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Learn About Motown’s Impact at this New Detroit Riverfront Exhibit

A series of panels that connect Motown Records’ musical history with its direct influence on later releases — from J Dilla to Amy Winehouse...

Detroit’s Movement Festival Announces 2024 Stages and Showcases

Movement Music Festival, one of the longest-running dance music events in the world, has announced its stages and showcase lineup for the 2024 event,...

Afro Nation Detroit Releases Star-Studded 2024 Lineup

Afro Nation, an international music festival that made its Detroit debut last year, has announced its lineup of performers this summer.Afrobeats icon Rema will...

Remembering Sixto Rodriguez and Barrett Strong

Honoring the dead is a thankless task. There will always be a name forgotten, someone who wasn’t included but should’ve been.There’s always a lot...

Broadway Performer to Make Detroit Symphony Orchestra Debut This Weekend

“It's funny,” says Meghan Picerno, a silken-voiced soprano, “I always say that I'm a rockstar at heart, but I was born into a soprano’s...

Meet Detroit Opera’s New Music Director

Roberto Kalb says there are no dumb questions when it comes to trying to understand what a music director does for Detroit Opera, but...

What We Saw at Afro Nation Detroit

Back in late-August, the globally-recognized Afrobeats festival, Afro Nation, came to Detroit for the first time ever with international music stars like Burna Boy,...

Noel Paul Stookey on the Peter, Paul and Mary Performance at the March on...

Aug. 28, 1963, was an especially significant and influential day for one graduate of Birmingham (now Seaholm) High School.For 60 years ago, as a...

Madonna Reschedules Detroit Show for January

After health issues that caused her to postpone the North American leg of her “The Celebration Tour,” Madonna has announced that most of the...

What We Saw When Beyoncé Came to Town

After five years since her last performance in Detroit, Beyoncé’s show at Ford Field on July 26, 2023, was like a reunion for the...

A Recap of Movement 2023

In a technology driven display of branding and showmanship in Detroit’s downtown Hart Plaza, thousands of attendees converged on the Movement electronic music festival,...

Afro Nation is Coming to Detroit for the First Time This Summer

The globally recognized festival, Afro Nation, is partnering with Bedrock to launch the first-ever Afro Nation Detroit festival in late August. Launched in 2019, Afro...

Detroit Icons ‘The Spinners’ Give Vintage Outfits to the Motown Museum

R&B legends The Spinners appeared at the Motown Museum last Friday to place 375 of their flamboyantly decorated performance outfits, along with more than...

Movement Returns to Hart Plaza This Weekend

Carl Craig, Juan Atikins, Griz, 2 Chains, and more are playing this year’s festival

Top Metro Detroit Moments at the 2023 Grammy Awards

The 65th Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, celebrated some of the biggest names and voices in music with big names like Harry...

Madonna Announces Global Tour and Stop in Detroit in August

The “best-selling female solo touring artist of all time” is returning to Michigan. On Tuesday, Jan. 17, Madonna — who was raised in Pontiac and...

Many Thanks to Alicia Myers

It's a clarion call across Brooklyn every summer, and always on schedule: a smash of a cymbal followed by a guitar strum and piano...

Michigan Philharmonic Celebrates 77th Season

The Michigan Philharmonic is turning 77 this year, and they’re celebrating the milestone at one of the most unique, and iconic, homes in Plymouth. On...
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7 Things to Do This Weekend (Sept. 16-18)

Craig Ferguson This Peabody and Emmy Award-winning comedian, actor, writer, producer, author, and director will stop at Detroit’s historic Music Hall Center for the Performing...
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Stephanie Mills and George Benson to Headline Jazz on the River

The event is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year

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