Electronic dance music trio Savoy have had one hell of a career—the once small-time Colorado jam-band has gone from playing tiny clubs to headlining Red Rocks Amphitheater. But here in the Midwest, they return to their roots, playing the Blind Pig on October 8. Their music is a combination of dubstep and heavy electro with a live percussion base. Savoy performs as a trio using the computer program Ableton alongside a live drum-kit.
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.