Blowout has lift-off

May 1, 2014
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Blowout has lift-off

The format of Blowout might have changed over the past couple of years but the launch party has remained pretty much the same – three stages at the Majestic complex, and a shit-ton of great bands spread across them. Unlike the rest of the festival, it means that you can see every single band...
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City Slang: Merry Blowout, everyone

April 30, 2014
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City Slang: Merry Blowout, everyone

Hang up your decorations and leave out some milk and cookies. Blowout is here again, and for lovers of Detroit music it might as well be Christmas. The format has changed but the principle is still the same – shit-hot local music, and lots of it. Anything could happen over the next four days....
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City Slang: Ronny Tibbs & the 305’s at the Lager House

March 28, 2014
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City Slang: Ronny Tibbs & the 305’s at the Lager House

Six and the Sevens is an odd band. Musically, they have so much going for them; super-catchy tunes, killer riffs, athemic, clap-along choruses and basically all round great musicianship. There’s just something about the way the guys carry themselves that isn’t totally familiar to rock show attendees. It’s like these adults are in a...
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City Slang: Fallout Fest

October 7, 2013
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City Slang: Fallout Fest

This Saturday, October 12, the Fallout Fest takes place at the New Dodge Lounge in Hamtramck. The action starts at 4 p.m., and cover is $5-$10 depending on how old you are and when you arrive. The lineup is awesome and eclectic, showcasing some of the best new bands in Detroit right now. Highlights...
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