LowellArts has launched a new music program for 2021 called the Featured Artist Series: Connecting You with the People Behind the Music. This monthly feature offers audiences a personal, insider view into the current music scene from the perspective of West Michigan’s talented performers. Check back on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month for a new article or interview from the featured artist. The April artist of the month is musician Josh Rose.
- Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
- Hometown: Pickford in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula
- Current Home: Alto, MI
- First Gig: Open mic at the University Cup on Franklin St in Mount Pleasant
- Day Job: Lowell High School, English and chemistry teacher
- Albums: Firework Letdown 2004, Slow Bloom 2008, and Old Laminate 2014
Josh Rose Interview with Kyle Rasche
Video Credits: Filmed, edited, and produced by Eric Ellis. Audio recorded, mixed, and mastered by Michael Crittenden at Mackinaw Harvest Studios in Grand Rapids, MI.
Hear the Music
Josh Rose has uploaded several videos to his Facebook page. You can also hear his music on YouTube. The video below is from a concert given in 2017 at the Old Dog Tavern in Kalamazoo.