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Motley Crue Hits Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids August 3

Heavy metal icons Motley Crue are set to tour this summer, which includes a stop at Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids on August 3!

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ThinkFast Spring 2011

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Orbit Room Friday night for another edition of the Big Fancy ThinkFast Game Show!  The night definitely had its fair share of laughs, awkwardness and vulgarity, but the Free Beer & Hot Wings Show made sure everyone had a great time!  See the photos below.

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Darren Breen | The Grand Rapids Press
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GR Press Super Moon Pictures

A super full moon -- a once-every-20-years event where the moon orbits closest to Earth and appears brightest and largest -- was visible Saturday, March 19, 2011.  Several Grand Rapids Press photographers grabbed some really cool shots from around the city.

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Motorhead

97.9 GRD welcomed the legendary Motorhead, along with Clutch and Valient Thorr, to the Orbit Room!

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Escape The Fate

97.9 GRD presented Escape The Fate to the Orbit Room for an awesome show!  A few lucky listeners got to meet the band before the concert.

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97.9 GRD PRESENTS My Chemical Romance to the Orbit Room

97.9 GRD PRESENTS My Chemical Romance, Saturday, April 16, to the Orbit Room!

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97.9 GRD PRESENTS Stone Sour, Theory of a Deadman, Skillet, And Halestorm to the DeltaPlex

97.9 GRD PRESENTS the 2011 Avalanche Tour, featuring Stone Sour, Theory of a Deadman, Halestorm, Skillet, and Art of Dying, April 27 to the DeltaPlex Arena!

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Blizzard Warning!

BLIZZARD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
7 PM EST WEDNESDAY...

IMPACTS...

* THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. TRAVEL AND COMMERCE ACROSS THE
WARNING AREA ARE EXPECTED TO BE SEVERELY IMPACTED BY HEAVY SNOW
AND SIGNIFICANT BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW LATE THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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Photos: Kid Rock In Grand Rapids

GRD had the Kid Rock show covered, with pre-party at the Crush inside The B.O.B., the actual show at Van Andel Arena, and our after party at The Intersection with Kid Rock opener Ty Stone!  Thanks to everyone who came out

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Are You Ready For Tonight? Kid Rock In Town [Video]

Just a taste to wet you whistle.

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Anberlin Live At The Orbit Room

The GRD Roadies were out at the SOLD OUT Anberlin show at the Orbit Room!  Circa Survive and Foxy Shazam were also on the bill.

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Newsweek: Grand Rapids not just sick, it’s dying

Wow! Newsweek rips us a new one.  Grand Rapids lands at #10 as one of the top dying cities in the U.S. Something's f'd up here - We barely beat out No. 9 Flint, No. 8 South Bend, and No. 7 Detroit.

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