Although it seems 2021 has dragged on FOREVER, the last three months are not ancient history. Here's a quick look at the newsworthy events in Kalamazoo. 

As we begin a hopeful new year in 2022, we take a look back at the biggest stories of 2021 here in Kalamazoo, around Michigan, and across the rock and roll world. These were the big stories in October, November, and December of 2021 that everyone was talking about.

Kalamazoo is History

We'll Cross that Bridge

Rocking the Scene in Michigan

  • Ted Nugent, after a summer stop at a Battle Creek bar, made national headlines when he said he wanted to give Kyle Rittenhouse a lifetime supply of ammunition.
  • Michigan rockers Greta Van Fleet announced plans for their next world tour, kicking things off in Kalamazoo at WIng's Event Center on March 10, 2022.
  • Battle Creek rockers from back in the day will never forget when Rush came to town and played The Rafters. Tickets were an unbelievable $2.50 in 1975 to see the now legendary band.
  • RKR sent fans to Ford Field to see the Rolling Stones' No Filter tour. Mick Jagger clearly had a great time in Detroit, hitting all the city's landmarks, as others from the entourage visited the Motown Museum.

SWMI Vice

Things You Forgot Happened in 2021

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Rockers We've Lost in 2021

R.I.P. to the rockers who died in 2021.