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Run River North brings musical storytelling to Calvin

Katie Sayler

October 30, 2014

The Los Angeles-based band Run River North opened at the nostalgic venue of the Ladies Literary Club last week. Their folk-indie rock filled the old hall with honest lyrics and tight harmonies. Run River North wove lyrical narratives...

Review: Propaganda at Calvin College

Joel Gustafson

October 8, 2014

There are few artists in the world like Propaganda. The son of a Black Panther, Jason Petty has degrees in illustration and intercultural studies, along with a teaching credential. He is also an experienced hip-hop artist, starting...

The Head and the Heart deliver heartfelt performance

Lauren De Haan

April 10, 2014

Last Thursday in the Hoogenboom Center, The Head and the Heart performed at Calvin for their second time. The Head and The Heart is an independent folk-rock band that also works within the genre of Americana. They previously...

The National to come to Calvin in April

Nick Keeley

January 22, 2014

Acclaimed rock band The National will be performing at Calvin College on Saturday, April 12 in the Van Noord Arena. Comprised of lead singer and songwriter Matt Berninger, guitarists Aaron and Bryce Dessner, bassist Scott Devend...

Needtobreathe rocks crowds at Calvin and debuts unreleased songs

Alden Hartopo

October 25, 2013

On Wednesday night Christian rock band Needtobreathe performed for their first time at Calvin College’s Covenant Fine Arts Center for its 2013 ‘The Stomping Ground Tour.’ The show started off with a performance by opening...

All Sons & Daughters leads audience in worship

Nick Keeley

October 17, 2013

It was a night of worship for All Sons & Daughters as they performed a nearly 80 minute concert Friday night. Playing for a full house in the warmly-lit Covenant Fine Arts Center (CFAC), All Sons & Daughters performe...

Switchfoot uses art to unify audience

Abby Paternoster

September 30, 2013

I suppose it is not often that one must review a film and a concert at the same time, but that is what I must do after attending the Switchfoot concert last night in the Covenant Fine Arts Center (CFAC). The concert began with the band's...

Kishi Bashi returns to Calvin better than ever

Sierra Savela

September 30, 2013

His music takes you to another world. The songs are layered with the harmonious sounds of merely a violin and his voice. Just sit and listen as the music washes over you and floods all of your senses — this is what it is like t...

Over the Rhine charms with a warm and intimate show

Nick Keeley

September 23, 2013

Twenty years after their first appearance at Calvin, Over the Rhine performed the first major concert of the year Saturday night. Playing for a full house in the Covenant Fine Arts Center, Over the Rhine performed a nearly two-...