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Griffin Fans Excited Dan Cleary is Signed and the new Season Opens October 14

There's good news and excitement in Hockey Town - West this weekend. The Grand Rapids Griffins on Friday signed veteran forward Dan Cleary to a one-year contract.

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Here Are the Songs You Can (Probably) Expect at Tonight’s Paul McCartney Show in Grand Rapids

If what we are being told is to be believed, it's going to be a long, awesome night of Sir Paul's music at Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on August 15. Here's the setlist you can (probably) expect.

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Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat & Avatar Coming to Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena September 14

Get ready, Grand Rapids! Avenged Sevenfold, Volbeat, and Avatar are making their way to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on Wednesday, September 14.

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Starting Today You Can Submit Your Videos for WWE Smackdown Tickets

97.9 GRD has your ringside seats for the WWE Smackdown event at Van Andel Arena on July 12!

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Win Ringside Seats for WWE Smackdown in Grand Rapids from GRD!

Just shoot a quick minute or two video of yourself, in your best wrestler promo, explaining why YOU should be ringside for Smackdown. It's doesn't have to be a long speech, but make it fun and (of course) crazy.

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Disturbed Covers Nine Inch Nails, U2, The Who, Rage Against the Machine in Grand Rapids

Disturbed, Rob Zombie, and Pop Evil packed Van Andel Arena with screaming fans on Tuesday night. Check out video of Disturbed covering Nine Inch Nails, U2, The Who, and Rage Against the Machine in Grand Rapids!

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Rob Zombie’s Advice to Kids: ‘Practice Drums, Watch Movies, Read Comic Books’, Then Rocks Living Dead Girl at Van Andel Arena [Video]

Rob Zombie, Disturbed, and Pop Evil packed Van Andel Arena with screaming fans (and monsters, aliens, and fire) on Tuesday night. Check out video of Rob Zombie rocking "Living Dead Girl" in Grand Rapids! 

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Garth Brooks Gives Grand Rapids Fan Red Corvette, Pays Off Student Loans, More

TMZ reports that a teacher who attended Garth Brooks' show in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena on Thursday night held the 4 millionth ticket ever sold to a Garth Brooks show.

The teacher was surprised with a long list of gifts to celebrate the occasion.

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Seeing Garth Brooks in Grand Rapids This Week? Here Are Some Things You Should Know

Garth Brooks will be playing six shows here in Grand Rapids over the span of four days, and Van Andel Arena wants to make sure that concert-goers are prepared.

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Five Finger Death Punch Rocks ‘Bad Company’ to Amped up, Screaming Grand Rapids Crowd

Five Finger Death PunchShinedown, and P.O.D. came to rock Grand Rapids Wednesday night. Check out Five Finger's performance of "Bad Company" to screaming fans at Van Andel Arena!

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Shinedown Rocks ‘Enemies’, ‘How Did You Love’ at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids

ShinedownFive Finger Death Punch and P.O.D. packed Van Andel Arena with screaming fans on Wednesday night. Check out video of Shinedown rocking "How Did You Love" and "Enemies"!

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Paul McCartney Will Play Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena August 15

Paul McCartney will be bringing his One on One Tour to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on Monday, August 15. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 2 at 10 a.m.

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