City Slang: Battlecross rules the DMAs

April 28, 2014
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City Slang: Battlecross rules the DMAs

I will only say nice things. I will only say nice things. I will only say nice things. At the 2014 Detroit Music Awards, honors were dealt out to Jill Jack, the Infatuations, Carolyn Striho, Funky D Records, Sean from Cybertrybe… you know the drill. Nice things. Nice things. Nice things. Most of the...
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City Slang: DMA acoustic showcase at Zumba

April 2, 2014
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City Slang: DMA acoustic showcase at Zumba

The Detroit Music Awards Foundation will host an acoustic showcase on Tuesday, April 8 from 5 to 11 p.m. at Zumba Mexican Grille in Royal Oak. There will be performances from Carolyn Striho & Scott Dailey, Corktown Popes, Frankie D’Angelo, Gia Warner, Ryan Dillaha, and Tom Butwin. Pay a $5 donation at the door,...
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City Slang: Marshall Crenshaw and Gary Grimshaw to be honored at Detroit Music Awards

March 11, 2014
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City Slang: Marshall Crenshaw and Gary Grimshaw to be honored at Detroit Music Awards

Marshall Crenshaw and late poster artist Gary Grimshaw will be honored at this year’s Detroit Music Awards, which take place on Friday, April 25 at the Fillmore in Detroit. Crenshaw will perform, alongside metal band Battlecross, X-Factor finalist Jeff Gutt, ICP-affiliate Legz Diamond & the Purple Gang, blues radio host Mark Pasman and his...
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Detroit Music Awards: And The Winner Is … Nobody Cares

April 16, 2011
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Apparently, a whole lot of bands and artists walked away from tonight’s Detroit Music Awards with, well, awards. I know this because I heard people give muffled acceptance speeches from the stage, and I bumped into Ty Stone who was sat at a table drowning in the five awards that he had hauled up...
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Dennis Coffey to be Honored at Detroit Music Awards+DJ House Shoes Podcast

March 28, 2011
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Dennis Coffey to be Honored at Detroit Music Awards+DJ House Shoes Podcast

This year at the Detroit Music Awards, legendary Detroit guitarist Dennis Coffey will be receiving a Distinguished Achievement Award. The timing is fitting with all of the energy surrounding his new album coming out next month. The popular award ceremony takes place at the Fillmore Detroit on April 16. Coffey is scheduled to play...
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