Weekend Hit List

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weekend hit list 8.3.12

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Friday 3rd

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  • Crownival

    Crow Manor in Detroit plays host to the fourth annual Crownival Friday, which appears to be a celebration of fire-breathing and great underground music. It’s like a backyard festival, and the entertainment... [READ MORE]

  • Taproot

    When nu-metal bands like Linkin Park were threatening to take over the world, Ann Arbor’s Taproot were being dragged along behind them all, the perennial opening band on nu-metal package tours. As... [READ MORE]

  • Childish Gambino

    Between stand-up and other comedy gigs as Donald Glover and attending classes at Greendale Community College as Troy Barnes, Childish Gambino has found time for mix-tapes, last year’s disc Camp and... [READ MORE]

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Saturday 4th

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  • Allan Barnes

    Saxophonist Allan Barnes showed up in our pages last week as one of the artists featured on the posthumously completed J Dilla release Rebirth of Detroit. Since his days at Howard, he’s been one of... [READ MORE]

  • Blue Coupe

    So what we have here is Dennis Dunaway of the classic Alice Cooper Band with two of the Blue Oyster Cult, hence the name Blue Coupe. Expect classic rock and some classic tunes. “Don’t Fear the Reaper... [READ MORE]

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Sunday 5th

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  • Backpack Festival

    The backpack festival has been around for six years, starting as a low-key affair at Belle Isle, building since, and taking a quantum leap this year. The brainchild of Judy Shelton, the premise has always... [READ MORE]

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