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Ferndale Blues Festival Off to a Soulful Start

January 29th 2019

  Ferndale Blues Festival Off to a Soulful Start (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Ferndale, MI – The annual Ferndale Blues and Music Festival is off to a great start, with hundreds of people chipping in to listen to some great blues bands and support Ferndale Youth Assistance. The festival runs through Feb. 2, […]

Oak Park Summer Concert: Student Music Showcase June 21

June 16th 2018

Oak Park Summer Concert: Student Music Showcase June 21 Oak Park, MI – The Oak Park Summer Concert Series takes place Thursday evenings at David H. Shepherd Park at 24198 Church Street, Oak Park. The concerts begin at 7pm. The Summer Concert Series are presented by United Healthcare. June 21 Student Music Showcase June 28 […]

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2018

January 11th 2018

Ferndale Blues and Music Festival Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2018 Ferndale, MI – The Ferndale Blues and Music Festival gets ready for their 17th year with a whole line up of events from Jan. 26-Feb. 3, 2018 at various venues through Ferndale.  This year’s festival is presented by Candlewick Shop and supported by many other great […]

30 Artists to Perform Front Porch Concerts Throughout Ferndale June 24

June 20th 2017

30 Artists to Perform Front Porch Concerts Throughout Ferndale June 24 (EVENT page) Ferndale, MI – The neighborhoods of Ferndale will be filled with the sound of music on Saturday June 24 as the city hosts a Front Porch Music Festival where local bands will be hanging out at people’s houses and other locations singing […]

Royal Oak Arts, Beats and Eats Sept. 2-5

August 18th 2016

Royal Oak Arts, Beats and Eats Sept. 2-5 (Event Page) Royal Oak, MI – The 19th Annual Ford Arts, Beats & Eats presented by Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort takes place in Downtown Royal Oak Sept. 2-5. The festival offers more than 200 performances on nine stages, a highly ranked Juried Fine Arts Show, and […]

Birmingham Shain Park Concert: Detroit Brass Society July 6

June 4th 2016

Birmingham Shain Park Concert: Detroit Brass Society July 6 (EVENT page) Birmingham, MI – Birmingham’s In the Park Concert series takes place in the beautiful Shain Park each summer. The free concert series offers an opportunity to sit among the trees while enjoying beautiful music on warm summer evenings. Concerts span a diverse range of […]

Soul Explosion Rocks Library Summer Concert (video)

June 19th 2013

The Summer Concert Series at the Ferndale Public Library has begun, with a performance by Soul Explosion Tuesday night. The jazz group played to a packed community center room, reminding everyone that FPL is not your typical “quiet” library.

DIY 2012 (video)

October 15th 2012

The DIY also had three nights worth of concerts with local bands on two stages, performances by Theatre Bizarre, a Ferris Wheel, a charity dunk tank, two beer tents, and a multitude of local artists, crafters, and other small businesses represented.

Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys

October 4th 2010

…Alejandro Escovedo is one with his muse and his music. Over a lifetime spent traversing the bridge between words and melody, he has ranged over an emotional depth that embraces all forms of genre and presentation, a resolute voice that weathers the emotional terrain of our lives, its celebrations and despairs, landmines and blindsides and upheavals and beckoning distractions, in search for ultimate release and the healing truth of honesty. Sometimes it takes the form of barely contained rage, the rock of punk amid kneeled feedback; sometimes it caresses and soothes, a whispery harmony riding the air of a nightclub room, removed from amplification, within the audience….(read more)