Experience the tranquil ambience and exquisite architecture of our authentic Japanese Teahouse.
In 1986 Femi formed his own band, The Positive Force, with his sisters Yeni and Sola as the lead dancers, where he began establishing himself as an artist independent of his father's massive legacy. The success of the Bombino's first album validated his choice to make a career out of music, and he began playing regularly for tourists and locals alike.
Concerts: Tuesday Evening Music Club
Various artists perform a musical montage that traces the evolution of hip-hop, jazz and blues from their African roots.
Included with admission, each Tuesday evening in July and August, Frederik Meijer Gardens Amphitheater hosts local talent in a variety of musical genres. Bring a picnic or choose from fresh fare at the concession counter.
La Famiglia front man Mike G performs with and hosts this gathering of the most talented hip-hop artists in the city, backed by his band and R&B vocalists.
Camille: A multi-instrumentalist and songstress that brings a modern flare to classic crooning.
Complicated Animals: A fusion of indie-pop and Brazilian Bossa Nova, or “Indie-Nova.”
Zion Lion: A mixture of reggae, calypso, soca, and zoukous.
The Mark Lavengood Bluegrass Bonanza: High-energy, toe-tappin’, traditional bluegrass.
Dave Hardin: Veteran singer-songwriter of the West Michigan scene, specializing in vintage country ballads.
Brother Adams: A mixture of folk, alt-country, and psychedelic rock.
Olivia Mainville and the Aquatic Troupe: A gypsy swing folk band.
Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys: Rockabilly and 1950’s style rock and roll.
Deep Greens and Blues: A mixture of modern and alt-country, 70’s folk, and southern blues.
Nicholas James and the Band Wagon: Country-folk, with a hint of zydeco, and story-driven lyrics.
Cultivating Peace: An evening of sacred world music traditions, featuring various artists.
Ralston and Friends: Local music icon Ralston Bowles shares the stage with friends and collaborators from the community and beyond.