Local 741 Under New Ownership – Iron Well Bar to Open Soon

Grand Rapids is a city that is thriving, growing and shifting. An upcoming transition locals can look forward to will be taking place at the Local 741. New ownership has been announced at this location, by James Matthews, with its new identity as the Iron Well – a neighborhood bar that’s ‘a little bit country, a little bit rock n’ roll’. […]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring From Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn’s combined mastery of melody, form, counterpoint, and the chamber idiom was admired and imitated by composers for generations to come. In a program bookended by two works of Mendelssohn from 1845, one brief, the other epic, we hear Mendelssohn’s close friend Robert Schumann’s response to Mendelssohn’s piano trios; how, near the end of his life, Brahms recalled Mendelssohn’s lyricism […]

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center featuring From Mendelssohn

Mendelssohn’s combined mastery of melody, form, counterpoint, and the chamber idiom was admired and imitated by composers for generations to come. In a program bookended by two works of Mendelssohn from 1845, one brief, the other epic, we hear Mendelssohn’s close friend Robert Schumann’s response to Mendelssohn’s piano trios; how, near the end of his life, Brahms recalled Mendelssohn’s lyricism […]

Leo Kottke

Leo Kottke is a legendary acoustic guitar virtuoso who has developed a cult following of fellow guitarists and fans over the span of a 30-year career of recording and performing. Blending folk, jazz, and blues influences into a signature finger-picked style of syncopated, polyphonic music, Kottke’s work pre-dated and predicted much of the New Age instrumental music movement, and is […]

Asleep at the Wheel

Ray Benson founded Asleep at the Wheel in Paw Paw, West Virginia 48 years ago. Now based in Austin, the band holds 10 Grammy awards, 20 studio albums and 20 singles on the Billboard country charts. the Grammy Award-winning Still the King: Celebrating the Music of Bob WILLS and His Texas Playboys is the band’s most recent release (2015) and […]

ICE NINE KILLS @ The Elevation 3.29.19

Macabre loving band, Ice Nine Kills, a theatrical Metalcore band fronted by 33-year-old Spencer Charnas performed recently at The Intersection venue, Elevation. Rounding out the rest of the act are Ricky Armellino on guitar and vocals, Joe Occhiuti on bass, and Justin deBlieck on guitar. The band, also known by the acronym INK are best known for their love of […]

Dirty Honey @ The Stache 3.26.19

Dirty Honey is a rock band out of Los Angeles’ who just released their debut EP which you can find here on Spotify. They’re currently on tour supporting Red Sun Rising, alongside with Goodbye June, and will also be going on tour this summer with Slash, of Guns N’Roses fame. Dirty Honey have many summer festivals coming up, such as […]

Veronica Swift featuring the Benny Green Trio

Benny Green possesses the history of jazz at his fingertips. Combine mastery of keyboard technique with decades of real world experience playing with no one less than the most celebrated artists of the last half century, and it’s no wonder Green has been hailed as perhaps the most exciting hard-swinging, hard-bop pianist to ever emerge from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers. […]

Milk Carton Kids

Nominated in 2015 for a Grammy for Best American Roots Performance, Best Folk Album of the year in 2013, and winner of The Americana Music Association for Best Duo/Group of the year in 2014, The Milk Carton Kids released a brand new album on June 29 from ANTI-Records All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I […]

Kelly Clarkson

Pop rock singer-songwriter Kelly Clarkson gives a concert in our city! Kelly continues to support her eighth studio album Meaning of Life released in 2017. The album spawned singles “Love So Soft”, “Move You”, “I Don’t Think About You”, and “Heat”. Special guests of this show are Kelsea Ballerini and Brynn Cartelli. Get Tickets: http://www.soundchronicle.com/tickets/Kelly_Clarkson_Detroit_MI_2019-02-21_19-00