This will be my second year participating in DETROIT by DETROIT, and I couldn’t be happier. Last year, I teamed up with my good friend Omar Aragones to cover Mayer Hawthorne. Omar and I decided to do something a bit different this year; we plan on covering Detroit artist Sixto Rodriguez.
Whether you’re seeing a rock star at the Palace or a smaller show downtown, read this list before the show to find great places to eat in the area.
Mittenfest fans, listen up: this year, the annual tradition that celebrates music, culture, and generates money for good cause has a new edition to the festivities: S’Mittenfest. The kickoff for the newest Detroit summer tradition will be headlined with 21 bands – 20 of which are from Michigan and 1 from Ohio – and all proceeds will go to help fund the non-profit organization 826 Michigan. Mittenfest, 826 Michigan’s winter festival, has been a successful 7-year running tradition in Detroit and has managed to raise over $75,000 in support of its free programs for school aged children.
CBS 62 recently had the chance to sit down with Jason Stollsteimer, front man for Detroit-area rockers The Hounds Below. Jason joins Mathew Hofman, Adam Padden, and Will Shattuck in a 4-piece line-up that produces catchy melodies, with toe-tapping beats – and they’ve quickly built quite a reputation both in the Detroit music scene, and on a national scale, as well.
Nightlife in Detroit for the under 21 crowd has never been easier to find. The city has many options, ranging from music venues to dance clubs, all available to those under 21.
Looking for some cool art or hot music in Detroit? Well, look no further — here’s a list of the best places in Detroit to take in underground music and art including St. Andrews Hall, PJ
Where are all the great dive bars these days? Every time you find a place you like, it suddenly becomes the town’s hottest newest, not-so-best-kept secret, forcing the older clientele (the reasons it is a “dive” bar usually) to leave in frustration.