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Friday, September 29, 2017

Red Bull Radio to launch Detroit shows featuring hosts John Collins, Stacey 'Hotwaxx' Hale, Shigeto, and more

Posted By on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 10:56 AM

Starting Oct. 1, Red Bull Radio will launch new Detroit-centric programming. The shows feature a spectrum of Detroit artists, including John Collins, Stacey "Hotwaxx" Hale, Shigeto, DJ Minx, K-Hand, and others. "Known for its infamous sounds of Motown, jazz, gospel, and techno, Detroit's atmosphere is so ripe with ingenuity that one can...

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Paul McCartney's two-night stint at Little Caesars Arena is upon us

Posted By on Fri, Sep 29, 2017 at 6:09 AM

Sir Paul McCartney just played a jam-packed show at Joe Louis Arena in 2015, but a two-date stop at the newly opened Little Caesars Arena is more than welcome. The former Beatle has been touring his One on One show over the last year and we’re excited to hear his...

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Supergroup Broken Social Scene to descend upon the Fillmore this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 4:48 PM

Part of the excitement of any Broken Social Scene announcement — be it a tour or a new album — is the joy of finding out who is going to show up for this particular go-around. Originally founded by Canadian indie rockers Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning, the duo has...

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Punk rockers Against Me! will perform at the Majestic on Sunday

Posted By on Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 12:03 PM

What started as a solo project for musician Laura Jane Grace 20 years ago has evolved to one of punk rock’s most important bands ever. Against Me! has seen a cast of band members come and go, yet Grace has been the backbone. She came out as transgender in 2012,...

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Rob Zombie to melt faces at Riff Fest this weekend

Posted By on Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 6:42 AM

Is there a better way to celebrate the end of summer than some face-melting metal? Radio station 101 WRIF proudly presents the RIFF FEST, a one-night-only explosion of the world’s best metal. You’ll get to hear from lesser-known acts like Greta Van Fleet and Fozzy, but the real fun comes...

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Genre-bender Tei Shi to perform in Southwest tomorrow

Posted By on Thu, Sep 28, 2017 at 6:27 AM

Tei Shi is one of those singers who crisscrosses so many musical styles it’s hard to pigeonhole her into any one genre. The Argentina-born, New York-based songstress has been on the scene since 2013, performing at festivals like Coachella and Electric Forest and opening for acts like Grimes, but she...

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Lana Del Rey is coming to Detroit

Posted By on Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 4:32 PM

It's nice to know that in the dead of winter in January we will get a little bit on L.A. sunshine with Lana Del Rey headlining Little Caesars Arena. The chanteuse will take the stage on Wednesday, January 17. Del Rey's latest album Lust For Life came out over the...

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English indie rockers Glass Animals to perform in Royal Oak this Friday

Posted By on Wed, Sep 27, 2017 at 3:21 PM

Oxford-based indie rockers Glass Animals haven’t made a stop in Detroit since they appeared at Mo Pop Music Festival in 2016. Now, having released a new album, they’ll be giving their fans an earful of new material. The four-piece group, veterans of iconic music festivals like Glastonbury, Coachella, and Bonnaroo,...

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

GRiZMAS returns to Masonic Temple for the fourth year in a row

Posted By on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 3:33 PM

It's beginning to look (and sound) a lot like GRiZMAS. The DJ/musician/producer GRiZ (or Grant Kwiecinski if you knew him back in the day) loves to give back to the city of Detroit, and he has been doing so with his annual GRiZMAS concerts that go down at the Masonic...

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You can preview the new Protomartyr record in Detroit-area jukeboxes

Posted By on Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 10:40 AM

On Friday, Protomartyr — pretty much Detroit's biggest indie rock band in years — will release their fourth album, Relatives In Descent, on Domino Records. The band debuted the record last week with a sold-out hometown record release show on the Detroit Princess riverboat. But fans who didn't make...

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