For Immediate Release

Grand Rapids Art Museum Announces GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM 2022 Lineup

Community invited to enjoy free summer concerts from July 21 — August 11

Grand Rapids, MI, July 11, 2022 — The Grand Rapids Art Museum (GRAM) announced today the 2022 lineup for its 13th annual free summer concert series, GRAM on the Green with WYCE 88.1FM.

Taking place on Thursday evenings from July 21 through August 11, this year’s series brings four evenings of performances by local, regional, and national talent to downtown Grand Rapids. Guests of all ages are invited to relax on the Museum’s outdoor terrace and enjoy free live music, free museum admission, food trucks, a cash bar, and hands-on artmaking activities.

For over a decade, the Grand Rapids Art Museum has brought free summer concerts to the heart of downtown Grand Rapids,” commented GRAM Communications Manager Elizabeth Payne. In partnership with WYCE, we’re excited to continue our tradition of creating accessible arts experiences for our entire community to participate in and enjoy.”

2022 Lineup:

  • July 21: Molly + After Ours (Soul + Electronic Jazz) 
  • July 28: Andrea von Kampen + Brie Stoner (Indie Folk and Alternative Noir Pop)
  • August 4: The Music That Raised Us (History of Black Music — Spirituals, Motown, and Modern Soul)
  • August 11: The Rachel Brooke Band + The Reverend Jesse Ray (Retro Rockabilly and Western Swing)

WYCE is excited for the return of GRAM on the Green,” added WYCE Music Director and series curator Shane German.​“The lineup this year offers up a diverse array of local, regional, and national talent. Whether it’s indie-folk, jazz, retro americana, or a celebration of black voices in music, we’re thrilled to welcome these incredible artists this year. There really will be something for everyone. We can’t wait to see everyone at the shows this summer!”

Admission to the Museum is free during GRAM on the Green evenings from 5 pm — 9 pm, as part of Meijer Free Thursday Nights.

Concert guests are invited inside the galleries to explore the exhibitions on view during the summer months, including In A New Light: American Impressionism 1870 – 1940 | Works from the Bank of America Collection, An Extraordinary Legacy: The Miner S. and Mary Ann Keeler Collection, and rotating works from GRAM’s collection on all three levels of the Museum.

Support for GRAM on the Green is generously provided by WYCE 88.1FM 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. Established in 1910 as the Grand Rapids Art Association, GRAM has grown to include more than 6,000 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

About WYCE 88.1FM
WYCE is a non-profit, independent community radio station based in Grand Rapids, serving West Michigan and beyond at 88.1fm or online at Listener-sponsored and volunteer-powered, WYCE has been the people’s radio in West Michigan for over 30 years. Voted​“Best Radio Station” by Revue Magazine readers 4 years in a row (2016 – 2019), WYCE is dedicated to providing​“A World of Music”— an eclectic blend of local, regional, and under-represented artists — to the West Michigan community, as well as creating meaningful connections between people, non-profit organizations, and local businesses. For more information, visit