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10th Anniversary Essence Music Festival - Day 1
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Remembering Prince’s Last Appearance at Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena in 2004

Prince's last appearance in Grand Rapids took place in August of 2004 when he made a stop on his Musicology Live 2004ever Tour. Never one to hold a short concert, he played thirty-three songs that evening. Here's the setlist from that memorable night.

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Griffin’s Playoff Tickets On Sale Today

Tickets for the Grand Rapids Griffins’ first two home games during the 2016 Calder Cup Playoffs will go on sale to the public this morning, Saturday, April 16 at 10 a.m.

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KISS 40th Anniversary World Tour
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Your Exclusive KISS Ticket Pre Sale Link and Code for Their Grand Rapids Show at Van Andel Arena

KISS is coming to Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on August 13, and we have your exclusive presale link and code! The pre-sale runs from Thursday, April 14 at 9 a.m. until Sunday, April 17 at 10 p.m.

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GRPD Investigating Shot Fired Outside Van Andel Arena

Police are searching for a person believed to have fired a gun outside of Van Andel Arena downtown Grand Rapids Friday afternoon, M-Live reports.

Shortly before 4p.m. police were called to the arena on a report of a large fight, with at least one shot fired.

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Grand Rapids Griffins Return Home to Fight for Playoff Survival

The Grand Rapids Griffins lost both Game 1 and Game 2 to Toronto on the road this weekend and now must win the next three games at Van Andel Arena in the best-of-five Western Conference Quarterfinals to advance.

Game 3 will be on Wednesday at 7 p.m.

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Rock Legends Tommy Lee & Alice Cooper Talk About Upcoming Tour, Rock Today, Legacy, and More [Video]

Pinch me and tell me that this interview happened!

Ever since I got into rock music, bands like KISS, Motley Crue, Alice Cooper, Blue Oyster Cult led the way for me to liking rock music. Which eventually got me into radio!

Never in my dreams would I think that I would chat with Motley Crue's Tommy Lee and Alice Cooper on one phone call!

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Motley Crue Returns to the Van Andel Arena on October 13! [Video]

It was quite a big deal when Motley Crue announced that they were ending their careers.

It was even a bigger deal when they kicked off their final tour here in Grand Rapids at the Van Andel Arena!

Thanks to fan demand, Motley Crue will say goodbye to Grand Rapids one last time!

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Motley Crue Planning Final Leg of Tour, Demand Them for Grand Rapids!

Motley Crue started off their final tour here in Grand Rapids. We threw a huge pre-party and had a blast of time.

If you attended the show, it was pretty awesome! Aside from a few technical errors, what would you expect from a show of that caliber?

Motley Crue wants you to decide their final leg of the tour!

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Entertainer-Comedian Kevin Hart Readies What Now? Tour, with Grand Rapids Stop May 17

Entertainer, actor and comedian Kevin Hart is headed out on a North American arena tour hitting 45 cities in the U.S. and Canada, including Grand Rapids' Van Andel Arena on May 17.

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WWE’s SummerSlam Live Tour Returns to Van Andel Arena on June 20!

Get ready wrestling fans!

WWE returns to the Van Andel Arena on June 20!

The roster of WWE superstars is something that you don't want to miss!

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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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