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City Slang: Detroit X Detroit

Posted By on Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 10:45 PM

On April 20, 16 bands will gather at the third annual Detroit By Detroit show at the Magic Stick to performs sets of material by other Detroit bands or artists.

According to a statement, “Participating bands were given the opportunity to cover any Detroit artist that is either currently active in the Detroit area, or has been within recent years. Each act will play 3-4 songs by the Detroit act of their choice, with covered acts ranging from the nationally-acclaimed Rodriguez and Bob Seger, to local favorites like The HandGrenades and Passalacqua. For the second year in a row, proceeds will fund a special scholarship at School of Rock – and new this year, students of School of Rock will open the show, performing songs by one of their teacher’s bands! Emceeing this year’s event will be the ladies of Hip in Detroit.”

Here’s the full lineup:
(MAIN STAGE) AFTER DARK AMUSEMENT PARK as Rodriguez (HEADLINING)
(SIDE STAGE) THE SATIN PEACHES as The HandGrenades
(MAIN STAGE) BIG MESS as Bob Seger
(SIDE STAGE) JAMES LINCK AND CHRIS JARVIS as Passalacqua
(MAIN STAGE) THE HANDGRENADES as George Morris
(SIDE STAGE) STEVIE SOUL AND OMAR ARAGONES as Mayer Hawthorne
(MAIN STAGE) THE WALKING BEAT as The High Strung
(SIDE STAGE) FLINT EASTWOOD as Eminem
(MAIN STAGE) WOODMAN as Silverghost
(SIDE STAGE) REVOIR as Matthew Dear
(MAIN STAGE) ALMOST FREE as Javelins
(SIDE STAGE) BLAIRE ALISE AND THE BOMBSHELLS as The Sights
(MAIN STAGE) THE ILL ITCHES as The Stooges
(SIDE STAGE) THE SPLIT as The Von Bondies
(MAIN STAGE) MAC WATTS w/ THE BACKSEAT REMEDIES as Stevie Wonder
(SIDE STAGE) SCHOOL OF ROCK as The Hard Lessons (OPENING)

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