FernCare Benefit -Friday in Ferndale

December 19, 2012
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FernCare Benefit -Friday in Ferndale

If you’re around… Troy Gregory will serenade / Carjack will spark / Pupils will provoke… Doors open at 9pm sharp and music starts soon after. $5 to support Free Health Care - Enjoy the music. Enjoy the Holiday
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Picky G

December 18, 2012
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Picky G

Just a nice new jam for you to enjoy… Some of the talented jazz/funk fusionists from local soul-celebratin-collective Will Sessions show their sultrier, smooth sliding R&B sides on this flute-fared single, produced by WS-guitarist Ryan Gimbert.   Many of Gimpert’s Sessions mates back his up for this debut 7″ single for his new label...
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

December 18, 2012
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City Slang: Weekly music review roundup

Remember – if you send it, it will get reviewed. That’s the City Slang promise. It doesn’t matter what genre the music is – as long as it has a Metro Detroit connection, it’ll get in. Preferably, we’d like to concentrate on new releases but, while we’re getting warmed up here, feel free to...
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City Slang: AntiFreeze lineup change

December 17, 2012
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City Slang: AntiFreeze lineup change

Everyone at the Metro Times would like to wish Andre Williams well, after the legendary “Bacon Fat” man suffered a stroke. Get well soon, sir. As a result, Williams has obviously had to pull out of January’s AntiFreeze Blues Festival in Ferndale. According to the organizers, “Larry McCray will be taking his place that...
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City Slang: Jazz Experiences at the DSRP

December 16, 2012
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City Slang: Jazz Experiences at the DSRP

There’s a new Jazz Experience program at the Detroit School of Rock and Pop. According to the school’s website, “Utilizing their unique ability to provide meaningful mentorship and instruction combined with unparalleled real-world experiences, the program will consist of weekly rehearsals, recording opportunities, concerts, events, and even their own television specials. Small group training...
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City Slang: Patti Smith at the Masonic

December 16, 2012
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City Slang: Patti Smith at the Masonic

Patti Smith plays the Masonic Temple tonight, Sunday, December 16, as part of the Christmas Jubilee. Tickets start at $25, though front row seating is available for $100. Doors are at 6 p.m., and the show starts at 7. Other performers include Ty Stone, Sponge’s Vinnie Dombroski, Don Duprie, the Thornbills, Chef Chris, the...
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