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Local Spins Wednesday: Michigan House/SXSW Night with Brother Elsey and Jack Droppers

March 6, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Call it Local Spins Wednesdays’ “Road to Austin” night.

This Michigan House // Austin 2018 preview features two bands that will be playing the Michigan House showcase as part of the mammoth South by Southwest music festival and conference in Austin, Texas, in March. These two Grand Rapids bands were among 10 Michigan acts selected from 339 entries to play the SXSW showcase.

Brother Elsey is a rock-fueled Americana band of brothers that’s quickly turned heads and cultivated a devoted fan base since moving to Grand Rapids from Detroit more than a year ago. It’s all about their bracing harmonies, infectious songs and lively shows. They’ll kick off this special evening at SpeakEZ.

Jack Droppers & The Best Intentions have created true roots rock masterpieces in their short time as a band. One of West Michigan’s most promising emerging acts is led by singer-songwriter Jack Droppers, who recently released a new single, “Hey Maria,” just in time for the group’s first ever trip to SXSW.

Local Spins Wednesdays are presented by Local Spins, SpeakEZ Lounge, Perrin Brewing Company and WYCE, with Michigan beer specials on tap and free parking in the little city lot kitty-corner (to the south) of SpeakEZ on Monroe Avenue NW or in the Sixth Street Park lot just to the north.


March 6, 2019
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm