The Eddya whirlpool of local art, concerts, delectable food, Michigan craft beer, cider, and wine, and family-friendly creative art experiences housed within an impressive 4000 capacity Tent Venue—will serve as a fantastic place to celebrate the local arts community, inviting ArtPrize goers to explore one of downtown Grand Rapids’ largest green spaces!

Where is The Eddy?

The Eddy Tent Venue will be located on Monroe Ave just north of I-196 in downtown Grand Rapids. The address is 33 Monroe Avenue NW, but it's hard to miss!

Events

Fri, Oct. 2nd  | MICHIGAN COUNTRY MUSIC JAMBOREE 

A colorful night of country with Gunnar and the Grizzly Boys, Kari Lynch Band, Brian Lorente and the Usual Suspects, The Bootstrap Boys and country dj DJ Jason Veeder. For first time in the world, The Eddy will host a country line dance silent disco. Interactive live art with BLVisuals. Food Truck Rally with delicious lunch and dinner.

Main Stage Times:

  • 6:00 - 7:00pm DJ Jason Veeder
  • 7:00 - 8:00pm Brian Lorente and The Usual Suspects
  • 8:15 - 8:30pm DJ Jason Veeder
  • 8:30 - 9:30pm Kari Lynch Band
  • 9:30 - 10:00pm DJ Jason Veeder
  • 10:00 - 11:00pm Gunnar & The Grizzly Boys
  • 11:15 - 11:45pm Michigan Country Jamboree
  • Silent Disco: 7pm to Late

Sat, Oct. 3rd | THE AVETT BROTHERS W/BRETT DENNEN 

Grammy-nominated The Avett Brothers, Brett Dennen, The Crane Wives, DJ AB, Ty Beat and five Young Heavy Soul Artists including Marcutio, Mishigami for the Silent Disco afterparty and many others.  Interactive live art with BLVisuals. Food Truck Rally with delicious lunch and dinner. Silent Disco presented by 3rd Koast records with artists Jon Parra, Prim, and Deadlock, Grimebag, NiidoKing and Zordon. DJ Veeder Midnight - 2am

Main Stage Times:

  • 6:00 - 6:15pm DJ 
  • 6:15 - 7:00pm The Crane Wives
  • 7:00 - 7:35pm DJ 
  • 7:35 - 8:35pm Brett Dennen
  • 8:35 - 9:05pm DJ 
  • 9:05 - 10:25 pm The Avett Brothers
  • Silent Disco: 7pm to 2am

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Sun, Oct. 4th  | FAMILY DAY & LOCAL FOOD BANK BENEFIT 

Family programming, local Grand Rapids musicians, rock band building birds and kids silent disco with DJ Dominate. Interactive live art with BLVisuals. Free Entrance. Food Truck Rally with delicious lunch and dinner.

  • 12:00 - 4pm Kids Silent Disco  

Mon, Oct. 5th | ACOUSTIC FOODIE FEAST

Food Truck Rally is paired with great local artists including Brian Criner, Oliva Mainville and friends. Enjoy delicious lunch and dinner with tastes from BBQ to Spanish paella open all day wth an afternoon open mic and evening silent disco.

Food Truck Rally Stage

  • 12:00 - 2:00 pm Brian Criner Acoustic
  • 6:00 - 8:00 pm Oliva Mainville & Friends

Silent Disco Presents Stage (multiple headset channels)

  • 7:00 - 12:00 am Dj Dominate with special guest
  • 8:00 - 10:00 pm SP Chase

Tues, Oct. 6th | MICHIGAN ARTISTS LUNCH AND DINNER

Live art and Michigan musicians including outlaw country/southern rockers, The Bootstrap Boys and late night Silent Disco with bass music from the likes of DJ Choff and Willy Whompa.

Porterhouse House Presents Stage

  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm Jack Fivecoate
  • 6:00 - 9:00pm  The Bootstrap Boys

Silent Disco Presents Stage (multiple headset channels)

  • 9:00 - 10:00pm Bread N Butter
  • 11:00pm - 12:00am Dj Choff
  • 11:00pm - 12:00am Dean Martian
  • 11:00pm - 12:00am Willy Wompa

Wed, Oct. 7th | BLUEGRASS PICKIN’ & AMERICANA JAM

Billy Strings hosts this Michigan artist lunch & dinner with steel guitarist Mark Lavengood, Beatboxer Heatbox, Eric Dane Jaqua One Man Band and other special guests. Silent Disco Wompromp Wednesday with visual artists  See What You See and Angela Torrelva. Techno and EDM music in the Silent Disco Tent from DJs Mr. Segrin, Buozil and Jake Walker.

Food Truck Rally Stage

  • 11:00am - 12:00pm Billy Strings hosts
  • 12:00 - 1:00pm Mark Lavengood
  • 1:00 - 2:30pm HeatBox
  • 2:30 - 4:00pm Eric Jaqua
  • 6:00 - 7:00pm Billy Strings hosts
  • 7:00 - 8:00pm Mark Lavengood
  • 8:00 - 9:00pm Heatbox

Silent Disco Presents Stage Womp Romp Wednesday

  • 9:00 - 10:00pm Mr.Segrin
  • 10:00 - 11:00pm Buozii
  • 11:00 - 12:00pm Jake Walker
  • Visual Artists: See What You Get + Angelea Tarralva

Thurs, Oct. 8th | WHIRLPOOL ECLECTIC

An eclectic mix of live music from folk and bluegrass to surfer disco and EDM. Acts include Los Angeles DJ Ana Sia, beat boxer Heatbox, Surfer Disco Rock band The Outer Vibe, Mike + Ruthy Band, Billy Strings and four stages including Silent Disco late night presented by Ty Beats and other Young Heavy Soul artists. Expect more artists to come.

Porterhouse Presents Main Stage:

  • 6:15 - 7:10pm Billy Strings
  • 7:15 - 8:15pm Mike & Ruthy Band
  • 8:45 - 9:40pm The Outer Vibe
  • 9:45 - 10pm TY BEAT (DJ set)
  • 10:00 - 10:45pm Heatbox
  • 10:45 - 11:00pm TY BEAT (DJ set)
  • 11:00pm - 12:00am Ana Sia

Food Truck Rally Stage Bluegrass Pickin’ & Americana Jam

  • 11:00 - 1:00pm Billy Strings Hosts
  • 1:00 - 2:00pm Heatbox
  • 2:00 - 4:00pm Eric Jaqua

Silent Disco Presents Stage Young Heavy Souls Artists Showcase

  • 8:00 - 9:00pm Peace to Mateo
  • 8:00 - 9:00pm Dre Skeezus
  • 8:00 - 9:00pm Krishna
  • 9:00 - 10:00pm Mishigami
  • 9:00 - 10:00pm Dante Cope
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am Stay at Home Dabs
  • 10:00 - 11:30pm Vapor Eyes
  • 11:30pm - 1:00am Marcutio
  • 1:00am - 2:00am TY BEAT
  • 11:00pm - 2:00am Dj Dominate

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Fri, Oct. 9t | ARTOBERFEST

Artoberfest, a one of-a-kind Oktoberfest live art and music weekend! Live music on Friday by Grammy-winners Ozomatli with opening act Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars and The Go Rounds.  Friday night will be the official ArtPrize Awards After Party with projected screening of the award ceremony in The Eddy’s main tent. Saturday live music by Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires with opening act Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers and Vox Vidorra. Experience four stages of live art with BLVisuals, outdoor urban artists, marching bands, a Silent Disco.  Tickets include all music, custom The Eddy/ArtPrize glass steins and one craft beer pour. More available from Founders and supporting local nonprofits.

Porterhouse Presents Main stage

  • 7:00 - 7:45pm The Go Rounds
  • 8:30 - 9:25pm Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars
  • 9:30 - 10:00pm Dj Psycho of the Detroit Techno Militia
  • 10:00pm - 11:15pm Ozomatli
  • 11:20 - 12:00pm Dj Psycho of the Detroit Techno Militia

Food Truck Rally Stage

  • 12:00 - 1:00pm Brotha James
  • 1:00 - 3:00pm DJ Johnnie Walker’s Funk & Soul Session
  • 6:00 - 6:55pm Los Tribaleroz
  • 8:00 - 8:30pm Los Tribaleroz

Silent Disco Presents Stage (multiple headset channels)

  • 9:00 - 10:00pm Plat3ausigma
  • 10:00pm - 12:00am Dj Aran Bos!
  • 11:00pm - 12:00am Dj Choff
  • 11:00pm - 1:00am Xsizm
  • 12:00 - 2:00am Willy Wompa

Other Activities

  • 11:00am to late Food Truck Rally
  • 5:00pm to late BLVisuals Interactive Art

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Sat, Oct. 10th | ARTOBERFEST

Artoberfest, a one of-a-kind Oktoberfest live art and music weekend! Live music on Friday by Grammy-winners Ozomatli with opening act Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars and The Go Rounds.  Friday night will be the official ArtPrize Awards After Party with projected screening of the award ceremony in The Eddy’s main tent. Saturday live music by Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires with opening act Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers and Vox Vidorra. Experience four stages of live art with BLVisuals, outdoor urban artists, marching bands, a Silent Disco.  Tickets include all music, custom The Eddy/ArtPrize glass steins and one craft beer pour. More available from Founders and supporting local nonprofits.

Porterhouse Presents Main stage

  • 6:45 - 7:40pm Vox Viddora
  • 8:00 - 9:15pm Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers
  • 9:15 - 9:55pm DJ Psycho of the Detroit Techno Militia
  • 10:00 - 11:15pm Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires
  • 11:20pm - 12:30am DJ Psycho of the Detroit Techno Militia

Food Truck Rally Stage

  • 11:00 - 12:25pm Ryan Williams Band
  • 12:30 - 1:30pm Brotha James
  • 2:00 -  3:30pm Nina & The Buffalo Riders
  • 6:00 - 6:45pm MEGAskyfish

Silent Disco Presents Stage (multiple headset channels)

  • 9:00 - 11:00pm Plat3ausigma
  • 11:00 - 12am SP Chase
  • 11:00 - 12am Dean Martian
  • 12:00 - 2:00am Zach Bletz
  • 12:00 - 2:00am BeardHawkx

Other Activities

  • 11:00am to late Food Truck Rally
  • 5:00pm to late BLVisuals Interactive Art

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Sun, Oct. 11 | ARTPRIZE VOLUNTEER TRIBUTE

1964 The Tribute, the world famous Beatles tribute band will play on this day dedicated to ArtPrize’s Volunteers Free Entrance for all ArtPrize Volunteers

Porterhouse Presents Main stage

  • 7:00 - 8:30pm 1964 The Tribute

Other Activities

  • 11:00am to late Food Truck Rally
  • 5:00pm to late BL Visuals Interactive Art

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