Monday, April 30, 2018

'Empress of Soul' Gladys Knight will perform at the Fox Theatre with The O'Jays

Posted By on Mon, Apr 30, 2018 at 10:34 AM

No need to take the "Midnight Train to Georgia" to catch a glimpse of the "Empress of Soul" — Gladys Knight is teaming up with The O'Jays for a night of sultry Motown soul in the heart of Detroit. The 73-year-old, seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, and actress has landed...

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Sunday, April 29, 2018

King Krule makes Detroit debut with sold-out show at Saint Andrew's Hall

Posted By on Sun, Apr 29, 2018 at 5:17 PM

A chilly April evening was the perfect backdrop for King Krule's debut Detroit show. The moody London band, the project of 23-year-old Archy Marshall, played to a sold-out crowd at St. Andrew's Hall on Saturday, April 28. It was clear from the beginning that Marshall was in charge, commanding...

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Live Nation celebrates National Concert Week with $20 tickets

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 10:02 AM

$20 to see the likes of Arcade Fire, Kesha, Jeff Beck, and Kevin Hart? Talk about living your best life. Thanks to promoter Live Nation and National Concert Week you can have your pick of the hottest tickets in town for the price of those pesky service charges usually...

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Modest Mouse returns for back-to-back shows at the Fillmore

Posted By on Fri, Apr 27, 2018 at 9:07 AM

Fourteen years after its initial release, Good News for People Who Love Bad News remains one of the most beloved indie rock records. And though Modest Mouse’s last release, Strangers to Ourselves, is three years in the rearview, our favorite rodent rockers are hitting the road and doubling up...

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Thursday, April 26, 2018

The Muggs at 18: Still rocking, playing Saturday, then touring Spain (again)

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 4:08 PM

The story of the Muggs is a tale spanning 18 years. That's a lot of history for any band, from shows at the Gold Dollar to the debilitating stroke that almost killed bassist Tony DeNardo to the recovery that brought him back as a keyboardist. The band went on...

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Soccer Mommy will kick your heart around at The Pike Room

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 1:22 PM

Twenty-year-old Soccer Mommy frontwoman Sophie Allison doesn’t want to be “your fucking dog,” or so she barks on the band’s debut record, Clean. Sonically, Soccer Mommy flirts with bedroom pop, with sparse fuzz rock packed densely with taboo confessions and vulnerable pleas to be cool — when in fact,...

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Review: Motorkam shows his versatility on 'NewBlackCity'

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:40 AM

Detroit rapper MotorKam has made of strong name for himself over the last couple of years for his own brand of funk and ghettotech-infused hip-hop as his alter ego, BlackDaddy. His previous two projects, BlackDaddy: Greatest Hits and BlackDaddy’s Birthday Suite both carried the vibe of a millennial dancing across three...

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Get ready to feel displaced with No Age and Moonwalks at MOCAD

Posted By on Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 9:28 AM

Indie noise rock duo No Age released its fourth studio record Snares Like a Haircut back in January, and it just so happens to be the band’s best work yet. Together Randy Randall and Dean Allen Spunt have spent the better part of the past 13 years deconstructing rock...

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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Fleetwood Mac charts tour sans Lindsey Buckingham with a stop at LCA

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 10:12 AM

We know what you're thinking. Fleetwood Mac is coming? Shut up and take my money. Don't stop thinking... about the fact that Fleetwood Mac is forever a revolving door of drama and yet has one of the most iconic and influential discographies of all time. So, yes. Here's our wallet. Take...

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Detroit songwriter Sara Marie Barron's debut 'Wanna Know' is the sweetness we need

Posted By on Wed, Apr 25, 2018 at 9:49 AM

What came first? The musician or the music writer? For songwriter Sara Marie Barron, it doesn't really matter. The girl knows music and has a distinct voice both through a microphone and on paper. Her debut track, "Wanna Know" is without frills but full of feels. "Wanna Know" gives us...

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