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Thursday, January 23, 2020

New York-based sonic architect Lea Bertucci to perform at Detroit's Trinopsophes

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 3:28 PM

There are musicians, and then there are sound designers. New York City composer and performer Lea Bertucci falls into the latter category, thanks to her commitment to exploring the relationship between what she describes as “biological resonance and acoustic phenomena.” OK, if that sounds a wee bit abstract, that’s...

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Snoop Dogg brings the heat to the Fillmore Detroit

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 3:25 PM

According to stoner lore, when weed becomes legal statewide, that state gets majorly hotboxed by rapper, wizard, and the original GOAT, Snoop Dogg, or, depending on who you ask, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Uncle Snoop, the Doggfather, Snoopy, Snoopzilla, DJ Snoopadelic, Snoop Lion, or even Coach Snoop. In recent weeks,...

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Audra Kubat opens her Detroit House of Music for intimate dinner show

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 2:15 PM

In November, we reported that longtime Detroit-based folk artist Audra Kubat was at work on a new project: the Detroit House of Music, an abandoned 19th century Cass Corridor Victorian house that Kubat has been refurbishing into a community hub. You can check out the project during an intimate...

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Chaka Khan, the Queen of Funk, heads to Detroit's Sound Board

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 1:53 PM

Another year, another Rock and Roll Hall of Fame snub for the Queen of Funk, Chaka Khan. This year, the Cleveland-based pyramid of nightmares (no, seriously, have you ever been to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?) nominated Whitney Houston, the Notorious B.I.G., T. Rex, the Doobie Brothers,...

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Melvin Davis, 'Detroit's Ambassador of Soul,' plays an early show at PJ's Lager House

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 1:35 PM

More Melvin! For those of you who didn’t get enough of a soul fix this week, Davis has another performance, this time an early show at PJ’s Lager House — where the 77-year-old living legend will play a mix of hits spanning his careers at Fortune and Motown Records....

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The Go Rounds, Chris Bathgate, and Breathe Owl Breathe provide your Michigan indie rock fix at Detroit's Magic Stick

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Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 1:23 PM

Here’s a big night for Michigan-based folk-inflected indie rock. Headlining is the Go Rounds, a hard-working, Kalamazoo-based quartet that mixes elements of pop, folk, Americana, and psychedelia; the group released its ambitious, orchestral Whatever You May Be last year. Also performing is Chris Bathgate, a longtime fixture of Ann...

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James Taylor will perform with Jackson Browne at DTE Energy Theatre this summer

Posted By on Thu, Jan 23, 2020 at 11:47 AM

You've got a friend in singer-songwriter James Taylor, who revealed details of his new record and U.S. tour plans Thursday morning. The 71-year-old Songwriter Hall of Famer announced a 28-date North American tour with songwriter Jackson Browne to coincide with his upcoming record, American Standard. The record, his 19th...

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Joe Hertler (of the Rainbow Seekers) goes solo at 20 Front Street

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Posted By on Wed, Jan 22, 2020 at 5:50 PM

It’s been a decade since Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers first formed, but the band has shown no signs of slowing down. Hell, it’s been a busy past few weeks for the group. In December, the group opened for Denver by way of Detroit party machine GRiZ for...

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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

You can catch Detroit R&B legends Melvin Davis and Dennis Coffey in the same room this week

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Posted By on Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 5:30 PM

This is a lot of Detroit history packed into one evening. A partnership with the Detroit Sound Conservancy, Music in the Archives: A Celebration of Detroit’s Aural History features performances by “Detroit’s Soul Ambassador” Melvin Davis and Motown Funk Brother Dennis Coffey, which would be, like, enough Detroit history...

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Alice Cooper extends tour and, shocker, he's coming back to metro Detroit

Posted By on Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 3:20 PM

Hometown shock rocker Alice Cooper is bringing his Ol' Black Eyes tour to metro Detroit for another batch of monster jams. It was announced Tuesday that the 71-year-old “Mr. Nice Guy” has extended his 2019 tour. The new dates include a performance at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Saturday,...

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