Have a musical interlude in the library!

Join us in the Biography Room at the Main Library to hear a new local band or artist each month. All ages are welcome.

Hollywood Makeout

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 7:00 pm

In 2013, Erin Lenau (lead vox, guitar) and Cedric Canero (bass, backup vox) began writing songs together in their apartment. Tim Broderick (drums, backup vox) lived in the apartment beneath them (which made getting together for practice convenient) and Hollywood Makeout was born. After performing as a three piece for awhile, Tim Warren (guitar) came on as the 4th member to complete the band. Familiar yet refreshing, the sound is surf-garage-pop-rock and full of unique changes.

Karisa Wilson

Thursday, November 16, 2017 | 7:00 pm

Karisa Wilson is a classically trained violinist, guitarist, and singer who performs a soulful blend of folk, pop, and jazz. She performs solo, with a backing band, or with the Bluewater Kings Band.

The Bootstrap Boys

Thursday, December 21, 2017 | 7:00 pm

The Bootstrap Boys are a four-piece country outfit based in Grand Rapids. They’ve been laying down country-fried originals and well curated covers that run the gamut from classic outlaw hits to old cowboy songs, gospel to pop all in their own Up-North-Down-South style since 2015. Join us for this holiday-themed concert.

 This event is free thanks to the funding of the Grand Rapids Public Library Foundation.

The Extra Texture

Thursday, April 20, 2017


Thursday, March 16, 2017

Tom Hymn

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Jes Kramer

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Nathan Kalish & The Lastcallers

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Lady Ace Boogie

Wednesday, March 16, 2016