It the weekend in Detroit Rock City and this weekend is a real quite week in the Culture City Calneder begen the weekend after Halloweens, Maybe all are focus on East Lansing as the big Michigan/Michigan State game where they will be a full house at Spartan Stadium as the Maze and blue go in emeny turf as the steal a victory vs the Green and white or if you are reading this blog From East Lansing you may say the Green and white defending the home shed vs the Maze and blue.
this is the one week of the year the Friendship,Married, co-workers are torn of who have the better team Michigan or Michigan State, begging a sports fans growning up i always side to Michigan sometime because Ann Arbor is close to Detroit, and yes there is good news the game will be on regular Free Over the air TV, It will be on ABC at 3:30 PM [WXYZ-TV in Detroit/Ann Arbor or WLAJ-TV in Lansing/East Lansing].
Since there few gig this weekend, a Friendly reminder that show three of "The Next Great American Band" will be on tonight, i Know it is not watch after two weeks and it is a total rating bomb big time, it this was a Boston blog site or a Portland blog site or a Miami Blog site, i would not be talking about it, but there is a Detroit band on the show, i Have to talk about it as "The Muggs" play aging this week after surving this week. [According to a Source from a tapeing of the show on Wednesday]
You can Watch the show at Home at 8 PM on Fox [WJBK-TV in Detroit]or you can go to there home bar at the Cadieux Cafe at 4300 Cadieux Rd on Detroit East Side, i put a link to the map here.
And remember you read my review after the show on show Between 10 PM or Midnight or After Midnight or you can come back to see the numbers for the Muggs between 10 and Midnight for the Numbers.
as for gigs in Detroit the Onyl Good gig on Friday "Th' Legendary Shack*Shakers" at the Crofoot in Pontiaic, the Punk, Country, Blues band have been around for almost ten years and released there 5th album called Swampblood back in September, From the press relesed: Led by their wildly charismatic rail thin frontman, the blues-harpist J.D. Wilkes, th' Shack*Shakers are a four-man wrecking crew from the South whose explosive interpretations of the blues, punk, rock and country have made fans, critics and legions of potential converts into true believers.
The show beging at 9 PM at the Pike room
and on saturday, not much to talk about unless you talk about the live gig of the TV Gulty summer plesure "So You Think You Can Dance" they will bring there live gig to the Joe Louis Arena on Saturday Night you can see you Fave top 10 finalists Danny Dominic, Jaimie, Kameron, Lacey[my fave this season],Lauren, Neil, Pasha, Sara and this year winner Sabra, now just a reminder the Ticket are over the $20 Dollar Limit,[$37.50, $47.50 and $54.50] but if you like the show pleased show this year finianist, the show beging at 8 PM
And if i have a sunday show it will be at the former home of Lilly 21's which is now home of the painted Lady in the south side of Hamtramck, The Pizazz will headline the show with Demons Claws and Johnny Ill and also playing the show will The Coat Hangers a Brand new experimental punk pop From Atlandta, GA These women are real deal feminists, armed with a brash and irreverent sense of humor. They?re more likely to be caught cracking jokes with Andrew W.K. than sharing tea and vegan cookies with Kathleen Hanna?s crew. Simply put the Coathangers get the party started. They say what they want to say, do what they want to do, and they write songs because they want to have fun.
The show beging at 8 PM
as for the Rest of the gig in Detroit
MOTOR CITY PUNK SHOWCASE - MAGIC STICK
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: THE MUSICAL - MAJESTIC THEATER[also on Saturday]
SAVOY BROWN featuring Kim Simmonds - Maigic Bag
Comedians of Comedy w/ Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Maria Bamford, Eugene Mirman - BLIND PIG[Early Show]
Ann Arbor Soul Club - Blind Pig [Late Show]
Evil Queens, None More Black and more Krakatoa - Belmont
Willy Porter - The Ark
Gaida Hinnawi (Arabic ensemble) - Bohemian National Home
My Dear Disco w/ Bump - Blind Pig
Duende CD Release w/ Wildcatting, Oscillating Fan Club and Woodman - The Belmont
California Guitar Trio w/Tony Levin - The Ark
New Found Glory with Senses Fail, The Receiving End of Sirens & Dr. Manhattan - The Fillmore Detroit
Keith Urban wsg Gary Allan - The Palace of Auburn Hills
Back of the Moon - The Ark
Wayne State is riding out the string on the road v.s. Ashland Saturday at 1 PM [Game on http://wsuathletics.com]and let hope the end of the Michigan/ Michigan State game dont wind up like the this game last week.
If you want to know it was seven players and 15 laterals with no time left on the clock Trinity University beat Millsaps College in a Divison III Football game last saturday 28-24