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Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival and Campout

Posted on 04/26/2013 by kriegs in Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival and Campout, Events, Music News

Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival and Campout

Looking to get out of town over Memorial Day Weekend?   On May 24th – 26th Dark Star Orchestra will be putting on their 2nd annual Dark Star Jubilee Music Festival at Legend Valley in Thornville, OH.  They will be playing all 3 nights, along with several other bands throughout the day. The Lineup: Dark [...]

Electric Forest Music Festival 2013

Posted on 04/22/2013 by kriegs in Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury, Events, Music News

Electric Forest Music Festival 2013

Back and bigger than ever, The String Cheese Incident’s 3rd Annual Electric Forest Music Festival is returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan.  The  4-Day festival features diverse genres of music including electronic and jam band music, and some amazing art installations.  The festival grounds are highlighted by the heart of the festival, [...]

Orion Music + More Festival Comes to Belle Isle

Posted on 04/06/2013 by kriegs in Events, Music News, Orion Music + More Festival

Orion Music + More Festival Comes to Belle Isle

The Orion Music Festival is making its new home Belle Isle starting in June of 2013.  On June 8th and 9th Metallica and Red Hot Chili Peppers will be headlining this rock festival along tons of other bands playing throughout out the day time.   The Lineup: Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rise Against, Deftones, [...]

Detroit Movement Electronic Music Festival 2013

Posted on 03/15/2013 by kriegs in Detroit, Events, Movement (DEMF), Music, Music News

Detroit Movement Electronic Music Festival 2013

After a successful  2012 festival with over 100,000 people in attendance, Paxahau is bringing back Detroit’s Movement Electronic Music Festival to Hart Plaza on the Detroit Riverfront.  Over Memorial Day weekend (May 25th thru May 27th) the festival formally known as DEMF will have 5 outdoor stages, over 100 artists, and several amazing, wild art [...]

Umphrey’s McGee & Greensky Bluegrass Break it Down at the Fillmore

Posted on 02/06/2013 by kriegs in Fillmore Detroit, Music, Music News, Reviews, Rock

Umphrey’s McGee & Greensky Bluegrass Break it Down at the Fillmore

Chicago’s Umphrey’s McGee and Michigan’s Greensky Bluegrass played the Fillmore Theater on February 2nd.  If you’ve never seen Umphrey’s before, they are a mix of a bluesy, jazzy sound with electronic effects and heavy metal / hard rock influence. They played a great show with great energy and seemed to flow seamlessly from song to [...]

All Good Music Festival 2012 Wrap-up

Posted on 07/29/2012 by kriegs in All Good Music Festival, Blues, Events, Hip Hop, Music, Music News, Rock, Techno/Electronic

All Good Music Festival 2012 Wrap-up

All Good Music Festival moved to Legends Valley in Thornville, OH for 2012.  The location was great being from the midwest with easy access to get to and from the venue. As usual,  All Good had side by side stages so music isn’t conflicting and you can catch more music. After a a few hours [...]

Electric Forest 2012 Wrap-up

Posted on 07/27/2012 by kriegs in Concert Reviews, Electric Forest Festival - Rothbury, Events, Music News

Electric Forest 2012 Wrap-up

Electric Forest 2012 began with a heat wave like no Michigan festival has ever seen before. Record high temperatures kept festival goers hiding in any form of cool climate they could find. Famous for its layout, Electric Forest remains one of the most well run and well designed festivals I’ve ever been too. With 5 [...]

Paxahau Announces Second Round of Artists for Movement 2012

Posted on 03/14/2012 by DJ Meph in Events, Movement (DEMF), Music News, Upcoming Concerts, Venues

Paxahau Announces Second Round of Artists for Movement 2012

Paxahau announced the second round lineup today, for Movement 2012. 58 new artists and groups were added to the lineup, including Jamie Jones, who will be performing as Hot Natured with Lee Foss; United Kingdom Dubstep DJ and producer SBTRKT; world-renowned Techno DJ Chris Liebing, Detroit Electro pioneers Dopplereffekt; and Rhode Island’s araabMUZIK, a mash-up [...]

Hypertone Website Launched Today

Posted on 03/08/2012 by DJ Meph in Dan Bain, Hypertone, Music, Music News, Noël Jackson, Record Labels, Techno/Electronic

Hypertone Website Launched Today

Local DJ and producer, Noël Jackson, (@noel) launched the official website today for his electronic record label, Hypertone. From the About page: We are on a mission to release authentic and sincere dance music. We focus on quality over quantity, and uphold those values at every turn. From the music, to the mastering, all the [...]

RE:GENERATION Music Project

Posted on 01/23/2012 by kriegs in Music, Music News, Video

RE:GENERATION Music Project

In association with the Grammys, director Amir Bar Lev, created a film that takes a look at the creative process and history of several different music genres through the eyes of some of today’s most influential electronic DJ’s and producers.  Each of these electronic artists team up with influential musicians from different genres of music [...]

Detroit Underground Will Blackout Tomorrow to Protest SOPA

Posted on 01/17/2012 by DJ Meph in Community, Detroit Underground, Music News, Video

Detroit Underground Will Blackout Tomorrow to Protest SOPA

Everyone here at Detroit Underground is in full support of the internet blackout that will be occurring tomorrow as web sites around the world show support for defeating SOPA. This bill will do nothing to curb piracy, it only gives content managers the ability to abuse laws that are already in existence. It is vague [...]

Mayer Hawthorne Wants To Rock Halftime On Turkey Day [VIDEO]

Posted on 11/07/2011 by DJ Meph in Community, Mayer Hawthorne, Music, Music News, Soul, Video

Mayer Hawthorne Wants To Rock Halftime On Turkey Day [VIDEO]

Detroit is a bastion of talent in both sports and music. Many Detroiters have enjoyed championships, playoff appearances and general kick-assery from their favorite teams. Detroit is also known for staying on the cutting edge of, if not paving the way for, some of the greatest music in the world. These two elements often come [...]

Hostyle Wins Red Bull EmSee Battle in Detroit

Posted on 10/31/2011 by DJ Meph in Hip Hop, Hostyle, Music, Music News, St. Andrews Hall, Venues

Hostyle Wins Red Bull EmSee Battle in Detroit

Eight freestyle rappers from the Detroit metro area competed in an invitational freestyle battle called Red Bull EmSee at St. Andrews Hall. The winner of the event, Hostyle, (@Hostylewoofpac) will advance to the National Championship in Atlanta, Georgia later this year. “Right now, I feel amazing, I feel like I’m on top of the world. [...]

Hoxeyville Music Festival 2011 – Aug 19th-21st

Posted on 08/01/2011 by kriegs in Hoxeyville Music Festival, Music News, Upcoming Concerts

Hoxeyville Music Festival 2011 – Aug 19th-21st

On August 19th-21st the 9th annual Hoxeyville Music Festival will take place in Manistee National Forest, just outside of Wellston, Mi.  This festival will have a great line up including Umphree’s McGee, Mickey Hart Band (former Grateful Dead drummer), əkoostik hookah, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, and many more.  There will be several local Michigan bands in [...]

Identity Fest Tickets $20 for 20 Hours

Posted on 07/13/2011 by kriegs in Music News

Identity Fest Tickets $20 for 20 Hours

Skullcandy’s Identity Fest summer traveling electronic music festival will be stopping DTE Energy Music Center in Clarkston on Friday, August 12th, 2011. For a limited time (20 hours) they will selling tickets for $20. Purchase your general admission ticket starting at 9:00am EST on July 13th, 2011 through any Ticketmaster Outlet and it will only [...]