The Beats Go On with Stone Clover and Jennifer Westwood

Getting to experience a drive-in concert with some of Michigan’s best bands is a treat to savor at Arts, Beats, and Eats – The Beats Go On featuring Stone Clover and Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils

 

Party in the Back - North Center Brewing
Zachariah Malachi and the Hillbilly Executives
Tony B Birthday Metal Fest - Ante Up

Tony B Birthday Metal Fest

Johnny Cash at the DIA

Billy Strings at the Majestic

Billy Strings at the Majestic

MUSIC

Zappa Plays Zappa Taking Roxy to Ann Arbor

Zappa Plays Zappa Taking Roxy to Ann Arbor

No seriously, does it get any better when you get to groove like a penguin in bondage at the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Michigan with the Zappa Plays Zappa band?  On Wednesday (2/19/2014), we got treated to Zappa Plays Zappa performing the entire “Roxy & Elsewhere” album by Frank Zappa & The Mothers.  This is the 40th anniversary of the album release and Zappa Plays Zappa is taking it out to audiences across the country.

Almost Famous at 50

Almost Famous at 50

Chuck’s Almost Famous Experience! Covering shows, interviewing musicians, and writing album reviews. He may not be 15 but he is still having a good time!

Clutch – Putting Detroit Into Gear!

Clutch – Putting Detroit Into Gear!

Live music rocks!  No shit, you may be thinking.  What I mean is that hearing a tune live (or recorded live) cranks up the energy level a few notches.  Remember when you heard “Parasite” by Kiss on “Hotter Than Hell”?  Now, remember listing to that same tune on “Alive!”   It kicked even more ass!

Chuck, what does this have to do with seeing Clutch (with special guests The Sword, and American Sharks) at the Fillmore last Saturday in dazzling Detroit?

Wiser Times with the Black Crowes

Wiser Times with the Black Crowes

The Black Crowes, Tedeschi Trucks Band, and London Souls...Rock out! Have I mentioned how much I love music?  🙂  I'm sure I have!  While a metalhead at heart, I also have a deep love for what I'm going to call blues rock.  Music in the vein of Hendrix, Robin Trower,...

Anthrax – Metal in the Motor City!

Anthrax – Metal in the Motor City!

Anthrax! I had the good fortune to check out the Metal Alliance tour featuring Anthrax (with Exodus, High On Fire, Municipal Waste, and Holy Grail) at the Fillmore in Detroit last Saturday (April 6, 2013).  It was a non-stop headbanging extravaganza!  The bonus was...

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