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.


Episdoe 55: Kenny White + Triumph Music Academy
Host Quinn Mathews presents performances by New York City's Kenny White and the students of Triumph Music Academy plus chats with chats with Rollin' Out Food Truck Rally and Tour De Quarter 2017. Aired 2017-05-18

Episode 54: Mark Lavengood's Bluegrass Bonanza + Frances Luke Accord
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes Grand Rapids string band Mark Lavengood's Bluegrass Bonanza and Chicago duo Frances Luke Accord. Aired 2017-05-11.

Episode 53: Lipstick Jodi + A Tribute to The Postal Service
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes Grand Rapids rock band Lipstick Jodi plus Emilee Petersmark and Stovepipe Stover, two featured artists from the Blue Collar Songwriting House Concert Series' A Tribute to The Postal Service. Aired 2017-05-04

Episode 51: Max Lockwood + The Autumnatic
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes a performance by Max Lockwood and a discussion of his new Gratiot and Derby House Concert Series. Plus also a performance from The Autumnatic promoting Jake's Music Festival. Guest Todd Herring from ArtPrize drops by to discuss the ArtPrize Nine Premiere Event. Aired 2017-04-20

Episode 50: The McLovins-Elroy Meltzer
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes Boston band The McLovins and Grand Rapids duo Elroy Meltzer. Aired 2017-04-13.

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."