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2019 Wrap-Up: Top Live Shows of 2019

2019 was a solid year for live music in Metro Detroit. Not only did Mo Pop Festival have arguably the best line-up they’ve had since moving to West Riverfront Park, but it seemed like every week there was something to see at a venue within a 50 mile radius. This year I saw big arena […]

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2017 Wrap-Up: Top Live Shows of 2017

Completing graduate school in May 2017 was exciting for many reasons, but an increase in time away from the home office was one of the top. That additional freedom allowed me to get out and see more live music than I’ve witnessed in at least 4 years. Below is a list of my favorite live […]

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SHOW PREVIEW: The Chainsmokers w/Matoma & More – 11/12 – Royal Oak Music Theatre

Production duo The Chainsmokers have steadily risen in the dance music ranks in recent time. Partially due to a constant output of hit originals and remixes, but they’ve been know to throw raucous DJ sets as well. Alex and Drew return to Metro Detroit fresh after releasing their debut original EP, Bouquet (iTunes). One look […]

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FESTIVALIST ’15: Wayhome Music & Arts Festival – Daily Line-up & Map

Festival-goers been talking about the first edition of Wayhome Music & Arts Festival since early February. Now the true excitement is building with less than two months to go until the Republic Live/AC Entertainment takes over the former Burl’s Creek grounds in Oro-Medonte, Ontario. An early preview of the festival map was just released along […]

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June 2015 Detroit Show Tracker ft Alabama Shakes, Purity Ring, Flume, MMJ, Tanlines & more

You saw the list of May shows coming to Detroit, right? Get rid of live music overload aka June in Metro Detroit. Indie rock your thing? You don’t get a much better bill than Alabama Shakes with Father John Misty at Masonic. You could also check out two nights of My Morning Jacket at the […]

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May 2015 Detroit Show Tracker ft Interpol, Drake, Viceroy, Movement & more

April was a solid preview of the almost obnoxious amount of shows ahead this summer, but May is the true kickoff concert season. If you’ve seen Tame Impala, Matt and Kim or Trombone Shorty live, you know they cannot be missed when they come through your city. Besides, they all hit Royal Oak Music Theatre […]

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Apr. 2015 Detroit Show Tracker ft Dave Chappelle, Diamond Rugs, Milky Chance, Hurray For The Riff Raff & more

Spring is almost here and that means more shows as bands prep for a grueling and expansive festival season. Metro Detroit’s concert calendar is loaded this month with a host of quality alt country/folk acts (Shakey Graves, Kacey Musgraves, Hurray For The Riff Raff), indie pop (Big Data, Bleachers, Walk The Moon, Milky Chance) and […]