Community Music Cities Series 

Music Cities: Grand Rapids, Michigan

Michigan is no stranger to music. Hitsville USA a.k.a. Motown was founded in Detroit. Plenty of Michigan rockers came from the mitten state: Alice Cooper, Bob Seger, Diana Ross (The Supremes) Glen Frey (The Eagles), Iggy Pop, Madonna, Stevie Wonder, Jack White, Anthony Kiedis (Red Hot Chili Peppers), Grand Funk Railroad, The Romantics, Mike Posner, Sufjan Stevens, and the list goes on… While Detroit Rock City gets plenty of high praises for its music (thanks for the 1979 shout-out, KISS), a Western Michigan city is also making a way onto the…

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Alternative News Rock 

Red Hot Chili Peppers Announce Headlining Tour

Though they are still busy promoting their latest album The Getaway, rock legends Red Hot Chili Peppers are making plans for next year already. Luckily for fans, these plans involve coming to a city nearby and performing. The Red Hot Chili Peppers will embark on a North American headlining run starting in 2017. The group has stated that there will be more dates added, so do not stress quite yet if you don’t see your city. Check out all of the details in a Facebook post from the band after the…

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Interviews News 

INTERVIEW: Black Bottom Lighters

Every once in a while, you find a hidden gem in your hometown. This hidden gem for me is Black Bottom Lighters. The six piece reggae rock group, hailing from Glendale, Arizona, considers themselves to be “desert reggae”. What that is exactly, I do not know. What I do know is that I’ve had their songs stuck in my head since their set at the McDowell Mountain Music Festival. With their captivating lyricists and wicked drum fills, Black Bottom Lighters are a band that the world needs to look out…

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News 

Red Hot Chili Peppers May Begin New Album In The Fall

Red Hot Chili Peppers’ drummer Chad Smith told Billboard that the group may begin working on a new album come September. Until then, you can buy concert tickets for some summer concert dates here as they finish up touring in support of 2011’s I’m With You. Please follow and like us:

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