For Immediate Release

GRAM on the Green Brings Free Summer Concerts Downtown for the 15th Year

Concerts take place on Thursday nights on the Grand Rapids Art Museum’s outdoor terrace: July 18, July 25, Aug. 1 and Aug. 8

GRAND RAPIDS, MI, June 12, 2024 — The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today the 2024 lineup for its 15th annual free summer concert series, GRAM on the Green with 88.1 FM WYCE. Taking place on Thursday evenings from July 18 through August 8, 2024, the series brings four evenings of performances by local and regional musical acts to downtown Grand Rapids.

Guests of all ages are invited to relax on the Museum’s outdoor terrace and enjoy free live music, food trucks, a cash bar, and hands-on artmaking activities. Admission to the Museum is also free from 5 – 8 pm as part of Meijer Free Thursday Nights.

GRAM on the Green is more than a concert series. It’s an experience that invites you to unwind, to have fun, and find connection at your art museum.” commented GRAM Director of Communications Elizabeth Payne.​“We’re grateful for WYCE’s partnership in helping us bring another dynamic season of art, music, and food downtown.”

2024 Lineup:

  • July 18: Kanola Band
  • July 25: Patty Pershayla and the Mayhaps
  • August 1: Molly
  • August 8: Gasoline Gypsies

WYCE is ecstatic to announce the lineup for this year’s GRAM on the Green,” added WYCE Music Director and series curator Chris Cranick. This year’s lineup features a mix of New Orleans inspired jazz, blues rock, R&B and soul, as well as americana and southern rock from across our beautiful state and beyond. We simply cannot wait for audiences to experience these incredibly talented acts!”

Concert guests are invited inside the Museum to explore the exhibitions on view during the summer months, including The Outwin: American Portraiture Today, Mario Moore: Revolutionary Times, Jess T. Dugan: Look at me like you love me, American Glass Now: 2024, and rotating works from GRAM’s collection on all three floors of the Museum.

Support for GRAM on the Green is generously provided by 88.1 FM WYCE and Bank of America.
 
About the Grand Rapids Art Museum 
Connecting people through art, creativity, and design. Established in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids, the art museum is internationally known for its distinguished design and LEED® Gold certified status. Founded in 1910 as the Grand Rapids Art Association, GRAM has grown to include more than 6,500 works of art, including American and European 19th and 20th-century painting and sculpture and more than 3,000 works on paper. Embracing the city’s legacy as a leading center of design and manufacturing, GRAM has a growing collection in the area of design and modern craft. For museum hours and admission fees, call 616.831.1000 or visit artmuseumgr.org.
 
About 88.1 FM WYCE
A program of the Grand Rapids Community Media Center, WYCE helps West Michigan residents connect, learn, create, and share with on-air programming at 88.1 FM, online streaming, and events. As West Michigan’s only independent community radio station, the programming featured on WYCE introduces listeners to a diverse array of cultures, local voices, services, and events – all coordinated by trained volunteer programmers. As part of GRCMC’s mission to build community through media, WYCE helps listeners discover and celebrate different cultures, services and events through local voices.
 

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