Grapevine: The Miracles featuring Mark Scott to play at Cobo Joe’s
The Miracles featuring Mark Scott to play at Cobo Joe’s
Legendary Motown group The Miracles featuring singer Mark Scott are set to perform a rare small club show Saturday at Cobo Joe’s Smokehouse BBQ and Bar, 422 W. Congress in Detroit. Tickets for the 8 p.m. show are $35, or $65 with a four-course meal and valet parking. The group will perform Motown hits and music from Mark Scott's new release. Known as a destination hangout for hockey fans, Cobo Joe’s is under new management and has added live music to the mix. Get tickets at brownpapertickets.com or call (313) 683-1948.
Jack White receives Key to Cincinnati
Detroit native Jack White was given the Key to the City by Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley while he was in town to headline the Bunbury Music Festival. The rock musician was honored in front of King Records building, which was recently saved from demolition. "Jack White has been an unfailing supporter of King Records," said Mayor Cranley in a press release. "Jack has actually covered Little Willie John's song, ‘I'm Shakin',’ which on the original recording our own Philip Paul played the drums, and he recently wore a King Records shirt in a cover story for Q Magazine." Also at the ceremony were King Records legends Otis Williams, Phillip Paul and Bootsy Collins, whose foundation is part of the effort to stabilize and revitalize the building.
Big Sean bringing D.O.N. weekend of events to Detroit
Big Sean will host the first "Detroit's On Now" weekend June 21-25, the Detroit rapper's Sean Anderson Foundation announced Monday. The celebration will include a June 23 block party, a youth engagement event on June 24 and several other functions tied to the city's music and art communities. Big Sean is set to host a private fundraiser to benefit the Motown Museum's expansion efforts on June 21. Attendance is limited to 100 attendees through sponsorship packages. The block party will be open to the public and will be held from noon-10 p.m. at the Ford Resource and Engagement Center on the city's east side, near Seven Mile and Hayes. The party will include food trucks, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, a live DJ and more. From 5-8 p.m. June 24, the "Occupy the Corner" event, presented by Detroit City Councilwoman Mary Sheffield, will focus on voter registration efforts, employment training and more. Other events tied to the D.O.N. weekend include a fashion challenge presented by Puma and a Riverfront event for local students tied to the Ford Fireworks on June 25. For more, visit the D.O.N. website at donweekend.org.
Ariana Grande is dating comedian Pete Davidson
Pop star Ariana Grande and “Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson are officially an item. Not only is the relationship confirmed, but Davidson got some ink to solidify it. The heavily-tattooed comedian got the bunny mask that Grande wore for her “Dangerous Woman” album tattooed behind his left ear, and he also got her initials inked on his thumb.
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