Tag Archive for music

Detroit Rock City: Music Picks for 7/8 – 7/14

Detroit’s known for a lot of things: Cars, cars, and, oh yeah, cars. But wait! There’s more . . . Music! Detroit’s produced as many great musicians as it has cars, easy. And not just the city, but the metro region as a whole. Let’s see what’s happening this week. Monday, 7/8 Margot & the…

Weekend Fun–June 14th!

Music, Art, Food and Cars! Detroit Staples!   Jazzin’ on Jefferson Downtown Detroit June 14-15, 2013 10th Annual Jazzin’ on Jefferson Featuring local and regional jazz artists. The lineup includes: MAIN STAGE – FRIDAY, JUNE 14 4:15-4:45 p.m. Johnson Boys 5:00-6:00 p.m. Chris Canas 6:15-7:15 p.m. Stacie Sandoval 7:30-8:30 p.m. Sheila Landis 8:45-10:00 p.m. JOJ…

Detroit Rock City: Music Picks for 6/3 – 6/9

Detroit’s known for a lot of things: Cars, cars, and, oh yeah, cars. But wait! There’s more . . . Music! Detroit’s produced as many great musicians as it has cars, easy. And not just the city, but the metro region as a whole. Let’s see what’s happening this week. Monday, 6/3 Royal Teeth at…

Detroit Rock City: Music Picks 5/27 – 6/2

Detroit’s known for a lot of things: Cars, cars, and, oh yeah, cars. But wait! There’s more . . . Music! Detroit’s produced as many great musicians as it has cars, easy. And not just the city, but the metro region as a whole. Let’s see what’s happening this week. Monday, 5/27 Movement Electronic Music…

Weekend Fun–Mar. 1st!

Music, Magic and Fur in the Air… There’s plenty to hear and see in the Metro Area, as always…   The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Show Cobo Center March 2-3, 2013 Website Excerpt: “The 110th and 111th annual Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows will be held on Saturday and Sunday, March 2 & 3, 2013…

Weekend Fun–July 27th

More to enjoy those hot summer days and balmy summer nights… Wild Beasts, Wild Wine at the Detroit Zoo Friday, July 27, 2012, 6-10:30 p.m. The 21-and-over event will sample wines from local and national wineries and vineyards. Guests will enjoy live music, exclusive after-hours access to the Zoo’s award-winning habitats at twilight, complimentary tram…

Easy Listening in Southfield

  Music surrounds you weekly for the summer in most localities… The weekend may be over, but there are 5 weekdays to enjoy more of what the summer months have to offer. Here in Southfield you have lunch and evening specials to choose from. For lunchtime there’s the: Eat to the Beat Lunchtime Concerts The…

The Best of Clawson: Flip Side

Walking into this cool shop really ignites the senses.  The smell, the vibe, the cool stuff throughout.  It’s a collectors dream especially if you have a love for vinyl records!  You’ll find cd’s that you couldn’t find anywhere else along with gear for indie bands that isn’t at your local FYE. Owner Todd Fundaro took…

Who’s Ready to Rock?! Like, at School…

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Jason Gillinger I recently met with  Jason Gittinger,  founder of The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music(DSRP) and drummer for the band  The Mega 80²s, to get a look at his environmentally-friendly operation with flooring from the Michigan State Fairgrounds Coliseum and doors and windows from an architectural salvage warehouse in Detroit.   Upon…

On the Midwest and the Star Spangled Banner

I often tell people that the Midwest has the most  native musical talent in the country. Don’t get me wrong, there are amazing bands and songwriters in cities like Seattle and Brooklyn and Nashville–but how many of those people were actually born in those cities? Not many. There’s something wholly unique about the music of…