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Well, they call me the Breeze! See you outdoors in Belleville, Canton and Farmington Hills!

We’re looking forward to doing some outside gigs this summer for communities across metro-Detroit. Always nice playing the blues with a cool breeze and a fun crowd! 78 more words

"An Amazing Woman Foundation" fundraiser - Sat. June 6 in Wyandotte

Howlin Mercy at 10 pm, Saturday, June 6 in Wyandotte! A great evening is planned at the James D. DeSana Center for Arts and Culture at 81 Chestnut Street. 73 more words

Motown Monday ~ "As The Years Go Passing By" ~ Jim McCarty and Mystery Train

The Blues is Alive & Well in Detroit.

This is an outstanding rendition of Albert King’s song by McCarty & Mystery Train and in my opinion this band deserves more recognition nationally as major blues players outside of the Motor City. 75 more words


Detroit Songs of the Great Migration

The Great Migration was perhaps the most transformative event in the twentieth century with regards to Northern cities, particularly industrial ones like Detroit. Between the 1910s and 1970s, millions of African Americans from the rural south made their way to the cities of the North in search of higher paying jobs and freedom from Jim Crow laws. 812 more words

Incomparable Drinking Music from Johnnie Bassett

Bluesman Johnnie Bassett is a legend in his hometown of Detroit. He’s sort of the Murder City equivalent of Magic Sam. He’s got a lot of delicious stuff up at his… 37 more words