Raised in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans, Jay Electronica left home as a young man to travel from city to city, developing his distinctive voice as a hip hop artist in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, and Detroit before launching his career through MySpace in 2007. With sophisticated lyrics set against wistful instrumentals, a performance
Acclaimed American artist Nora Jane Struther, known for her work with the band Party Line, delivers upbeat acoustic songs like “Champion” and “Let’s Go Have Supper”, which will have you dancing, while her more quiet numbers will move you with complexity and honesty. She has been celebrated by NPR Music, Fresh Air, and Rolling Stone
A conversation with singer/guitarist Graham Parsons about a brand new album Singer/songwriter Graham Parsons founded this band a decade ago. A time period that represents a third of his life, reinforced by a resiliency brought by his bandmates. Guitarist Mike Savina, bassist Drew Tyner and drummer Adam Danis (the latter has been a member since
Club Above is bringing three very different rock groups to their stage with Eerie Point, a Toledo indie-rock band with blues and alternative influences; Dark Serenity, a hard rock band from Ann Arbor whose self-purported mission is to “make you angry”; and classic rock Czech band Red Baron, paying homage to rock bands from the
If you’re feeling like you could use a little more jazz in your life, head out to Blue Llama Jazz Club to hear the Grammy-nominated Ravi Coltrane Quartet. The son of Alice and John Coltrane, Ravie has spent decades perfecting his career as a celebrated saxophonist, bandleader, composer, and owner of the RKM record label.
The second Thursday of every month is a big night for Ward 1 Productions’ Underground Open Mic Night, a showcase for artists age 18 to 24 who want to sharpen their spoken word and musical talents. Though most of the performances fall within the hip hop genre, Underground is an opportunity for everyone in every