Monday, July 31, 2017

Jack White is reportedly recording new music, confirms new solo album

Posted By on Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 4:38 PM

It seems that Jack White is always working on some sort of new project, but finally we're getting a project that all Jack White/White Stripes/Third Man Records fans can get excited about: a new solo album. White posted two photos on Facebook on Monday, July 31, one of a...

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Friday, July 28, 2017

The Killers are coming to Detroit

Posted By on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 2:29 PM

The Killers just made a whole lot of fans very happy today. Not only are the Las Vegas rockers going on a North American tour, but they also gave us details on their forthcoming album Wonderful Wonderful, due out September 22 and released a new single. The band released "Run...

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Leaf Erikson walks us track-by-track through his new record, 'Monumentum'

Posted By on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 12:42 PM

Detroit rapper Leaf Erikson recently teamed up with producer Dakim for the release of Monumentum, a 16-track collaboration of short, sweet introspective tracks. On the A side, eight tracks feature the vocals of Erikson, while the B side is called Unannounced and features Mario Dell aka AC Pull. Metro Times caught...

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10 acts you won't want to miss at Mo Pop Festival

Posted By on Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 8:02 AM

It's that time of year again — the annual Mo Pop Festival takes over the West Riverfront Park in Detroit for a wild weekend of fantastic music, beer, and art. The niche little festival has grown over the years, from just a few food and drink options to a fleet...

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Thursday, July 27, 2017

Techno pioneer K-Hand officially named ‘The First Lady of Detroit’ by city council

Posted By on Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 8:34 AM

Techno artist Kelli Hand, aka K-Hand, has long been known as the "First Lady of Detroit techno." Now, she's officially the First Lady of Detroit. Detroit city council honored Hand with a Testimonial Resolution certificate on Tuesday in a ceremony at the Coleman A. Young Municipal Center. The certificate lists her...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Kid Rock's 'Rock N Roll Jesus' named worst album by a man, according to Jezebel

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 2:12 PM

After NPR released a massive list entitled "Turning The Tables: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women" (which features many Detroit artists like Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross), the wonderful souls at Jezebel turned the table again and made an even better list: "The 150 Worst Albums Made By...

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311, B52's, Jena Irene Ascuitto, and others booked to perform at Arts, Beats, and Eats

Posted By on Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 12:27 PM

Noted pot-lover and American Idol runner-up Jena Irene Ascuitto is booked to perform at the 20th annual Ford Arts, Beats, and Eats festival this Labor Day weekend. She's one of only three local musicians who'll take the Michigan Lottery National Stage, which is otherwise reserved for national acts. She'll perform...

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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Group starts petition to help Faster Horses fest clean up

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 3:48 PM

Brooklyn, Michigan's Faster Horses Festival ended this past Sunday after a wild weekend of camping, drinking, and lots and lots of country music. In its fifth year, the festival attracted more than 40,000 people to the Michigan International Speedway and was dubbed the #partyofthesummer. Though while festivalgoers are plenty...

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Phoenix headed to the Fillmore in October

Posted By on Tue, Jul 25, 2017 at 9:24 AM

After months of cross our fingers and toes, French indie rockers Phoenix have finally announced a show in Detroit at the Fillmore on Wednesday, October 11. Phoenix released their sixth studio album, Ti Amo, earlier this summer to rave reviews, along with a string of shows and some festival...

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Jeff Daniels will play a concert in your living room to the highest bidder

Posted By on Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 12:02 PM

While Jeff Daniels may be better known for his acting career in moves like Dumb & Dumber or the TV show The Newsroom, the actor and singer's lifelong project has been the Purple Rose Theatre Company in Chelsea, MI, which he founded 26 years ago. Like most theaters, it...

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