Category Archives: Detroit

Bob Seger dishes out reflective power, real joy and ‘big ol’ nostalgic rock ‘n’ roll’

On a tour stop at Grand Rapids’ Van Andel Arena, Bob Seger served up a big ol’ nostalgic rock ’n’ roll show, filled with fist-pumping sing-along choruses and renditions of songs played exactly like you remember them from the radio. … Continue reading

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Getting it all wrong about Jack White in Detroit

Regarding Jack White’s concert at the Fox Theatre in Detroit this week, there is little doubt that it was a powerful, transcendent show. I’ve rarely seen anything like it. And the critical reception of Detroit media was pretty unanimously in … Continue reading

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Stooges’ drummer Scott Asheton ‘drove the sound of the band’

Judging from the outpouring of emotion from fans and peers over the death of Scott “Rock Action” Asheton Saturday night, it would be hard to tell that his band the Stooges were nearly ignored during their initial run in the … Continue reading

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The Sights: Living The Life They Sing About

Rock ‘n’ roll at its best, at its most primal, is all about sweat and emotion and looking cool and songs that stick in your head for days. And here in the year of our Lord 2005, the Sights just … Continue reading

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