Grove Studios in the news

Grove Studios Offers Automated OpenLIVE Platform

Grove Studios isn’t a traditional Artists’ Residency, but it is a haven of sorts. It’s a colony where the pollinators of local culture–be it musicians, photographers, [...]

Grove Studios Update

Local musician Rick Coughlin founded Grove Studios in late 2016 with the goal of establishing it as a community space for musicians—by musicians! The Grove team’s idea, with an architectural [...]

From co-ops to coffee shops: Your guide to Ann Arbor and Ypsi’s underground music venues

Sure, any local music aficionado worth his or her salt knows and loves the Blind Pig and the Ark. But there’s a whole other world of local sounds to be found – if you know where to look. Ann [...]

Music festival in Ypsilanti features more than 70 local bands including Tonia music

The annual music event in Ypsilanti called “Totally Awesome Fest” features performances of more than 70 bands. Tonia Music is one of the singer/songwriters performing and they she [...]

Concept for shipping-container studio spaces wins $5,000 in inaugural Pitch Ypsi competition

A local musician and entrepreneur’s idea for artists’ rehearsal spaces made of shipping containers won $5,000 in the first annual Pitch Ypsi $5,000 contest. Pitch Ypsi $5,000 is a [...]


Let’s start by calling back to the first two installments of my “Venues” series from last autumn and winter, and then we’ll get into the exciting news about Ypsilanti’s newest musicians-rehearsal [...]

Collaborative rehearsal and performance space to open in Ypsi Township

A new rehearsal, performance, and collaboration space for musicians, artists, and other creatives is coming to Ypsilanti Township.Grove Studios launched with a soft opening last month, and [...]