Kid Rock ordered to produce dildo in ICP sexual harassment lawsuit

July 21, 2014
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Kid Rock ordered to produce dildo in ICP sexual harassment lawsuit

File under “WTF” — attorneys representing former Psychopathic Records publicist Andrea Pellegrini announced Monday that they have subpoenaed Kid Rock to produce a glass dildo as part of Pellegrini’s sexual harassment lawsuit against the Insane Clown Posse’s record label. Pellegrini claims the glass dildo was given to her by Psychopathic Records employee “Dirty Dan” Diamond as part of...
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Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts comes to Artist Village Detroit

July 21, 2014
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On August 2, the annual Sidewalk Festival of Performing Arts makes its way to Detroit’s Redford and Brightmoor Neighborhoods. The event,, which runs from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., features an array of performers, from music (Passalacqua, Tunde Olaniran, Duane the Brand New Dog) to dance (Wild Spirit, Studio Detroit, Dawn Xiana Moon and Kamrah),...
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The trailer to Passalacqua+Flint Eastwood’s new project gives us goosebumps

July 18, 2014
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Passalacqua and Flint Eastwood joined forces on a new project, the trailer for which was created by the Right Brothers. It’s pretty rad. Watch it here. Passalacqua ‘THE BAPTISM’ featuring Flint Eastwood from The Right Brothers on Vimeo.   http://www.therightbrothersfilm.com/blog//passalacqua-flint-eastwood-the-baptism
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‘Michael Jackson’ to perform at Comerica

July 17, 2014
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Tomorrow night at Comerica Park, before the evening’s game between the Tigers and the Tampa Bay Rays, tribute artist Tyuawn Brown will dazzle the crowd with his impersonation of Michael Jackson. Brown has done it before, and says he’ll usually perform near the Tiger dugouts around 5:30 p.m. “Usually, what I do is to...
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Check out Dretraxx’s old-school techno and house choice cuts

July 16, 2014
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The third Friday of every month, DJ Andrew Schireson (aka Dretraxx) hosts Body Worx, an old-school techno, house, and UK garage night at Temple Bar.  Schireson says the playlists of the groundbreaking Detroit radio DJ The Electrifying Mojo shapes his sets at Body Worx. “The music on Mojo’s show would have unapologetic dance tunes well...
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Jim Diamond says Ghetto Recorders is being priced out of downtown

July 14, 2014
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After 18 years of working in an unassuming former poultry processing facility-turned-recording studio, Jim Diamond of Ghetto Recorders says he is being priced out of downtown Detroit, the Detroit News reports. Diamond and his studio are  noted for capturing, if not creating, the sounds of the “garage rock” revival of the early 2000s, having...
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Jessica Hernandez’s Secret Evil to release at the Magic Stick on August 20

July 9, 2014
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Jessica Hernandez’s Secret Evil to release at the Magic Stick on August 20

Detroit-based music group Jessica Hernandez and the Delta’s have officially announced the release of their first full length record, Secret Evil, which will hit the streets (and be available for digital download) on Friday, August 19.  And a special record release show is planned to celebrate the album at the Magic Stick on August...
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Read “To all of my sisters,” a poem submitted to Metro Times by former Mich. prisoner Sylvester Long

July 9, 2014
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Sylvester Long was born and raised in Detroit. In 1985, at age 26, he went to prison, and served 15 years in 16 different Michigan facilities. “To all of my sisters” is a poem he wrote in 1986, while incarcerated. He sent it to MT last week. It moved us, so we thought we’d...
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Disclosure’s Wild Life show series comes to Freedom Hill

July 7, 2014
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Disclosure’s Wild Life show series comes to Freedom Hill

Earlier this year British electronic duo Disclosure announced a short series of concerts that would take place around the United States. This traveling music festival, known as Wild Life,  has included artists like Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Kaytranada, Green Velvet, and more. Announced for a stint at Sterling Height’s Freedom Hill on August 2,...
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Goober & the Peas, Heartless Bastards, and more to play Pig & Whiskey

July 3, 2014
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Goober & the Peas will bring their special brand of “cowpunk” to Metro Times‘ Pig & Whiskey event on Saturday, July 19. (Never heard of ‘em? Before he was a White Stripe, Jack White was known to play drums for these guys in the ’90s.) Be prepared to get covered in hay. (Don’t ask.) The event...
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