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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Set times for the Movement Electronic Music Festival just dropped

Posted By on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Set times for next month's Movement Electronic Music Festival have just dropped, giving the tens of thousands of ravers expected to attend a critical resource with which to map out their weekend. This year’s event will feature 85 acts across five stages at Hart Plaza. The biggest acts come...

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Take a kinky stroll down Lover's Lane with Hunx and His Punx at El Club

Posted By on Thu, Apr 19, 2018 at 9:42 AM

While it might be hard to peg San Francisco-based sensations Hunx and His Punx, Hunx (real name Seth Bogart) and his respective Punx have made some iteration of flirty doo-wop punk for at least a decade. They’ve become a bit of a cult favorite — which is why they...

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Jack White is playing at Third Man Records tonight

Posted By on Wed, Apr 18, 2018 at 12:55 PM

Jack White has added a second Detroit date ahead of his big Little Caesars Arena gig on Thursday, but fans will have to act swiftly to attend. White's subscription service, the Vault, announced today that the rocker will perform "a short, intimate set" at 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April...

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Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Ms. Lauryn Hill announces 'Miseducation' 20th anniversary tour and we are not worthy

Posted By on Tue, Apr 17, 2018 at 3:58 PM

The ocean is filled with frappucino straws, weed is still classified as a Schedule 1 drug, and our damn president is an overprivileged human Cheeto. Just when we've given up hope, Ms. Lauryn Hill comes along. Since the release of her stark and seminal debut 20 years ago (and inarguably...

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Chene Park will host Erykah Badu, the Roots, Kamasi Washington, and more this summer

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 3:19 PM

One of Detroit's most exciting concerts spaces for jazz and pop is back with a stacked lineup for the upcoming summer concert season. Today, Chene Park announced the performers for the upcoming concert season and it's jam-packed with some of the biggest names in jazz, R&B, hip-hop, and funk....

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It's on y'all — Miranda Lambert and Little Big Town are headed to DTE Energy Music Theatre

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 12:31 PM

Miranda Lambert thanked her fans last night for "sharing her broken heart" as she took home the award for "Song of The Year" during the American Country Music Awards. The award-winning song "Tin Man" chronicles Lambert's messy split from country star and NBC Voice coach Blake Shelton who filed for...

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Detroit meets Coachella — Eminem headlines, Justin Bieber fawns over Greta Van Fleet

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 11:23 AM

How the fuck does anyone follow Beyonce's earth-shattering Coachella performance? Seriously. She's the first woman of color to headline the festival and people have rightfully renamed it "Beychella." We could talk all day about the Destiney's Child reunion, Jay-Z's appearance, her duet with sister Solange, or the fact that...

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On this day in 1969, Elektra Records drops MC5 for attack ad on Hudson's

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 10:52 AM

On this day in 1969, a beef between two institutions of old-school Detroit were immortalized in an infamous Detroit magazine ad. In February of that year, the proto-punk pioneers in the MC5 released Kick Out The Jams, the band's debut album on Elektra Records. The album was recorded live...

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Jack White gets accessible on Saturday Night Live

Posted By on Mon, Apr 16, 2018 at 9:39 AM

The last time Jack White appeared on Saturday Night Live Lindsey Lohan hosted and White was peddling his searing solo debut Blunderbuss.   Now, the same week the brooding, pale-faced rocker admitted that he has only listened to his own music for the past year, White returned to the...

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Friday, April 13, 2018

Big Sean officially cancels recently postponed tour, including Detroit date

Posted By on Fri, Apr 13, 2018 at 12:05 PM

After postponing his "Unfriendly Reminder Tour" in February, Big Sean's performance at Little Caesars Arena on June 2 has been formally canceled. Apparently, Sean is too much in the creative zone to tour Double or Nothing, a totally forgettable album that left us scratching our heads. This "deep creative...

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