It might sound random that a comic would open for a musician like Kenny Loggins but as Craig Shoemaker put it when he talked to OC Weekly last year, "It's actually not too random because a lot of artists did it. It's really a smart move because laughter cuts through any negative impatience." For som ... More >>
If you're familiar with chaos theory, which in its basic form is the attempt to find patterns in the random acts of shit on Earth, then you may understand the difficulty that comes with describing a full day at SXSW. To break down the bright, scintillating chaos, Village Voice Media's roving musi ... More >>
Craig Shoemaker is more than just funny. He is an intellectual mind who is unbelievably relatable to audiences of all ages. With a track record that spans years, he is not here to impress--he is here to be himself. And "himself?" Well, he's as entertaining as they come. He's won various awa ... More >>
www.myspace.com/meleerocks Mêlée begins a month-long residency (8 p.m. at the Detroit Bar), with Echo Echo opening for their first performance. A special treat: Solid Gold (the band Jamie Lidell just finished touring with) is on the bill too.
The Hype: With a voice that appears to have time traveled directly from sixties-era soul, Jamie Lidell continues to amaze listeners with the idea that the voice they're hearing is coming out of a white Brit in his mid-thirties. In support of his upcoming new album, Compass (out May 18th), Lide ... More >>
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