Join us for GR LIVE, a live radio program happening every Thursday at noon in downtown Grand Rapids and broadcast live over the air on WYCE 88.1 FM!

Hosted by Quinn Mathews, GR LIVE features live music from artists with upcoming performances around West Michigan and interviews with people involved in our regional music community.

The event is free and 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 75: Nicholas James Thomasma + Desmond Jones
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes music and conversation with GR singer/songwriter Nicholas James Thomasma and groove band Desmond Jones. Aired 2017-10-05

Episode 74: The Great Ones + Big Dudee Roo
Host Quinn Mathews previews Blue Bridge Music Festival at ArtPrize 9 with a performance by The Great Ones. Plus, from the Gratiot & Derby Concert Series, a performance by Big Dudee Roo. Aired 2017-09-28

Episode 73: Great Lakes Music + Alex Austin of Deerfield Run
This week's episode features live performances from Great Lakes Music with Fauxgrass and Bruce Ling plus a special performance from Alex Austin of Deerfield Run. Aired 2017-09-23.

Episode 72: Earthwork Harvest Gathering 2017
Host Quinn Mathews welcomes a roster of musicians representing Earthwork Harvest Gathering 2017 with Mark Lavengood and Dede Alder. Plus a conversation with staff from The Rapidian on the occasion of its 8th birthday. Aired 2017-09-14.

Episode 71: Loren Johnson + Watching for Foxes
Hosted by Quinn Mathews, today's episode features live performances by Loren John and Watching for Foxes, plus Red House Concert Series announces their 2017-18 Grand Haven Music At The Museum lineup. Aired 2017-09-07

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."