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Name: Carolyn Striho

Sound: The award-winning singer and songwriter plays acoustic and electric rock and roll that is high-energy and poetic. She's won handfuls of Detroit Music Awards throughout her career, which also includes many overseas tours. 

Survivor: Striho will debut her new single "I Will Rise," on Oct. 4 at the Dancing with the Survivors event. The annual fundraiser pairs local breast cancer survivors with professional dancers from the Fred Astaire Dance Studios to perform and raise money for the Pink Fund. Striho, a breast cancer survivor herself, says the song is "a message to keep going and to take care of yourself."

Next: The Dancing with the Survivors Event is 6:30-10:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at the Silver Garden Events Center, 24350 Southfield in Southfield. Tickets, $150, can be purchased at thepinkfund.kindful.com/?campaign=1035691. Later this fall, Striho is booked at the Cadieux Cafe in Detroit on Nov. 9 with the Orbitsuns. 

Melody Baetens 

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