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”

Rediscovering Detroit – Take Seven – Dylan Dunbar

Meet the killer lead guitar sound that helps make Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils the incredible band that they are. Dylan Dunbar is without question the best local guitar player I’ve ever encountered in Detroit (and I’ve encountered more than a few). And like all great musicians, he gives excellent “I’m gonna play theContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit – Take Seven – Dylan Dunbar”

Rediscovering Detroit – Take Four – Jarrod Champion (JC)

This guy was the first musician to make me a groupee (and no, not because he once toured with Tenacious D — although, that did impress me). If he’s playing a venue, you can put money on my being somewhere in the audience. Jarrod is a keys player of keys players, bringing his brilliant talentContinue reading “Rediscovering Detroit – Take Four – Jarrod Champion (JC)”