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For over 25 years the Community Media Center has acquired and maintained technology tools, media services and community venues to benefit the Grand Rapids community. Explore this site to discover how CMC's television, radio, IT, education and live theatre resources are here to help you.

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The Next Phase at WYCE: A Farewell from Kevin Murphy

WYCE family,

I am happy and sad to tell you that my tenure as station manager at WYCE is coming to an end.

I am happy because we have accomplished some pretty remarkable things in the eight years I’ve been in this position. When I started, we were an underpowered 7,000-watt station that barely reached the edges of Kent County. I was welcomed into a situation with a lot of duct-taped-together equipment, a less-than-rosy financial situation, and an unclear plan for what lay ahead. Now we’re a 10,000-watt station reaching the...

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Meijer Gardens Summer Concerts: Conor Oberst with Dawes

Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series and WYCE welcome Conor Oberst with Dawes - live in the amphitheatre, Thursday, July 31st.

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Conor Oberst may be best known for his work with Bright Eyes, with whom he released 9 albums from the mid-90s to 2011. His new solo album Upside Down Mountain was released in May.

Oberst will be backed by Los Angeles, California folk rock band Dawes, who will also perform their original "authentically vintage" songs.


 




Meijer Gardens Summer Concerts: John Butler Trio

Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series and WYCE welcome the return of John Butler Trio to Meijer Amphitheater, Friday, August 1st.

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The John Butler Trio is an Australian roots and jam band led by guitarist and vocalist John Butler. The band has won 5 ARIA awards, celebrating the best in Australian music, including Best Independent Release and Best Blues & Roots Album.




DONATE YOUR USED LPs + CDs to WYCE!

We are now taking donations of records and CDs for WYCE's upcoming music sale at the Eastown Street Fair, Saturday, September 13th! We will take gently used music of all varieties throughout the months of July and August. If you'd like to see WYCE have a successful fundraiser event, please bring us those crates of records and CDs that are sitting around your house unplayed! You can drop off your donations at the Community Media Center, 711 Bridge Street Northwest, during regular business hours. Or to make arrangements for pick-up, call...

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Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series

Tickets are still available for several shows in Meijer Gardens Summer Concert Series. Click the links to learn more and get your tickets before they're gone!

UPCOMING

THUR July 31 - Conor Oberst with Dawes

FRI August 1 - John Butler Trio

WED August 6 - Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

THUR August 7 - Five for Fighting with Twilight Symphony Orchestra

WED August 13 - Rodrigo Y Gabriela

WED August 20 - G. Love and Special Sauce & Keb' Mo' Band

THUR August 28 - Lake Street Dive