Friday, March 24, 2017

Just announced: Sir Richard Bishop at El Club in May

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:41 PM

Is it cool if I quote myself from right here? OK, cool. Sir Richard Bishop is a tall, gregarious, and naturally curious dude with little time for bullshit. He's also one of the greatest guitarists alive, and has been for some time. Bishop has a natural and deep grasp...

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Flint Eastwood and Tunde Olaniran have a new song together and we can't stop listening

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:23 AM

There is nothing better to start your TGIF than an unexpected, yet totally amazing new single from Flint Eastwood and Tunde Olaniran. The song is called "Push" and we are only slightly obsessed. You can listen to the song above. Olaniran spits fire on a verse, and Jax...

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Michigan artists to look for on Record Store Day: Danny Brown, Iggy Pop, Madonna, and more

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 9:37 AM

Record Store Day, an annual celebration of independent record stores, put up the new list this week with a handful of Detroit and Michigan natives present. RSD is an excuse for vinyl nerds to wait in line outside record stores for hours in hopes of there still being copies...

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Mo Pop reveals 2017 lineup and it's stellar

Posted By on Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Mo Pop Music Festival has revealed it's 2017 lineup. The annual festival will take place in the West Riverfront Park for the third year in a row July 29-30. This year's excellent lineup is stacked from top to bottom that features headliners Alt-J, Foster the People, Run The Jewels,...

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Gwar, Eyehategod, and Off! headline Berserker fest IV in April

Posted By on Wed, Mar 22, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Next month, why not go and rob a bank, steal a car, and then head out on a wild spree which ends in Saginaw, so that you can attend Berserker IV? (Actually, we can think of a few reasons why not to do that — maybe just buy a...

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Deadbeat Beat shares new track, tour dates, a few cool song suggestions, and silliness

Posted By on Tue, Mar 21, 2017 at 7:00 AM

Though they shared it with Noisey first, Deadbeat Beat sent over this killer new track recorded by Jeff Else at his studio in Alden Park, and mastered by Gordon Smith along with a reminder about upcoming dates at UFO and then opening for GBV. We're happy to share it...

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Primus to play Freedom Hill with Clutch in July

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 5:12 PM

Fans of goofy, experimental, alternative prog-metal, rejoice! Primus is back, and they are touring with special guests Clutch. "Touring with Primus is something that Clutch has wanted to do for ages,” said Neil Fallon of Clutch. “And we’ve heard from countless fans that have wanted to see that bill...

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Bonny Doon hosts listening party at Hello Records this Friday, March 24

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 1:11 PM

 More news of free fun comes over our trasom here at the Metro Times as we learn that Detroit's Bonny Doon, who just released their self-titled debut album on Salinas Records, which we gushed about right here, will celebrate its release this Friday, March 24 at the beloved Hello Records....

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Cool, free show alert: Jeremy Waun and Jay Clark Reid at PJs tonight

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 12:27 PM

We totally spaced on this excellent gig going down tonight at the always excellent PJ's Lager House: They reminded us in an email today, saying: "Come celebrate the Spring Equinox with the folks at Soup at Spaulding, a community micro-granting organization based in Spaulding Court. We'll have bowls of...

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Wayne Shorter is the Detroit Jazz Fest's artist-in-residence this year

Posted By on Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 11:29 AM

Over the weekend, the Detroit Jazz Fest announced its artist-in-residence for this year's festival, and it is none other than saxophonist and composer Wayne Shorter. Shorter has earned 10 Grammy (TM) awards in five different categories and has garnered multiple other accolades throughout his career. As artist-in-residence, Shorter will act...

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