The Intersection concert venue in Grand Rapids, Michigan is one of the most treasured theaters in the country.
It was built in the early 1970s, and has become one of the premier locations for the hottest performances from the top bands
and solo performers in the music business. It has been a place for pure entertainment and rock and roll since 1972, and fans
can't seem to get enough of it. With room for more than 1,800 guests to jam out to some of the hottest bands of the day, you
are sure to find something you love about this one-of-a-kind venue.
Since its creation, The Intersection has been a
hot spot for some of the best acts of the day. The concert venue has been rated among the top 50 venues in the world, and
they don't plan on giving up that title any time soon. In the past several decades, the concert venue has played host to acts
like Luke Bryan, Jamey Johnson, Eric Church, The Devil Wears Prada, Snoop Dogg, They Might Be Giants and fun. Every year,
more and more fans come to witness these great acts in their glory. There's something for everyone at this unique concert
Every event presented at The Intersection is entertaining and mind-blowing. Whether
you're there to see a rock group like Parachute or The Plain White Ts, a rapper like Jake Miller or "The Voice" star Tony
Lucca, you will find an event that suits your musical tastes. In years past, the legendary concert venue has played host to
some of the biggest stars of the time. Big-name artists like Fall Out Boy, Gavin DeGraw, GWAR and Thompson Square have all
set foot on the stage at The Intersection. Future performances include appearances by Gungor, The Expendables, Walk Off The
Earth and K Theory.
This legendary venue is located in Grand Rapids, Michigan—a town that
appreciates and celebrates their musical roots and diveristy. The city is located on the Grand River, just a few miles east
of Lake Michigan. The historic city has been a breeding ground for famous politicians like President Gerald Ford, and was
the hometown of singer and songwriter Anthony Kiedis. This bustling town that encompasses more than 45 square miles, is nicknamed
the "River City" and is economically diverse. Its biggest industries are health care, information technology and automotive
Grand Rapids not only has a thriving industrial side, but it is also offers residents cultural opportunities.
The city is home to the Grand Rapids Ballet Company, the Grand Rapids Barbershop Great Lakes Chorus and the Opera Grand Rapids.
The Grand Rapids Ballet Company, which was founded in the early 1970s, became one of the first LEED-certified theaters in
the region, and continues to create new ways of conserving energy and being a "green" facility. The city is also the site
of some of the most popular theaters and entertainment venues in the country. The Intersection is just one of the many locations
inside the city that make bands—new and old—at home.
The Intersection has
the capacity to entertain more than 1,800 guests at the same time. There are several options for those who come to watch a
comedian, a live band, a symphony performance or a famous ballet, and every seat in the house is a good one. While there are
several places to take a seat when you want to knock back a drink or sample the cuisine of one of the local vendors who take
up residence in The Intersection for limited engagements, you won't want to sit for long. The Standing-Room-Only floor in
front of the stage is a great place to catch your favorite artist up-close and personal. You will feel every moment of the
intense energy the band is giving off, without the pressure of having to stay in your seat. So, get there early and find a
spot near the front of the stage. But, don't worry. Every spot inside The Intersection is a good one.
The Intersection is one of the many entertainment venues that brings in some of the most prestigious and most popular
bands and musicians in the world. But despite the hundreds of performers who grace the stage of The Intersection and other
venues across the city, Grand Rapids was dubbed a "dying city." Well, the people of Grand Rapids weren't going to take that
lying down. They organized the world's largest lip dub. Citizens all over the city participated in a music video that showcased
all of the culture, beauty and unwavering spirit of the people who live there.
Singing along to Don McLean's "American
Pie," Grand Rapids citizens participated in a one-shot video where they took turns lip syncing to the song into the camera.
The video included service workers like police and firemen, local musicians and even the Mayor. Famed film critic Roger Ebert
called it "the greatest music video ever made."