Eddy – A circular movement of water, counter to a main current, causing a whirlpool.
The Eddy at ArtPrize SEVEN
October 2nd – 11th @ The Eddy in Grand Rapids, Art Prize SEVEN
October 2nd to 11th, The Eddy, a 10-day urban art, music & food riverside festival will be launching in Grand Rapids!
In collaboration with Art Prize and MLive Media Group, Porterhouse Presents will be hosting a unique blend of Home-grown Michigan and national talents at this art focused event.The Eddy Venue is a project combining art, music, food and craft liquids showcase of many different artistic mediums and experiences. It is an outdoor and ecological experience for all ages with teachings that will last a lifetime. This project will symbolize social diversity, youth, peace, and unity, reflecting the common values of people in the community and Michigan’s love for water.
The Eddy Schedule | buy tickets at the door
ALL SHOWS ARE ALL AGES. UNDER 18 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT
Thu, Oct. 8 | WHIRLPOOL ECLECTIC
An eclectic mix of live music from folk and bluegrass to surfer disco and EDM. Acts include Los Angeles DJ Ana Sia, folk band Mike + Ruthy Band, and banjo savant Billy Strings. Silent Disco late night presented by Ty Beats and other Young Heavy Soul artists.
Oct. 8 – Ana Sia | Mike + Ruthy Band: More Info
Fri & Sat, Oct. 9 & 10 | ARTOBERFEST
Add $10 to include beer stein
Artoberfest, a one of-a-kind Oktoberfest live art and music weekend! Live music on Friday by Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars and The Go Rounds. Friday night will be the official ArtPrize Awards After Party with projected screening of the award ceremony in The Eddy’s main tent. Saturday live music by Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires with opening act Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers and Vox Vidorra. Live art with BLVisuals, outdoor urban artists, marching bands, a Silent Disco. More available from Founders and supporting local nonprofits.
Innovation is Art
Silent Disco Presents a 1000 wireless headset side tent venue with three stages and 100s of artists, DJs and live silent bands. Each headset has three channels with light-up LED colors that let the listener know which stage they are listening to. Late night silent programing features six food trucks, delicious craft beer bar, dining tent and other features.
Food is art
Six Michigan food trucks from huge 4 ft. Spanish Paellas to Pit BBQ and historic 1940’s Ford dessert trucks with fun food demos. www.manandpan.com www.mittenfired.com, www.curbiefoodtruck.com, www.pigseatinribs.com, Mo Barista and more.
Liquid is art
Award-winning Microbrew & Music Festival designed craft brew bar featuring Founder’s, Michigan Cider & Wine, Michigan-made non alcoholic beverages, Curbie Soda Jerk and Root Beer Floats. All of this with a rare and custom menu to highlight.
Lighting is Art
Fantasee Lighting and our visual project team will create a one of kind experience where the entire venue will feel underwater at one time or have amazing projections featuring the art of art prize and awards ceremony!