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Weekend Hit LIst


weekend hit list 9.14.12

Friday 21st

  • ArtPrize: Grand Rapids

    International art contest giving away $560,000 in total prizes. Forty locations throughout Grand Rapids. Round 1 lasts 11 days, from Sept. 19 to 29, culminating in a Top Ten announcement 1-2 p.m. Sunday... [READ MORE]


    Matt Austin got himself a bit of attention around town as the guitarist with rockers the Paper Street Saints, but the man has now gone country, releasing a self-titled EP and preparing to play those... [READ MORE]

  • Roomful of Blues

    Like the Bay Area’s Tower of Power, they’ve become a big band institution, although Rhode Island’s Roomful of Blues leans toward older jump blues rather than the soul-era sound. Roomful of Blues... [READ MORE]


Saturday 22nd

  • American Lung Association's Fight for Air Run/Walk 5K

    Run or walk for healthy lungs and clean air! By running or walking and collecting donations you can be a part of curing lung cancer and other lung diseases. Registration and additional information at... [READ MORE]

  • Street Dogs/Koffin Kats

    The Street Dogs hail from Boston, though you probably don’t need to be told that if you’ve ever heard them or even seen a picture. The “Irish street gang” vibe is present and correct and, like... [READ MORE]

  • Channel 955 Elektric Circus

    Elektricity Nightclub: Fire Performers. Belly Dancers. Stilt Walkers. Arial Performers. Jugglers.

    Ladies free before 11 [READ MORE]
  • Michael Franks & Rachelle Ferrell Live

    We feel like we should go to this one just to see whether there’ll be outlandish shows of pedal extremities. Don’t know what we’re getting at? Don’t you think that every jazz-positive foot fetishist... [READ MORE]

  • Rocktoberfest

    Heritage Park: Live, local rock throughout the day in the Biergarden [READ MORE]

  • Yusef Lateef Tribute

    ... [READ MORE]

  • Blowfly

    Born Clarence Reid, the recording artist and foulmouthed parodist now tours widely as Blowfly, wearing his trademark sequined superhero costume. Ice-T calls him a “master.” SPIN magazine calls him... [READ MORE]

  • Tumbleweed Wanderers

    You have to love that name, right? Doesn’t it immediately generate images of some Irish folk quartet playing “The Wild Rover” in a pub halfway up a hill? Not a million miles away from the truth... [READ MORE]

  • Joe Jaber & the Last Divide CD release / Matt Dmits

    It’s an alt-country night at the Lager House, and it’s an important one too. As well as Joe Jaber celebrating the release of his latest album, he is donating a large percentage of the door to the... [READ MORE]

  • Hazel Park Art Fair and Harvest Festival

    Green Acres Park: [READ MORE]


Sunday 23rd

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