Fall Fund Drive Gift Guide 2018

posted by Cassie Betten on 10/11/2018

$12 or more: Community Media Center Membership with basic privileges

  • Ticket Discounts, Beverages at Wealthy Theatre
  • Receive CMC Member mailings
  • Vote in CMC Elections
  • Club Privileges

$25 FLEXPASS:  a pair of tickets to a show of your choice at any of these three venues: Pyramid Scheme, Tip Top Deluxe Bar and Grill, or any of the venues at The Intersection. Some restrictions apply on sell outs and high-ticket items.

$50 FLEXPASS: a pair of tickets to one show at each of these venues. That’s 50 bucks for a pair of tickets to each The Scheme, Tip Top Deluxe and The Intersection. Again, some show restrictions apply.

** SPRING Flexpasses expire November 6th!


Records, groceries, books - anything you need to carry while 'repping WYCE.


$150 Personal Day Sponsor OR NPO Shout out: Be a WYCE Personal Day Sponsor!
Have your message read on the air on the day of your choice at the top of every hour! Perfect for anniversaries, birthdays, memorials and more! You may also donate your day to your favorite nonprofit.

$200 Dinner & A Show Package

Where to get Dinner?:

Harmony Hall or Harmony Eastown
Amore Trattoria
Linear Restaurant
One Trick Pony Grill & Taproom
Gilmore Collection Restaurants


10/29 MONDAY:  OF MONTREAL @ Pyramid Scheme

Athens, Georgia outfit led by Kevin Barnes, who's traversed kaleidoscopic indie and boundary-breaking electropop informed by glam, punk, and folk-rock. Of Montreal shows always sell out! Only 3 pair available.

Recommended if you like: Arcade Fire, MGMT, Dirty Projectors

The Pyramid Scheme: 68 Commerce Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI 49503 *WILL CALL* 7PM

11/2 FRIDAY:  GOV’T MULE @ 20 Monroe Live

Equal parts jam band and blues-rock power trio, featuring Warren Haynes of the Allman Brothers Band.

20 Monroe Live: 11 Ottawa Avenue NW  *WILL CALL* 8PM

11/5 MONDAY:  MEDESKI’S MAD SKILLET @ Elevation in The Intersection

Mad Skillet was born of a late night show in New Orleans, Louisiana during Jazz Fest 2015. The collective features jazz legend John Medeski on keys, Grammy nominated guitarist Will Bernard, New Orleans native sousaphone player Kirk Joseph, and drummer Terence Higgins of Dirty Dozen Brass Band!

Elevation in The Intersection: 133 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI *WILL CALL* 7PM


The incomparable electronic/producer duo Rob Garza and Eric Hilton. Thievery is known for their antiwar, pro-humanity stance in addition to their appreciation for all of the world's cultures.
Seated show featuring direct descendent Julian Marley opening.

Recommended if you like: Groove Armada, Moby, Royskopp, Jamiroquai

20 Monroe Live: 11 Ottawa Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI  *WILL CALL* 7:30PM

11/17 SATURDAY: ELVIS COSTELLO & The Imposters @ 20 Monroe Live

The most evocative, innovative, and gifted songwriter since Bob Dylan, with songs that offer highly personal takes on love and politics. The 2nd most famous Elvis.

20 Monroe Live: 11 Ottawa Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI * WILL CALL* 7:30PM

11/18 SUNDAY: YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND with Brad Parsons @ Elevation

Popular progressive outfit who blend jam band sensibilities with traditional bluegrass.

Recommended if you like: Béla Fleck, Nickel Creek, Umphrey's McGee

Elevation in The Intersection: 133 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI *WILL CALL* 8PM

11/23 FRIDAY: BILLY STRINGS Thanksgiving Run Night 1 @ Intersection

A master of the guitar, banjo, and mandolin, Billy Strings is a singer and instrumentalist whose music starts with the sound and speed of bluegrass and folds in elements of rock, jazz, and psychedelia. Jon Stickley Trio opens the show.

The Intersection: 133 Grandville Ave SW, Grand Rapids, MI * WILL CALL* 7PM

11/29 THURSDAY: THE LONE BELLOW @ St. Cecilia Music Center

The Lone Bellow is a Brooklyn-based band who have become known for their transcendent harmonies, serious musicianship and lively performances. Their victorious release three years ago, Then Came The Morning produced by The National’s Aaron Dessner, was nominated for an Americana Music Award and helped create a large dedicated fan base.

St. Cecilia Music Center:  24 Ransom NE, Grand Rapids, MI  *WILL CALL* 7:30PM

2/9/2019 SATURDAY:  BELA FLECK & ABIGAIL WASHBURN @ St. Cecilia Music Center

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn, “the king and queen of the banjo” (Paste Magazine), have a musical partnership like no other. Béla Fleck is a fifteen-time Grammy Award winner who has taken the instrument across multiple genres, and Abigail Washburn a singer-songwriter and clawhammer banjo player who re-radicalized it by combining it with Far East culture and sounds.

St. Cecilia Music Center:  24 Ransom NE, Grand Rapids, MI  *WILL CALL* 7:30PM


Nominated in 2015 for a Grammy for Best American Roots Performance and Best Folk Album of the Year in 2013, The Milk Carton Kids released a brand new album on June 29 from ANTI-Records, All the Things That I Did and All the Things That I Didn't Do. The new project marks the first time that acoustic duo Joey Ryan and Kenneth Pattengale have brought a band into the studio, and the two will be touring with them for this performance at SCMC.

St. Cecilia Music Center:  24 Ransom NE, Grand Rapids, MI  *WILL CALL* 7:30PM

$300 Business Day Sponsor

13 mentions on air for your business any day of your choosing.

$360 or more Music of The Month
WYCE’s Album of the month includes a new handpicked album delivered to your door every month for 1 full year.

Previous Picks:

The Decemberists – I’ll Be Your Girl

Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer

Decker. – Born to Wake Up

Meiko – Playing Favorites

Judith Owen - Rediscovered

$881 WYCE VIP Member
Visit the station, meet the crew, first on the list for ticket giveaways, meet & greets, freebies.

$1000 Business Week
Your business sponsors a full 5 days of WYCE programming, 65 total on-air mentions.

Donate online at wyce.org/support or call (616)742-9923 to speak with a volunteer.



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