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Friday, May 14, 2021

Dead & Company heads to DTE Energy Music Theatre for an end of summer jam

Posted By on Fri, May 14, 2021 at 11:09 AM

Break out your Birks, hit the dispensary, and, we guess, try to scrub the fact that John Mayer once compared his dick to a “white supremacist” and dropped the n-word in an interview with Playboy a decade ago (and has since “apologized” for) because the Dead lives on, baby....

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Detroit Institute of Arts to screen taiko drum concert for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month series

Posted By on Tue, May 11, 2021 at 11:26 AM

While we wait for live in-person concerts to trickle in, there’s plenty of musical performances to go around for our virtual streaming pleasure. As is the case with the Detroit Institute of Arts celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. The monthlong series features a variety of educational and...

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The music of Queen to get the Detroit Symphony Orchestra treatment for virtual concert

Posted By on Tue, May 11, 2021 at 11:22 AM

At the heart of Queen, one of the most influential rock bands of all time, is the music, which was the only good part about 2018’s loosely accurate and poorly edited Academy Award-winning biopic (that was shockingly not up for a Razzie), Bohemian Rhapsody. Though we might not feel...

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Monday, May 10, 2021

MC5's Wayne Kramer teams up with local coffee roasters and L.A. nonprofit to bring music to Michigan prisons

Posted By on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 2:27 PM

For decades, Wayne Kramer of the MC5 has kicked out the jams, but his latest mission has the 73-year-old rock icon and writer kicking down prison doors to let the music in — and he's not doing it alone. Kramer, who is the co-founder of Los Angeles-based Jail Guitar...

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Evanescence will bring Detroit to life with LCA stop in December with Halestorm

Posted By on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 12:45 PM

Throw out your alarm clock because alt-rock's leading lady is here to wake us up inside. Evanescence — led by the incomparable and ultra-vampy Amy Lee — is teaming up with Halestorm, fronted by Lzzy Hale for a fall/winter tour. Yes, as in this fall and winter. Like, 2021....

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Movement organizers announce free multi-venue 'micro' festival Memorial Day weekend

Posted By on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 11:07 AM

COVID-19 be damned, it looks like Detroit might get to rave after all. Back in February, Paxahau, the producer of Detroit's annual Movement electronic music festival, pulled the plug on the Memorial Day weekend event for the second year in a row. And we totally get why. The 15-year-old...

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'Tresor 30' celebrates Detroit-Berlin connection through electronic music

Posted By on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 10:06 AM

For 30 years, club and label Tresor Berlin has provided a space for artists to create new sounds for the world. On Oct. 1, Tresor will celebrate its 30th anniversary of the history and culture of electronic music between Detroit and Berlin with their vinyl box set release of...

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Indie rock band Mt. Joy kicks off socially distant outdoor concert series in Pontiac, previously planned for Detroit

Posted By on Wed, May 5, 2021 at 3:42 PM

There's no doubt that our social calendars are in dire need of a silver lining and a whole lot of joy. Thankfully, as of this weekend, concerts are returning to metro Detroit, and nature, is in fact, healing. Pass the $6 Miller Lite, please! Indie rock five-piece Mt. Joy...

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Monday, May 3, 2021

A Dodge Charger crashed into Detroit venue Trinosophes

Posted By on Mon, May 3, 2021 at 11:11 AM

It's springtime in Detroit, which means Dodge Chargers are revving their engines through the city's streets. The owners of Eastern Market art and performance venue Trinosophes say nobody was hurt when a car — a Dodge Charger, to be specific — smashed into their storefront windows over the weekend....

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