Category archives: Concert Reviews

  • Friday Night at the Blowout

  • The Ferndale contingent of Blowout marches on. Enough has been written about whether a more focused event held on one weekend in Hamtramck would have been better (it would have), but walking through Ferndale does allow ample opportunity to laugh at the club scene that seems to have sprung up there. The Library seemed to be the epicenter of the evening. Phantom Cats opened up—fucking amazing as [...]
  • Show Review: ICP @ The Emerald Theater

  • Last weekend, we sent MCR cub reporter Max Daley to cover The Wicked Carnival known as the Insane Clown Posse at The Emerald Theater. Max hits the skins in The Phantom Cats, a band whose music and shows are about as far removed from the juggalo subculture as you can get. Here is the account of Max's trial by fire: “What can I expect tonight? This is my first I.C.P. concert.” I asked Cindy and Lex[...]