GR Live is a live radio program happening every Thursday at noon in downtown Grand Rapids and broadcast live over the air on WYCE 88.1 FM. The show is hosted by Quinn Matthews and features live music from groups playing in Grand Rapids and interviews with people involved in our regional music community. Find out all about music events happening in and around the city while being able to relax and enjoy the performances. The event is free and you are encouraged to attend. Enjoy a buffet with pizza and more from Bobarino's and brews from BOB's Brewery!

The series takes place at H.O.M.E. (House of Music and Entertainment) on the first floor of The B.O.B., 20 Monroe NW.

Episodes

Episode 42: Fable the Poet-Slim Gypsy-JOE
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes West Michigan area musicians Fable the Poet, JOE, and Slim Gypsy. Aired 2017-02-16

Episode 39: Desmond Jones + Wealthy Orphans
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes performances by Desmond Jones and Wealthy Ophans and speaks with Greg Gilmore about the opening of 20 Monroe Live, Grand Rapids' newest music venue. Aired 2017-01-26.

Episode 38: Olivia Mainville + Van Mason + Catfish & The Man
Host Quinn Mathews presents performances by Olivia Mainville & The Aquatic Troupe, Van Mason, and Catfish & The Man, plus a conversation with Marianne Fischer from Red House Concert Series. Aired 2017-01-19

Episode 37: Underground Circus + Jerry Dreams
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes performances by Grand Rapids area bands Underground Circus and Jerry Dreams. Aired 2017-01-12.

Episode 36: Joshua Tree + Fauxgrass + Mark Lavengood
Host Quinn Mathews presents performances from Joshua Tree, Fauxgrass, and Mark Lavengood plus a conversation with Kate Moore from Grand Rapids Public Museum's Concerts Under the Stars. Aired 2017-01-05.

A North Carolina Native, Quinn Matthews has spent the last two years based in Grand Rapids after spending the last nine years based in Nashville, Tennesee. He has been involved with WYCE over the past year hosting a show on Mondays from 3pm to 6pm, and developing the show GR Live. Quinn is thrilled to bring his experience in music to help encourage music lovers to go out and see live performances and promote Grand Rapids as a music destination. "If my interview with a band can bring out a few more people to their concert– I'll consider it a success."