Local First brings Michigan-made Music, Food, and Drink

GRAND RAPIDS, MI – The 12th annual Local First Street Party hosted its largest crowd to date as an estimated 15,000 people showed up to celebrate local music, food, and drinks on Saturday, June 6.

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The event featured a wide variety of music. Everything from blues, pop punk, surf rock, acoustic folk, and more took the stage from acts like Heaters, The Lippies, Molly Bouwsma-Schultz and Friends, The Concussions, Seth and May, The Accidentals, and Hannah Rose Graves.

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The all-ages celebration of Michigan products was held in front of Bistro Bella Vita, 44 Grandville Ave. SW, from 3 p.m. to midnight.

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Founders Pale Ale, Red's Rye, and All Day IPA along with St. Julian's red wine, white wine, and Gunga Din hard cider was available for purchase along with Faygo pop. Family entertainment was provided with giant Jenga and Connect 4 games, sidewalk chalk, and an art station. Guests could also hula hoop with Audacious Hoops, dance to music from DJ Colin Clive, or watch 61Syx Teknique dance between music sets.

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