Portrait of performing artist Yolonda Lavender 

GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM: Soul Club and Yolonda Lavender

July 19, 2018, 6:00 PM-9:00 PM

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GRAM on the Green is back and better than ever! The annual outdoor summer concert series returns for its tenth season with a hot lineup of seven performances from some of the best local and regional acts. Make the most of your summer evenings and join GRAM for Thursday nights filled with FREE outdoor live music, dancing, food trucks, and a cash bar. Come for the music, and stay for the art, as the Museum is also open late for Meijer Free Thursday Nights!

Event Schedule:
Yolonda Lavender: 6:15 pm
Soul Club: 7:45-8:45 pm

About Grand Rapids Soul Club
Founded by local DJ’s Josh Breuer, Andrew Christopoulos and Mike Sanders, the Grand Rapids Soul Club regularly delivers soul and funk via turntables. Their monthly parties have become a Midwest staple and gained worldwide attention while drawing guests DJ’s like Ali Shaheed Muhammad (ATCQ), Egyptian Lover, DJ Maseo (De La Soul), Mayer Hawthorne, Peanut Butter Wolf, J-Rocc, Nu-Mark, and Prince Paul. Expect to hear Motown, 60s/70s Funk, Disco, 80s Boogie, Electro, Latin Soul, and whatever else makes sense in the moment.

About Yolonda Lavender
Kalamazoo native, Yolonda Lavender, is a singer/songwriter, curator, composer, arranger and performing artist, whose sound is soul-based with gospel, R&B, hip-hop, blues and jazz influences. Yolonda has showcased her artistry in artistic spaces around the country and shared stages with the likes of artists such as Erykah Badu, Keith Murray, The Spinners, En Vogue and more. In addition to spreading positivity through music, Yolonda is also a poet, activist, producer, CEO of Soul Artistry LLC, and executive director for the Black Arts and Cultural Center in Kalamazoo.

Performances are held outdoors on the Museum Terrace and will take place rain or shine. For more information, please contact pr@artmuseumgr.org or 616.831.2917

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