local music

Ein Prosit at Bell's Brewery in 2008.
Ein Prosit

Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo is having their Oktoberfest on Saturday featuring the German band Ein Prosit from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Singer/songwriter Carrie McFerrin
Lori Jean Owen

Folk-rock artist Carrie McFerrin recently released her new album The Wolves and is setting sail for her first tour.

The Soil and The Sun

The Grand Rapids band The Soil and The Sun will finish out their tour Friday night at 9:30 p.m. at Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo. The band was one of NPR’s top picks at South by Southwest music festival last year in Austin, Texas, and recently played Common Ground Music Fest in Grand Rapids.

20 years of the Kalamazoo Blues Festival

Jul 8, 2013

This is the 20th year for the Kalamazoo Valley Blues Association event. The festival began because some local blues musicians wanted to make both music and money. The Kalamazoo Blues Festival starts on July 11 and runs through July 13 in downtown Kalamazoo.

Barbershop chorus seeks young talent

Jul 1, 2013
The Mall City Harmonizers in 1961
Mall City Harmonizers

The Mall City Harmonizers, Kalamazoo’s barbershop chorus, recently celebrated the 75th birthday of the international Barbershop Harmony society.

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