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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

The Lonely Island is coming to Detroit and we just jizzed in our pants

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 10:56 AM

Once in a generation does a band come along that completely changes the way we experience music. The Beatles. Nirvana. Ashlee Simpson's Saturday Night Live performance. And the Lonely Island. The comedic trio behind classics "I'm On a Boat" (feat. T- Pain) and "I Just Had Sex" (feat. Akon)...

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Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Bob Seger adds third metro Detroit date as part of farewell tour

Posted By on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 4:32 PM

After gifting metro Detroiters with the ultimate Valentine's Day gift last week, Bob Seger has added a third date to his previously announced pair of shows in June. In an announcement Tuesday afternoon, Bob Seger and his longstanding Silver Bullet Band will perform on Wednesday, June 12 making it the...

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Kelly Clarkson might cover 'Shallow' at Little Caesars Arena and we're deep in it

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Posted By on Tue, Feb 19, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Seventeen years after rising to fame as America’s first ever American Idol and 14 years after Steve Carell famously blurted her name during his painful on-screen chest waxing in The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Kelly Clarkson is now contemplating the Meaning Of Life. The Grammy Award–winner, children’s author, and happy-go-lucky coach...

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Friday, February 15, 2019

Kurt Vile brings the Violators and new record to the Majestic Theatre

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Posted By on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 11:00 AM

As a founding member of indie rock band War on Drugs, Philadelphia-bred Kurt Vile has been a prominent fixture of the indie music scene for more than a decade now with his offbeat singer-songwriter sensibilities. His seventh studio album (and first in three years), Bottle It In, features contributions...

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Detroit's Paint Thinner drop new record at UFO Factory

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Posted By on Fri, Feb 15, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Do you like the Stooges? How about Interpol? Any thoughts on an underground noise supergroup that once graced Metro Times’ "Bands to Watch" list? Lastly, can you relate to feelings of psychedelic dread? If your answer to all of the above is a resounding “Hell yeah,” this show is for...

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Thursday, February 14, 2019

Detroit rapper releases new video about Michigan winters – and we can all relate

Posted By on Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 10:48 AM

In metro Detroit, we had a mild December, a cold-ass January, and now we're dealing with the soul-crippling bullshit that is February snow. Detroit's G'Mac Cash, the self-proclaimed "King of Parody Rap," can definitely relate. In a new one-minute viral video entitled "Tired of the Snow," G'Mac Cash spits bars over...

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Bob Seger finally adds metro Detroit dates to farewell tour

Posted By on Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 9:34 AM

The wait is over — Bob Seger is bringing it back home two more times. It was announced Thursday morning that Seger and his longstanding Silver Bullet Band will perform at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Thursday, June 6 and Saturday, June 8 — making it Seger's 28th and 29th...

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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Cher made us believe in more than just life after love at Little Caesars Arena

Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 11:18 AM

Sixteen songs, nine costume and wig changes, four video montages, three ABBA covers, and one duet with a late ex-husband via video screen, and what you have is but the tip of the iceberg in terms of Cher's latest farewell spectacle. The iconic performer and actress took to the...

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Toni Braxton will un-break hearts with Valentine's Day performance at the Fox Theatre

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Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM

If you’ve never belted “Un-Break My Heart” in the privacy of your own car while it’s raining… well, do you even have a heart? The iconic ’90s ballad about reversing some brutal heartbreak is perhaps the most definitive moment in the speckled career of diva and reality show star Toni...

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