"Torch With Twist" is Detroit's quintessential Olde-Timey Vaudevillian Variety Extravaganza We combine Classic Jazz Standards with a variety of Circus & Sideshow acts & depending on circumstances & availability we produce the show to suit each gig & particular venue.
Spend an intimate evening
with the Torch Twisters
in one of Downtown Detroit's swankiest lil' joints
...& still have plenty of time
for other late-night debaucheries.
Join Grace Detroit, Phil Lesky, Ryan Paul Gates, Ibrahim Jones, Leilani, Joshua Wilde, Polly Glamorus & Satori Circus for a some good olde-timey decadence.
$10 Love Offering (please feed the gypsies) ♥
Ingenious was named so because our performances are consistently original, clever and forward thinking. We pride ourselves on breaking the mold and strive to find ways to set ourselves apart from what's currently on the local music scene. We perform covers by popular artists such as Beyonce, Maxwell and Trey Songz as well as original music written by members of the band. We have some of the best m
usicians, producers, and song writers in the Detroit metro area and while it isn't easy to classify us into a single genre, we bring a soulful rhythm that crosses hip-hop, R&B, funk and anything else we decide to surprise you with. Follow us on Facebook for our schedule, news and videos of our performances. Check us out the next time we are out!
We perform covers from the likes of Jill Scott and Maxwell all the way to Beyonce and OutKast...as well as original music.
ID 313 Music Conference and R&B live Detroit proudly presents
As a part of Detroit Music week March 11 - 15 and the I D 3.13 Music Conference we present a Showcase of some of the finest and flyest the artists in Detroit! We present an all female lineup of Detroit's hottest R&B artists!!
KATRINA CARSON - www.katrinacarson.com
KRISTIAN DELAYNE - http://m.facebook.com/pages/Kristian-DeLayne
bevlove - http://bevlove.bandcamp.com/
Come out and introduce yourself to several of Detroit hottest young female artists all in 1 place!! As the birthplace of Motown come see how e still get down!
AMCC #11 is a tribute to Women's History Month. Join us as we celebrate womanhood through poetry, song, and art. The legendary Thornetta Davis will also be doing a special performance. The performers include Tyreea Denard, Je Mcgee, Britney Stoney, Chi Songstress, Niccole Nelson, Claretha Peace Robinson, Chantay Legacy Leonard, Tasneem Penn, LM Howard, One Single Rose, Native Child Mays, Deekah Wyatt and Valentine Marks. This show has brought together some of the greatest talent in Detroit to pay homage to the beauty of women. Make sure you arrive early to get a seat. There will also be several of the dopest vendors in the D, including Gaiiu Llc, Salikas' Jewelry, Detroit Snob, and more. Half of the proceeds from this event will go to LMH Group's community service initiatives. ILL.
$5 ILLtinis $3 beers
Contact: Frankie the K
MUSICAL GROUP BLACK HAT RELEASES 2ND ALBUM; TITLED, HOORAY FOR LOVE
BLACK HAT, is a band founded by Wayne State University professors Frankie the K (Frank Koscielski) and Caroline Maun in 2008 and centered in Clinton Township and Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan. They recently released their second album, Hooray for Love.
Lead vocalist and keyboard player Frankie the K is a longtime member of the Detroit music community. He originally played guitar and keyboards for Badge, among many others and in addition to BLACK HAT he fronts the rock/blues-inspired group big SHORTY and the eclectic Dr. Bop! He studies jazz piano with Detroit Music Award winner Scott Gwinnell. Vocalist Maun is an acclaimed poet with three books and numerous publications. Together they have written a clutch of spirited, enchanting songs which follow an arc of compassion, joy, and not a little lunacy.
BLACK HAT’s second album Hooray for Love features the duo amid a wide array of accomplished Detroit musicians. Jef Reynolds, well-known in the Detroit community for his presence in many area acts as an electric and upright bass player, produced and engineered the album, which was recorded in his studio throughout much of 2012. Bill Hulet plays drums throughout. James O’Donnell, best known for his work with R.J. Spangler’s Planet D Nonet, contributes trumpet to several of the tracks. Ralph Koziarski of The Luddites plays saxophone, flute, and percussion instruments. Dirty Pirate Hookers' founder and lead guitarist Pat Shanley contributed to several songs, and Dale Robertson of the Dale Robertson Band is particularly haunting on harmonica.
The band's sound is a culmination of classic pop, modern jazz and artful sensibility, claiming inspiration from sources as diverse as Leonard Cohen, Leon Russell, Lou Reed, Talking Heads, and Procol Harum. Their music has won fans throughout the Detroit area and beyond. BLACK HAT has appeared at the Cadieux Café, Music Hall Jazz Café, the Scarab Club, the Crazy Wisdom Tea House (Ann Arbor) The Raven (Port Huron) and on the nationally syndicated Mitch Albom Show.
While Frankie and Caroline have been writing songs steadily for the past four years, the special impetus for recording Hooray for Love was Frank’s recovery from a serious motorcycle accident in March of 2012. A life-long rider, Frank survived and fully recovered from his injuries; his helmet probably saved his life. The planning, performing, and recording of this album is a celebration of second chances and near misses. Hooray for Love!
Black Hat, Hooray for Love
Randal "Velvet" Wilson is one of Detroit's most versatile Guitarist having shared the stage with Earth, Wind & Fire, George Benson, Layla Hathaway, Joe Sample, Natalie Cole, Jeffery Osborne, Brian McKnight, Marion Meadows, Babyface, Kem, Musiq, The Commodores & Michael Franks to name a few.
He has also been blessed enough to perform with Imprompt2, L Renee, Dorinda Clark-Cole, Deittrick Haddon, Fred Hammond, Lashell Griffin, Mark Mixx & The Street Jazz Cartel, Ali Woodson and many more. He can also be heard playing Guitar on nearly 30 recordings from local to nationally known artist.
His first solo CD "Time Well Spent" Velvet Productions Ltd. 2006 was received quite well and gained a world-wide listenership with favorable reviews at home and abroad!
· M. L. Liebler Presents
Detroit Tonight Live
· @ The Jazz Cafe @ The Music Hall
Italian Poet Maria Anna Recchia Costantini
- Murray Jackson Artist in Residence Anca Vlasopolos
- Angela Nichols aka Anchilada
Jere Stormer's Quench
- Ferndale Poet Christina Brooks