Artist Spotlight: Joe Reilly

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A weekly feature showcasing local artists

Name: Joe Reilly

Music: This Ann Arbor-based singer-songwriter crafts songs for children and focuses on social justice, diversity and environmental issues.

New tunes: Besides music, his new 15-song album, “The Circle” includes pieces of interviews with people who have influenced him, including civil rights activist Grace Lee Boggs.

Live: Reilly will celebrate his new release Saturday with a concert at Cass Corridor Commons, 4605 Cass in Detroit. He also performs Oct. 29 at the Peace Neighborhood Center, 1111 N. Maple in Ann Arbor. Both shows start at 4 p.m. and admission is free, but donations are welcome.

Melody Baetens