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Bobby Jo Valentine Benefit Concert

  • Dates:  August 28, 2016
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Location:  Genesis United Methodist Church
    1601 Galbraith Ave SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49546-6479
  • Phone:  (616) 974-0400
  • Category:  Music
  • Price Per Person:  donations appreciated

Hope-folk. Soul-pop. Poetic rock. Bobby Jo Valentine’s music exists outside the lines of any genre, but the music’s thoughtful lyrics and catchy melodies reach listeners on all paths of life.

Bobby is a proud supporter of equal rights for all people. He believes that we’re all in this together; that “the arc of the universe is long, but bends toward justice”; and that real justice means justice for everyone. Bobby is a constant supporter of LGBT rights and performs at Pride festivals and benefits and for LGBT youth programs all over the US.

Born into a Baptist church of strict lines and sharp edges, and coming out of that culture to discover who he really is, Bobby is now a believer of a different sort: a believer in the wild, strange, beautiful nature of the world. Faith has come to mean something much deeper, wider, and less cut-and-dried than when he started. Now, Bobby finds that he often has more to learn from the people who don’t believe as he does than from those who do.

Bobby Jo Valentine Benefit Concert
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • August 28, 2016 to August 28, 2016
  • Genesis United Methodist Church
  • donations appreciated