Artist Spotlight: Troy Gregory

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A weekly showcase featuring local musicians.

Name: Troy Gregory

History: A songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, Detroit’s Troy Gregory spans a variety of genres and has performed with dozens of groups, including Detroit garage rockers the Dirtbombs, blues legend Andre Williams, metal group Prong and others, plus his own bands the Witches and Troy Gregory & the Stepsisters. His most recent release, “Xaveria” explores his passion for progressive rock.

Next: Gregory celebrates the release of “Xaviera” out on Jett Plastic Records with a show Saturday at Ghost Light, 2314 Caniff in Hamtramck. Cosmic Light Shapes and the Idiot Kids will open the show, which costs $7 or $4 for those dressed in any kind of costume.

Melody Baetens