Between fronting the successful Detroit rock band The Sights and serving as one of the music directors at School of Rock, Eddie Baranek has his bases covered when it comes to contributing to Detroit’s rock ‘n’ roll past, present, and future. If you’ve seen Eddie perform live, his energy is contagious, and it’s no wonder he’s working to inspire young musicians to embrace their musical talents. When we told Eddie about our effort to put a spotlight on local film and music, he jumped on board without batting an eye…
Metallica’s Orion Music Festival will call Belle Isle home this Saturday and Sunday, but organizers are hoping for a more permanent arrangement.
Feeling a bit drowsy by lunch time? Need a pick-me-up other than that over-priced, three-shot espresso you’re holding? What would you say to a summer concert series in the heart of downtown Ann Arbor, featuring a new band each week, from an impressive list of artists? Oh, did we mention it was free?! (Yeah, that’s one of our favorite parts too.)
Detroit musicians Flint Eastwood recently challenged Andrew WK to come “party” with them, and with the help of fans (and social media), Andrew WK got the message – and accepted!
You walk into a room. You hear a trumpet. You hear drums. Naturally, you think you’re about to look over and see a stage full of instruments. Instead, you see Stevie Soul.
Detroit is the place to be for summer music festivals…and now, more than ever, if you’re a local artist! Check out our list below of some of the Detroit area’s music festivals (new and old) that are coming this summer – and including some of the terrific acts with Detroit ties.
Detroit R&B singer Dwele is set to perform on May 31st at the first day of the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix.
Get ticket and lineup info for the the Orion Music + More festival slated to hit Belle Isle June 8-9, 2013.