…

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‘Iron Bartender’ Competition Celebrates ‘Cocktail Renaissance’

If you’re familiar with the television cooking show Iron Chef,…

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West Michigan’s Oldest Bars

They don’t make ‘em like they used to. That’s how…

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Melissa Etheridge Flies Solo into Kalamazoo

Back on June 26, Grammy-winner Melissa Etheridge was on tour…

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Bombshell Burlesque: SuicideGirls Stop at The Intersection

If you’re not familiar with SuicideGirls, think edgy, nonconformist pin-up…

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The Story of Graffiti Artist Bonus Saves

Almost a decade ago, Patrick Hershberger packed up and left…

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G. Love & Special Sauce head to Kalamazoo

People often say no music is truly original. That’s probably…

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Kalamazoo Scene Report: A Beginner’s Guide to the Zoo’s Musical Landscape

A few years ago, the Martin Prosperity Institute released a…

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West Michigan venue guide

A thriving music scene not only requires an amazing mix…

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