Music Notes

DRUMLine Live in Kalamazoo

This international tour captures the soulful style and riveting rhythms of the Historically Black College and University marching band experience

This month in music: 2/17

Wood-paneled sounds The Chicago-born band Twin Peaks began as a collaboration between friends in high school, recording their first album, Sunken, in singer/guitarist Cadien Lake James’ basement. A veritable mixture of easy-going garage rock with indie and pop influences, their latest album, Down in Heaven, ventures further into the psychedelic and more relaxed, earthy and

The Sweet Water Warblers at The Ark

The songbirds trinity

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s Mozart Birthday Bash

Come and hear the melodious music of the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra and special guest Alon Goldstein at Mozart’s Birthday Bash.

The Ragbirds Celebrate the Holidays at The Ark

It’s become an Ann Arbor tradition– The Ragbirds Present: The Ebird & Friends Holiday Show is a festive concert like no other. Inspired by Erin Zindle’s (“Ebird,” lead singer of The Ragbirds) childhood musical Christmastime get-togethers, the three-night performance has become a highlight of the holidays. Audiences never know who might drop by! Thursday, December

A Moment of Silence for Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

Current Magazine would like to extend our deepest sympathy and condolences to the family, friends and fans of soul and funk singer Sharon Jones. Ms. Jones & The Dap Kings have dominated the music industry since the mid-60’s.  In fact, Jones has been labeled the female James Brown of her era. The group (The Dap-Kings)

Patty Griffin: Nature And Music Meet

For folk music lovers in the know, there is no better lyricist performing right now than Patty Griffin. She manages to combine a bluesy voice, talented guitar playing and poetic lyrics into a unique sound that effortlessly jumps between gospel, folk and upbeat rock and roll. A multiple Grammy Award Winner, Griffin’s latest album, Servant

The Man Behind The Music: Don Henry

Plenty of the top musicians of the past 50 years owe a hit song or two to Don Henry, including Ray Charles, Conway Twitty, Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert and many more. Henry, a Grammy Award-winning songwriter, effortlessly blends country tunes and R&B to create songs that transcend musical boundaries. In addition to writing songs for