Thursday, February 28, 2019

Bob Seger adds fourth metro Detroit date to farewell tour

Posted By on Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 11:03 AM

Bob Seger isn't going to "Turn the Page" on his nearly six-decade music career without a bang. The 'Old Time' rock and roller announced on Thursday the fourth date to his previously announced three-night engagement at DTE Energy Music Theatre this June. Regularly priced tickets for the first three...

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Calling all ink addicts — the 24th Annual Motor City Tattoo Expo returns to Detroit's riverfront

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Posted By on Thu, Feb 28, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Almost everything in this life is temporary. You can always get divorced, and return policies exist for almost every purchase. Oh, and that regrettable Looney Tunes-NASCAR-ex-wife hybrid tribute tattoo can be covered up with more ink (if you want). What has real staying power, though, is the Motor City...

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Wednesday, February 27, 2019

British singer Jacob Banks brings cinematic soul to the Majestic Theatre

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Posted By on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Last year found British singer-songwriter Jacob Banks basking in the release of his electronic soul-infused debut, Village. He’s supported tours for Sam Smith and Alicia Keys and in 2018 27-year-old Banks penned “In The Name of Love” for the film The Equalizer 2. Leading up to Village, though, the...

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Outspoken folk great Loudon Wainwright III will air dirty laundry at the Ark

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Posted By on Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Loudon Wainwright III, the contentious patriarch of the Wainwright-McGarrigle folk dynasty, is best known for not holding back — even if that means exposing very personal relationships, familial dynamics, and experiences. If you need the CliffsNotes on the 72-year-old artist’s career and backstory, listen to “Meet The Wainwrights,” during...

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Tuesday, February 26, 2019

The Aces will bring unapologetic pop and girl power to El Club

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Posted By on Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 3:56 PM

If you’re easily seduced by the sisterly love of indie trio Haim, and fancy catchy hooks and melodies, and find yourself comparing heartbreak to a volcanic eruption, look no further than Utah foursome the Aces, comprised of sisters Alisa and Cristal Ramirez as well as longtime friends Katie Henderson and...

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Friday, February 22, 2019

'A Bowie Celebration' celebrates with David Bowie alumni at Royal Oak Music Theatre

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Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM

There’s a “Starman” waiting in the sky — his name is David Bowie. Since his death in 2016, a lot has ch-ch-changed. Keeping with tradition, "A Bowie Celebration" will return to the Royal Oak Music Theatre starring alumni players from Bowie’s many recording and touring bands. Led by Mike...

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Thursday, February 21, 2019

Detroit Institute of Art honors music of J Dilla with free annual concert

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Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 11:00 AM

February is bittersweet for J Dilla fans. Born on Feb. 7 in 1974, the legendary Detroit hip-hop innovator spent his brief 32 years creating one of the most influential bodies of work through his many solo projects and as a founding member of Slum Village. Dilla, who died from cardiac...

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Eminem isn't happy that Netflix canceled 'The Punisher'

Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:53 AM

Marshall Mathers recently shared a few thoughts on Twitter after learning about the cancellation of Netflix's Marvel series The Punisher. And needless to say, he wasn't happy. Although fans of the Marvel show may echo similar sentiments, Eminem's aggression towards Netflix may be misdirected. The series, which got...

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Umphrey's McGee will jam with back-to-back performances at the Fillmore

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Posted By on Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Midwestern progressive jam band Umphrey’s McGee will be making its return to Detroit as part of a special two-night run. Known for its eclectic and improvisational two-set shows, Umphrey’s McGee has developed a devout fanbase after performing thousands of sets throughout the band’s two-decade career. Expect on-the-fly mash-up covers...

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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Icewear Vezzo and Big Sean drop new single 'Balance' on Motown Records

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 10:58 AM

Detroit rappers Icewear Vezzo and Big Sean have finally teamed up on a new single "Balance," showcasing some of the best rap talent that the Motor City has to offer. The single, which was released by Vezzo on Motown Records, features strong lyrical flexing from Big Sean, who is...

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