Grapevine: Tribute concert set for musician Kyle Pavone at Fillmore
Tribute concert set for musician Kyle Pavone at Fillmore
A tribute concert and fundraiser for metalcore singer Kyle Pavone is set for Oct. 28 at the Fillmore Detroit. Pavone, who died earlier this year at age 28, was the lead singer for nationally-known Troy band We Came As Romans. The remaining members of the group recently announced that Pavone’s cause of death was accidental overdose and launched the Kyle Pavone Foundation. We Came As Romans, who will continue as a band, will perform along with special guests. Tickets, $15, are on sale now via Live Nation and Ticketmaster. Doors open at 6 p.m. and all ages are welcome.
New Raconteurs album set for 2019
Jack White is getting back together with Brendan Benson, Jack Lawrence and Patrick Keller for another Raconteurs album next year. The news was announced as part of the details of the latest Vault package, a subscription service from Third Man Records. The latest Vault treat includes a 10-year anniversary special edition of the band's album "Consolers of the Lonely" on copper foil metallic vinyl, plus two new songs from the band that will be part of the 2019 album.
Bill and Hillary Clinton book Fox Theatre event
The Billary show is coming to Detroit. Former President Bill Clinton and former first lady, U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton will speak at Detroit's Fox Theatre on April 12 as part of the pair's 13-city North American tour, promoters announced on Monday. Billed as “An Evening with President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton," the show will see them sharing stories from their lives and political experiences. Tickets for the Fox Theatre show start at $99.50 and go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday via Ticketmaster. The Clintons last visited Detroit in August to attend the funeral of Aretha Franklin. The trek follows another upcoming tour from a prominent political figure, this fall's Michelle Obama arena outing, which hits Little Caesars Arena on Dec. 11.
Chris Cornell statue unveiled at Seattle museum
A statue and tribute to late rocker Chris Cornell was placed at the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle on Sunday. His wife, Vicky Cornell, and the couple’s children were on hand for the public unveiling, which was followed by a screening of a Soundgarden performance at the Wiltern theater. Sculpted by artist Nick Marra, the life-size bronze statue was commissioned by Vicky Cornell, who donated it to the museum. Members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam were also in attendance. Cornell died by suicide at age 52 in May 2017 at the MGM Grand Detroit after a concert at the Fox Theatre.
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