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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Can't-miss show of the month: The Feelies at El Club this Sunday, July 16

Posted By on Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 8:31 PM

This is seriously the best news. I myself have seen this band live a dozen-plus times since 1985; they are one of the best live rock and roll music bands of ever. They will be performing two sets. Two sets, the fucking Feelies! Holy moley. With a few...

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Friday, March 31, 2017

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas announce album release date and new cover art

Posted By on Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 8:20 PM

Finally, the day has come! After months of anticipation from Detroit's Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas over when their sophomore album would be arriving, the wait is just about over. Jessica Hernandez and her faithful Deltas' new album, Telephone/Teléfono, will arrive June 23 via Dead Owl Music / Instant Records. When...

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Danny Brown is now a pizza chef

Posted By on Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 1:06 PM

El Club chef Matt Ziolkowski, aka Pepe Z, is known for his inventive pizzas. Just to spice things up, he'll frequently collaborate with local artists for limited run pies. For the month of April, he teamed up with rapper Danny Brown to benefit InsideOut Detroit, a literary non-profit for children that Brown...

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89X pulls plug on American operations

Posted By on Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 9:13 AM

Canadian-based alt rock station 89X (CIMX-FM, "the only New Rock Alternative") abruptly closed its American office and cut staff on Thursday, including Cal Cagno of its "Cal and Co.," morning show. “Cal and Co.,” aired its last show on Thursday. Cagno announced his departure from the station via Twitter that afternoon....

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Thursday, March 30, 2017

Don't miss MadeinTYO and Big Sean at the Fox on Saturday

Posted By on Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 6:23 AM

MadeinTYO is blowing up for a reason. In anticipation of his show this Saturday, April 1 at the Fox Theatre as part of Big Sean's 'I Decided' tour, we  spoke with the young artist about his life, the universe, and everything. Tickets are still available, but don't sleep on on of...

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Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Show preview: Sean Blackman's In Transit at the Garden Theater this Thursday

Posted By on Wed, Mar 29, 2017 at 5:54 AM

The Sounds of Brazil fused with a Detroit Jazz Backline by Larry King DATE: Thursday, March 30th WHERE: The Garden Theater, 3929 Woodward Ave, Midtown Detroit, MI 48201 TIME: Show starts at 8 p.m. COST IN ADVANCE: Table seating – $30, General Admission – $20. COST AT DOOR: Table seating...

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Wilco to kick off U.S. tour at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre

Posted By on Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 2:03 PM

Chicago band Wilco will kick off a string of U.S. dates on Wednesday, June 7 with a performance at Meadow Brook Amphitheatre. Tickets go on sale Friday, March 31 at 10 a.m. at livenation.com. A fan presale begins Wednesday, March 29 at 10 a.m. Wilco's 10th studio album, the cheekily named Schmilco, was released in...

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Friday, March 24, 2017

Just announced: Sir Richard Bishop at El Club in May

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 12:41 PM

Is it cool if I quote myself from right here? OK, cool. Sir Richard Bishop is a tall, gregarious, and naturally curious dude with little time for bullshit. He's also one of the greatest guitarists alive, and has been for some time. Bishop has a natural and deep grasp...

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Flint Eastwood and Tunde Olaniran have a new song together and we can't stop listening

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 11:23 AM

There is nothing better to start your TGIF than an unexpected, yet totally amazing new single from Flint Eastwood and Tunde Olaniran. The song is called "Push" and we are only slightly obsessed. You can listen to the song above. Olaniran spits fire on a verse, and Jax...

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Michigan artists to look for on Record Store Day: Danny Brown, Iggy Pop, Madonna, and more

Posted By on Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 9:37 AM

Record Store Day, an annual celebration of independent record stores, put up the new list this week with a handful of Detroit and Michigan natives present. RSD is an excuse for vinyl nerds to wait in line outside record stores for hours in hopes of there still being copies...

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