As the summer solstice began, a large crowd gathered on Saturday, 21-June-2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan to celebrate the opening of the Ann Arbor Skate Park. With a mix of streetscapes, ramps, and bowls, skaters of all levels put the park to its paces. By the looks on people’s faces, I’m thinking this park is a big hit!
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood brought freedom and love through music to the Sound Board at the Motor City Casino in Detroit, Michigan last Friday night (13-June-2014). There was absolutely no reason for concern on this Friday the 13th as the Brotherhood took our hands and guided us through a sonic wonderland.
Risky Brenda brought the PLI in Manchester to her knees on May 31st Great show Terris Ahrens, Juston Brady, Nathan Smith, Kevin Walter, and Ian Chartrand! And there is an added PLI history lesson for our genealogy and history fans.
An urban hike through the city of Ann Arbor, Michigan on a glorious summer day. A great way to take in the sights and discover.
Police Blotter: May, 30 2014 Man found wandering the streets after an incident at the Blind Pig in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Victim appears to have suffered from blunt force trauma to the head and neck as a result of sonic field distortions causing massive convulsions. Assailants identified as the bands Fuckknot, Blue Snaggletooth, and the Mike Hard Show. Victim reported that he enjoyed every minute.
On May 30, 2014, the small, farming community of Manchester, Michigan gathered for a community fundraiser to share their love and support for Craig Little who suffered a stroke in February.
We took a chance at the The Ark and it paid off in musical gold with Del Barber and Jadea Kelly, two amazing singer/song writers from Canada.
Hey Michigan! Let the Spring Gardening begin! We broke out the shovels and uncovered the tattoos to plant some beautiful tomato plants.
It’s a great feeling when you stumble upon a new band whose music makes your soul sing. Its even better when you find out this band is playing at one of your favorite breweries! Such was my luck when I read that Captain Ivory would be jamming over at Dark Horse Brewing in Marshall, Michigan on May 8, 2014.
Water Hill Music Fest- a magical community event in Ann Arbor, Michigan where neighborhood musicians step onto their porches to perform.
Mix an eclectic rock band with a couple of salt of the earth country/bluegrass bands at one of my favorite small venues in Detroit, and you have a recipe for great music and good times. 5th Wall Concept, Jayke Orvis and The Broken Band, and Rickett Pass cooked up this fine musical brew at PJ’s Lager House in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, May 1st, 2014
What a great party! Chuck’s 50th Birthday Party- Charlie Fest – Friends, Food, Music and Michigan Beer. Laith Al-Saadi provided music at SideTrack, Ypsi Mi
I know what you are thinking, what are you two doing out a Dark Horse Brewing in marvelous Marshall, Michigan for a barbeque contest? You guys don’t eat ribs and brisket! Your vegan! Well, you are right, we don’t partake in BBQ meats, but its a party at Dark Horse and we were out and about, so there you go! Dark Horse was also releasing ‘Smells Like A Safety Meeting’ which is a wonderful pale ale with a hoptastic hoppy aroma, so that helped to bring us over for a visit.
I read online that ‘The Muggs’ were going to be playing in Ypsilanti, Michigan at a cool little place called Woodruff’s last Friday night (April 11, 2014) and that just so happened to be my birthday. I figured it was divine intervention and that I needed to go check out the show. What I didn’t know was that what was really happening at Woodruff’s was FUZZ FEST!! A three day rock and roll extravaganza featuring 33 Michigan bands on two stages!