Thursday, March 29, 2007

Breaking Culture News

Detroit State Theater will Become "The Fillmore"

yes you hear right there will be a change on the marquee at 2115 Woodward Ave in Downtown Detroit

The Owner and promoter of the Downtown Detroit State theater LA Base "Live Nation" as part of there marking have rename Detroit Own State theater as the "Fillmore Detroit".

According to Billboard and the Detroit News it part of as part of a nationwide, three-venue Fillmore expansion that also includes concert halls in New York[be name Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza] and Philadelphia[The Theater of Living arts], and mirrors the expansion of the company's House of Blues brand.[Which was bought in July of 2006]

The State Theater will under go a Fillmore like make over which include the changing of the marquee from "State" to the "Fillmore" a bowl of apples will be added inside the lobby, [a touch from Bill Graham's original club.], the chandeliers would be redone and the lobby would be decorated with classic posters from the Fillmore's early days,[in San Fransisco] as well as concerts at the State that matter.[Last August concert with The Flaming Lips, Sonic Youth and The Go! Team]

The Venue will not close down during the makeover, only they will do it during non show.

The State or the Fillmore Detroit will host upcoming concert by Snow Patrol with OK Go, Silversun Pickups[Sunday], The Tragically Hip [April 14th], Nas [April 19th], Elvis Costello & The Imposters[May 11th], Damien Rice, [May 17th], Keane [May 19th],Incubus [May 22nd],Deftones [May 12th].

the Venue will official will become the Fillmore by the end of May.

Now if there going to mirror the Fillmore will they do the same and called it the House of Blues Detroit at St. Andrews, Stand by this story will be inserting.

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