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…

Conor Oberst Shines At The Royal Oak Music Theatre

By Phoenixx Staff | May 31, 2017

Tremendous folk rocker, Conor Oberst, treated the Royal Oak Music Threatre to a night of great music this past Wednesday night. Oberst’s career has taken him from the calendar pinings of love, to spiritual Cassadaga awakenings with Bright Eyes, punk rock vibes of Desaparecidos, and Roosevelt rooms of the Mystic Valley Band… Through the inevitable…

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…

Run The Jewels Are G-O-L-D In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | February 18, 2017

This past Saturday, Run The Jewels took to the stage as champions of killing mikes, of (literally) golden albums, and on February 18th, champions of the sold out Royal Oak Music Theatre. The rappers were ready on the right to go hard, and take no prisoners. First to the stage was talented beat master, Nick…

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,…

Radiohead Announce US Tour

By Phoenixx Staff | January 17, 2017

Creative giants, Radiohead, are hitting the road for nine US tour dates, as well as a headlining stop at Coachella this April. The tour will take Radiohead to Miami, Atlanta, New Orleans, Kansas City, up to Portland and Seattle, as well as five nights in California. The announcement is welcome news for fans, after an…