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Friday, November 30, 2018

Kid Rock calls Joy Behar a bitch on 'Fox & Friends', praises Trump, and swigs whiskey — all before 8 a.m.

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 12:54 PM

Another day, another diarrhea of the mouth moment for Kid Rock. This time spewing into the perfect receptacle for the Michigan rap-rockers hypocritical rhetoric: Fox News network's chaotic morning program, Fox & Friends. Fox and Friends co-host Steve Doocy interviewed Rock at his Nashville bar Friday morning touching on...

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Travis Scott brings 'Astroworld' to Little Caesars Arena and will likely ride a rollercoaster

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Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 10:00 AM

Welcome to Astroworld — rapper Travis Scott’s star-studded conceptual commentary on what happens when you take the fun out of life, but with a psychedelic-trap twist. In response to the closing of the Houston, Texas Six Flags amusement park of the same name, Scott created a world of his own...

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Indie wunderkind Snail Mail brings teenage malaise to Detroit's Deluxx Fluxx

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Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 9:00 AM

For most, the word “teenager” brings up cringe-worthy memories of awkward hallway exchanges, shitty poetry, and bad haircuts. In the case of 19-year-old Lindsey Jordan of Snail Mail, she’s got teenage malaise on lock thanks to a record deal, a sharpened wit, and an enviable emotional intelligence regarding relationships...

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Thursday, November 29, 2018

Hugh Jackman will take a stab at one-man-show in Detroit next summer

Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 10:53 AM

Get you an X-Man who can do both. It was announced today that longtime Marvel mutant and Broadway star Hugh Jackman would revive his one-man-show for his first-ever world tour. "The Man. The Music. The Show." will visit 22 North American cities including a stop in Detroit on June...

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Detroit's Protomartyr makes a mid-tour stop at the Blind Pig

Staff Pick

Posted By on Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Post-punk outfit Protomartyr is one of a handful of indie Detroit bands that has surpassed indie-dom by becoming one of the most high-profile Motor City rock acts this side of the White Stripes. After the band’s big record release blowout on the Detroit Princess Riverboat last year (from which...

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Metro Detroit native Alex Winston returns with 'Drop Dead Gorgeous'-inspired video

Posted By on Wed, Nov 28, 2018 at 1:24 PM

It's been a quiet three years since we last heard from musician and metro Detroit native Alex Winston. Now based in Los Angeles and working independently, Winston's foray back into the spotlight has come in the form of a break-up pop song and an incredibly clever tribute to Drop...

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

U-M ensemble to perform rare song recovered from Auschwitz this weekend

Posted By on Tue, Nov 27, 2018 at 2:58 PM

A historically significant Holocaust-era song has been given a new life and will be performed for the first time since WWII this Friday. After studying music manuscripts for nearly 40 years, University of Michigan music theory professor, Patricia Hall, journeyed to Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum in Poland to research their...

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Monday, November 26, 2018

Kid Rock is free of election violations following last year's Senate psych-out run

Posted By on Mon, Nov 26, 2018 at 11:52 AM

Turns out you can pretend to run for political office, sell fake campaign merchandise, grab your dick and give a fake speech about welfare abuse, "deadbeat dads," and diss gender-neutral bathrooms and not get slammed with charges for violating candidate registration regulations. A year after Kid Rock admitted to...

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Wednesday, November 21, 2018

JettBlast Fest brings 18 metro Detroit bands to PJ's Lager House this weekend

Staff Pick

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM

You don’t have to be a math whiz to figure out that two nights plus two stages equal 18 local bands who are ready to rock those turkey dinner calories off your bones. Making a sonic splash for its second year is JettBlast Fest, which returns to PJ’s Lager...

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Detroit's Wright Museum to host free Jimi Hendrix tribute concert

Staff Pick

Posted By on Wed, Nov 21, 2018 at 1:00 PM

The “Purple Haze” lingers, even now, 48 years after the death of Jimi Hendrix. Known for being ahead of his time (and tragically, taken too soon) in just seven years Hendrix carved his spot in rock ‘n’ roll history with his remarkable dexterity, musicianship, and charisma. On what would...

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