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  • PGA's Rocket Mortgage Classic heading to Detroit Golf Club in 2019

    PGA's Rocket Mortgage Classic heading to Detroit Golf Club in 2019

    The PGA Tour is coming to Detroit in 2019, and golf fans can get tickets to the Rocket Mortgage Classic here at AXS. Don't miss your chance to see the first PGA Tour event to be held in Detroit when tickets go on sale next Thursday, Dec. 13. The Rocket Mortgage Classic will be a historical event on...
  • Spafford 2019 Tour 

    Spafford announces tour 2019

    Spafford is gearing up to give fans some "electrofunk therapy." The quartet has announced that they will be hitting the road this upcoming winter, officially kicking things off Jan. 30 at the Fine Line Music Cafe in Minneapolis, MN. It will continue to make it's trek across the U.S. including stops...
  • Best places for music lovers to shop around Detroit for Small Business Saturday 2018

    Best places for music lovers to shop around Detroit for Small Business Saturday 2018

    The day after Thanksgiving, commonly known as Black Friday, is the day that holiday shoppers are out in force thinking big; looking for big discounts and generally competing for deals with a large number of other shoppers. The day after Black Friday though is a day to think small, as Nov. 24 is...
  • Jonathan McReynolds sets out for Make More Room Tour 2019

    Jonathan McReynolds sets out for Make More Room Tour 2019

    Gospel musician Jonathan McReynolds has announced 2019 dates for the Make More Room Tour in support of his 2018 album Make Room which hit No. 1 on the Gospel Albums chart. He'll finish up several dates in 2018 before kicking off a tour that spans the eastern side of the United States. McReynolds...
  • Concerts happening in Detroit during the week of Thanksgiving 2018

    Concerts happening in Detroit during the week of Thanksgiving 2018

    It’s Thanksgiving time and that means it’s time to feast! And while visions of a delicious meal topped off with pumpkin pie dance through your head, consider that Detroit has a musical feast on tap for Thanksgiving week too, including shows from two acts that are longtime hometown heroes. Here are...
  • 5 reasons to see Twiztid live

    5 reasons to see Twiztid live

    Detroit hip-hop/rock duo Twiztid brought their annual Devil's Night celebration, Fright Fest,  back to their hometown on Tuesday evening. As always, the evening was a rousing success as fans packed the Majestic Theatre for the event, which also featured performances from co-headliners Motionless In...
  • The Aces announces Waiting For You tour 2019 dates

    The Aces announces Waiting For You tour 2019 dates

    Indie pop all-female band the Aces has announced dates for the upcoming Waiting for You Tour 2019. The group made the announcement via Twitter with the list of all 27 cities the band will reach kicking off on Feb. 8 in Seattle, Washington at the Crocodile. The Aces will travel throughout the western...
  • Big Wild announces Superdream tour 2019

    Big Wild announces Superdream tour 2019

    Producer Big Wild has announced tour dates for 2019 in support of his debut album Superdream, to be released on Feb. 1, 2019 (Tickets). The composer will kick off the tour in California before heading across the Midwest. After his performance at Detroit's Majestic on March 23, Big WIld will head out...
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    Halloween 2018 events for kids in Detroit

    There are always a lot of fun things for adults to do at Halloween time, but the holiday is really all about kids. All of the scary Halloween activities for adults evolved out of the simple act of children dressing up in costumes and going door-to-door seeking treats. In Detroit, they haven’t...
  • Halloween 2018 concerts and parties in Detroit

    Halloween 2018 concerts and parties in Detroit

    Calling all ghosts and ghoulies in the Detroit area; you’ve got some Halloween parties to go to! You've got a lot of them, in fact, including a concert from Detroit’s own rap metal madmen, Twiztid. Here’s our list of some Halloween-themed events not to miss, some of which will scare your socks off...
  • Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Detroit 2018

    Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Detroit 2018

    It’s time to dust off the costume, stock up on candy for trick-or-treaters and get ready to have all kinds of spooky fun as Halloween is just around the corner. The holiday is on a Wednesday this year and Halloween festivities are taking place not only on Oct. 31 but also throughout the week or so...
  • Interview: Charming Liars' Kiliyan Maguire on new music and touring

    Interview: Charming Liars' Kiliyan Maguire on new music and touring

    2018 has been a big year for Los Angeles alternative rock band Charming Liars. The band has been touring non-stop and are riding high with new single "Something Dark," which is off of their upcoming new release Thought, Flesh & Bones. The London-born band recently wrapped up a two-month stint of...
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    Interview: Bones Owens on touring and looking ahead

    Rocker Bones Owens is known for blurring genre lines and pushing boundaries and the Nashville-based singer/guitarist is doing just that with current single "White Lines," which sees him getting back to the hard rock that he grew up on. Born and raised in rural Missouri, the former Yelawolf guitarist...
  • Aretha Franklin tribute exhibit to launch in singer’s hometown of Detroit this week

    Aretha Franklin tribute exhibit to launch in singer’s hometown of Detroit this week

    A tribute honoring the late “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin is set to arrive at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in the singer’s hometown of Detroit this week. The featured exhibit titled, “Think: A Tribute to the Queen of Soul,” will debut at the Museum on Tuesday, and runs...
  • GRiZ headlines two night GRiZMAS 2018 at Masonic Temple

    GRiZ headlines two night GRiZMAS 2018 at Masonic Temple

    Self-described funk futurist GRiZ--otherwise known as Grant Kwiecinski--has announced his annual holiday shows. GRiZmas will go down Dec. 14 & 15 at the Masonic Temple Theatre in Kwiecinski’s hometown of Detroit. Friday, Dec.14 will feature GRiZ’s live band while Saturday,  Dec. 15 will see a...
  • Black Feather releasing new album

    Black Feather releasing new album

    Detroit rock band Black Feather is gearing up for the release of their self-titled album on Saturday, Sept. 8.  The project is a result of years worth of work and the band is celebrating the release with a cd release party in Westland at the Token Lounge. Black Feather lead vocalist/guitarist Marc...
  • Interview: MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer talks book, 50 years of kicking out the jams

    Interview: MC5 guitarist Wayne Kramer talks book, 50 years of kicking out the jams

    Wayne Kramer rocked a star-spangled guitar in seminal Detroit proto-punk band MC5 in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s. He also robbed houses, ran drugs, and almost blew away an innocent man with a shotgun. Kramer’s life has been a raging roller-coaster of euphoric highs and bottom-feeder lows. The now...
  • Elton John bringing 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour to Detroit

    Elton John bringing 'Farewell Yellow Brick Road' tour to Detroit

    Elton John is hanging it up when it comes to touring. After five decades of being on the road bringing his beloved songs to adoring fans, Elton John will call it quits following the Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour which spans over 300 shows across the world. Along those stops is a pair of dates in...
  • 5 things you didn't know about Aretha Franklin's funeral

    5 things you didn't know about Aretha Franklin's funeral

    Aretha Franklin's funeral on Aug. 31 at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit captivated the world as an emotion-filled tribute to the Queen of Soul. Franklin died of pancreatic cancer in Detroit on Aug. 16 at the age of 76. Here are five things you might not have known about the funeral: 1. The entire...
  • Aretha Franklin funeral to be televised; Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder, more to perform

    Aretha Franklin funeral to be televised; Ariana Grande, Stevie Wonder, more to perform

    On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week, fans and Detroit residents will be able to attend a public viewing of late soul singer Aretha Franklin, who died back on Aug. 16 at the age of 76. The viewing takes place at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Franklin’s hometown and will be...
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