PHOTOS: Brothers Osborne, Thompson Square perform at 98 KCQ Country Music Fest

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE on Saginaw’s Ojibway Island for the 26th annual 98 KCQ Country Music Fest free concert. The morning started off with some strong storms, but they left the area just in time for the show. Detroit’s own Taylor Tucky performed on the Island Stage. Then, it was time for the national anthem and the kick-off to the main stage acts. American Idol winner Trent Harmon was the first artist on the main stage. He was followed by country music duo Thompson Square who performed at 1:30Read More

PHOTOS: 2017 Detroit Music Weekend along Madison Ave.

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo was LIVE at the first-ever Detroit Music Weekend. It kicked off with Madison Ave. being renamed Aretha Franklin Way in honor of the Motown-based Soul singer. Finally, all of Detroit’s music comes together in one epic festival! Free music concerts on Saturday, June 10th on 4 stages for all ages starting at 11:00am. The weekend also featured a variety of performances including country music’s Josh Gracin, Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, DJ D-Nice, Zayion McCall & The Crew, Laith Al-Saadi, DMK and many more. For moreRead More

PHOTOS: 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival in Detroit

TweetAmericaJR’s Kent Koller was LIVE at Hart Plaza for the 2017 Movement Electronic Music Festival. It takes place every Memorial Day weekend inside Hart Plaza – Detroit’s legendary riverfront destination. The festival features: More than 110 of electronic music’s most illustrious artists performing in the birthplace of Techno; six outdoor stages; engaging art displays curated by top talent; a posh VIP setting located behind the Main Stage; an interactive technology center featuring the industry’s top electronic music instrument makers; and stellar additional programming each night after the festival closes, with dozensRead More

Friday’s New CD/Album Releases for 3/31

TweetLook for these new CDs/albums to hit store shelves on Friday, March 31, 2017: Aimee Mann Mental Illness Bob Dylan Triplicate [American songbook tracks] Body Count Bloodlust British Sea Power Let The Dancers Inherit The Party Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 Chaz Bundick Meets The Mattson 2 Freddie Gibbs You Only Live 2wice Goldfrapp Silver Eye Jeb Loy Nichols Country Hustle Julia Holter In the Same Room [Live] Mastodon Emperor Of Sand Nelly Furtado The Ride Pharmakon Contact Rodney Crowell Close Ties Saltland A Common Truth Tei Shi CrawlRead More

Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 3/10-3/17

TweetFriday 3/10: Artie Lange @ MotorCity Casino, Dada Life @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, Davy Knowles @ Callahan’s Music Hall (Auburn Hills), Eric Paslay @ Diesel Concert Lounge (Chesterfield), Juicy J w/ Belly & Project Pat @ The Fillmore Detroit, Noah Gundersen w/ Field Report @ The Ark (Ann Arbor), Panic! At The Disco w/ Misterwives & Saint Motel @ Palace of Auburn Hills, The Ragbirds @ Saline High School Saturday 3/11: Patti Smith @ Royal Oak Music Theatre,Davy Knowles @ Callahan’s Music Hall (Auburn Hills), Dinosaur Jr. @ St.Read More

Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 2/17-2/24

TweetFriday 2/17: Aaron Lewis @ The Fillmore Detroit, Charlie Wilson w/ Johnny Gill & Fantasia @ Joe Louis Arena (Detroit), Lisa Lampanelli @ MotorCity Casino, “The Lion King” @ Detroit Opera House, Nick Moss Band @ Callahan’s Music Hall (Auburn Hills), PC Worship w/ Noami Punk @ UFO Factory (Detroit), Mykki Blanco @ The El Club (Detroit), Greg Brown @ The Ark (Ann Arbor) Saturday 2/18: Barely Alive @ The Fillmore Detroit, Run The Jewels w/ the Gaslamp Killer, CUZ, Nick Hook and Gangsta Boo @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, SilentRead More

Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 2/3-2/10

Tweet2/3: Umphrey’s McGee and Spafford @ The Fillmore Detroit, Infected Mushroom @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, Justin Furstenfeld @ The Ark (Ann Arbor), Drive-By Truckers @ The Majestic (Detroit), The Cadillac Three & Brent Cobb @ St. Andrews Hall (Detroit), “Sesame Street Live” @ Fox Theatre (Detroit), “The Lion King” @ Detroit Opera House 2/4: Gary Allan @ Caesars Windsor, Umphrey’s McGee w/ Spafford @ The Fillmore Detroit, Steven Wright @ Royal Oak Music Theatre, Musiq Soulchild w/ Lyfe Jennings, Kindred The Family Soul and Avery*Sunshine @ Andiamo Celebrity ShowroomRead More

Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 1/27-2/3

Tweet1/27: Kacey Musgraves, Jenny Lewis, Nahko and Medicine for the People, Valerie June, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, Zach Heckendorf and Susan Werner @ Hill Auditorium (Ann Arbor), “Dancing with the Stars” @ Caesars Windsor, The Lumineers, Andrew Bird & Margaret Glaspy @ Palace of Auburn Hills, Dashboard Confessional @ St. Andrews Hall (Detroit) 1/28: Margo Price, Over The Rhine, We Banjo 3, Davina & The Vagabonds, The Corn Potato String Band, Susan Werner & Indigo Girls @ Hill Auditorium (Ann Arbor), Elvis Lives: The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Event @ MacombRead More

2017 Meridian Winter Blast announces stellar music line-up featuring new food options and family fun activities

TweetDETROIT –  The 2017 Meridian Winter Blast presented by Quicken Loans will feature new entertainment stages, local food and winter-themed attractions. The festival will begin during the last weekend of the North American International Auto Show on Friday, Jan. 20 through Sunday, Jan. 22 at Campus Martius Park in downtown Detroit. Meridian Winter Blast hours are Friday, 4 – 11 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Entertainment Brand new stages added to the festival this year will amp up the excitementRead More

Detroit’s #1 Concert Listing for 1/6-1/13

Tweet1/6: Blackbear @ The Shelter (Detroit) 1/7: Joe Louis Walker @ The Magic Bag (Ferndale), Orgy w/ Powerman 5000, Death Valley High & Knee High Fox @ Harpo’s Concert Theatre (Detroit), Rebel Kind w/ Bonny Doon @ Ann Arbor Vitae Loft 1/10: Great Good Fine OK w/ Flor @ The Loving Touch (Ferndale) 1/11: August Burns Red w/ Protest The Hero, In Hearts Wake & ’68 @ St. Andrews Hall (Detroit), Machinae Supremacy w/ Knight of the Round @ The Ritz (Warren), The Nude Party @ Lo & Behold RecordsRead More