Katy Perry wsg Kacey Musgraves
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids
Aug. 10, 7 p.m.
vanandelarena.com, (616) 742-6600
We all remember back when Katy Perry was experiencing her first same-sex kiss, couldn’t wait to tell the world with a giggle, a flourish of blushing, hair twirling and that she’d actually liked it. Well, that bashful, boundary-pushing, rule-breaking girl has long since transformed into a self-assured, self-possessed sexy and confident woman. I mean, have you heard her roar? Have you? Probably you have, but it’s hard to recall the specifics, since you immediately went deaf from the sheer magnitude of her lioness’s snarl. After dropping Prism on the planet in October 2013, the colorful pop songstress officially graduated from bubblegum to full-fledged powerhouse diva, demanding and earning her own place among the Gagas and Minajs of the constant radio rotation circuit. So what’s next? Perry for Prez? Move over, Rick – this is one pretty Perry who’s as likely to forget any key debate points as we are to forget about her.