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Pair of Tickets to Nickelback & The Pretty Reckless @ Van Andel Arena on Feb. 24th

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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 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, 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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Free Beer & Hot Wings: Producer Joe’s Tommy Lee Drum Challenge [Audio]

Motley Crue is starting its farewell The Final Tour tonight.

The tour's first show takes place at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, right across the street from the flagship station of "The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show," 97.9 WGRD.

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WWE Live Making it’s Way Back to Grand Rapids on June 14th!

Get ready Grand Rapids! WWE is making it's way back to the Van Andel Arena on June 14th!

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Skillet Books a Date at Van Andel Arena on March 6th!

Grammy nominated and Platinum selling rockers Skillet has just announced a brand new tour! With their hit songs you have most likely heard on WGRD, "Sick of it," "Monster," "Alive," and more, Skillet has dominated the rock charts and has also dominated our airwaves.

Soon, they will dominate the Van Andel Arena on March 6th.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers to Headline Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

Rumors have been floating around that the Red Hot Chili Peppers would make room for Grand Rapids in their massive U.S. tour. I'm stoked to report that the rumors are true! The Chili Peppers will hit Van Andel Arena in downtown Grand Rapids this May.

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