Concerts Under the Stars series is returning for 2020!
Concerts Under the Stars is a fully immersive experience of audio and visual artistry in the Museum’s Chaffee Planetarium, that provides local music and visual artists with the opportunity to showcase their talents.
Kicking off the series will be Jesse Kaczmarczyk and Steffanie Rosalez of How to Live Together The duo utilize digital and analog synthesis to compose their synth-pop songs. They sample lighthearted Nintendo blips while creating dark analog sounds.
Using the limitless world of synthesizers, they examine the joy and dysfunction of being an interracial couple in the current cultural landscape of race, politics and social norms.
Refreshments, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase. Tickets are $12 for GRPM members and $17 for the public. Tickets are currently on sale and available at grpm.org, by calling 616.929.1700 or at the Museum’s front desk.
Featured Video Artist: Nate Eizenga
Nate is a video artist who has been participating in the Concerts Under the Stars series since 2017. The Grand Rapids native’s work focuses on accompanying his intricate visuals with live musical performances.
By using controllers intended for digital music production to create, mix and manipulate video in real time, he crafts a visual experience that connects the line between artistic spontaneity and musical synchronicity.