C'mon out to Brooklyn's Bell House on November 7th for a grand day. Carrying on the tradition of Bloodshot CMJ and SXSW parties...but now for serious local music fans. Come early, eat, drink, and enjoy some great music.
Today, Richard M Daley announced he would not be seeking re-election in 2012. Thus, Bloodshot's head honcho, Rob Miller, officially announces his candidacy:
ROB MILLER'S MAYORAL PLATFORM
• Outlawing AND ENFORCING WITH EXTREME PREJUDICE the use of cells and texting while driving.
• No more statues of sports figures until they are offset by musical... Read more
Down here in the BS dungeon, the one thing we probably love just as music around here is food (we also consider beer a food, by the way). Our resident neo-folkie, Ben Weaver, entered an essay challenge to be included in Anthony Bourdain's book, "Medium Raw."
Feel free to read and vote for his essay "Kitchen Bestiary" HERE.
Check... Read more
Andre comes home to Detroit as part of the Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue and will perform "Bacon Fat."
Here's the skinny, and check out that powerhouse line up!
Detroit's native son, multiple Grammy winner and co-founder of Was (Not Was), Don Was, is your master of ceremonies for a series of performances by classic and contemporary Detroit acts. Was is a... Read more
If you find yourself wandering around between bands at the Pitchfork festival this weekend, stop by the CHIRP Record Fair. Bloodshot has a table of wares that'll be much cooler than all the weirdo energy drinks and henna tattoos and whatnot usually being offered.
We'll have music and merch--stuff you may even NEED to combat the likelihood of... Read more
Spirit in the Dark
Monday, July 12 at 8:00
Featuring Yo La Tengo, Yim Yames of My Morning Jacket, Lambchop, Marshall Allen and the Sun Ra Horns, and Exene Cervenka with headliners the Blind Boys of Alabama
That's some serious star power.
The Blind Boys invite a variety of artists from rock's most cutting edges to bring their lyrical expressions of... Read more