march, 2017

16mar7:30 pmConcerts Under the Stars7:30 pm

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Join the GRPM for Concerts Under the Stars in the Chaffee Planetarium. Visitors can sit back and experience the wonder of the cosmos and the wonder of music to electronic, folk, funk and jazz inspired local music acts.

The third concert in the series will take place on March 16 will feature jazz inspired electronic music by Mishigami. Concerts will begin at 7:30 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Refreshments, beer and other beverages will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $10 for GRPM members, $12 for non-members if purchased in advance, and $15 for non-members on the day of the concert.

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A Grand Rapids native, Miles Coleman has been producing music under the alias mishigami since early 2014. As a classically trained pianist, Coleman layers keyboards and synthesizers over rich percussion to create ever-evolving songs that continuously unfold. His style creates a soundscape of rhythmic, textural beats influenced by jazz melodies with intricate chord structures.

The concert will also feature visuals by Nate Eizenga. For the past decade, Nate has been fascinated by performances that use visual imagery to enhance the experience of live music. Frustrated with preprocessed, press-play videos, he taught himself to mix and manipulate video in real-time, finally playing his first live show with musician Darkly in early November 2015. Since then he has continued to refine his craft, playing alongside Darkly as well as DJs from Rocksteady Disco, FourFour SoundSystem and Vinyl Fetish. Possessing both musical synchronization and artistic spontaneity, his work is guaranteed to mesmerize even the most reserved viewers.

Other concerts in the 2017 Concerts Under the Stars Series include February 9 with funk music by Janga and April 6 with folk music by Emma Loo and Sam.

Time

(Thursday) 7:30 pm

Location

Grand Rapids Public Museum

272 Pearl St. NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504

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