Tuesday, June 30, 2015

"Summer Ticket Blitz" offers discounted tickets for select summer shows at Auburn Hills, DTE, and Meadow Brook

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:20 AM

You the consumer can get discounted tickets to the following shows. The sale runs from July 1-July 5, and some of these are really actually shows you'd want to see: Neil Young, Alice Cooper, Smashing Pumpkins, Kelly Clarkson, Run DMC, and a bunch more.

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Danny Kroha takes his solo folk scene South, touring with Jake Fussell

Posted By on Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 8:08 AM

After a spring spent touring Europe with the Gories, Danny Kroha is doing a quick solo tour throughout the South in mid August— because he enjoys mosquitoes, we guess?

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Monday, June 29, 2015

DeJ Loaf reportedly involved in backstage brawl before BET Awards

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 12:10 PM

Don't mess with DeJ Loaf.

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

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 10:16 AM

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.

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

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 7:28 AM

There aren't many first wave L.A. punk anthems that have the heft of the Weirdos' "We Got the Neutron Bomb," released on the incomparable Dangerhouse label in 1978. Its flip, "Solitary Confinement," is also a killer, of course. Their first single for Bomp from a year earlier is also...

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A few minutes with Alex Winston before her homecoming show

Posted By on Mon, Jun 29, 2015 at 6:12 AM

Alex Winston is a pop singer and recording artist now based in New York who just wrapped up a tour opening for Neon Trees. On Tuesday, June 30, the Bloomfield Hills native will play something of a homecoming show at the Loving Touch in Ferndale. We caught up with...

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Friday, June 26, 2015

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

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 9:39 PM

"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.

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

Posted By on Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 11:51 AM

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.

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Show preview: TJ Miller plays ROMT tonight

Posted By on Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 12:52 PM

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

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Check out this track off Tunde Olaniran's yet-to-be-released debut album

Posted By on Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 7:43 AM

Just a couple weeks ago we profiled local musician Tunde Olaniran in our People Issue. The Flint native is a musical machine, crafting lyrics, music, costumes, and his stage show mostly on his own. He's set to release his first full-length album, Transgressor, on August 7, but fans are getting...

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