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Dancing in the Seats at Bert’s Warehouse: Martha Reeves Turns 75
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Her storied career is legendary. She worked through the ranks at Motown Records from receptionist to office manager to back up singer for Marvin Gaye, to the labels top performing act, Martha and the Vandellas. On Monday, July 18, the legendary singer turns 75 years old and there is a big party at Bert’s Warehouse that night in her honor. It ‘s a 60’s – themed party and the joint will be packed with area musicians, celebrities and dignitaries. It...

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Sunday, 17 July 2016
DETROIT BLUES SOCIETY CROWNS A NEW QUEEN OF DETROIT BLUES
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A new Queen of Detroit Blues was crowned this past summer and her name is Thornetta Davis.  Thornetta has been singing Blues since she was kid and has performed with such musical greats as Gladys Knight, Etta James and Bonnie Raitt.  She sang backup on Bob Seger’s 1991 album The Fire Inside, and Kid Rock’s albums Devil Without a Cause (1998) and Kid Rock (2003).  She also sang on the former Detroit Blues Queen Alberta Adams’ 2008 album Detroit Is My Home, so...

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Wednesday, 13 January 2016
AMUKA RETURNS HOME: Sheila Brody would go on to attain international stardom as a house music artist known as AMUKA.
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Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Sheila Brody was discovered by none other than The Godfather of Funk, himself -George Clinton – while sitting on the front steps of United Sound Studios. She would become the lead singer of The Brides of Funkenstein and would go on to record Never Buy Texas From a Cowboy – named one of the 50 coolest albums of all time by Rolling Stone Magazine in 2001. Since then she has worked with such musical...

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Thursday, 31 December 2015
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