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The Salvation Army Chicago Staff Band

Saturday, November 10, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - Monday, December 10, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
The Salvation Army Kroc Center, 2500 S. Division
Kentwood, MI 49507 United States
Free

Free concert on Saturday, November 10 at the Ray & Joan Corps Kroc Center, featuring The Salvation Army’s principal concert brass band of the Midwest, the world-renowned Chicago Staff Band. Their innovative music and quality performances were founded in 1907, lending their beautiful sounds, largely based on traditional hymns of the church, to travel throughout the United States and around […]

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1998 Tribute Show | The Pyramid Scheme: Fri 12/7

Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Doors at 8:00pm - Music at 8:30pm sharp $10 adv/$15 day of - on sale now! To benefit Meanwhile Film Series These '98 albums will be performed in their entirety by our brilliant local music community: Nada Surf - The Proximity Effect Hole - Celebrity Skin Refused - The Shape Of Punk To Come Fatboy Slim - You've Come A […]

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That Beatles Thing at Billy’s

Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 9:30 pm - Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 1:30 am
Billy’s Lounge, 1437 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

That Beatles Thing Holiday Edition Friday, December 7th $5 Cover at 8pm Show at 9:30pm (21+) Billy's Lounge That Beatles Thing return to Billy's Lounge with some Holiday cheer, and a night full of singing and dancing! We had a great time here in June and we're looking forward to coming back. Don't miss out!

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Heather Bartman Band / Reason and Rhyme / Maggie May

Friday, December 7, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Mulligan’s Pub, 1518 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

(21+) FREE SHOW 12.07.2018 Music Starts @ 10pm mulliganspubgr.com Heather Bartman Band - After performing solo with her guitar at local open mic nights in Grand Rapids, Nashville, and then abroad, Singer-songwriter Heather Bartman returned to Grand Rapids to form a band with Steve Holsinger, electric guitar and multi-instumentalist, Stephen Bennet, bass player and vocals, and Rick Bennet, drums. The band […]

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8:30 am

Be Still in Sacred Spaces ~ A Morning of Relaxation & Peace

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Dominican Center at Marywood, 2025 Fulton St E.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

The best gift that you can give the world is a you that is fully present. Come, retreat to a place focused on quieting the environment around and all that is within you. Learn to respond to your need and longing for time and space to renew body, mind, and spirit. Come on your own, invite a friend, or gather […]

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9:00 am

Leaf Drop

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
MI United States

This year’s city-wide leaf drop will once again be held at Sunny Gardens (formally Roarks Lawn and Garden) located at 5340 Chicago Drive. It is preferred that leaves be loose or in paper bags: however, for ease of transport, you may bring them to the site in plastic bags and empty them. Please plan to take your bags home with […]

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Pop-Up Shop Saturdays

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
West Grand Neighborhood Organization, 415 Leonard St NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

This event is to showcase those local entrepreneurs who do not have a physical storefront of their own. Get your Holiday shopping started and support local entrepreneurs! We are looking for vendors. You must have items to sell. If you are an independent consultant, we will not have more than one of the same type per Saturday. Space will be […]

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Love’s Ice Cream & Chocolate Grand Opening

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Love’s Ice Cream, 435 Ionia Ave SW Stall 106
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Love's is ready to officially debut its newest addition - affectionately known as Love's Chocolate! Featuring an array of bonbons, chocolate covered nuts, candy bars, and other confections - all made right here, in-house - Love's Chocolate is making its official, delicious debut. And to sweeten the deal, you'll receive 2 bonbons with any scoop of ice cream purchase! Help […]

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10:00 am

Victorian Tea Party & Christmas Crafts

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coopersville Farm Museum & Event Center, 375 Main Street
Coopersville, MICHIGAN 49404 United States
Free

Come out to the Farm Museum to enjoy tea or light refreshments while you create one or many different Christmas Crafts to start out the season!

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Breakfast with Santa at Indian Trails Camp

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Trails Camp, O-1859 Lake Michigan Drive NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49534 United States
$5

Santa Claus is coming to camp!

 Join IKUS at Indian Trails Camp for our Breakfast with Santa community event on Saturday, December 8 from 10am to noon. We’ll have a buffet breakfast, holiday activities, a chance to visit with Santa and an opportunity to receive a gift from him. This is a family-friendly, inclusive event and all members of the […]

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Laser Tag with Santa

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Battlegr Tactical Games, Lake Michigan Dr NW Suite E
Grand Rapids, MI 49534 United States
$5 – $20

Come have some fun playing laser tag and get your picture with Santa. We have a great special going on. $20 gets you a 30 minute laser tag session and a photo with Santa. Have siblings each additional person is $18. Don't want to play laser tag...No problem $5 for just the photo. You will also get the option to […]

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Christmas Crafts & Tea party

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Coopersville Farm Museum, 375 Main St
Coopersville, MI 49404 United States

Join us at your leisure between 10am-1pm to make some beautiful Victorian Christmas crafts withConnie Fink. Enjoy some sweet treats, punch, cocoa, or tea, and a visit with some special guests! Casual and family friendly - drop in style event. Dress as you please. Bring a favorite doll or teddy bear or other friend to join you for a tea […]

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Hipster Santa

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Grand Rapids Public Museum, 272 Pearl Street NW
Grand Rapids, 49504 United States

Hipster Santa will be stopping by the Grand Rapids Public Museum for photo opportunities! Hipster Santa will be set up in the Museum’s Streets of Old Grand Rapids' Barrel Factory from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 8. All ages are welcome to purchase picture packages to be printed on site during their visit to the Museum. “Hipster […]

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10:30 am

Social Justice Begins with Me: Book Club for Kids

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 pm
Grand Rapids Public Library, 111 Library St NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Children ages 4-11 can explore social justice topics that impact their daily lives through children's literature. GVSU, GRPL and community volunteers will read children's books on that month's social justice topic (e.g. celebrating diversity, gender, equity, disability). After the book readings, we discuss the month's social justice topic in small groups and enjoy a snack and themed craft activity. This […]

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12:00 pm

Pioneer Holiday

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Blandford Nature Center, 1715 Hillburn Ave NW
Grand Rapids , MI 49504 United States
$5 – $8

Explore how the pioneers celebrated the holidays. We will do a craft in the Star Schoolhouse, play snow-games in the school yard, and decorate your own cookie, sitting by the warmth of the cabin fire. Participants will be able to help create holiday enrichment items for BNC's resident animals. This will be an open house styled program. All ages.

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Art Demos & Pop Up Shop

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
LaFontsee Galleries, 833 Lake Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States
Free

A very exciting one-time event, just in time for the holdiay shopping season! LaFontsee Galleries will be hosting 4 artist demos + pop-up stalls from artists of LaFontsee Boutique. Come mingle with artists, watch their making process, and explore their expanded collection of goodies for one day only! Everyone is Welcome, Dress is Casual, Admission is Free. WHEN: Dec 8th […]

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1:00 pm

Rooftop Reindeer at Meijer Gardens

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Reindeer will be on-hand the entrance to the Lena Meijer Children's Garden. Guests can visit the reindeer, get an up-close look and maybe even pet them. This event is included with your membership or admission ticket.

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Drop-in Studio: Inspired Garlands

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Center Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Free for GRAM members, free with admission The next time you visit the Museum on a Saturday, drop in to GRAM Studio and enjoy hands-on art-making and gallery activities. This holiday season find inspiration through shapes and colors found in GRAM’s collection and create your own festive garland. Collage, fold, cut, or tie fabric to create a one-of-a-kind garland shaped […]

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2:00 pm

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, 30 N. Division St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Book-Doug Wright Music-Alan Menken Lyrics-Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater Based on-Hans Christian Andersen’s story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker, written and directed by John Musker & Ron Clements Originally Produced-By Disney Theatrical Productions Flying effects provided by ZFX, Inc. Based on the Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen and Disney’s animated film from 1989, […]

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Master Arts Theatre, 75 77th Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States

Take a trip to Narnia with Master Arts Theatre's stage adaptation of the C. S. Lewis classic, THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE! A large, diverse cast brings this wonderful story to life in 16 performances from November 15th to December 8th. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $8.50 for children under 12. To […]

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3:00 pm

Border

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Border UICA Members: $4, Public: $8 Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It's almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever. Tina can sense Vore is hiding something she can't identify. Even […]

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Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Bob Bernhardt, Conductor | Justin Hopkins, Baritone | Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Pearl Shangkuan, Director Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses, Sean Ivory, Director | Embellish Handbells, Stephanie Wiltse, Director Come home for the holidays and celebrate the season with the Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops and your Grand Rapids Symphony. Guest vocalist Justin Hopkins returns to DeVos Performance Hall along with […]

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5:30 pm

Yule Ball Ft. Harry & The Potters – VIP Dinner

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States

20 Monroe Live’s annual Yule Ball returns! The Yule Ball is the dance from Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, where students from all 3 schools come together for “well-mannered frivolity.” ALL AGES Dress robes encouraged. FUN FOR EVERYONE: Entertainment from Harry and the Potters, Desmond Jones Themed cocktails & mocktails (especially Butterbeer… lots of Butterbeer!) Photo booth Harry Potter merchandise […]

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6:00 pm

It’s a Black Tie Event

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Downtown Market Grand Rapids, 435 Ionia Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

This is a fundraiser for Derek's Place. There will be a silent auction held and all money raised will go towards getting a facility for Derek's Place. Tickets are $65 single or $120 couple! Ticket price includes a plated dinner (choice of beef tenderloin or apple glazed pork tenderloin), and live entertainment. Featuring Stand up comedy You can buy tickets […]

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6:30 pm

Old Dominion “Happy Endings World Tour” – Sat. December 8th

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

B93 Presents Old Dominion wsg. Michael Ray, and High Valley at The DeltaPlex Arena Saturday, December 8, 2018 Doors open 6:30PM, Show 7:30PM Public on-sale Friday, May 4 at 10am PLATINUM SEATING $169: Platinum General Admission $214: Platinum Continental Seating $169: Platinum Grandstands $76: Platinum Bleachers FLOOR $62: General Admission (GA) Floor $62: Continental Rows (1st 5 continuous rows) & […]

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7:00 pm

Oliver Francis: The Overdrive Tour

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

SectionLive present Oliver Francis: The Overdrive Tour with support TBA on Saturday, December 8th at The Stache. All Ages | Doors 7pm | Tickets $12 ADV / $15 DOS On sale 8/17 at 10am

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The Dance Off | The Pyramid Scheme: Sat. 12/8

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Pyramid Scheme, 68 Commerce Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Doors at 7:00pm | all ages | $10 G.A // $20 VIP a benefit for Well House attend or audition at thedanceoff.co

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7:30 pm

Disney’s The Little Mermaid

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, 30 N. Division St.
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Book-Doug Wright Music-Alan Menken Lyrics-Howard Ashman, Glenn Slater Based on-Hans Christian Andersen’s story and the Disney film produced by Howard Ashman & John Musker, written and directed by John Musker & Ron Clements Originally Produced-By Disney Theatrical Productions Flying effects provided by ZFX, Inc. Based on the Danish fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen and Disney’s animated film from 1989, […]

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The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Master Arts Theatre, 75 77th Street
Grand Rapids, MI 49548 United States

Take a trip to Narnia with Master Arts Theatre's stage adaptation of the C. S. Lewis classic, THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE! A large, diverse cast brings this wonderful story to life in 16 performances from November 15th to December 8th. Tickets are $17 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and $8.50 for children under 12. To […]

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Frauenthal Presents: The Accidentals, Michigander, and Friends!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

The full lineup includes Michigander, Jake Allen, Chris DuPont, Oh Brother Big Sister, and Political Lizard...all ages, and it's the last show of our year!

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The Accidentals & Friends

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Frauenthal Center, 425 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Check out the FULL line up with The Accidentals this weekend at the Frauenthal Center! We are so excited to have Michigander, Chris DuPont, Jake Allen, Penny from Oh Brother Big Sister, Caleb and Jenna from Political Lizard - It's gonna be a different kind of holiday show! Yahoo’s “Band To Watch” in 2017 isn’t slowing down in 2018. The […]

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8:00 pm

Manic Focus at The Intersection

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 1:30 am
The Intersection, 133 Grandville Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

SectionLive present Manic Focus with special guests Michal Menert, Late Night Radio, Statik, and D-Wrex at The Intersection on Saturday, December 8th. 17+ | Doors 8pm | Tickets $20 ADV / $25 DOS Venue presale 10/11 at 10am with password SECTIONLIVE On sale 10/12 at 10am

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The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dog Story Theater, 7 Jefferson Ave SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever Barbara Robinson’s beloved 1972 children’s book, turned play, turned TV film (starring Loretta Swit aka Hotlips Houlihan) comes back to life on stage for a whole new generation this holiday season. Director: Tobie Romzek Tickets $16 General Admission $12 Student/Senior Performances Dec 6 8-10 Dec 7 8-10 Dec 8 3-5 Dec 8 8-10 Cast Matt […]

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Border

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
UICA, 2 Fulton West
Grand Rapids, 49503 United States

Border UICA Members: $4, Public: $8 Customs officer Tina is known for her extraordinary sense of smell. It's almost as if she can sniff out the guilt on anyone hiding something. But when Vore, a suspicious-looking man, walks past her, her abilities are challenged for the first time ever. Tina can sense Vore is hiding something she can't identify. Even […]

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Tease the season! A burlesque holiday variety show!

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Billy’s Lounge, 1437 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

Danger Damsels Burlesque Holiday Show Tease the season! Doors open at 8pm/Show at 9pm LIMITED VIP- 30$ G/A- 15$ (21+) www.etix.com Get into the holiday spirit with your favorite Damsels! Santa’s made his list and has checked it twice, turns out the Damsels are both naughty and nice! Hope you come jingle your bells with the damsels and watch at […]

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Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
DeVos Performance Hall, 303 Monroe Ave. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 United States

Bob Bernhardt, Conductor | Justin Hopkins, Baritone | Grand Rapids Symphony Chorus, Pearl Shangkuan, Director Grand Rapids Symphony Youth Choruses, Sean Ivory, Director | Embellish Handbells, Stephanie Wiltse, Director Come home for the holidays and celebrate the season with the Wolverine Worldwide Holiday Pops and your Grand Rapids Symphony. Guest vocalist Justin Hopkins returns to DeVos Performance Hall along with […]

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8:30 pm

Yule Ball featuring Harry & The Potters, Desmond Jones

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 8:30 pm
20 Monroe Live, 11 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI United States

*this event is for general admission and general VIP, for more information on the VIP dinner see http://bit.ly/yuleballVIPdinner * *Presented by 105.3 HOT FM* 20 Monroe Live’s annual Yule Ball returns! The Yule Ball is the dance from Harry Potter & The Goblet of Fire, where students from all 3 schools come together for “well-mannered frivolity.” ALL AGES Dress robes […]

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9:00 pm

The Concussions with The Madeira and The Troubadours

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill, 760 Butterworth St SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504 United States

$ 10.00 - $12.00 / Age 21 And Up Additional Info: The Concussions are a mighty Michigan-based surf & instrumental rock n' roll combo. A few years ago they released their debut CD on their own label, and followed it up with their second disc, on Double Crown, calledMagic Fingers. The disc contains twelve great tunes, eleven originals plus a […]

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Frankie & Myrrh and Hollywood Makeout

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505 United States

This line up is a match made in heaven! With over 400 years of rock and roll experience between the players they are ready to melt your minds and faces with a performance built for a god(s). Both bands can stand alone, but together, they are unstoppable. Don't miss, don't miss. Frankie & Myrrh's sound has been touted as music […]

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10:00 pm

Laurentian Tides/Lenore Cult/The Arsonist’s Daughter/Dead Nerves

Saturday, December 8, 2018 @ 10:00 pm - Sunday, December 9, 2018 @ 1:00 am
Mulligan’s Pub, 1518 Wealthy St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506 United States

(21+) FREE SHOW 12.08.2018 Music Starts 10pm mulliganspubgr.com Laurentian Tides - As the anchors of media continue to pull band after band down to a place where self identity is nearly impossible to maintain, Laurentian tides wades through this maelstrom to venture into the complexity of humanity’s abyss. https://www.facebook.com/LaurentianTides/ https://www.laurentiantides.com/ LENORE CULT - No excuses, no mercy. https://www.facebook.com/lenorecult/ https://lenorecult.bandcamp.com/ The Arsonist's Daughter […]

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