Monday, June 12, 2017

Can't-miss show: 'Mary Timony plays Helium' at Marble Bar on Wednesday, June 14

Posted By on Mon, Jun 12, 2017 at 12:07 AM

Mary Timony will play the music of her 1990s band Helium, backed by members of the able band Hospitality, at Marble Bar this Wednesday, June 14. The show is really actually totally a show absolutely worth going to. What else could you possibly have going on in the middle of the...

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Reminder: Ween plays ROMT this Friday, June 2

Posted By on Wed, May 31, 2017 at 10:47 AM

OK, so this Friday is June 2, which means ohhhh fuck, the rent is due tomorrow. Did you pay the rent yet? Where the heck is that checkbook? Did you remember also that none other than Ween is playing a very special reunion type show (this last hiatus lasted four...

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Can't-miss show for this week: Boss Hog at El Club Saturday, June 3

Posted By on Wed, May 31, 2017 at 6:00 AM

Boss Hog, led by Jon Spencer and Cristina Martinez, are playing a record release show at El Club this Saturday, June 3. They just released their first full length album in 17 years, Brood X, on In The Red, so you know it's a doozy (seriously, In the Red...

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Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Wait a minute: Griot Galaxy is playing Concert of Colors this year?!

Posted By on Tue, May 30, 2017 at 1:51 PM

This year's Concert of Colors looks to be pretty phenomenal. The 1967 rebellion is a theme to this year's free event, which celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. They're showing that Tuareg Mali Blues film as well as the new Coltrane documentary which we have yet to check out (though it...

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Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas are coming to metro Detroit in September

Posted By on Tue, May 30, 2017 at 11:05 AM

Co-headlining tours are always the best, especially when it brings together two legends like Ms. Lauryn Hill and Nas. The artists are teaming up together for a tour this coming September and luckily for us they will be making a stop at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheater at Freedom Hill...

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Friday, May 26, 2017

'When they birthed me, they made a monster': Sheefy walks us through ten tracks on his new album 'Murals'

Posted By on Fri, May 26, 2017 at 2:49 PM

When Tashif Turner a.k.a. Sheefy McFly first popped on the scene several years ago, everyone said, “What is he going to do?” Now, everyone says, “What can’t he do?” The muralist and emcee was voted “Best Artist” of 2017 by the people who read this publication, and is on...

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Thursday, May 25, 2017

Updated: Full Trip Metal Fest schedule with set times

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 3:26 PM

We got you covered, friends, with the up-to-date lineup, including set times, for this weekend's much-anticipated second annual Trip Metal festival. Trip Metal II kicks off Friday, May 26 at 6 p.m. sharp and will take up much of Saturday, May 27. The precise lineup and times are subject to...

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Guns N' Roses to play Little Caesars Arena in November

Posted By on Thu, May 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM

We've just learned that rock music icons Guns N' Roses added a series of fifteen additional North American stadium and arena stops on their ongoing worldwide “Not In This Lifetime Tour” produced by Live Nation, including a stop at the Little Caesars Arena on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 8...

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Bleed all over me: Chris Cresswell on this weekend's Bled Fest in Howell, MI

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 11:52 PM

This year's much-anticipated BLED Fest is almost upon us. The all-ages, multi-genre, substance-free festival is largely a celebration of youthful punk/related musics. It goes down all day this Saturday, May 27, at the Hartland Performing Arts Center in Howell, MI. Metro Times spoke to veteran performer Chris Cresswell of the Flatliners in anticipation of their...

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Norah Jones covered Soundgarden at Fox Theatre last night

Posted By on Wed, May 24, 2017 at 11:36 AM

Norah Jones played at the Fox Theatre in Detroit Tuesday night and paid tribute to Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell with a haunting version of "Black Hole Sun" on the piano solo. Soundgarden played their last show with Cornell at the Fox Theatre last Wednesday. After the show, Cornell...

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