Music

When talking with frontman/singer/songwriter Graham Parsons, it’s easy to get lost in road stories. 

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.

10 Bands To Watch (and Listen To)

Written by Eric Mitts | Thursday, 23 May 2019 14:16 |

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. 

In the social media age, where more content reaches more eyes and ears than ever before, true creativity all too often gets lost in the algorithm.

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

Nothing has shaped the story and success of La Dispute quite like its hometown of Grand Rapids.

Home Away From Home: How Michigan House is rewriting our national narrative

Written by Michaela Stock | Thursday, 21 February 2019 14:38 |

Reputation has it that if artists are not living in New York, Nashville or L.A., they’ll have a difficult time “making it” to a national platform. Ted Velie is rewriting that narrative as one of three co-founders of Michigan House, a pop-up event space for Michigan artists.

Complimentary Concerts: Where to take in live music, on the house

Written by Kelly Brown | Tuesday, 29 January 2019 14:21 |

You don’t have to stay at home crying over your friend’s concert videos if you’re looking to save some dough this month. In fact, West Michigan has a plethora of music events that offer free (or nearly free) admission. Take the money you’d spend on that concert and set it aside in savings for a larger music festival in 2019. 

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