No one in Desmond Jones is named Desmond Jones. The genre-blending Grand Rapids band just thought it would be cool to have an obscure Beatles reference for a name, and took its rather unusual moniker straight from the song Ob-la-di Ob-la-da!. However, upon Googling the name, the band discovered a real Desmond Jones — a professional mime who teaches in London.
Check out our latest Arts Issue, featuring local artist profiles, Grand Rapids' art collectors' scene (or lack thereof), Creative Youth Center students' tour of Grand Rapids, and season previews for all West Michigan arts organizations.
Rising up on West Michigan’s radiant musical horizon, Grand Rapids quintet All Is Well hopes to shine a light for those in search of inspiration, solace or hope with the release of its first full-length album, Someday I Swear.
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