Tonight is Steak Night, which is reason enough to celebrate, but the spot is going to be featured on Esquire TV's Best Bars In America show. How righteous is that?
Five men in the world’s finest denim and one woman with a flute are the secrets to visual and musical success.
Mad Decent Block Party makes a big move.
When it comes to world class jazz, it's hard to get classier (and more essential) than this show Friday at Trinos.
MT's Larry Gabriel pens an obituary for jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave.
The 17-year-old junior at Bloomfield Hills High School just wrapped up her first weekend at the festival, after scoring a photographer’s press pass to shoot for New York-based photo and events site, guestofaguest.com.
Snoop Dogg is 22 years in and is still making albums worth listening to.
The great trumpeter was tutored by Clifford Brown before joining the Ray Charles touring band, and later worked with Charles Mingus, Tony Bennett, Dizzy Gillespie, Gunther Schuller, Max Roach, Sammy Davis Jr., and Ella Fitzgerald, among others.
WHEN: May 22, 2015
WHERE: UFO Factory, Detroit
In the 1980s, I saw Ra and the Arkestra play close about thirty shows. I was in the right place and it was totally the best time! Here are a few clips to get lost in.
The best ten bucks I've spent on a new release in some time has to be the two disc set Joy In My Soul: The Complete SAR Recordings (Abkco). Produced by Teri Landi and with notes by Bill Dahl, it's just remarkable music.
WHEN: May 20, 2015
WHERE: The Loving Touch, Ferndale
Don't miss Dave Tompkins and Mike Rubin's presentation at the Michigan Sound Conference, Friday May 22.
It's possible Bixby might perform the entirety of his classic record from start to finish. also, he'll probably play in one of the large windows bays rather than on the stage, so that everyone in the cafe can see him better and because that will look really cool.
Dan Sicko wrote the definitive book on Detroit techno.
There's new stuff at Movement.