Ralston and friends bringing summer to a close at Frederick Meijer Gardens this Tuesday night | Arts & Culture
by Jonathan Stoner in OPINION
Grand Rapids musician Ralston Bowles will close out the Tuesday Evening Music Club summer concert series at Frederik Meijer Gardens.
Local folk musician Ralston Bowles has been a leading figure in the Tuesday Evening Music Club, a summer concert series at the Frederick Meijer Gardens' 1900-seat outdoor amphitheater, since its inception. The event showcases locally grown talent of some of West Michigan’s finest musicians.
This Tuesday night will be the last show of the summer and to close things out Ralston Bowles and Friends will be performing. Ralston is synonymous with Grand Rapids, the city he calls home, and he is an original voice in the music world whose soul-bearing songs call to mind the great folk artists of the 1960s.
“Ralston has been a part of the Tuesday Evening Music Club series the whole time it’s been around,” says Melissa Barr, Frederick Meijer Gardens Public Relations Specialist. “He draws all the people that are returning and he and...