Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Hear August Alsina's grind-worthy jams at the Fillmore this weekend

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 12:23 PM

Though he may be roped into some recent Usher-based drama, that can’t stop seductive R&B sweetheart August Alsina from doing what he does best — producing sweaty, grind-worthy declarations of sex, love, and hard knocks. Raised in New Orleans with a torn and tragic family history, it’s no wonder...

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Pro-Trump rally in D.C. is the same day as the Juggalo March

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 11:02 AM

Can the Insane Clown Posse ever catch a break? Our beloved Juggalos have been planning a Juggalo March in Washington D.C. for months now, preparing to protest the FBI deeming the rap group as "a loosely organized hybrid gang." Unfortunately for the Juggalos, a rally has been scheduled the...

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Brand New will perform at Fox Theatre, early aughts emo lives on

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 10:44 AM

Brand New, one of the most celebrated emo bands of the early 2000s, will perform at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on Sunday, Oct. 15. The band will release their first album since 2009 later this year, according to this article by Spin, but no other details about the record...

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Indie phenom Waxahatchee to perform at El Club

Posted By on Wed, Aug 16, 2017 at 10:35 AM

Alabama native Katie Crutchfield probably didn't know that her latest release Out in the Storm as Waxahatchee would have shaken the indie world the way that it has. But with her aching and autobiographical lyrics paired with an alt-’90s rawness, Crutchfield found a tender and bruised demographic and bares all...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Prog rock gods Yes take over DTE tomorrow

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 5:03 PM

This unbelievable throwback lineup is being dubbed “YEStival.” Prog rock gods Yes will delve into the band’s first nine records, celebrating their recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Dusting off the classics from 1971’s Fragile to 1980’s Drama, Yes will unload their artillery of anthemic, existentially...

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Kid Rock and the Confederate flag: a history

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 1:14 PM

It's been three days since a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia turned deadly. Confederate, Nazi, and other white supremacist flags were flown as these self proclaimed "alt right" groups protested the removal of a statue of General Robert E. Lee. A man with ties to neo-Nazi groups, James Alex Fields Jr., drove...

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Cosmo's Midnight bring 'make out music with a dash of mall shopping spree' to Grasshopper Underground

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 11:58 AM

What do you get when you take a set of twin brothers from the land down under and mix them with chilled out electro-pop? You’d probably get Cosmo’s Midnight, the collaborative fusion project starring Sydney natives Cosmo and Patrick Liney. Mixing sensual synths with soft- spoken R&B vocals laden...

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Eagles will end first tour since Glenn Frey's death in Detroit this October

Posted By on Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 10:49 AM

After the Eagles had a successful run at the Classic West and Classic East music festival alongside Fleetwood Mac, the rockers are hitting the road this fall for their first tour since the death of guitarist Glenn Frey died. The last show of the tour will take place at...

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Bruno Mars donated $1 million to Flint relief fund at Palace show Saturday night

Posted By on Mon, Aug 14, 2017 at 8:41 AM

While Bruno Mars was busy uptown funking the Palace of Auburn Hills at his show on Saturday night, he also made an amazing announcement that left concert-goers stunned at his generosity. During the middle of his sold-out show, Mars informed the Palace that $1 million from the show's proceeds...

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Skylar Grey to play Chene Park Saturday as part of Fat Tire Presents Tour de Fat

Posted By on Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 2:04 PM

A Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter who also happens to be rap superstar Eminem’s right-hand woman, Skylar Grey is still rocking support for her 2016 release Natural Causes. Leave it to Grey to headline an event as wonderfully unconventional as she is — the “Fat Tire Presents Tour de Fat” rolls into...

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