Issue 747

17th May, 2012 - 31st May, 2012

A Breakdown on the Top Honors

Here's a breakdown on the top honors handed out Sunday, April 29th at The Review's 26th Annual Music Awards Ceremony & Celebration. Nominees are selected from musicians living, recording, or performing regularly in the Great Lakes Bay Area and is the oldest statewide ceremony of its kind, pre-dating even the Detroit Music Awards.

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While I will admit that I am not much of a film buff, I have a soft spot for the old Westerns and Civil War period pieces.  There's nothing like gathering a posse to right a wrong or settle a score.

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The legacy and history of the rock band Burnaround occupies its own area of regional musical history that forms a roadmap of sorts to the evolution of the rock music scene itself in the Great Lakes Bay.

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Some truths are eternal.  Any pub owner can tell you that nothing will pack people into their establishments faster than a sign out front saying “25 Cent Beer.”  These days, you are seeing that sign a lot.

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Over the last 10 years Dave Kellan has rocked the country spanning coast to coast. A native of Midland, MI, and now living in New York City, since 2000 Dave has released 5 independent full length LP's of original material, his most recent - the self-titled Gutbucket - earning this year's top honor of 'Best CD Release of 2012'.

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Out the shadows and into the light.

Andy Reed is busier than a bee making honey. He's soaring higher than eagles fly, creating heavenly sounds with a single-minded purpose to create something new from the ruins of our musical past.

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Matrix: Midland Tickles the Funnybone on Friday, June 1st

The notion of a 'stereotypical' comic is at best an oxymoron, at worst a misguided manner to marginalize the specific sparkle that is an undeniable talent of individual thought and phrasing, but comedian Bill Engvall owns a special knack for finding humor in everyday situations that in turn has catapulted him to the front lines as one of the busiest comics working the circuit.

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There must be something in the water affecting the artistic cortex of the brain, because 2012 witnessed an unprecedented number Midland based artists capturing public attention and acclaim at this year's Review Music Awards ceremony.

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In an extremely tight and competitive battle for top honors in the genre of Rap & Hip Hop at this year's 25th Review Music Awards Ceremony, a pair of regional artists gained stellar acclaim with the manner in which they compose compelling urban vignettes of contemporary society.

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Best Original Band * Best Alternative Band * Best Rock Bassist * Best Female Rock Vocalist * Best Music Video

The BC5 have just gotten better over the years and have honed their craft to critical acclaim, having secured five pivotal awards at the 26th annual Review Music Awards Ceremony.  We caught up with Sean Drysdale, Monte Nothelfer, and Shar Molina to glean some thoughts on their ever rising and persistent foray into stardom.

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Keef Courage is a breath of fresh sound in a music scene that is reeling from changing tastes and aging cool. There is nothing new under the sun, yet these hip-hop rockers bring a fresh spirit and perspective informed by a love for sounds and rhythms.

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