All posts by Chris Box

YBN Cordae at the Blind Pig

To call YBN Cordae a rising star of hip hop would be an understatement. With over 200 million streams and counting, he has exploded into the forefront of the modern hip hop scene. Cordae is poised to enter the next level of fame and notoriety with the release of his major label full-length debut The

Dave Sharp brings his Worlds Quartet to the Blue LLama Jazz Club

Bassist, composer and bandleader Dave Sharp brings his Worlds Quartet to the Blue LLama Jazz Club. The group will perform an evening of music inspired by melodies and rhythms from Turkey, Egypt, Ukraine, India, Bulgaria and Greece. The instrumentation of the quartet features oud, violin, bass and world percussion. They perform original compositions as well

Alvin Youngblood Hart Performs at the Ark

Alvin Youngblood Hart’s bio refers to him as “The cosmic American love child of Howlin’ Wolf and Link Wray,” an accurate description of one of the most celebrated blues musicians performing today. Alvin Youngblood Hart preached the blues from a young age. He first came to prominence in 1996 with the release of his critically

Seattle Stomp Album Release Show

Seattle Stomp is the one-man-band brainchild of Alex Molica. You might have seen Alex performing around town behind the drum set as a member of the local rock group Towner. He is also part of the small indie collective record label Crush Grove, which is releasing his debut Seattle Stomp album, Maudlin Madness on Crush

Electric Huldra

The four band line-up for this night promises to make you want to bang your head while making your ears ring with a sonic attack. Three-piece hard rockers Electric Huldra headline the evening with a full-stack onslaught of monster metal stoner jams guaranteed to make you want to shake your fist in the air. Ypsilanti’s

43rd Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival

Mike Seeger once referred to folk as “all the music that fits between the cracks.” Well, given the number of remarkably talented artists lined up to play at the 43rd Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, those cracks must have a lot of room in them. This annual fundraiser for our area’s musical institution, The Ark,