City Slang: Hamtramck Music Fest rocks through Saturday

March 10, 2014
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Fest rocks through Saturday

It’s not easy playing trance-y electronic music to a festival crowd but, fuck it, Topher Horn gives it a go anyway at the New Dodge on Saturday night, the last night of the Hamtramck Music Festival just getting rolling. There’s nothing wrong with the sounds, it’s just so relaxed, chilled, that punters start chatting...
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival is Go!

March 7, 2014
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival is Go!

It should come as no surprise that the Metro Times had a presence at the Hamtramck Music Festival on Thursday night. This is significant event, perhaps the most significant music event in March. We’re delighted that it’s happening, delighted that March has a festival to celebrate the end of hibernation, and delighted that the...
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival promo by Frank Woodman

February 27, 2014
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival promo by Frank Woodman

Frank Woodman of Caveman Woodman (among others) has made a promo video for the Hamtramck Music Festival. The music is by Bars of Gold. See it here: Plenty of fun. Woodman is running though the streets of Hamtramck, in full caveman garb. We can relate to every moment when he stops, hands on knees,...
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival releases bill

February 12, 2014
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City Slang: Hamtramck Music Festival releases bill

The first Hamtramck Music Festival, taking place March 6-8, announced over 100 bands that will be performing over the weekend. The full bill can be seen here. Highlights include Pewter Cub, the Jesus Chainsaw Massacre, Phantom Cats, Beekeepers, Caveman Woodman, La Lac Belle, Danny Kroha, All the Wild Children, the Bobby Electric, Electric Lions...
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