Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Detroit All-Star Garage Rock Punk Revue

Aug 6
PJ's Lager House
1254 Michigan Ave
9 pm
(ages 21+)

This packed lineup features energized interpretations and riff-heavy renditions of songs from Detroit's garage rock and punk music legacy, as far back as the early-mid 60's to the late 80's.  Expect the iconic music of bands like: The MC5, Iggy Pop, The Stooges, Scott Morgan, The Rationals, Bootsey X, The Ramrods, Cinecyde, The Vertical Pillows, The Algebra Mothers, Jerry Vile and MORE. 
Local music maven Smitt E. Smitty assembled this impressive and wide-ranging line up of musicians spanning various recent eras, from well-known groups from the 90's and 00's and each possessing their own potent styles. You'll see Margaret Dollrod, Mary Cobra, Jerry Vile, Stirling, Hiawatha, Nikki Corvette, Anthony Bojanic, Skid Marx, Gary Reichel, Christopher Girard, Jim Olenski, Rick Mills, Chris Flanagan, Gerald Collins, Kirsten Rogoff, Deb Agolli, Dave Rice, Ralph Valdez, Paula Messner, Dana Forrester, Anthony Kaczynski, Gary Adams, and  Smitt E. Smitty himself...

The show also features the electrifying Boston-based via Detroit rooted pop rock band Fireking (streaming above), along with Dave Rave, the Canadian singer-songwriter and former Teenage Head guitarist and vocalist plays first at 9:30. Accompanying him is soul rock singer Hailee Rose from Toronto. 

It's promising to be an immersive, loud, nostalgic blur of classic ballads. Advance tickets available 

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