Dally in the Alley turned 36 this year – and in our opinion…it’s never looked better. The single-day festival celebrating Detroit’s arts and cultural diversity (that – quite literally – is set in the alleys of Cass Corridor) took place on Saturday, September 7th, and local up-and-coming filmmaker Daniel Berhane was on-site, camera in hand.
She didn’t sing a note or write lyrics, but Smokey Robinson contends that Maxine Powell was essential to Motown Records’ operation.
While Motown was Detroit’s music staple, The Wrecking Crew was the West Coast’s best kept music secret.
Big Sean has discovered that in order to find the spotlight, sometimes you have to stay out of it.
The Great Lakes Folk Festival in East Lansing on Sunday commemorates a trip that began in Detroit on Aug. 1, 1938, by 23-year-old Alan Lomax.
Sheriff Mike Bouchard says the 43-year-old suspect from Independence Township is facing more than one charge.
The Romantics have settled a lawsuit filed by a former bandmate over royalties.
“The fact that it’s got such a great history makes me want to be a part of it, in some small way. It may never ever work out that way, but when it’s all said and done, I would like to have in some way made a fingerprint on the culture of this city, and the attitude toward it. It also holds us to a certain standard musically.” Those are the words of Cameron Navetta, acoustic guitar and vocals for the Detroit band Jet Rodriguez, speaking of Detroit’s renowned music scene.
Frank Woodman was born and raised in New Haven, Connecticut – but today, he calls himself “Detroit Proud.” Frank moved to Metro Detroit in 1976 with his mother. He remembers getting off the train at the glorious Michigan Central train station in Corktown waiting for his grandmother to pick them up. “I always try to imagine the hustle and bustle of travelers back in the day,” says Frank.
Metro Detroit has a long list of history-rich, legendary record stores. With all of the choices to choose from, it’s nearly impossible to visit each one. CBS 62 has put together the ultimate list of where to find that 1956 jazz vinyl you’ve been searching for, or that 1987 cassette tape that you absolutely need to complete your collection.