The streets of Ferndale were filled with people looking to have fun in a family friendly atmosphere at the DIY Street Fair.
Dally in the Alley turned 36 this year – and in our opinion…it’s never looked better. The single-day festival celebrating Detroit’s arts and cultural diversity (that – quite literally – is set in the alleys of Cass Corridor) took place on Saturday, September 7th, and local up-and-coming filmmaker Daniel Berhane was on-site, camera in hand.
Rapper Mac Miller was on the NEW Arsenio Hall show this week and kick butt with an amazing performance of ”Avian” and “Aquarium”.
Every year artists, musicians, and food lovers come together in Downtown Royal Oak for the Arts, Beats & Eats Festival. The four-day event showcases fine art, local and national musicians, and a wide assortment of [...]
On this Street Beat Web Exclusive, Web Host Alex Hill sits down with Tim Bowman Jr., an up and coming urban inspirational/gospel artist with a fresh new and catchy sound.
Mittenfest fans, listen up: this year, the annual tradition that celebrates music, culture, and generates money for good cause has a new edition to the festivities: S’Mittenfest. The kickoff for the newest Detroit summer tradition will be headlined with 21 bands – 20 of which are from Michigan and 1 from Ohio – and all proceeds will go to help fund the non-profit organization 826 Michigan. Mittenfest, 826 Michigan’s winter festival, has been a successful 7-year running tradition in Detroit and has managed to raise over $75,000 in support of its free programs for school aged children.
Welcome back to our second playlist in the new DETROIT PROUD running tradition. This week we have quite an eclectic set. We’ve combined our local talented bands and artists, and we’ve thrown in a few of the big names too.
John Mayer used the concert stage to proclaim his love for on-again girlfriend Katy Perry. Mayer kicked off his first tour since having throat surgery last year, and he wasted no time in singing Perry’s [...]
“The fact that it’s got such a great history makes me want to be a part of it, in some small way. It may never ever work out that way, but when it’s all said and done, I would like to have in some way made a fingerprint on the culture of this city, and the attitude toward it. It also holds us to a certain standard musically.” Those are the words of Cameron Navetta, acoustic guitar and vocals for the Detroit band Jet Rodriguez, speaking of Detroit’s renowned music scene.
Welcome to the first of many Detroit-inspired playlists. Each week, we are digging through all of the talent in local and well-known Detroit musicians to put together a mix of Detroit style, Detroit groove, and Detroit rock – with everything from the beloved classic hits to the local numbers you hear at our own Metro Detroit venues.