Internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Andrew Bird has made a career out of crafting a masterful mixture of music. Raised on the violin from age four, he earned a performance degree on the instrument from Northwestern University, before exploring the swing-jazz revival of the mid-’90s with Squirrel Nut Zippers and his own project Bowl of Fire. By 2003, he had branched out solo, experimenting with looping pedals and pioneering the live multitrack experience. 

Chris Conley never intended to write a theme song for his band. But when the muse came to visit the Saves The Day frontman as he worked on the band’s latest LP, 9, it just came pouring out of him like it’s always been there.

Photo Gallery and Review: New Kids on the Block at Van Andel

Written by Nicole Rico | Friday, 14 June 2019 11:07 |

Last night at Van Andel Arena, New Kids on the Block merged nostalgia with innovation. The set list was filled with ’80s and ’90s superstars, namely NKOTB, Salt-N-Pepa, Debbie Gibson, Naughty By Nature, and Tiffany, and yet the show felt entirely new and unconventional.

Treadmills. Stunt tracks. Zero gravity acrobatics. Indie-pop band OK Go has done it all on its way to internet celebrity and musical acclaim.

Back On Your Feet: The highs and lows of rising alternative star Two Feet

Written by Eric Mitts | Thursday, 27 December 2018 12:06 |

On his path to mainstream success, singer/songwriter/producer Zachary William “Bill” Dess will be the first to admit he’s hit the ground running. 

The second annual Yule Ball is here to bring together all area Potterheads for a triumphant holiday celebration of the wonders of the wizarding world

If West Michigan native and rising Nashville prodigy Billy Strings is thankful for only one thing this Thanksgiving, it’s that he’ll finally get to spend at least one night back home. 

There are many strange stories about how bands catch a break, but it doesn’t get stranger than the story of Post Animal. 

When a new band quickly rises to the heights that Young The Giant did on its debut LP eight years ago, it takes some time to process.

Home and Away: Local Natives breaks from work on new LP to top Audiotree lineup

Written by Eric Mitts | Wednesday, 29 August 2018 12:26 |

When Revue got ahold of Local Natives' Taylor Rice, he was at home in Los Angeles, catching his breath after finding himself “caught in the vortex” of making the acclaimed indie band’s forthcoming new record.

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