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Aerosmith Returns to Van Andel Arena on August 4! [Video]

This is going to be one epic summer of music in Grand Rapids!

Fortunately, this concert is not in May because seemingly everything else is in May.

Aerosmith is throwing us a bone and closing out the summer with a big show at Van Andel Arena on August 4!

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Slipknot Slashes Upper Bowl Ticket Prices for Friday the 13th Only! [Video]

If you were thinking about going to Slipknot on May 16 at the Van Andel Arena, now may be the best time to get tickets.

This Friday, in celebration of Friday the 13th, Slipknot is cutting a deal for their tour stop here in Grand Rapids!

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Nickelback Rocks ‘Something in Your Mouth’ at Van Andel Arena [Video]

"Alright, let's get into some naughty shit," Nickelback's Chad Kroeger proposed to thousands of screaming fans at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids Tuesday night.

"Ladies," the frontman continued, "Something sexual maybe? Maybe a silly little song with a silly little title like 'You Look So Much Cuter With Something in Your Mouth'?"

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WGRD Winner Took Some Great Side Stage Nickelback Pics! [Gallery]

We surprised some very lucky winners by giving them a really cool opportunity! If you won tickets through us you were also tossed into a mystery contest that we did not tell anyone about.

We set you up with side stage seating and you got to meet Nickelback! How cool is that right? Well, one of our winners took some really cool photos from that area!

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Win a Monster Jam VIP Judging Experience!

How would you like to check out Monster Jam at the Van Andel Arena on March 7th?

Not only that, how about we hook you up with a VIP Experience?

Check this out!

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Linkin Park Cancels February 4 Grand Rapids Concert

Today sucks, now. Linkin Park has officially canceled its stop here in Grand Rapids on Feb. 4.

I repeat, the show at Van Andel Arena -- with Of Mice and Men and Rise Against -- has been canceled.

It was reported earlier today that Chester Bennington has suffered a leg injury, and had to cancel a couple shows while he saw doctors. However, it was just announced the rest of the tour through Feb. 14 has now been canceled as well!

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Slipknot Books Date at Van Andel Arena on May 16! [Video]

We teased it and now we can officially announce it!

Slipknot will take the stage at the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids on May 16.

The stop is part of Slipknot's Prepare for Hell Tour, with Hatebreed as special guest for the trek.

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Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts Book March 28 Show at Van Andel Arena

Heart, with special guests Joan Jett & The Blackhearts will be hitting the stage at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena Saturday, March 28, 2015.

Tickets go on sale Saturday, January 24 at 10am at the Van Andel Arena box office, all Ticketmaster locations, and online at Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be priced as low as $20, with others available for $35, $45 and a limited amount of $75.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Brings Holiday Spectacle to Grand Rapids on Sunday [Video]

If you've never seen the Trans-Siberian Orchestra perform, don't even bother imagining what might unfold.

It is something seemingly slightly beyond the realm of reality being brought to Grand Rapids for Trans-Siberian Orchestra's performances at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. in Van Andel Arena.

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Skillet Returns to the Van Andel Arena on January 4th!

The Annual Winter Jam Tour Spectacular returns to the Van Andel Arena! If you haven't heard of Winter Jam Tour, it is an annual tour dedicated to christian artist. At WGRD, we may not specifically play 'Christian Rock,' but we can't ignore it when Skillet is coming to Grand Rapids!

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Nickelback, The Pretty Reckless Book February 24 Date at Van Andel Arena [Video]

Multi-platinum selling rock band Nickelback are set to embark on a massive headlining tour in 2015 in support of their eighth full-length studio album, No Fixed Address, which comes out Nov. 17 and can be pre-ordered HERE.

The tour will stop in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015. The Pretty Reckless will join Nickelback to open the show.

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Linkin Park
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Linkin Park, Rise Against, Of Mice & Men Book Date at Van Andel Arena on Feb. 4! [Video]

Big concert announcement this morning!

Fresh from its album release, Linkin Park is making a return to Michigan! This time it's right here in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena!

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