As we wrap up 2016, we start to look forward to some of the upcoming shows that will be coming to West Michigan in the new year.  Here are five great area shows to check out in the first half of 2017.


Dweezil Zappa Presents Zappa Plays Zappa Spanish Concerts
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Dweezil Zappa at State Theater Kalamazoo Jaunary 24th

Dweezil celebrates the music of his legendary father Frank.   Tickets are $62, $42, $33 and $25.    Get Tickets and more details here.



Big Barrel Country Music Festival 2015 - Day 1
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Lynyrd Skynyrd at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids  February 3rd

This show will be one of the first shows at the brand new venue 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids.   If you want to check out this brand new venue tickets are available now at Livenation.



Scorpions Perform In Concert At Universal Ampitheater
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Tesla at Firekeepers Casino Event Center In Battle Creek February 17th 

The band makes their return to Battle Creek and to Firekeepers Casino.   Tickets range from $39 to $69 dollars and are available at Firekeepers Casino and Star Tickets.


One More For The Fans! - Celebrating The Songs & Music Of Lynyrd Skynyrd - Show
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Peter Frampton at 20 Monroe Live in Grand Rapids April 2nd

The guitar legend stops at the newest venue in Grand Rapids 20 Monroe Live on April 2nd.   Tickets are available now at Live Nation.


Valley Rock Festival - Performance
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Red Hot Chili Peppers at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids  June 25th

This show is a little while off but it is an opportunity to see the band on their current tour for their latest album, "The Getaway".   Tickets available now at Ticketmaster.

I am sure there will be more great shows announced as we get into 2017.  Here is a great starting point if you are looking to check out some great music here in the new year.


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