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Show preview: Oliver Lake Organ Quartet at Jazz Fest's pyramid stage on Sun., Sept. 6

There is so much exceptional music at the Detroit Jazz Festival, which kicks off this Friday, Sept. 4, but we suggest you not miss this performance.

Ralf Hütter of Kraftwerk tells 'Rolling Stone' of 'spiritual connection' with Detroit

The last remaining original member of the group even says "Maybe we can arrange with our friends some after-hours locations or parties. We'll see what we can do."

Jessica Hernandez and The Deltas to open for rescheduled Robert Plant date

It's another high-profile gig for Hernandez, who also shared a stage with Modest Mouse at Detroit's Mo Pop festival last month.

Panic in Hamtramck will indeed be held at the Painted Lady this weekend, Sept. 4-6

As recently as one week ago, we were afraid that one of Detroit's most loved showcases of underground sound, the Panic in Hamtramck, wasn't happening this year at the Painted Lady. But now a flyer emerges with details of the three day fest, so all is saved for punks and noise fiends!

Show review: One Direction at Ford Field Sat., August 29

The iconic and overly-adored British pop sensations One Direction played Ford Field Saturday night at a stop on their On The Road Again 2015 tour.

Remembering Stevie Ray Vaughn

Yesterday marked the 25th anniversary of the death of guitar legend Stevie Ray Vaughan. Recently inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with his band, Double Trouble, Vaughan gained notoriety in the ‘80s for ushering in a blues resurrection with original classics like “Pride and Joy” and “The Sky is Crying.”

Bid on vintage punk t-shirts, support a cool cause

This is your chance to own some very cool wearable artifacts and donate to a good cause — helping to fund the establishment and preservation of the Naomi Petersen Photo Archive.

Here's the new video for Tunde Olaniran's 'KYBM'

"KYBM" stands for "Keep Your Body Moving" — which is what you'll probably be doing when you hear Olanarian's latest track.

Here is the soundtrack to your buying Paul McCartney tickets for his Detroit show on Oct. 21 at Joe Louis

Tickets go on sale Mon., August 31 at 10 a.m. for the just-announced Paul McCartney concert at Joe Louis Arena on Wed., October 21 for his 'Out There' tour, during which Macca is laying songs from the breadth of his career.

Why dance music isn’t always ‘EDM’

A recording artists and label head tells us: "Techno and house are set apart from EDM because there is an inherent struggle linked to the music."

Duane gets fashionable in new 'You Got Style' video

Just announced: Deerhunter, Steve Gunn, Mavericks, and Nero

We come bearing more excellent news for Detroit area music fans. Tickets are now on sale for the following events.

Hear a brand new Apollo Brown track, “Not That Guy,” featuring Your Old Droog

As a preview for Apollo Brown’s highly anticipated 'Grandeur' album, check out the single for “Not That Guy” which features NY’s own Your Old Droog.

Detroit native Clifton Ross III is a finalist on BET's ‘Sunday Best’

Ross competes against all of the show's previous contestants as part of the show's #SBAllStars season.

James 'Blood' Ulmer returns for the Detroit Jazz Festival

Unchained harmolody

How a boom bap, business-savvy Downriver emcee is making his mark

The beat and the Irishman

Attention Detroit lovebirds: Skrillex and Diplo need you for new video

On Monday, Diplo tweeted that they are looking for local "young couples" for a video shoot in Detroit.

Check out Illa J's heartfelt new single, which directly addresses his brother's legacy

It’s no secret that J Dilla has become more popular to mainstream music fans in death. He’s the constant “your favorite producer's favorite producer.” Illa J acknowledges that the rise in attention to his brother’s legacy is great. But some artists and emcees just want to capitalize off the late beat maker’s name and sound.


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