Monday, April 24, 2017

Just announced: Kendrick Lamar at the Palace in July!

Posted By on Mon, Apr 24, 2017 at 9:07 AM

Hot on the heels of his excellent new album DAMN., the justly-celebrated rapper Kendrick Lamar has announced that he is bringing his DAMN. tour with Travis Scott and D.R.A.M. to the Palace of Auburn Hills on Wednesday, July 26. Tickets will be priced at $129.50, $79.50 and $49.50 and...

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Kraftwerk announces elaborate series of live '3-D' sets

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 1:37 PM

Today, honorary Detroiters Kraftwerk announced the imminent release of a multi-disc live set in several formats (see below) which captures the 3-D sets that enchanted Detroiters when they performed it here, first at the Masonic in 2015 and then at Movement last year. We were stunned by how gorgeous the...

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Jazz great Christian McBride to give two shows at Cliff Bell's next week

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 12:41 PM

Downtown's atmospheric jazz club Cliff Bell's has plenty of big names appear on its stage, but this month a heavy hitter makes his debut in front of the club's trademark sunburst: Christian McBride. If you know jazz, you're aware that McBride was a teen prodigy born into a family...

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Can't miss show of the week: Timmy's Organism at Ant Hall tonight

Posted By on Fri, Apr 21, 2017 at 10:13 AM

Get slimy with Timmy’s Organism at Hamtramck’s Ant Hall tonight Detroit’s favorite disgusting weirdos have not one but TWO brand new 45s — one of them is so new that it’s out today — and you can come pick them both up when you see the band perform at...

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Awww Freak Out! Earth, Wind & Fire Are Coming to Detroit With Chic Featuring Nile Rodgers

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 4:04 PM

Can you imagine anything better than a sunny evening and listening to the sweet, sweet music of Earth, Wind & Fire while sipping on a cold beer? You can't? We didn't think so. Luckily for you, that fantasy will come true as the legendary 10-piece band Earth, Wind &...

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Nestlé pumping plan hits another snag in Osceola Township

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 3:59 PM

Nestlé's plan to pump 400 gallons per minute from its well in Osceola Township has encountered another obstacle: a The planned increase in pumping was at the heart of an MT story in December chronicling Nestlé's operations in Michigan, and the resistance they have met from environmentalists. Toward the...

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Saturday offers a special set from Sixto Rodriguez at the Old Miami

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 12:54 PM

By now, almost everybody knows the astonishing story of Sixto Rodriguez. For years, he was considered just another unassuming neighborhood guy in the Cass Corridor. Sure, he had cut some records back in the 1960s, but now he was just a regular guy in the city. Of course, little...

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Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and Sarah Palin visited Trump in the White House

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 11:24 AM

The holy trinity of Trump's America visited the White House last night for a photo-op and we honestly have a million follow-up questions. Kid Rock, Ted Nugent, and Sarah Palin have been very vocal Trump supporters — all way from the campaign trail to the White House. The trio posed...

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Motor city madness: Your complete Record Store Day primer!

Posted By on Thu, Apr 20, 2017 at 6:22 AM

Record Store Day is this Saturday, April 22. As many attendees of Record Store Days in the past might tell you, waiting outside in line for hours for your favorite local shop to open up is the worst part — but it can totally be worth it. All stores...

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

2017 Detroit Jazz Fest lineup: Wayne Shorter, Regina Carter, Kamasi Washington, Herbie Hancock, and dozens more

Posted By on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 at 2:20 PM

Today the Detroit Jazz Festival (which as we all know is the world’s largest free jazz festival) announced its artist lineup for the 38th annual Labor Day weekend event. The diverse lineup is anchored by 2017 Artist-in-Residence Wayne Shorter, a revolutionary saxophonist and composer globally recognized for his immense contributions...

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