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Jeff Daniels to Emcee The Ark’s Ann Arbor Folk Festival

The virtual event will feature performances by Kiefer Sutherland, The War and Treaty, and Traverse City band The Accidentals
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Big Sean on Giving Back to the City He Loves

The Detroit rapper makes our 2021 Hour Detroiters list, a roundup of people who are quietly ­— and sometimes not so quietly — enriching life across the region
Theo Parrish

Techno Auteur Theo Parrish Returns With ‘Wuddaji’

Plus, three other notable releases

MOT’s Yuval Sharon on Bringing Opera to the Masses

Under its innovative new artistic director, Michigan Opera Theatre is really going places

Singer-Songwriter Julianne Ankley Proves It’s Never Too Late To Follow Your Dreams

The Detroit Music Award-winning country artist released her latest album in September

The Four Tops’ Duke Fakir Is Ready To Get Back on the Road

After 67 years of touring, the last original member of The group is itching to end his COVID-19-induced hiatus
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The Stooges’ ‘Live at Goose Lake: August 8th, 1970’ Rewrites Rock History

Plus, a roundup of artistic events to check out in October

Detroit Historical Museum Looks Back at 20 Years of Electronic Music Festivals in the...

The museum's new photography exhibit showcases images from the last two decades of the annual event

Tune in to Detroit Jazz Festival’s Virtual Concerts

The 2020 event will feature performances by artists such as Robert Glasper, Pharoah Sanders, and the Rodney Whitaker Sextet

Mobile and Digital Performance Series to Highlight Kresge Artists

"Now: Future" will include pop-up musical performances in Detroit neighborhoods and online film premiers
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Motown Museum Offers Songwriting and Music Production Workshop for Teens

The museum aims to help young artists amplify their voices through virtual clinics, mini lessons, and a private songwriting session
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Pianist Andy Milne Explores Creative Collaborations at U-M

After beating cancer, the jazz artist is finding his groove in Ann Arbor
Jai Fears

Local Singer Jai Fears Talks Her First EP, ‘Gemini’

The multi-hyphenate entertainer reveals the message behind her new release and how it pays homage to her hometown of Detroit
Stevie Soul

Beatboxer Stevie Soul Finds Music in the Rhythms of Everyday Life

His latest project features Sadelle Moore, StockX's lead footwear authenticator
Anna Burch

Indie Rocker Anna Burch Puts Sleepless Nights to Good Use on ‘If You’re Dreaming’

The Detroit indie rocker leans into sleeplessness and anxiety on her new album
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Vinyl Revival: How Detroit Became a Hub for the Industry’s Comeback

Whether making them, selling them, or simply spinning them, Detroit is teeming with people who are passionate about records
Mark Stryker

The Record Keepers: Mark Stryker

Music writer, jazz fan, lover of records and the places that sell them
Dan Austin - vinyl

The Record Keepers: Dan Austin

Admirer of the obscure