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.


Episode 63: Peter Asher & Albert Lee / Olivia Vargas & Tabula Rasa
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes guitar legends Peter Asher and Albert Lee plus a performance by Michigan band Olivia Vargas and Tabula Rasa. Aired 2017-07-20.

Episode 62: Brennan Leeds + Suport + Abram Gunther and the Bear-A-Tones
Host Quinn Mathews presents conversation and performances by Brennan Leeds (accompanied by The Accidentals' Katie Larson), GR hip-hop artist Suport, and Abram Gunther and The Bear-A-Tones. Aired 2017-07-06

Episode 60: Carsie Blanton & Andrew Gulledge
Host Quinn Mathews presents performances by Carsie Blanton and Andrew Gulledge. Aired 2017-06-22

Episode 59: B-Side Growlers + Bruce Ling
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes performances from B-Side Growlers and Bruce Ling. Aired 2017-06-15

Episode 58: Jessica in the Rainbow + Blushing Monk + RevelAsians
Host Quinn Mathews presents performances and conversation with Grand Rapids area artists Jessica in the Rainbow, Blushing Monk, and RevelAsians. Aired 2017-06-08

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."