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WYCE is an independent, community radio station serving the communities of Grand Rapids and West Michigan with its on-air FM programming at 88.1 Mhz, and reaching out to the world through online streaming on the Internet.

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WYCE: Live at Wealthy Theatre Fall Series WYCE, Orion Construction and The Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse present WYCE: Live at Wealthy Theatre fall concert series! The Lineup! Mon. September 8 Vieux Farka Toure / Thu. October 16 Joan Osborne / Wed. November 12 My Brightest Diamond / Fri. December 12 The Bad Plus Click for more information...
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Live at Wealthy Theatre: An Evening with Vieux Farka Toure

WYCE, Orion Construction and The Funky Buddha Yoga Hothouse open the WYCE: Live at Wealthy Theatre fall concert series with An Evening with  Vieux Farka ToureMonday, September 8th at 8pm.

Get Tickets here! or call Wealthy Theatre box office at 616-459-4788 x 130

Often referred to as "The Hendrix of the Sahara," Mali-born Vieux Farka Toure is the son of legendary guitar player Ali Farka Toure. His live performances are highly energized and Vieux is known for dazzling crowds with his speed and dexterity on the guitar, as well as...

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Upcoming Artists of the Day

Posted: 07/28/2014

Upcoming Artists of the Day

Each weekday at 8:30am and 5:30pm we bring you our new Artist of the Day segment. We'll share a track or two from some great artists in celebration of their new album, birthday, important anniversary, or Grand Rapids appearance. Or maybe just for fun!

Here's the upcoming Artist of the Day schedule.

Mon July 28  Charlie Haden (August 6, 1937 – July 11, 2014)

Tue 7/29 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

7/30 Pat Metheny

7/31 Conor Oberst & Bright Eyes

8/1 Ruthie Foster


8/4 First Aid Kit

8/5 Spoon


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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.