Chvrches play the Masonic on Thu., Oct. 8

Chvrches play the Masonic on Thu., Oct. 8

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Show preview: Woolen Men with puppet show, tomorrow night at Elijah's

Woolen Men are arguably the best band in Portland, Oregon right now. They retain the strange grit of some of the best West Coast punk — you know, stuff like the Wipers, Dead Moon, the Urinals. The best stuff!

Show preview: Melissa Etheridge plays Orchestra Hall tonight, Oct. 12!

Simply with guitar in hand, the ’90s icon, gay rights activist, and Grammy winning artist will take the stage to perform songs from her 13th studio album, This Is M.E., as well as some of her greatest hits like “Come to My Window,” “I’m The Only One,” and “I Want to Come Over.”

Rest in peace, Stooges saxophonist Steve Mackay

Yesterday we learned that Steve Mackay, the monster of a sax player on the Stooges' 'Fun House,' passed away in Daly City, Calif. from sepsis at the age of 66.

Protomartyr's Joe Casey: 'I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for touring with Tyvek'

Unfortunately, some of our Protomartyr article had to be cut for space constraints — like this nugget.

Just announced: Joanna Newsom with Alela Diane at ROMT on Dec. 15; tickets on sale tomorrow at noon

Everyone's favorite indie-pop harpist Joanna Newsom returns to Detroit on Dec. 15; tickets are on sale tomorrow at noon. Alela Diane and Ryan Francesconi open up, so definitely get there early for this one.

Check this brand new track from Nolan the Ninja

Emcee and beat maker Nolan the Ninja is back at it. He just released a new single called “Gusto” from his upcoming album, 'F*&% the Hype.'

Show preview: Legendary NYC producer Martin Bisi plays PJ's Thu., Oct. 8

The show is actually a benefit for Suck It Suicide, a super worthy non-profit. The shindig starts at 8 p.m. and costs $10.

Nine of our favorite Detroit drinking songs

Nine local numbers that give praise to the heady delights of drinking alcohol, just in time for our "Drinks" issue!

Protomartyr throws a weekend-long release party at Marble Bar

The boys from nowhere

Kraftwerk join Detroit techno DJs behind the boards at MOCAD afterparty

Members of Kraftwerk joined Detroit's techno DJ vets behind the boards at MOCAD.

Just announced: Iron Maiden at the Palace April 5, 2016; tickets on sale this Saturday

Run to the hills; run for your life! To the Palace of Auburn Hills, that is, next April 5, 2016 (at 7:50 p.m.)

Detroit punk rocker on Nobel Peace Prize shortlist?

Not so fast, rumor mill.

Show preview: Chvrches play the Masonic this Thurs., October 8

Miley Cyrus announces Detroit date with Flaming Lips backing band

You could say it's a bit of a homecoming for Cyrus. Maybe.

Kraftwerk is tonight!

This special "3D Concert" means that attendees will be given 3D glasses and there will be crazy projections and stuff like that. It's hard to imagine a better place to see them than Detroit.

Show preview: Joywave at the Shelter this Tuesday, October 6

Tickets are still available for up and coming rockers Joywave at the Shelter. You should go! That video with the skateboards is awesome.

Concert review: Madonna is pure Detroit

Madonna told the crowd at Joe Louis Arena "Detroit made me who I am today."

Bernie Sanders makes Detroit punk reference

OK, not really. But a meme posted this morning has Bernie praising Detroit punk. And we can't stop laughing.

Update: Pitchfork Radio reveals first week of programming, and it looks excellent

Our friends at Pitchfork Radio have revealed the first week of programming for their three week stay in the Cass Corridor. It looks very strong to us. Remember to tune in on your computer type device!


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