19 performances announced for Grand Rapids' new 20 Monroe Live

We now know the opening date for Grand Rapids newest concert venue.

GRAND RAPIDS, MICH. - The city's newest entertainment spot as part of The B.O.B.'s expansion is slated to host 19 performances early next year.

Lynrd Skynard, Young The Giant, The Verve Pipe and Dropkick Murphys are among the many acts scheduled to play at 20 Monroe Live. Presale for all of the following shows starts 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, with the code "SETLIST."

Feb. 1 - Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Feb. 2 - Umphrey's McGee
Feb. 3 - Lynyrd Skynyrd
Feb. 4 - Shinedown (18+)
Feb. 6 - Ms. Lauryn Hill
Feb. 7 - Dita Von Teese (18+)
Feb. 8 - The Cadillac Three
Feb. 9 - Dirty Heads
Feb. 10 - The Verve Pipe
Feb. 12 - Michael Carbonaro
Feb. 18 - Young The Giant
Feb. 23 - Dropkick Murphys
Feb. 25 - Pop Evil
March 11 - Juicy J
March 25 - Slightly Stoopid
April 2 - Peter Frampton
April 6 - Dan + Shay
April 19 - The Flaming Lips
May 20 - Primus

20 Monroe Live currently is under construction next to The B.O.B. and will seat around 2,000 people, organizers say.

Greg Gilmore, who owns the B.O.B. entertainment complex and the Gilmore Collection of restaurants in West Michigan, says 20 Monroe Live will also book weddings, festivals, private parties and corporate meetings.

They expect to host at least 200 events per year and hire about 150 employees.

Organizers say the new venue, a new beer garden and the restaurants, bars and clubs in the B.O.B next door will provide a “complete experience” for guests.

(© 2016 WZZM)


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