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20 Monroe Live announces opening concert lineup including The Flaming Lips



Published 11 / 18 / 16

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - 20 Monroe Live, the new spot for live music in Grand Rapids, announced its opening date and released an eclectic mix of concerts for early next year.

The grand opening will be Wednesday, February 1 with a performance by Trombone Shorty.

Performances scheduled so far include:

February 1 - GRAND OPENING featuring TROMBONE SHORTY February 2 - UMPHREY'S MCGEE February 3 - LYNYRD SKYNYRD February 4 - SHINEDOWN February 6 - MS. LAURYN HILL February 7 - DITA VON TEESE February 8 - THE CADILLAC THREE February 9 - DIRTY HEADS February 10 - THE VERVE PIPE February 12 - MICHAEL CARBONARO February 18 - YOUNG THE GIANT February 23 - DROPKICK MURPHYS February 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 will be a 2,600-capacity club and is in partnership with The B.O.B. It will offer locally-sourced cuisine, state-of-the-art production and lights, including a movable stage that will allow the room to scale for different size audiences.

Concert-goers will be able to enhance their experience on the second level of the venue at the VIP club, which will feature a private bar and open air patio.

Greg Gilmore, chief executive of The Gilmore Collection, said he has wanted to build a music club for 20 years.

"We've proven we can attract national and international touring artists to a world-class venue that will serve Grand Rapids for many years to come," Gilmore said in a statement.

Tickets for all shows will go on sale to the general public Friday Nov. 18 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased at www.20monroelive.com, www.livenation.com and www.ticketmaster.com.

More concerts will be announced Monday, Nov. 28.

A four-season beer garden is also scheduled to open in the spring next door to the new concert venue.