Justin Townes Earle

. October 23, 2012.
justin_Townes_Earle-by-Joshua-Black-Wilkins

Justin Townes Earle is probably the best bridge Americana music has connecting its past and future. His finger-picking style pops with that old-timey grit, keeping alive the spirit of the dust bowl troubadours, while his soulfully-charged vocals and ever-changing arrangements charge forward. And at 30, he’s already kind of an elder-statesman; he began playing with his father, Steve Earle, before he was a teenager and has already dropped five albums of his own.

$20. 7pm. 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. 313-833-9700. www.majesticdetroit.com. —SR

Trending

Michigan Music Mix for Valentine’s Day!

Love is bliss. Love is pain. Love is catharsis and it’s messy and it’s marvelous. Love is the greatest and worst thing, ever. Love has inspired more songs than anything else in the history of humans making music to express their feelings. Whether you have it in abundance or if its just freshly fallen apart,

Musician Seth Bernard Launches Clean Water Campaign

  Singer/songwriter Seth Bernard is as well known for his music as he is for his community advocacy. The Earthwork Music founder recently released his third album in almost as many years, Eggtones for Fun, a break of brief levity spiced with a blend of sweet folk songs, strummy waltzes and some headier/heavier rock dirges,

UM’s Racial tension

My first few months at UM have been disappointing and scary