Monday, May 6, 2019

Just in time for his birthday: 9 things you didn't know about Bob Seger

Posted By on Mon, May 6, 2019 at 1:44 PM

Bob Seger turns 74 years old today, so we took a look back on his life and tried to come up with some facts so obscure that even fans of the Detroit rock godhead might not know them. With a tip of the hat to Bob, we celebrate his birthday...

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Thursday, May 31, 2018

Righteous babe Ani DiFranco is headed to Ann Arbor's Power Center

Posted By on Thu, May 31, 2018 at 2:02 PM

Over the course of nearly 30 years and 20 albums, singer-songwriter, poet, and activist Ani DiFranco has blazed a trail all her own. As one of the first artists to create their own label (Righteous Babe Records in 1990 — she was 19), DiFranco reminds us that folk isn’t...

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WTF is a Troye Sivan and why is he coming to the Fox Theatre?

Posted By on Thu, May 31, 2018 at 9:54 AM

If the name Troye Sivan doesn't strike an immediate chord, you're not alone. Honestly, after a thorough Google search, we're still not 100 percent sure. The 22-year-old Aussie first made waves as a YouTube personality (because that's a thing) and as baby Wolverine in the film X-Men Origins: Wolverine. It...

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

WCSX launches campaign to name street after Bob Seger, will play his music for 24 hours

Posted By on Wed, May 30, 2018 at 4:50 PM

We hope you've been working on your "Night Moves" because 94.7 WCSX-FM is gearing up to play Bob Seger songs for 24 hours. The classic rock station launched a campaign earlier this month to name an Ann Arbor street after the Michigan rocker. The proposed location for Bob Seger Boulevard is...

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'Thrash Grass' creators The Native Howl gear up for album release at Magic Bag

Posted By on Wed, May 30, 2018 at 9:38 AM

What in the hell is “thrash grass”? If you guessed a blend of thrash metal and bluegrass, you’re almost there. The Native Howl created the genre in 2015, though they have been playing music together since their high school days. This Leonard, Mich. foursome labeled themselves as traditional metal...

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Bask in the feel-goodness of Frank Turner at the Fillmore

Posted By on Tue, May 29, 2018 at 4:58 PM

What the world needs now is some feel-good tunes, and no one is quite as capable of delivering as the king of kindness Frank Turner. Sure, the singer-songwriter from across the pond might not be a household name, but Turner has seven solo albums under his belt since his...

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Bo Burnham's 'Eighth Grade' will kick-off Cinetopia's opening night

Posted By on Tue, May 29, 2018 at 4:58 PM

Returning for its seventh year, the Cinetopia Film Festival showcases a handpicked program of the best of the best from global festivals. This year’s fest will feature more than 44 world-renowned films from May 31 through June 10, and will span Ann Arbor, Dearborn, and Detroit. Kicking things off...

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Jeff Buckley's manager to remember the late icon at Saint Andrew's Hall

Posted By on Tue, May 29, 2018 at 9:56 AM

On May 29, 1997, Jeff Buckley vanished into the Mississippi River. What the musician left behind was a single studio record and a multitude of unanswered questions. On the anniversary of the late singer's death, Buckley's longtime manager Dave Lory released a book that serves as an intimate glimpse...

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Monday, May 28, 2018

Eminem and Nicki Minaj squash dating rumors, keep flirting

Posted By on Mon, May 28, 2018 at 1:12 PM

Cancel the florist and call off the truffle butter cake. Stanaconda is not happening. Not yet, anyway. What at first seemed like well-written fanfic quickly became a believable rumor — that Eminem and Nicki Minaj were in a full-blown relationship. The chatter began on Friday, May 25 when YG dropped...

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Friday, May 25, 2018

Detroit techno history hotline helps you get learnt during Movement

Posted By on Fri, May 25, 2018 at 5:17 PM

The folks over at the Red Bull Music Academy have developed a "Detroit History Hotline" to better acquaint Movement festival goers with the music genre they'll be dancing to this weekend. Think museum audio-tour — except you're at a rave and have to call in and step away from music to...

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