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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

Tee Grizzley to share stage with 'Big Show' headliner Lil Wayne at Little Caesars Arena

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Posted By on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 2:00 PM

It’s been a long time since Lil Wayne was a lil’ deal, which might be why he’s been tapped to headline the Big Show. For years, the New Orleans rapper held the title of most Billboard Hot 100 entries of any solo artist — beating out the King himself,...

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Detroit techno club The Works to host final events before Jan. 1 closure

Posted By on Wed, Dec 26, 2018 at 12:12 PM

On Monday, Dec. 31, it all comes to an end for one of Detroit's longest-running techno clubs. The Works nightclub, a fixture in Corktown for more than 20 years, announced in November that it was vacating its current home on Michigan Avenue after the building was recently sold. Although...

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Clear Soul Forces headlines Grinch X-Mas Jam at the Blind Pig

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Posted By on Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 9:00 AM

It took a while for Detroit’s underground rap collective Clear Soul Forces to flesh out their debut record, Detroit Revolution(s). Breaking their silence, MCs E-Fave, Ilajide, Noveliss, and LAZ. are on the verge of releasing their 2012 follow up. The group, which formed after an impromptu studio visit with...

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Get down with Downtown Brown at 3rd Annual Brown Christmas

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Posted By on Fri, Dec 21, 2018 at 8:00 AM

A polite rip-off of the Suicide Machine’s annual Black Christmas blowout, Detroit native Downtown Brown (think Andrew W.K. meets Tenacious D) created its annual Christmas Eve-Eve version, appropriately titled Brown Christmas. Formed in 2001, Downtown Brown has coined songs such as “Mullett Millennium” and “ZZ Cock,” and has toured...

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Thursday, December 20, 2018

The Accidentals record a new song with the Cleveland-based Contemporary Youth Orchestra

Posted By on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 12:03 PM

The Accidentals — violinist-guitarist-bassist Sav Buist, singer-cellist-guitarist Katie Larson, and drummer Michael Dause — all met in a high school orchestra program in Michigan, where the members grew up, so it makes sense that when they had a chance to record with the Cleveland-based Contemporary Youth Orchestra, they would...

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Mike Servito leads 'Detroit, House of Techno' blowout at Marble Bar

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Posted By on Thu, Dec 20, 2018 at 9:00 AM

Mike Servito may call Brooklyn home these days, but that doesn’t mean that the international DJ’s roots don’t run deep in Detroit. As a homegrown DJ in the ’90s Midwest rave scene, Servito has authentically fashioned himself as a selector’s selector. Strongly associated with the Bunker NY and Detroit’s Interdimensional...

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Wednesday, December 19, 2018

The Raconteurs release first new music more than 10 years, 'Sunday Driver' and 'Now That You're Gone'

Posted By on Wed, Dec 19, 2018 at 7:55 AM

The Raconteurs, Jack White's other other band, is back. White's label Third Man Records released a single featuring new songs "Sunday Driver" and "Now That You're Gone" on Wednesday. It's the first time the band has put out new music in more than a decade, since it released its...

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Monday, December 17, 2018

Friday, December 14, 2018

We can't have nice things — Christina Aguilera cancels Detroit date

Posted By on Fri, Dec 14, 2018 at 3:31 PM

Well, you can put that genie back in the dang bottle— Christina Aguilera has officially canceled her postponed Detroit performance. Xtina was set to bring her "Liberation Tour" to the Fox Theatre on Oct. 13. However, the singer announced via Twitter that she was forced to postpone the concert...

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