Micah Cotner

Articles (10 total)

Empty Mug Records Student Org Hosts Showcase at The Blind Pig in Ann Arbor

On Thursday, Jan 11, Empty Mug Records hosted their first showcase of 2018 at the Blind Pig in downtown Ann Arbor.  Empty Mug, a University of Michigan student run organization, hosts a showcase once a month around the downtown Ann Arbor area, and looks to host a variety of artists from the Southeast Michigan area. Thursday night’s showcase was no exception, featuring Ann Arbor’s Lily Talmers and Been Stellar, and Ypsilanti locals Ness Lake and Normal Park. 

The Pike Room Hosts Daisys, The Reckless Scamps, Former Critics, and Pancho Villa's Skull

On Saturday, Jan. 6, Detroit area punks, Daisys, bid farewell to their Southeast Michigan family at the Pike Room, calling it quits for the time-being. Daisys have been performing non-stop since releasing their full length “Guest Room” in May of 2016, but on New Years Eve of 2017, they announced on their Facebook page that this show would be the last show on the east side of the state.

Ypsi Thrash-punk band Solitary Subversion Soon to Release EP "Document"

For many musicians, “making it” means sold out crowds in arenas all over the country. Ypsilanti thrash-punks, Solitary Subversion, see it differently and have created their debut EP “Document” outside of these expectations. They are seeking success in basements and self run music spaces. 

Sorrowfest comes to Ypsilanti for its third year

Since its inception, live music, especially rock music, has been about one thing: the artists and performers. That tide has been changing, however, and there has been an influx of performers and artists striving to make good on their platform, and use shows and albums to donate to charity.