A three-time Grammy-award winner, singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams is out with her first new album (and the twelfth of her storied career) since 2014, The Ghosts of Highway 20. Williams gained fame among music insiders before breaking into the big-time as a songwriter with Passionate Kisses, which was covered by Mary Chapin Carpenter and won a Grammy in 1993 for Best Country Song she has continued to release music that’s a blend of country, folk, and rock, and has collaborated or written songs for artists like Elvis Costello, Flogging Molly, and Jakob Dylan. Special guest Buick 6 opens.
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.