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  • Places to shop in Detroit for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

    Places to shop in Detroit for music lovers on Small Business Saturday 2017

    The city of Detroit has birthed many popular genres of music in the 20th and 21st century. Ranging from the seminal Motown Sound of the 1960s and 70s to the groundbreaking rebirth of hip-hop in the 2000s, the Motor City has its own unique cornerstone in contemporary music. The city has berthed such...
  • Detroit Thanksgiving 2017: Parades, turkey trots, concerts and more

    Detroit Thanksgiving 2017: Parades, turkey trots, concerts and more

    There's tons of fun to be had outside of the dinning room this Thanksgiving. The city of Detroit is offering up ton of great events for families, music lovers and even those who love to run this holiday. Check out some of the awesome stuff happening in the city this Thanksgiving with these handy...
  • Thanksgiving parties and concerts in Detroit 2017

    Thanksgiving parties and concerts in Detroit 2017

    Thanksgiving is known for turkey, stuffing, and pumpkin pie, but this year, don't just get your fill at the dinner table--head out to enjoy some live music! Give thanks for the performers you love with tickets to the hottest tour in town, whether it's indie bands or classic '80s acts. Detroit has...
  • Indie pop duo Tegan and Sara to perform in Detroit

    Indie pop duo Tegan and Sara to perform in Detroit

    Canadian indie pop twins Tegan and Sara will perform inside the Cathedral Theatre at Detroit's Masonic Temple on Sunday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. Tegan and Sara are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their landmark fifth album, The Con, which debuted back in July 2007 at No. 34 on the Billboard 200. The...
  • Twiztid celebrate Devil's Night with 'Mostasteless' edition of Fright Fest

    Twiztid celebrate Devil's Night with 'Mostasteless' edition of Fright Fest

    On Monday evening, Twiztid brought their Mostasteless Tour to their hometown of Detroit for a special edition of their annual Devil's Night Fright Fest at the Majestic Theatre. The duo has been out celebrating the twentieth anniversary of the album by hitting the road and playing the record in its...
  • Royal Oak Music Theatre to host Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

    Royal Oak Music Theatre to host Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile

    Royal Oak Music Theatre will host singer-songwriters Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile on Monday, Oct. 30 at 7 p.m. The duo will be joined by an all-star indie band dubbed the Sea Lice, which features members of Sleater-Kinney, Warpaint, The Violators and more. Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile are out...
  • PVRIS to headline Royale Oak Music Theatre

    PVRIS to headline Royale Oak Music Theatre

    Electro-pop rock outfit PVRIS will headline Royale Oak Music Theatre on Friday, Oct. 20. Also on the bill, scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m., are special guests Lights and Flint Eastwood. PVRIS is on the road promoting their sophomore studio long-player, All We Know of Heaven, All We Need of Hell...
  • Turkey trots and Thanksgiving parades in Detroit 2017

    Turkey trots and Thanksgiving parades in Detroit 2017

    Before the cold weather sets in, Detroit families take time out to enjoy the family. No one has to tell Metro Detroit families just how special Thanksgiving is. This is the time of the year where the Thanksgiving dinner is king, and taking turkey legs to Ford Field to cheer on their Detroit Lions is...
  • Detroit Halloween events 2017: Pumpkin patches, concerts, events for kids and more

    Detroit Halloween events 2017: Pumpkin patches, concerts, events for kids and more

    The temperature is dropping and the pumpkin spice if flowing, which means Halloween is on the horizon.  All those in Detroit will have plenty of events and opportunities to chose from for some Halloween and Fall fun this month. Don't waste the time you could be rocking out at a Halloween concerts or...
  • Free family Thanksgiving events in Detroit 2017

    Free family Thanksgiving events in Detroit 2017

    Traditionally, Thanksgiving weekend is spent with family and friends in cities across the United States. The city of Detroit and the surrounding area will host a number of free family-friendly, kid-friendly events that can be enjoyed with loved ones as the late fall season turns into the holiday...
  • Indie rockers The National to headline Masonic Temple Theatre

    Indie rockers The National to headline Masonic Temple Theatre

    Acclaimed indie rock outfit The National will headline Masonic Temple Theatre at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 8 with special guest Daughter. The National, who hail from Brooklyn by way of Cincinnati, are on the road showcasing material from their seventh studio long-player, Sleep Well Beast, which was...
  • Synth-pop trio Future Islands coming to Royal Oak

    Synth-pop trio Future Islands coming to Royal Oak

    Indie synth-pop trio Future Islands will perform at Royal Oak Music Theatre at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 5 with special guest Jenny Besetzt. Future Islands are out on the road promoting their fifth full-length, The Far Field. The album emerged back on April 7 via British independent record label 4AD...
  • Majestic Theatre to host punk rockers Against Me! on Oct. 1

    Majestic Theatre to host punk rockers Against Me! on Oct. 1

    Detroit’s Majestic Theatre is scheduled to host punk rock outfit Against Me!, a once acoustic solo project from singer-songwriter and guitarist Laura Jane Grace, on Saturday, Oct. 1. Also on the bill, set to kick off at 7 p.m., are special guests Bleached and The Dirty Nil. Against Me! are touring...
  • Gypsy punks Gogol Bordollo to play Royal Oak

    Gypsy punks Gogol Bordollo to play Royal Oak

    Gypsy punk outfit Gogol Bordello will perform at Royal Oak Music Theatre at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 26 with special guest Lucky Chops. Gogol Bordello is out on the road performing selections from their seventh studio long-player, Seekers and Finders, which dropped last month on Cooking Vinyl. The...
  • Royal Oak Music Theatre to host Glass Animals

    Royal Oak Music Theatre to host Glass Animals

    Royal Oak Music Theatre will host British indie rock outfit Glass Animals at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29 with special guest Amber Mark. Glass Animals are touring in continued support of their critically acclaimed sophomore studio long-player, How to Be a Human Being. The album, the first release on...
  • VNV Nation rock sold out show at The Shelter

    VNV Nation rock sold out show at The Shelter

    Irish electronic rockers VNV Nation fired through a powerhouse set at The Shelter in Detroit on Friday, Sept. 22. The band is currently out on a special tour that finds them playing two of their most popular albums, Automatic and Empires, in their entirety. VNV shows are all about the music and...
  • Halloween parties and concerts in Detroit 2017

    Halloween parties and concerts in Detroit 2017

    Forget haunted houses and horror-movie marathons--this Halloween, the best place to be is at a concert, and Detroit has plenty going on, from today's biggest rock bands to classic favorites. So get your costume picked out, grab your tickets, and let the music put a spell on you this Halloween...
  • Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Detroit 2017

    Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Detroit 2017

    Summer is over, and Detroit residents are gearing up for the fall season. There is a lot to love about the Motor City and its environs in the fall. Neighborhood trees explode in drop-dead-gorgeous colors, residents prepare for the scariest time of the year, and families will be making their way out...
  • Detroit’s Majestic Theatre to host Big Boi

    Detroit’s Majestic Theatre to host Big Boi

    Detroit’s Majestic Theatre is set to host rapper Big Boi, one-half of the Grammy-winning and multi-platinum hip-hop duo OutKast, on Wednesday, Sept. 20 at 7 p.m. The upcoming performance is part of Big Boi’s Daddy Fat Saxxx: Sack 1 Tour in support  of his genre-bending third studio long-player...
  • Royal Oak Music Theatre to host Father John Misty

    Royal Oak Music Theatre to host Father John Misty

    Royal Oak Music Theatre will host Father John Misty at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 19 with special guest Weyes Blood. Father John Misty, otherwise known as folk musician and former Fleet Foxes drummer Josh Tillman, is out on the road performing selections from his third studio long-player, Pure Comedy...
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