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Arts Beats & Eats Making Its Colorful Return To Royal Oak

By Phoenixx Staff | August 7, 2018

Ford Arts Beats & Eats is celebrating its 21st year of talent and fun, lighting up the Detroit suburb of downtown Royal Oak, Michigan. Arts Beats & Eats is perpetually filled with great music, delicious food, and art from all over the map, surely supplying a little something for everyone. With nine total stages on…

Hozier Announces Return To US With Several Tour Stops

By Phoenixx Staff | June 11, 2018

Hozier, the Irish gentleman responsible for mega-hit “Take Me To Church” has announced a welcome US tour. It’s been mostly all quiet on the Hozier front for the last couple of years, with the talented artist hinting at upcoming music via several social media posts. Hozier, whose full name is Andrew Hozier-Byrne, was last seen…

Nine Inch Nails To Return To Detroit With October Shows

By Phoenixx Staff | May 10, 2018

Industrial rock giants, Nine Inch Nails will be playing two shows on October 22nd and 23rd at the Fox Theatre in Detroit. The band’s last release of 2017 EP “Add Violence” arrived to listeners mysteriously packaged amidst black powder. Never one for being truly conventional, Nine Inch Nails’ ticket sales for the two shows are…

Maha Festival Announces Its 10th Anniversary Lineup

By Phoenixx Staff | April 24, 2018

Omaha‘s jewel festival, Maha, has announced its exceptional 2018 roster. The two-day event will take place this year on Friday August 17th and Satruday August 18th in Stinson Park in the lovely Omaha, Nebraska. The festival will feature 16 bands, and be headlined by the likes of Weezer, indie greats TV On The Radio, Father…

Greta Van Fleet Unleash 32 Minutes Of Unapologetic Rock

By Phoenixx Staff | November 10, 2017

Frankenmuth, MI natives, Greta Van Fleet have put an exclamation point onto their music scene explosion with a fantastic new double EP, “From The Fires”. The album houses monster single, “Highway Tune”, in addition to three other tracks from their first EP, “Black Smoke Rising”, plus four new songs. One of the EP’s highlights is…

The Killers Return With New Album That Lives Up To Namesake

By Phoenixx Staff | September 22, 2017

The Killers discography has taken us on a journey from the outside-in narratives of “Mr. Brightside” and “Somebody Told Me”, to their Vegas nod western vibes of “Sam’s Town” (an album whose darkness and mystery carried me through high school!), and even into outer space with “Day & Age”. My first thought upon starting to…

Local Breakout Greta Van Fleet Making Waves In The Music Scene

By Phoenixx Staff | September 19, 2017

Michigan’s own, Greta Van Fleet are making their presence heard through headphones, stereos, and telephone speakers everywhere. The four piece band hails from the cozy town of Frankenmuth, with a powerful sound that juxtaposes the farmer feel of mid-Michigan. Greta Van Fleet’s debut EP, “Black Smoke Rising” was released on April 21st, 2017. Their lead…

Surprise Asteroid Re-Enter Music Scene With Great New Single

By Phoenixx Staff | August 23, 2017

If you haven’t yet heard of Surprise Asteroid, keep your ear to the ground, and your eyes open.   The Indiana natives have released a tremendous new song entitled, “Break Your Curse”. A Rage-worthy beat drives the song along. The band captures some shades of Weezer and Pixies on their best days, but despite any…

Kesha Displays All Of Her Bright Colors On New Album

By Phoenixx Staff | August 11, 2017

Kesha is back on the musical scene with a long-awaited new album! “Rainbow” hits record store shelves and airwaves today. The Nashville resident, who was embattled with former producer, Dr. Luke over a sexual assault allegation, was contractually prohibited from releasing music that was not with the producer. Fortunately, Kesha’s nightmares are subsiding enough to…

Gorillaz Announce First North American Tour In Seven Years

By Phoenixx Staff | April 17, 2017

Gorillaz (AKA the most successful virtual band ever) have announced their first North American tour in seven years. The announcement comes after the news of the band’s 5th LP, “Humanz“, which is due out later this month. The album is also Gorillaz first LP since 2010, with their latest effort entitled “Plastic Beach”. Gorillaz have…

DETROIT by DETROIT VII Coming To The Loving Touch

By Phoenixx Staff | March 22, 2017

In 2011, twelve Detroit bands were given the opportunity to cover twelve other Detroit acts in the inaugural DETROIT by DETROIT showcase. Six years later, this local music round-robin has transformed into one of the most highly-anticipated events within the local music community, shining a spotlight on the incredible talent we have here. DETROIT by…

Paul Simon Announces Earth-Friendly Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | March 14, 2017

Music legend Paul Simon has announced a June tour less in the name of self-promotion, and more in the name of conservation. The 75 year old music man, who is still going strong after all these years, released his 13th studio album last year entitled “Stranger To Stranger”. Simon announced the news after participating in a…