Grand Rapids Rocks- Maybe Next Time
I love Grand Rapids and all it has to offer with local music, so I decided why not feature local bands here on wgrd.com! Today’s featured Maybe Next Time, they answered a few questions for me below! Check them out, and if you’re in a local band who wants to be featured fill out this form. I don’t just feature anyone, so don’t suck and you’ll get the Jackie stamp of approval Find me on facebook too, to follow all your favorite local bands, and GRD news by clicking HERE
Maybe Next Time
Who are all the members of your band, and what do they play?
Matthew Grodus- Vocals
Riley Aalderink- Guitar
Sam Engelsman- Guitar
Josiah Samy- Bass
Miles Foster – Drums
Mark Avery- Synth/piano
When did the band get together, and how?
Formed in early 2011, Sam Engelsman and Riley Aalderink recruited Matthew Grodus on vocals and formed the rest of the band through high school classmates Josiah Samy and Mark Avery. Miles Foster was added after meeting at Grand Valley State Universtiy.
How would you describe your music to someone?
Its our own brand of Pop Punk music. We would describe it as a sound similar to that of Blink 182 and New Found Glory.
Who are some of the bands that influence your music?
New Found Glory
Four Year Strong
Hit The Lights
All Time Low
What other bands have your members been/are in?
Matthew Grodus and Josiah Samy were members of holland based pop punk band Man Against Society.
What other local bands would you recommend people check out?
The Better Fight
Way To Fall
Where is your favorite place to play in Grand Rapids?
The Pyramid Scheme
Where can we catch you performing next?
Lemonjellos in downtown Holland, December 15. Doors at 6:30 and $5 admission