May 01 2020

Think a little virus is going to keep the Stulberg International String Competition from happening? Think again.

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April 01 2020

There are few Michiganders who don’t know the name Gordon Lightfoot, famous in these parts for his 1976 ballad “The Wreck of the Edmund F

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February 01 2020

If the name Darcy Wilkin sounds familiar, it’s probably because this singer-songwriter from Kalamazoo has a few alter egos: She is a memb

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November 01 2019

The Goo Goo Dolls, famous for such hit songs as “Iris,” “Slide,” “Name” and “Black Balloon,” will perform at the State Theatre Nov. 8.

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January 01 2019

The musical legacy of Whitney Houston will be brought to life in The Greatest Love of All: A Tribute to Whitney Houston starring

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October 01 2018

When singer-songwriter Ashley Daneman speaks, she laughs easily and melodically.

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February 24 2018

Get your local music and brew fix in one weekend.

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September 01 2017

A little black box born in a “cavernous basement” in Kalamazoo changed the music industry, and almost no one here noticed.

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May 30 2017

Those who love outdoor concerts but lament the short seasonal window Kalamazoo provides for such events will find ample opportunity to ge

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April 30 2017

Jordan Hamilton is a charismatic, wiry musician who uses his cello, a traditional classical instrument, in decidedly nontraditional ways.

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