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Playlist from 08/14/2018 @ 9:00am

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Ken Benedict

Ken plays a mix of less-known tracks from well-known artists, old classics, new music and a fair helping of local and regional tunes.

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all tracks listed in reverse chronological order

Joe Bonamassa

Sloe Gin
Live From The Royal Albert Hall 2009 via J&R Adventures
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Keith Stone With Red Gravy

Time To Move On
Keith Stone With Red Gravy 2018 via Independent
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Standin' On the Porch
That Santa Fe Channel 2018 via ATO Records
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Emmylou Harris

Goin' Back to Harlan
Wrecking Ball 1995 via Elektra
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11:40 am
Promo - Local Spins on WYCE (click for more info)

Local Spins on WYCE is a 1-hour exploration of the best music from the Grand Rapids area and West Michigan. The program often debuts new songs by seasoned artists as well as emerging acts who merit attention and broader exposure.

The show is hosted by John "SINK-uh-vitch" from, the website covering West Michigan's music scene. Each week, John invites local artists into the studio for live music and conversation.

Tune in for "Local Spins on WYCE" every Friday at 11am. And browse every archived episode online at WYCE dot org

Jake Shimabukuro

While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Gently Weeps 2006 via Hitchhike Records
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11:30 am
Play Community Update (click for more info)

Play Community Update 

Jake Shimabukuro

While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Gently Weeps 2006 via Hitchhike Records
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David Bowie

Let's Dance
ChangesBowie 1990 via Emd Int'l
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The Band of Heathens

Top Hat Crown & The Clapmaster's Son 2011 via Boh Records
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11:20 am
Local First - Good for Grand Rapids (click for more info)

Support for WYCE comes from Local First!

Local First believes a strong economy starts with local ownership and sustainable business practices.

We help business owners and entrepreneurs improve their impact in the community while educating the public on why supporting local matters. The most recent Local First initiative, "Good for Grand Rapids", brings together and celebrates companies using business as a force for good.

More information can be found at local first dot com.

The Magpie Salute

Sister Moon
High Water I 2018 via Eagle Rock Records
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Mike Farris

Can I Get A Witness_
Silver & Stone 2018 via Compass
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Kari Lynch

One More Hit
Little Games 2016 via Independent


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Old Crow Medicine Show

Child Of The Mississippi
Volunteer 2018 via Columbia
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11:00 am
In the Image (click for more info) 1823 S. Division Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (616) 456-6150

Alejandro Escovedo

Footsteps in the Shadows
The Crossing 2018 via Yep Roc
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Loggins and Messina

Same Old Wine
Sittin' In 1971 via Columbia Records
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Lila Downs

Fallaste Corazon
Pecados Y Milagros 2013 via Columbia
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Jim Croce

Time In A Bottle
Classic Hits 2004 via Rhino / Wea
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10:40 am
GRAM on The Green - May Erlewine (click for more info)

WYCE and Grand Rapids Art Museum present the tenth annual GRAM on the Green free outdoor concert series. 

This Thursday WYCE continues the series with Earthwork Music and Jammie winning contemporary folk artist May Erlewine.

Concerts are FREE to attend each Thursday at 6 pm on the Museum Terrace. 

For more information on the lineup and artists performing at GRAM on the Green, visit "art museum G-R dot O-R-G"

Blood, Sweat & Tears

God Bless The Child
Blood, Sweat & Tears 1969 via Columbia
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10:30 am
Play WYCE Arts Calendar (click for more info)

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Willie Dixon's Original Chicago Blues All Stars

Here I Am (Knocking at Your Door)
Gold 2018 via Independent
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Lake Street Dive

Bad Self Portraits
Bad Self Portraits 2014 via Signature Sounds
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10:20 am

Joe Ely

Early In The Mornin'
Panhandle Rambler 2015 via Rack'em Records
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Just A Bit Further 2018 via Cellar Live
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Ziggy Marley

I Will Be Glad
Rebellion Rises 2018 via Tuff Gong
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Janis Joplin

Try (Just a Little Bit Harder)
Janis Joplin's Greatest Hits 1973 via Sony
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10:00 am
Howard Christensen Nature Center (click for more info) Welcome Center: 16080 Red Pine Dr Kent City, MI 49330 Red Pine Center: 16190 Red Pine Dr Kent City, MI 49330 Mailing Address PO Box 42, Kent City, MI 49330 Ph (616) 675-3158 Fax (616) 675-4123

Tower of Power

Soul Side Of Town 2018 via Mack Avenue
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Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds

Pound of Dirt 2012 via Modern Vintage
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Father John Misty

Hangout At The Gallows
God's Favorite Customer 2018 via Sub Pop
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Purity Ring

Another Eternity 2015 via 4AD
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9:40 am
UICA: Local Director (click for more info)

Support for WYCE comes from UICA.

The UICA Movie Theater shows independent, international, and documentary movies in downtown Grand Rapids Tuesday-Sunday year round.

UICA presents the Local Director Series, a NEW, recurring event featuring feature-length films by independent directors who live and work in Grand Rapids, MI.

The Local Director Series is a premier forum for directors to share their work publicly and the event acts as a vital resource for the advancement of the West Michigan film community by increasing public awareness about independent filmmaking and the impressive film industry established right here in Grand Rapids.

Find showtimes and upcoming screenings at

Buddy Miles

Them Changes
Them Changes 1970 via Mercury
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Colin Linden

Big Mouth
Big Mouth 2003 via Accord Records
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Boulevard Billies

Growin' Pains
Boulevard Billies 2016 via Independent
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Angelique Kidjo

Once in a Lifetime
Remain In Light 2018 via Kravenworks
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9:20 am
Family Promise (click for more info)

906 Division Avenue South Grand Rapids, MI 49507 (616) 475-5220 Email: Telephone: (616) 475-5220

Devil in a Woodpile

Stovepipe Blues-Greenville Strut
In Your Lonesome Town 2005 via Bloodshot Records
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The Devil Makes Three

All Is Quiet
Chains Are Broken 2018 via New West
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procol harem

A Salty Dog
Procol Harem Live 1972 via Chrysalis
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Neil Young

After The Gold Rush
Live At The Cellar Door 2013 via Reprise
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9:00 am
(Generic) Specialized Language Development (click for more info)

The Specialized Language Development (SLD) Center , a community resource of West Michigan, is committed to bringing the power of reading, writing and spelling to all individuals with dyslexia or other unique learning styles, enabling them to achieve their full potential. They are currently looking for tutors in the West Michigan area. The number to call to find out more is 616 361 1182.