Urban Renewal and Genre Revival: The Future of Detroit's Music Scene

I grew up listening to Frank Sinatra, Sam Cooke, Dave Brubeck, The Supremes, Benny Goodman, Elvis, Marvin Gaye, and the Temptations. As a child of the 1990s, I grew up somewhat of a musical outcast. It’s why, in April, I stood at the very edge of the stage at Detroit’s famous Cliff Bell’s, joyous and … Continue Reading →

How to properly play in Detroit

This past Friday, I spent the evening in Detroit. As the night progressed I realized that I was having the PERFECT night. There is so much to do in Detroit these days, and if you’re lucky enough, Bruce Weber will have the same plans. The night began at Willy’s & Shinola. Willy’s Detroit is the newest … Continue Reading →