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Chicago back at The Fisher

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on October 18, 2018 at 9:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Chicago, the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history is back for a run at Detroit's Fisher Theatre until October 21. The production is starring native Detroiter Jennifer Fouche as a fiery 'Mama Morton'.



The show also stars Broadway alum Todrick Hall as smooth-talking lawyer Billy Flynn. Hall has also been seen in recent productions of Kinky Boots and The Color Purple.



Chicago is based on the pla...

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Hot Rock showcases Hoover Roadhouse 20 Year Reunion

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on October 14, 2018 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)


20 years is a long time and with the 20th anniversary of the legendary Hoover Roundhouse last year of operation on the horizon, Hard Edge Entertainment and Bad Luck Booking have stepped up to celebrate the occasion.


In the 1990's, the club was a hot spot for country music lovers and those who loved to kick up their heels and line dance to the day's...

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Kaleido and September Mourning rock Diesel

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on October 3, 2018 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

On Saturday, Sept. 29 Detroit's own Kaleido wrapped up a 36-city tour with September Mourning in Chesterfield, Michigan at Diesel Concert Lounge.


Although September Mourning headlined the rest of the tour, they stepped back and let Kaleido close out the evening in front of their enthusiastic hometown crowd.


September Mourning kicked things off with a dark, moody performance that enthralled those new to their transmedia project, which centers on the fictiona...

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Critical Bill bring party to homecoming at Emerald

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on October 3, 2018 at 6:15 PM Comments comments (0)

On Saturday, Sept. 22 Critical Bill returned to the Emerald Theatre for a second packed "homecoming" show.


The Mount Clemens band also brought along Hatch, Cody Stagefright and Hush.


Hatch kicked things off with a rocking set that got the crowd jumping before a recently reunited Cody Stagefright hit the stage for a chill set that had the crowd grooving.


They were followed up by Detroit hip hop artist Hush, who brought along the other three...

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Les Miserables dazzles with new production

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on March 3, 2018 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)


Cameron-Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, Les Miserables, is playing in Detroit at The Fisher Theatre thru March 11 direct from a celebrated two and a half year Broadway.engagement.


The latest incarnation of the 38 year old production breathes new life into the classic with new staging and reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. The new infusion does wonders...

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'The Color Purple' entrances at The Fisher

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on November 9, 2017 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

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Award-winning musical The Color Purple is playing in Detroit at The Fisher The...

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Love Never Dies wraps up run at The Fisher

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on October 30, 2017 at 3:45 PM Comments comments (0)

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Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to the Phantom of the Opera, wrapped up its Detroit run at the Fisher Theatre last night. The musical made its North American debut in Detroit last week, with Webber joining the cast for the curtain call bow.


Although Lov...

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Wayland rocks Token Lounge

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on February 18, 2017 at 6:20 PM Comments comments (0)


 

Last Saturday, Wayland finally made a return to southern Michigan when they took the stage at The Token Lounge in Westland.

The show was opened by blues/roc...

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BrokenRail Self-Titled EP Review

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on December 7, 2016 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)


BrokenRail is a hard rock band from Birmingham, Alabama. The band just released their self-titled EP in November of 2016. The band has four members including Blake Clawson on vocals, Nelson Rezek on guitar, Dick Black on bass and Alex Hilton on drums. The band's first release was Welcome To The Escape in 2010 and they released an EP called Never the Same in 2011. The first single off the bands newest EP is called "Walk Again" and listeners can check out the bands you...

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Critical Bill celebrate 15th anniversary with show at Diesel

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on September 20, 2016 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Friday, September 16, Mount Clemen's own Critical Bill celebrated their fifteenth year as a band with a show in Chesterfield at Diesel Concert Lounge.  The evening featured a number of bands on the venue's two stages, all of whom Critical Bill has shared the stage with over the years.


The evening was a huge reunion for the band's family, friends and fans.  Much like many of their shows in the past, the night felt more like a huge party and featured a laidback at...

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