Issue 812

02nd July, 2015 - 22nd July, 2015

2015 Season Kicks Off with 100th Performance, a Stellar Line-up of Entertainment, and 40th Anniversary of Making a Difference in Downtown Saginaw

When they staged their first summer concert series known as Friday Night Live seventeen years ago, the organization known as PRIDE in Saginaw had no idea that the growth and significance of their festival would mirror and inspire the growth, resurgence, and renaissance that is happening today in Downtown Saginaw.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

Rosco Selley is one of those fortunate souls who actually believe in the power of music to bring love and peace into the mix of this crazy world. Just ask Madeline Albright, former Secretary of State for the hairy palmed, love doctor himself President Bill Clinton. Selley was 32 years old before he played one note in public.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

Back in 1966 when he was still a teenager, Bobby Balderama was literally living the Rock ‘n Roll dream when the little garage rock band from Bay City called Question Mark & the Mysterians that he helped form; and who’s sound he and fellow band-mates Frank Lugo and Frankie Rodriguez helped shape; released the now classic single, 96 Tears, which quickly became a number one hit on the Billboard 100 and propelled the group to a 15-month period of national prominence.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

I first encountered The Burdon’s at the Fordney Hotel in December 1982. I was out with my brother-in-law just to have unwind over few beers, we both had children that we adored and our wives seemed to understand.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

August 5, 1964-May 7, 1975

To commemorate the significance of this memorial along with this 40th Anniversary year commemorating the end of the Vietnam War, we present this following piece that outlines the impact and toll of the war upon veterans of the Vietnam War, as well as the fabric of our country.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ahoy, Matey! Michigan food trucks and custom craft beers will join a bevy of international musicians center-stage for the annual Ballads & Brews, happening Friday – Sunday July 17-19th at Veterans Memorial Park in Bay City.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 DIRTFEST Preview • Part 1 in a 2-Part Series

Home Sweet Home. Throughout the years, Michigan has not only been our home, but also a breeding ground for some of the world’s greatest music artists. Of course we all know about Bob Seger, Alice Cooper, Madonna, Ted Nugent and Eminem.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

I’m proud to review Saginaw’s Finest Celt Punk band The Tosspints upcoming 2015 self-release, The Privateer, prepared to change the minds of many who don’t identify with Aggressive Folk, Irish Murder Ballads or Pirate Punk Rock music.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

Madeline Ann Day known as Maddy Day finally has her debut disc ready to share with the world on her self-titled “Madeline Ann” cd. Day offers clear, quiet vocals, guitar and percussion. Producer Dan Vaillancourt covers bass and percussion and Paul Friensen-Carper is cellist.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Rolling Stones Live in Detroit • July 8th, 2015

Having seen The Rolling Stones four times in my lifetime, there is little doubt they are indeed ‘The Greatest Rock ‘n Roll Band’ of all time. Unlike The Beatles they have managed to remain relatively intact for 50 years now; and unlike other pioneers such as The Grateful Dead, whom also recently celebrated their 50th anniversary with a short series of 4th of July weekend concerts, they took American rhythm & blues, chewed it up, and sold it back to American teenagers In the 60’s at twice the tempo and ten times the creative insouciance.

02nd July, 2015 | 0 Comments

Today's Events

Current Issue

×