GRAND RAPIDS — When another season of “American Idol” kicks off this Sunday, the first group of episodes will, of course, be about all the contestants auditioning for their chance to be the next “Idol.”
Some of the greatest works of music ever composed, performed by many of the world’s finest soloists, will be part of the Grand Rapids Symphony’s 91st season.
An afternoon of music, history and more is set for Saturday, Feb. 15, as the Tri-Cities Historical Museum will play host to a Great Lakes and lighthouses event.
MUSKEGON — Muskegon Community College’s Center for Theater will present the musical “Cabaret” on Feb. 19-23 in Overbrook Theater, with 7:30 p.m. performances Wednesday through Saturday and a 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday.
It’s telling that the two words being attached to Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV halftime show are “disgusting” and “empowering.”
GRAND RAPIDS — Grand Rapids Community College’s Music Department will host award-winning soprano Antonina Chehovska, a 2010 alumna, in a Feb. 4 recital that is open to the public.
MUSKEGON — From Bizet and Rimksy-Korsakov to Led Zeppelin and Les Paul, the guitar duo of Frank Vignola and Vinny Raniolo take audiences on a journey of acoustic guitar music like you’ve never heard before.
MUSKEGON — Movies+Music, a Wednesday night series that debuted in 2019, is back this winter with “Allegro non Troppo,” “Waking Life” and “Pink Floyd: The Wall.”
For the 10th consecutive year, a wide variety of area and regional musicians will perform in the For Love of the Sally concert series at Grand Haven’s D&W Fresh Market, 1116 Robbins Road.
WYOMING — Grammy Award-winning recording artist Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming Spectacular at the Grand Rapids First Assembly on Thursday, Dec. 5.
GRAND RAPIDS — Full of clever antics and comical wit, the heartwarming family film “Home Alone” is sure to get everyone into the holiday spirit with a hearty laugh or two along the way.
For nearly two decades, Dave Palmer has done everything in his power to put musical instruments in the hands of local kids. He now has another goal – to gather a few of the most talented local musicians and help them take the next step in their music careers.
HOLLAND — The Hope College Great Performance Series will present Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and the Ahn Trio on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 19-20, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre.
HOLLAND – The Donia Organ Concert series at Hope College will feature Diane Meredith Belcher on Monday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.
The Sounds of Summer concert series, which are hosted in Bolt Park and Pottawattomie Park, bring a bit of excitement to Grand Haven's east side on Tuesday and Wednesday nights.
Keegan Young, a student of cello at Grand Haven High School, has been named a Michigan Youth Arts Distinguished Scholar and invited to participate in the Michigan Youth Arts Festival.
It began with a brilliant fanfare that jolted you out of your seat, followed by an epic trumpet solo backed by a full symphony orchestra.
GRAND RAPIDS — Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announced today the Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens 2019 lineup, featuring 30 unique shows.
SPRING LAKE — Motown, jazz, blues, folk, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll music gave wings to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s through the 1970s, serving as a rallying call to a generation working for change.
The Holland Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Music Director Johannes Müller-Stosch, is preparing for its 2018-19 season of concerts. The roster includes soloists and a variety of musical offerings.
NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin never saw herself as a feminist heroine. That, she quipped, was Gloria Steinem's role. But she leaves a legacy of indelible anthems that resonated deeply with women by celebrating their strength and individuality — and demanding, well, just a little respect.
After a hellacious winter season that seemed to last an entire year, the sun has finally come out from hiding and we can put away those winter coats and boats in favor of T-shirts and sandals.
Maybe I’m just getting older, or maybe my musical taste buds have changed, but it seems like the creativity in the music industry has hit a steep decline in recent years.
Chasing childhood dreams is a noble pursuit, one few people have a real opportunity to take on. Fulfilling fantasies of fame and fortune is a tall task. Achieving them takes stamina, dedication and drive — and, as one local artist has found, reconciling with achievement sometimes takes reinvention.