Summer is the ideal time to kick back and relax, and what better way than to crack an ice cold beer? The 14th annual Michigan Summer Beer Festival hosted by the Michigan Brewers Guild takes place on Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, at Riverside Park in Ypsilanti. The event features over 300 different selections of beer from 50 Michigan breweries. In addition to the brews, tasty food from vendors will be on hand as well as a vast array of live music from local talent. Tickets are $30-$40. Tickets can be purchased at www.michiganbrewersguild.businesscatalyst.com or at any of the listed establishments at www.mbgmash.org. 515 E. Cross St., Ypsilanti.
Two things from the get go: First: Your library can be (and always has been) a reliable source of cultural programming that can enrich the community. That can be author talks, it can be craft activities for kids, but it can ALSO engage the local music scene in very interesting ways…What I mean is, the
Ann Arbor based filmmaker’s latest documentary features Michigan musician/horror novelist Scott Allen spent a dozen years in the music scene, primarily with post-punk quartet Thunderbirds Are Now….but now…he’s getting into film. Documentary film, specifically. A Livonia native, Allen moved to Ann Arbor seven years ago to work for Automobile Magazine. While this fatefully aligned
Local musician Rick Coughlin founded Grove Studios in late 2016 with the goal of establishing it as a community space for musicians—by musicians! The Grove team’s idea, with an architectural vision of Breck Crandell, was for a compound of individual artists’ rehearsal spaces comprised of a fleet of shipping containers. Coughlin’s efforts have been aided by the