Briston Maroney spent his early days as a musician playing house shows in his friends’ basements as a part of the DIY community. Now he has headlined sold-out concerts across the U.S.
Over their 10-year history as a band, the members of Desmond Jones have always found a way to keep playing their music.
Over the past few years, singer-songwriter Sharon Van Etten spent a lot of time during lockdown working on her critically acclaimed new album, We’ve Been Going About This All Wrong.
When Revue asked Scott Hammontree, partner and talent buyer at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, how he feels about bringing live music back to West Michigan over the past year, he says he feels like the luckiest guy in town.
"Sometimes you have to walk away from something to come back to it and know it for the first time,” Grand Rapids indie singer/songwriter Brie Stoner told Revue last month, 12 years after she graced the cover of our annual Music Issue for the first time.
It was not without some trepidation that I put on my sandals and headed to Electric Forest. It had been thirteen years since I last attended a music festival (Bonnaroo, in 2009); in that time, I had acquired a wife, two children, a house, and a monstrous dog, along with a comfortable ignorance and suspicion of much of modern music.