Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Detroit bedroom punks Dear Darkness to play at Cadieux Cafe with Milk Bath and Womb Worm

Posted By on Tue, Jun 29, 2021 at 3:04 PM

Of course, we’re excited that big concerts are returning to our favorite big venues (see you in 2022, the Weeknd) but man, we’ve missed basking in the sounds of our hard-working local music-making friends. Returning to the stage is Dear Darkness, the bedroom punk outfit led by wild child...

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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Subtronics leads packed EDM lineup at the Crofoot Festival Grounds

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Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 12:06 PM

The official drink of those who do not require a full 10 hours of sleep (nor a nighttime routine of sleepy time tea, a touching non-political memoir, a clean bite guard, and those nasal strips that increase oxygen intake during sleep) is hosting an EDM show for the ages...

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Detroit techno DJ Omar S to perform late-night set at the Aretha Amphitheater

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Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 11:59 AM

Pandemic be damned, Detroit house and techno artists kept the party going. And, now, one of Detroit’s foremost electronic music producers is bringing the heat with a late-night set on the Detroit River, just as god intended. Beatmaker and FXHE label head Omar S — who, in 2020, performed...

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Elton John announces yet another final farewell date in Detroit, and we are not worthy

Posted By on Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 10:24 AM

Pride month ain't over yet. Light up those wind-blown candles, because the sun is not going down on Elton John's massive three-year-turned-four-year farewell world tour, proving that the bitch never really left. The 300-date career-spanning victory lap dubbed the "Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour" kicked off in 2018, which...

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Tuesday, June 22, 2021

Singer-songwriter Neena Roe talks relationships in her new song 'TRUST'

Posted By on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 1:08 PM

On Tuesday, Neena Roe, an independent singer-songwriter and Detroit native, released her newest song “TRUST,” featuring fellow Detroiter Gabriel Duran. “It’s basically a song that talks about this sort of like cyclical nature of a toxic relationship where it’s like, ‘you’ve been in it for so long,’” Roe says....

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Lorde to perform at Detroit's Masonic Temple next year in support of 'Solar Power'

Posted By on Tue, Jun 22, 2021 at 11:26 AM

Forget your personal Jesus because a "prettier Jesus" is here to save us from our crippling FOMO and forgive us of our sins, namely sins involving wiping our Dorito dust-covered fingers on the back of the couch because who cares? Lorde is back, baby. The 24-year-old performer last visited...

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Thursday, June 17, 2021

Detroit's Tee Grizzley to play the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre this summer

Posted By on Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 10:34 AM

Break out your white Dior tee, because Detroit's Tee Grizzley is headed to the Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre in August. The 27-year-old rapper announced his first performance of 2021 scheduled for Friday, Aug. 13. The one-off hometown performance follows the release of Grizzley's third record, Built for Whatever, which dropped...

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Detroit-based creative agency Verse and Hook selected for American Association of Independent Music fellowship

Posted By on Thu, Jun 17, 2021 at 9:51 AM

Verse and Hook, a Detroit-founded creative agency, has been selected as one of a few inaugural fellows for the American Association of Independent Music’s first annual Black Independent Music Accelerator, an initiative to uplift Black voices in the independent music community. Detroit natives and founders of Verse and Hook,...

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Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Mavis Staples, Ani DiFranco and others to perform as part of 'Across the Night' concert series in Lake Orion

Posted By on Wed, Jun 16, 2021 at 2:50 PM

A dashing, Michigan-born chart-topping country star; an introspective folk-rock duo; a trail-blazing warrior-poet with more than 20 studio records; and, well, the Mavis Staples all happen to have some major plans in the metro Detroit area this summer. Audiotree Presents has teamed up with Lake Orion's 20 Front Street...

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Monday, June 14, 2021

Grand Rapids' Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park announces 2021 summer concert series

Posted By on Mon, Jun 14, 2021 at 11:30 AM

The Beach Boys, Ani DiFranco, The Verve Pipe, Umphrey’s McGee, and Trombone Shorty, are among the 28 artists announced as part of Grand Rapid's Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens series. Since all pandemic capacity restrictions are expected to be lifted...

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