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Serena Ryder teams with Ontario SPCA for 'Christmas Kisses'

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on December 24, 2018 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Six-time Juno Award winner and multi-platinum singer/songwriter Serena Ryder recently released the official music video for her holiday track "Christmas Kisses" via Serenader Source/Universal Music Canada.  Check out the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f77Sc3gTaM8&feature=youtu.be


The video is a collaborative effort with the Ontario SPCA featuring some of the organization's caretakers and volunteers with some adorable rescue puppies.


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Aladdin dazzles in run at Detroit Opera House

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on December 16, 2018 at 7:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Disney's Aladdin is now playing at the Detroit Opera House through January 13.  The elaborate production follows in the footsteps of the successful Lion King and Beauty and the Beast adaptations.


It's been 26 years since Disney created magic with the Aladdin movie, but audiences are still drawn to the romance between street urchin Aladdin and Princess Jasmine.  The stage production does a great job of paying tribute to the movie c...

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'Book of Mormon' wraps up run at Fisher

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on December 9, 2018 at 5:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Seven years since its debut, Book of Mormon still packs a hilarious punch.  The current tour wrapped up a run in Detroit at the Fisher Theatre on Sunday, December 9.


The satirical musical regaled audiences with its crudeness, frankness and rudeness.  The show's blasphemous tendencies make sense when you take into consideration the fact that Book of Mormon was written by South Park writers Trey Parker and Matt Stone with Avenue Q's Robert...

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VNV Nation astound in Detroit

Posted by risefromtheashesmusicnews@gmail.com on December 4, 2018 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

On Friday, November 30, European-based electronic project VNV Nation brought their Noire Tour to Detroit where they took the stage at Saint Andrews Hall for a mesmerizing two-hour performance with a mix of new and older songs highlighted by a dizzying light show.


Fans packed the venue to dance, stomp their feet, sway along and sing at the top of their lungs throughout the performance, causing frontman Ronan Harris to look on in awe at various times throughout the...

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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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