St. Jerome’s Laneway Festival is scheduled to make its U.S. debut – could you take a guess at which city it might be headed to? No, it’s not the “typical” cities, New York City or Los Angeles – they’ve chosen Detroit. St. Jerome’s annual Laneway Festival – that grew out of Australia and became one of the biggest musical festivals in the world – will celebrate this year here in Metro Detroit at the Meadow Brook Music Theater on Saturday, September 14th.
Coming in strong for the second week of September…we’ve loaded this week’s playlist with poppy-beats, fresh hip hop, and even sprinkled in a few repeat-offenders…
First week back to school got you down? We’ve got a playlist of music that will put the pep back into your step. Each one of the tracks on the list this week are from up-and-coming names, so as your first homework assignment – make sure you take notes!
Hip hop fans, we’re calling your name! We’ve packed this week’s playlist with all types of hip-hop…and it’s sure to make you jump out of your seat and move! Of course, we’ve thrown in a few rock and pop bands, too, just in case hip-hop is not your thing!
The CW50 weekly tradition lives on! This week, we’re back with some of Detroit’s finest, packed with all styles of music…from electronic, to jazz, to classic rock, to hardcore-hip-hop, and right down to the gritty Detroit rock we all love. Find out what “horrorcore” music is all about and perhaps find new music to jam out to!
Okay, so she has her own band, her band has played the renowned Metro Times Blowout, and she was awarded a full scholarship to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston for their summer program – where she was crowned the winner of the Berklee College of Music Singer/Songwriter competition…twice! Oh, did we mention she has accomplished all of this by the age of 16?! Yeah, we’re pretty impressed too.
Josh Malerman – you probably know the name from the band The High Strung – he provides the lead vocals and guitar for the Detroit adventure-rock band. Maybe you’ve heard their song “The Luck You Got” as the theme song for the Showtime show, Shameless?
CW50 got the chance to speak with Melina Marie to find out what moves her, why she writes music, and what she’s up to now!
Welcome back to our weekly tradition of Detroit music! This week, we are celebrating new up-and-comers as well as a few of our old time favorites. From Motown chart-toppers to the audacious Iggy Pop and the anti-establishment punk-rock of MC5, there’s something for every music lover on our set list…Ch-ch-check them out!
Deciding to shine a Detroit Proud spotlight on Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. was a no-brainer. The duo, comprised of Metro Detroit natives Joshua Epstein and Daniel Zott, have achieved national acclaim, yet still stay true to their roots right here in the D. In fact, a recent viral video features Josh and Daniel listing “Reasons Why Detroit Is Awesome” – which WE think is pretty…well…awesome.