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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Elton John will play in Detroit during farewell tour

Posted By on Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 3:46 PM

Today, Elton John announced his "Farewell Yellow Brick Road" tour, a 300-date victory lap to cap off a nearly 50-year career. John will make a stop at Little Caesar's Arena in Detroit on Friday, Oct. 12, just over a month into a tour that will span three years. “Performing...

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Greta Van Fleet add third Detroit show after selling out two dates

Posted By on Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 1:35 PM

Well, that was fast. As Metro Times reported last week, Frankenmuth rockers (and recent Rolling Stone magazine favorite), Greta Van Fleet will perform two shows at the Fillmore on Tuesday, May 22 and Wednesday, May 23, both of which are sold out. Today, due to high demand, the band heard...

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Jack White bans cell phones on upcoming tour for '100% human experience'

Posted By on Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:47 PM

Jack White, the king of analog technology (who likely still owns and uses a fax machine), has banned the use of phones during his upcoming tour. This begs the question — does Jack White even own a cell phone? “We think you’ll enjoy looking up from your gadgets for...

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The 2018 Movement Music Festival lineup is here

Posted By on Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Techno Christmas is upon us, folks. Only 121 days until one of the longest-running electronic music events in the world recommences in the birthplace of techno — Detroit. For the first time ever, Movement planners Paxahau — who are celebrating 20 years as the festival's organizers — are...

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Former MTV star and 'Buzzin' singer Shwayze is coming to the Magic Bag

Posted By on Wed, Jan 24, 2018 at 6:00 AM

If you’re still successfully using 2008’s hit “Buzzin” as a low-key summertime hookup jam, you’re not alone. In fact, rapper and MTV reality show star Shwayze is still leaning hard on his “Corona and Lime” sunny vibes — going as far as to dub himself the King of Summer...

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Viral 'Okay Cupid' rapper Kitty to claw her way through El Club

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:37 PM

It’s 2018 — long gone are the days of sending a CD to a record label in a manila envelope. For Florida rapper Kitty, it started with a poem about an ex-boyfriend posted on Tumblr in 2010 (Kitty was still in high school at the time). Soon after, Kitty...

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If you like to cry and dance —
 Happy Endings at The Loving Touch is for you

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 4:32 PM

DJs Mike Trombley, Slofu, and Udenjoe's monthly dance party continues with a special "Panic on the Streets of Ferndale" edition, which promises all the best mopey (yet still highly danceable) cuts by Morrissey and the Smiths. Of course, expect plenty of other New Wave, classic alternative, Bitpop, shoegaze and...

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Modest Mouse to float on through Detroit for two-night run

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 1:52 PM

Fourteen years after its initial release, Good News for Bad People remains one of the most beloved indie rock records of the genre. Though Modest Mouse has gone three years without releasing new tunes, our favorite rodent rockers are hitting the road and they're doubling up on shows at...

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The end is near — Slayer announces farewell tour with stop at Freedom Hill

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:10 PM

The underworld is calling its favorite disciples back home — but not before they headbang their way around the globe one last time. Heavy-metal greats Slayer will celebrate over three decades of thrashing with a world tour and a final performance in metro Detroit. Slayer will perform at Michigan...

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Get folk-ed up at the Ann Arbor Folk Festival this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 10:48 AM

Celebrating its 41st year, the Ann Arbor Folk Festival invites guests to “find their folk.” In support of The Ark (Ann Arbor’s nonprofit folk and roots music venue — featuring live shows 300 nights of the year), The University of Michigan's Hill Auditorium will host the two-night fundraising concert....

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