With a dramatic opening of exciting and vivid sounds, DJ Steve Aoki took the stage for a SOLD OUT show at Royal Oak Music Theatre last night. The crowd had been warmed up by the electro-music of Bad Royale, Grandtheft, Deorro, and the notorious “Panda”-rapper Desiigner.While the crowd seemed to enjoy the opening acts, Aoki came to party at 11:10pm. Read more.
Walk The Moon came to Detroit last week on their Press Restart Tour in support if their new album “What If Nothing”. Opening up for Walk The Moon was Company Of Thieves! The band had a music industry story you hear about in the movies - founding members Marc Walloch and Genevieve Schatz met on a train station platform in Chicago and bonded over a love of the Beatles. Read more.
Bayside and Say Anything hit the road together this summer to bring us one of the best tours to kick off the summer. Bayside had a special acoustic set due to a death in the family of Chris Guglielmo who had to leave to be with his family. In the dark there was some light two of the four members of Bayside (Jack o’shed and Anthony Raneri) came on stage and gave a intimate acoustic set. Talking to some fans before the show none of them have ever seen a acoustic set by Bayside. Read more.
State Champs hit the road with Against The Current and With Confidence. The Australian pop punk band With Confidence started off the show on a high note. with songs like “London Lights” and “Keeper”. As I was watching With Confidence all I could think about was wow they sound like a young Blink-182. Read More.
Lukas Graham at The Fillmore
The Danish pop-soul band known as Lukas Graham hit the stage at The Fillmore with a unique sense of energy on Tuesday night. Frontman Lukas Forchhammer was excited to be back in Detroit. To start out the night, the band played was the exuberant anthem known as "Take The World By Storm". Forchhammer kept the night entertaining by jumping all around the stage and even removing his shirt near the beginning of the set. Read more.
Blink-182 at Van Andel
Blink-182 has embarked on their first tour after their founding member Tom Delonge left the band and the crowd loved every second of it, bringing the fans back to their high school days! The first song of the night "Feeling This" brought back the iconic flaming "FUCK" sign. For myself, the highlight of Blink's set was songs off of their new album California like "We Built This Pool", "Cynical", and "San Diego". Read more.