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Dischord’s Ian MacKaye on touring as a family, building community, making the world a better place, and what he’s got in mind for Ypsilanti this Friday evening

I had the occasion this evening to speak with Ian MacKaye, the former frontman of Minor Threat and Fugazi, who will be visiting Ypsilanti this Friday evening to play an all-ages show at the Dreamland Theater alongside Amy Farina, in their heavy yet minimalist two-piece band

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Interview with Community Records founder Jesse Morgan

We’re fortunate in the Ypsi/Arbor community in that we have several great non-profits serving kids. To name just a few that are actively working in the area of creative expression, we’ve got 826 Michigan (creative writing), The Wild Swan Theater (theatrical performance), FLY Children’s Art Center (visual arts), and Community Records (musical performance). I believe, […]

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The long weekend of patriotic booger scraping…

Speaking of boogers, did anyone notice that a member of the punk-rock-for-kids band The Boogers left an angry note here on the site in response to someone who had implied, after seeing them play at the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, that the Ramones would not have approved?

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Patrick Elkins & the Rainbow Vomit Family Band sing to Ann Arborites about their yoga pants

I never really thought of Patrick Elkins & the Rainbow Vomit Family Band as a kids’ band, but there they were, playing the Ann Arbor Summer Festival today, on the same bill as The Boogers, so I guess it’s official. And I think that’s a good thing. As far as I can tell, there’s a […]

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