Grand Rapids

In 2009, Dan Lardner met Alex  Niemetz. The two went for ice cream and the next thing you know, they were playing in band together along with Dan’s childhood bud, Peter Baumann. They were 17. Last month, the New York City-based four-piece (Texan,…

Since the NorthSide Festival is all about discovering new bands, we’ve put together a playlist of some of the best songs from some of the best bands we saw over the weekend. No, we didn’t include Solange’s “Losing You,” The Walkmen’s “The Rat”…