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DeJ Loaf reportedly involved in backstage brawl before BET Awards

Don't mess with DeJ Loaf.

In Case You Missed It: Sleaford Mods' full Glastonberry set

They duo performed at the large British festival this weekend, in the John Peel tent, which makes perfect sense as Peelie would likely have loved this band.

Show preview: The Weirdos at the Majestic Cafe on Tues. June 30

If you like high energy punk performed by original badasses, you have no excuse but to get your butt out to this show, tomorrow night at the Majestic.

A few minutes with Alex Winston before her homecoming show

On Tuesday, the Bloomfield Hills native will play something of a homecoming show at the Loving Touch in Ferndale.

In Case You Missed It: Ralph Carney's "Lament for Charleston"

"Lament for Charleston" is a remarkable, strong work. I spoke with Carney on the phone today about how it came together, what the inspirations were, and future plans for the song.

Captain Beefheart in Michigan: Tubeworks 1971, Lansing radio 1974 & Harpo's 1980

Recently, one of our favorite YouTubers, BobSeger1981, posted two short audio clips, radio station bumper IDs recorded for Lansing's WKAR for Dick Rosemont;'s "Audio Aftermath" show on April 17, 1974 by Don Van Vliet aka Captain Beefheart, after he'd played a spot called the Brewery in Lansing.

Show preview: TJ Miller plays ROMT tonight

Tonight, at 8 p.m., that guy you like from that show about the computer people in California plays the Royal Oak Music Theatre.

Terry Riley: Amazing absolute super genius of music turns 80 years old today

The calendar tells us that Terry Riley is 80 years-old today, though, something that's being justly celebrated with a series of concerts, releases and events worldwide. Let's celebrate with eight separate live performance and interview clips, shall we?

New CD compilation of DIME artists “an eclectic mix of alternative rock, folk, R&B and EDM”

DIME President Kevin Nixon says that the album “is designed to be a first-hand experience for our students of what it’s like when you actually start working in the professional music industry. Dealing with mysterious things like A&R, Pre-production, high-level recording can be very daunting when it’s your first time, and it’s important to prepare for success and enjoy the experience.”

The legendary Flame Show Bar opened 66 years ago today

"The whole corner was lit up by the Flame — they used to call it 'Little Las Vegas,'" band member and later Motownite Beans Bowles recalled.

Motor City Gear Gala shows off Michigan makers (and Jason Stollsteimer's greatest hits)

Sunday's event is turning out to be much more than a rock 'n' roll garage sale.

D’Angelo’s ‘Second Coming’ tour is better than advertised

Gone but back again

Nickelback will not play DTE Aug. 1; entire tour canceled due to medical emergency

“I am sorry I have to interrupt the party this summer and I am definitely not thrilled with the prospect of being silent for many weeks to come when I could be out there playing for our fans,” shared Chad Kroeger. “I am relying on my doctor and his team to help get my voice back in good form as quickly as possible.”

Show preview: Detroit rockers Wilson will release their sophomore album at the Crofoot on Saturday

Wilson will debut their sophomore album, Right to Rise, at the Crofoot this Saturday.

Detroit hotspot Bert's on the auction block, gears up to fight 'heartless, big-money people'

The owners of an Eastern Market institution are attempting to buy their building back.

Show Preview: Royal Oak Rib, Beer & Music Fest, July 3-5

WHAT: Royal Oak Rib, Beer & Music Fest WHEN: Friday-Sunday, July 3-5th WHERE: Royal Oak Farmer’s Market

Concert review: Supa Emcee at the Original Hip-Hop Shop, June 17

WHO: Supa Emcee WHEN: Wednesday, June 17 WHERE: Original Hip-Hop Shop, Detroit

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