Chelsea Gheesling’s goal is simple: “To share our message with as many girls as possible,” and that’s exactly what she’s doing. Good Girl Comeback is the movement that promotes the idea of the “good-girl.” Wanting young girls to find their true fulfillment that only comes through being a “good-girl,” Gheesling, founder of the movement and local Metro Detroit native, first started Good Girl Comeback as a series of conferences that emphasized self-esteem, modesty, and morality.
Started back in 1993, Concert of Colors was a modest, single day event with the simple goal of bringing the diversity of metro-Detroiters together through music from around the world. Today, it has become a part of the summertime traditions here in Detroit, with 2013 marking its 21st year. This year the concert series with travel to multiple venues in Midtown Detroit over 4 days, still with the same goal of celebrating the wealth of global diversity that fills metro-Detroit through music.
Inspired from the sounds of Jimi Hendrix to Nirvana to The Smiths to Radiohead, Almost Free is the Detroit trio band that can be hard to pin into any one category of music. Formed here in Metro Detroit, the band has been together for 10 years and consists of members Andy Bird (guitar, vocals, and lyrics), Bob Impemba (bass, synthesizer, and noise), and Garren Stevens (drums).