Reviews

Arts Beats & Eats Closes Out The Summer Season Right

By Phoenixx Staff | September 3, 2018

Ford Arts Beats & Eats celebrated its 21st year by bringing end of summer fun to the Detroit suburb of Royal Oak. The bustling festival spanned four total days, extending through the holiday weekend and wrapping up on Labor Day Monday. Several artists lined the streets with tent shops, showcasing everything from handcrafted treasures to…

AWOLNATION Make Welcome Stop At Arts Beats & Eats

By Phoenixx Staff | September 2, 2018

AWOLNATION made a great tour stop on Sunday September 2nd at Royal Oak Michigan’s Arts Beats & Eats festival. A gentleman from Detroit’s radio station, Alt 106.7 introduced the band. He had even personally suggested AWOLNATION to play at the festival. Louis Armstrong’s “What A Wonderful World” greeted the band to the stage. The roaring…

Taylor Swift Brings Memorable reputation Tour To The Motor City

By Phoenixx Staff | August 28, 2018

Taylor Swift is certainly a gal with a big reputation, but she let nothing but her talent shine at Ford Field in Detroit on Tuesday. Fans were greeted at the door with light up bracelets to hold high and add their own ray of shining light to the sea of Swifties in the crowd. Fans…

Pixies and Weezer Deliver Unforgettable Performance In Metro Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | July 13, 2018

Pixies and Weezer joined forces to the delight of music fans at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Friday July 13th. Pixies have always been gentleman (and a lady) that make the kind of music they want to make… music that is completely atonally recognizable. That fact was on grand display from the moment the band…

Evanescence And Lindsey Stirling Unite For Magical Night In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | July 9, 2018

Powerhouse band Evanescence and Lindsey Stirling positively delighted DTE Energy Music TheatreĀ in Clarkston, MI to an exceptional night of musicality on Monday July 9th. Both acts were joined onstage by a talented live orchestra, which gave their songs a bigger than ever feel. Evanescence has been a force in music since the early 2000’s with…

Greta Van Fleet Dazzles In Detroit Homecoming

By Phoenixx Staff | May 22, 2018

Michigan heroes, Greta Van Fleet put on an absolutely tremendous show at the Fillmore in Detroit on Tuesday May 22nd. The sold out evening was the first of three shows that the band is playing at the same Motor City venue this week. Shows will continue on Wednesday and Friday, and are likely to be…

The 9th Annual Nirvana Tribute Brings Grunge To Ferndale

By Phoenixx Staff | April 7, 2018

Saturday night was filled with the sweet sounds of Nirvana in downtown Ferndale. In its 9th year, the annual tribute had an excellent turnout at New Way Bar. With flannel fittingly abound, the night’s most popular fashion was definitely dressing down. The venue had a fun atmosphere with popcorn popping and games being played throughout…

AWOLNATION Present “Here Come The Runts” In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | February 13, 2018

AWOLNATION put on a magnificent show at the Fillmore in Detroit on Tuesday February 13th. The band is touring to spotlight their brand new album, “Here Come The Runts”, which was released on February 2nd. Beginning the night was the tremendous band, IRONTOM. Comprised of some AWOLNATION members, IRONTOM brought high energy, rock, and catchy…

The Killers Perfectly Bridge Rock & Pop In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | January 16, 2018

The Killers brought a fun-filled night to the Masonic Temple in Detroit on Monday January 15th. To the packed venue’s delight, the band made sure to spotlight tracks from their whole discography. Musically opening the night was tremendous act, Alex Cameron. As soon as the first saxophone note sounded from Roy Molloy, the instrument was…

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…

Death From Above Leave Detroit Fans Far From Outraged

By Phoenixx Staff | November 3, 2017

Death From Above 1979 put on a terrific show at St. Andrews Hall on Friday November 3rd, 2017. Opening the show was fellow Toronto band, The Beaches. The band gets their name from a lovely area of their city in which they live. Made up of four kickass and talented ladies, the band definitely took…

Milky Chance Blossom Out In Detroit

By Phoenixx Staff | October 13, 2017

The delightful German duo, Milky Chance, made a stop at The Fillmore in Detroit on Friday October 13th. Starting off the night was Gene Evaro Jr. The classy songwriter presented a groovy rock vibe with an old school guitar tune. Gene hails from the beautiful desert land of Joshua Tree, CA. With a lovely voice,…