Juiced Up Cafe

Presenting a new cafe venue with more sound equipment and progressive personality than you can throw a chai tea latte at: Berkley Coffee. Stopped in this weekend to support genius keys player Jarrod Champion and am certain I’ve never seen anything like this coffee-roasting / non-alcoholic bar / event space. My inner theatre sprites areContinue reading “Juiced Up Cafe”

Music in the D: The Whiskey Charmers

Headed out to Detroit Shipping Company last night for the sweet song stylings of one of my favorite local spaghetti western folk duos. I used one of their songs, “Galaxy”, for the end credits of my recent directorial adventure, and almost every time I attend their shows, the lead singer gives me a shout-out, andContinue reading “Music in the D: The Whiskey Charmers”

Bar Art, Cont’d

Came across this wonder along the narrow walking path leading to the tented performance space where we enjoyed some local bands (after a long day of walking around college campuses with Child #2). Not to put too fine a point on it, but there weren’t, aren’t, and likely never shall be any busses here. IContinue reading “Bar Art, Cont’d”

Rediscovering Detroit – Take Ten – The Whiskey Charmers

Country noir? Concrete Blonde meets the Sundays? Journal-esque lyrics a la Fiona Apple if you replaced bluesy angst with goofy sci fi horror folk? The Whiskey Charmers are a bit hard to pin down. Which I adore. Even so, I tip my hat to the band for selecting this description on their Facebook page, whichContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit – Take Ten – The Whiskey Charmers”