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ALICE COOPER SETS THE HOUSE ON FIRE AT JOHN VARVATOS STORE OPENING PARTY & CONCERT

ALICE COOPER SETS THE HOUSE ON FIRE AT JOHN VARVATOS STORE OPENING PARTY & CONCERT

The streets of downtown Detroit were literally shut down as designer John Varvatos celebrated the opening of his anticipated Detroit store in classic JV fashion: with a star-studded black carpet arrival and rock star-worthy VIP party, featuring a special performance by legendary rock musician and Detroit native, Alice Cooper. The specially designed black “red carpet”...
GO SEE: KRESGE FELLOW BRITNEY STONEY PERFORMS SAVE YOURSELF AT ARTXDETROIT

GO SEE: KRESGE FELLOW BRITNEY STONEY PERFORMS SAVE YOURSELF AT ARTXDETROIT

Britney Stoney is a singer, songwriter and guitarist and recipient of a 2014 Kresge Artist Fellowship. Her performance career began at open mic nights throughout Detroit, leading to festivals and opening for Ziggy Marley. ArtXDetroit is a celebration of the Kresge Arts Fellowship program in Detroit; fellows from this year and last present projects during two...
GO SEE: SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS LAST THURSDAY TO SHOWCASE FEMALE ROCKERS FROM DETROIT & BROOKLYN

GO SEE: SERAPHINE COLLECTIVE PRESENTS LAST THURSDAY TO SHOWCASE FEMALE ROCKERS FROM DETROIT & BROOKLYN

Seraphine Collective presents Last Thursday, a monthly residency at PJ’s Lager House, in Detroit, Michigan. Seraphine Collective is an inclusive, supportive and active community of female musicians and artists designed to foster creative expression and camaraderie among feminists in Detroit. The Last Thursday Residency was born from the idea of continuing last summer’s successful Best...
WATCH NOW: SOL'LE RELEASES "HUH" MUSIC VIDEO OFF THE BOOGER SUGAR MIXTAPE

WATCH NOW: SOL’LE RELEASES “HUH” MUSIC VIDEO OFF THE BOOGER SUGAR MIXTAPE

Detroit musician Sol’Le [pronounced Soh-Lee] just released her music video for the single, “HUH” from her latest mixtape release, Booger Sugar. The minimal yet visually striking music video was directed/edited by Leland Stein IV of 3Dimensional Media Group. HUH focuses on Sol’Le spitting hard about the struggles of making it in music industry and the daily...
ADULT. ANNOUNCES 'DETROIT HOUSE GUESTS' ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON GHOSTLY FUNDED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION

ADULT. ANNOUNCES ‘DETROIT HOUSE GUESTS’ ALBUM TO BE RELEASED ON GHOSTLY FUNDED BY KNIGHT FOUNDATION

ADULT. will invite six musicians from around the country into their home over the next seven months to collaborate and ultimately create an album together that resonates with a spirit of Detroit, thanks to support from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. ADULT. will begin work with their first collaborator and hope that...
WATCH NOW: JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

WATCH NOW: JESSICA HERNANDEZ & THE DELTAS PERFORM ON THE LATE SHOW IN NEW YORK CITY

Jessica Hernandez and the Deltas performed on The Late Show with David Letterman Monday night, playing “Sorry I Stole Your Man,” in New York City. Detroit-based Hernandez grew up in the metro area and was behind DIY venue, The Bakery Loft, which sat above a Mexicantown Bakery where local music shows blossomed in years past. The band just released their first full-length...
GO SEE: CMJ MUSIC MARATHON FEATURING PROTOMARYTR, JAMAICAN QUEENS & MATTHEW DEAR

GO SEE: CMJ MUSIC MARATHON FEATURING PROTOMARYTR, JAMAICAN QUEENS & MATTHEW DEAR

October means that CMJ is here again! CMJ Music Marathon is one of the world’s most important platforms for the discovery of new music. For five nonstop days and nights, CMJ features over 1,400 live performances in more than 80 of New York City’s greatest nightclubs and theaters. CMJ also presents over 100 informative conference...
DONATE NOW: DETROIT NEEDS THIRD WAVE MUSIC STORE TO OPEN FOR LOCAL MUSICIANS NEEDS

DONATE NOW: DETROIT NEEDS THIRD WAVE MUSIC STORE TO OPEN FOR LOCAL MUSICIANS NEEDS

Third Wave Music is one of the most recent semi-finalists in Hatch Detroit, a contest to support independent retail businesses in Detroit through funding, exposure and mentoring. Sister Pie was announced the winner yesterday, and although who doesn’t love a good pie? The music community in Detroit has been left with heavy heart. A fact for...
WATCH NOW: THE RIGHT BROTHERS RELEASE THE BAPTISM SHORT FILM FOR PASSALACQUA & SYBLING

WATCH NOW: THE RIGHT BROTHERS RELEASE THE BAPTISM SHORT FILM FOR PASSALACQUA & SYBLING

Passalacqua just released the full version of ‘The Baptism;’ a short film created by  The Right Brothers. First single from their new album ‘Church’. Created & Produced by  The Right Brothers Cinematography by Andrew Miller & Jamin Townsley Edited by Andrew Miller Starring Jax Anderson Bryan ‘Mister’ Lackner Brent ‘Blaksmith’ Smith The Hygienic Dress League Shot on location...
LISTEN UP: DULCINEA DETWAH RETURNS TO HER HOMETOWN FROM NYC TO PERFORM AT SIDEWALK FESTIVAL

LISTEN UP: DULCINEA DETWAH RETURNS TO HER HOMETOWN FROM NYC TO PERFORM AT SIDEWALK FESTIVAL

Dulcinea Detwah, an emcee and electronic music producer originally from Detroit, currently resides in Brooklyn. In 2011, she released her first EP Cool Kid, influenced by Detroit techno and has continued to create music with collaborations and live performances. Dulcinea Detwah returns to her hometown to perform at the Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts on August 2nd, 2014, alongside a stellar local line-up...
CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

CHURCH: REVIVAL ALBUM RELEASE PARTY FOR NEW COLLABORATION FROM PASSALACQUA & SYBLYNG

After more than two years of work, Detroit hip-hop duo Passalacqua and electro-rock duo SYBLYNG (Seth and Jax Anderson of Flint Eastwood) are releasing their collaborative album, entitled “CHURCH.” CHURCH: REVIVAL is the album release show, which will highlight their independent and collaborative work, as well as a collection of other prominent local and national musicians who influence...
LISTEN UP: ZELOOPERZ DROPS HELP MIXTAPE ALONGSIDE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE PLATEAU

LISTEN UP: ZELOOPERZ DROPS HELP MIXTAPE ALONGSIDE MUSIC VIDEO FOR NEW SINGLE PLATEAU

ZelooperZ, the 20-year-old Detroit lyricist and member of Danny Brown’s Bruiser Brigade crew, is the youngest of the bunch to tear up the internet with his latest mixtape release, HELP.  The 17-track mixtape was released earlier this week with much internet anticipation on LiveMixtapes. Complex premiered the video for the album’s first single, “Plateau,” [watch below] featuring Danny Brown, shot in Detroit. The internet has been...