Artist Spotlight: Inner City

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News

A weekly showcase featuring local musicians.

Name: Inner City

Line up: Kevin Saunderson and Dantiez 

History: Inner City was founded in 1987 by Kevin Saunderson and vocalist Paris Grey. They had nine Top 40 hits on the UK singles chart and are known for the songs "Big Fun" and "Good Life."

New chapter: Saunderson has recruited his son, Dantiez, as a new full-time member; they're writing new music together.

Up next: Inner City performs a 30th anniversary show Monday at Movement festival in Hart Plaza. The duo will be joined by special guests vocalist Steffanie Christi’an, Kevin's long-time collaborator Tommy Onyx and Dennis Whilte, Grammy Award winner and Inner City's original bandleader. Visit

Melody Baetens