UPDATE: The Last Jukebox Made in Grand Rapids has been Located!
Last week I did a post on the history of jukeboxes being made in Grand Rapids, MI. Over 1 million jukeboxes were manufactured in a building over on Cottage Grove SE. That plant has since shut down, and the manufacturing of those devices has moved out of the country...but I was able to locate the ver…
Remembering Castle Farms Music Theater [Video]
It was a summertime tradition, driving up north to catch a show at 'the Castle' along Lake Charlevoix. I saw some pretty big names there when I was younger, like AC/DC, Cheap Trick and The Scorpions.
Castle Farms is still there, but its rock'n'roll legacy exists only in our m…

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