I can’t quite put my finger on it, but there’s something about MC Chris’ half-serious, goofy-ass rap style that just works. Sometimes I can’t tell whether he's making fun of new-age cheesy euro-hook techniques or if he has mastered its catchiness. Either way, the dude's hilarious; whether he's spitting his nerd rhymes about Star Wars bounty hunters, “drinking blunts”, or being a “hoodie ninja", he is always on point. I don't care if half the joke is the music. All hail the king of the dorks. $15. 8pm. 208 S. 1st St., Ann Arbor. 734-996-8555. www.blindpigmusic.com
Louis Picasso and The Gallery have made a grand gesture with their newly released live album. Several gestures, really. First and foremost, the Ypsi-based alternative-rap ensemble wanted to give something to their fans. They wanted to give something to music-lovers everywhere, truth be told. Because it’s been a rough year, and we need something that’s
New single, Indigo Sky, is the first of a series of new music. Shawn Butzin reveres songwriting as a kind of expedition, and fulfillment is the arrival. In this case, the finished song. Fittingly, a recent release was titled Adventures; also, several of the songs on his debut album came to fruition while he was
The Michigan and State theaters are reopening this week! This is what you need to know about safety protocols as the theaters are reopening and what’s playing.
Local chefs and food personalities are lending their expertise to help Growing Hope raise money to keep residents of Washtenaw County fed. Here’s how to join the auction!