Earth Day Celebration concert Friday night in Grand Rapids

The West Michigan Environmental Action Council and Grand Rapids Community College are celebrating Earth Day with a special concert on Friday. The concert will feature acts from Earthwork Music at Fountain Street Church in downtown Grand Rapids. Proceeds will benefit the Grand River Water Festival and WMEAC's work to protect water and build sustainable communities in West Michigan.
Apr 20, 2011


Headlining the event are Seth Bernard and “Daisy” May Erlewine, two Michigan solo roots artists that have recently come together to create a sound with rich vocal and instrumental harmonies. The duo has played at festivals countrywide and been heard on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion.”

Also performing is Earthwork Music duo Rachael Davis and Dominic Davis, and the Hawks and Owls string band.

“In the midst of ongoing, global environmental crisis, Earth Day 2011 is an opportunity for our community to come together, renew and inspire each other to keep making everyday Earth Day,” WMEAC Executive Director Rachel Hood said.

The 2011 Earth Day Celebration will begin at 6 p.m. with environmental exhibits, food vendors and a cash bar. Music starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 ($10 for students and unemployed), and available at Schuler Book Stores and online at Admission is free for all Grand Rapids Community College students and staff.


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