City Slang: Glenn Jones at Trinosophes

July 14, 2013
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City Slang: Glenn Jones at Trinosophes

Premiere finger-picker Glenn Jones will be at Trinosophes on Friday, July 19. They say, “Glenn Jones strikes the perfect balance between traditional vocabulary and his own creative additions to the canon. Although he first gained notice for his work in the experimental rock band Cul De Sac, it’s as a solo guitar and banjo...
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City Slang: Battlecross War of Will album out now

July 13, 2013
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City Slang: Battlecross War of Will album out now

War of Will, the new album from Detroit metal band Battlecross on Metal Blade Records, is out now. In addition, a video for “Force Fed Lies” can be seen here. According to a statement, “BATTLECROSS triumphantly return as one of the true champions of American Heavy Metal with their devastating sophomore release, “War of...
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City Slang: Vintage King at the Loving Touch

July 12, 2013
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City Slang: Vintage King at the Loving Touch

Ferndale-based musical equipment supplier Vintage King will be celebrating its 20th anniversary at the Loving Touch on Thursday, August 1. According to a statement, the company will be parting “with the breakout buzz band, Bars Of Gold and a DJ set by Good Music Gentlemen. “Vintage King is a Detroit musical success story which...
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City Slang: Grandmothers at the Magic Bag

July 11, 2013
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City Slang: Grandmothers at the Magic Bag

So here’s a story for ya. I was wandering from my car to the Magic Bag in Ferndale on Thursday evening, when I noticed a rather odd looking older gentleman ambling in front of me. He was wearing green sweat pants pulled up high above his waist, and what looked like a fanny pack....
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City Slang: Steve Miller at Book Beat

July 10, 2013
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City Slang: Steve Miller at Book Beat

Steve Miller, author of the acclaimed and quite excellent Detroit Rock City, will be at Book Beat in Oak Park on Thursday, July 11, from 7 p.m. According to a statement from Book Beat, the book “is an oral history of Detroit and its music, told by the people who were on the stage,...
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Vote Know

July 10, 2013
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Vote Know

Detroiters may still be waiting to receive their absentee ballots (and to find out for certain what a judge has to say about letting Mike Duggan run for mayor as a write-in candidate), but residents can get a jump on their decision-making thanks to a nifty website produced by the democracy-loving gals over at...
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