The strange, short life of The Lippies feels a lot like a classic coming-of-age movie.
It’s been nearly six years since The Division Avenue Arts Collective (DAAC) has had a permanent home.
Every day, the West Michigan music scene grows and changes, adding new faces and developing strong talents. So with our annual Music Issue, we here at Revue strive to highlight just a few of those bands and artists who showcase the shifting landscape and ceaseless creative wellspring we have right here in our community. Here’s our guide to who’s heating up this summer.
Anthemic songwriting, impressive musicality and dynamic performances have turned the spotlight onto Michigander, a musical solo project by Jason Singer from Kalamazoo.
It’s 9 a.m. on a recent Wednesday in May, and Grand Rapids HQ near downtown is quiet. The carpeted open floor plan resembles a preschool but with amenities for adults. Computer and TV screens are blank, bathroom lights are off, the kitchen is clean, and there’s no hum of laundry machines.
The scene is much different on afternoons throughout the week when up to dozens of young homeless visitors filter in, officials say.
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