Peter Frampton – Summerfest Loves Your Way!

By Phoenixx Staff | July 2, 2017

Music legend Peter Frampton made a memorable stop at Summerfest’s 50th installment in Milwaukee on Sunday July 2nd. The incredible musician took to the stage at 9:30 PM to a deafening cheer from the crowd, who rose to their feet in delight. The celebrated and famed guitarist was inducted into the Musicians Hall Of Fame…

Festival Local GGOOLLDD Dazzles At Summerfest

By Phoenixx Staff | June 29, 2017

Milwaukee electropop heroes GGOOLLDD put in another impressive showing at this year’s Summerfest in their hometown. Exuberant fans turned out in droves to support the band for their Thursday June 29th set at the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage. GGOOLLDD played both old and new tracks as lead singer, Margaret Butler was dressed beautifully head to…

The Magnettes Deliver Passionate Summerfest Set Ahead Of Debut Album

By Phoenixx Staff | June 28, 2017

The Magnettes turned in an incredible performance at Summerfest‘s 50th installation in Milwaukee on Wednesday. The festival, in its golden year, kicked off festivities on June 28th. At the Johnson Controls World Sound Stage, Swedish outfit, The Magnettes brought energy and relatability, delighting a hooked audience. Dressed in black and white cheerleader outfits that displayed…

Sigur Rós Bring Ethereal Night To Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | June 2, 2017

Icelandic outfit, Sigur Rós made a phenomenal stop at Detroit’s Masonic Temple on Friday night. Being the only band on the ticket, Sigur Rós devoted an evening of music entirely to their powerful songs. The band started off the night with a new track entitled “Á”. Lead singer and guitarist Jónsi played his electric instrument…

Hall & Oates: Memories and Smiles At Joe Louis Arena

By Phoenixx Staff | May 17, 2017

Legendary duo Hall & Oates made a nostalgic stop at Detroit’s Joe Louis Arena this past Wednesday night. Powerhouse act, Tears For Fears brought a double punch of excellent music as a co-headliner.   Soulful singer/songwriter Allen Stone started off the night perfectly with his guitar and incredible voice. With a mic stand adorned in…

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…

Ferndale Pays Tribute To The Music Of Nirvana

By Phoenixx Staff | April 7, 2017

Music lovers were out in flannel droves this past Friday for Detroit’s annual Nirvana Tribute. Every year, Nirvana fans unite in a different part of the Motor City for an evening of great music and wonderful tribute from some of the area’s greatest artists. The metro Detroit event, which is now in its 8th year,…

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…

Sam Patch Brings Debut LP To Life At The El Club

By Phoenixx Staff | March 17, 2017

Fresh off their new LP release, Sam Patch made a musical stop at Detroit’s El Club on Friday March 17th. Talented Arcade Fire bassist, Tim Kingsbury released the project’s debut album “Yes You, and I” on February 17th of this year.   The El Club housed a small but excited St. Patrick’s Day crowd. Droves of…

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…

Sam Patch: Waterfall Jumper and Arcade Fire Side Project

By Phoenixx Staff | March 14, 2017

While present Arcade Fire pre-album dormancy ensues, bassist/guitarist Tim Kinsbury is busy presenting his new album to the world.   Under the side project moniker of Sam Patch, the debut solo album “Yeah You, and I” was released via Dep Records on February 17th of this year.   Sonically speaking, it’s clear that Sam Patch’s…

Portugal. The Man Announce Spring Tour, Release Catchy New Single

By Phoenixx Staff | February 3, 2017

With an array of Evil Friends, and good intentions for fans, Portugal. The Man are hitting the road with an early Spring tour. The band is also making waves with their latest single. “Noise Pollution” is certainly a departure from the jam – yet psychedelic vibe that the band’s sound had been used to. Less guitar-driven,…