August 10th, 2022

Discover your new favorite artist on Wednesday August 10th at Corktown Sounds from 6-8 PM!

For more detailed information about each performer or band, visit the Events page, where you will also find a map of each stage location.

You can’t miss out!

Performers: Rainbow Room

Location: Ottava Via

Born of Unicorns in the gutter at the end of the rainbow, to spread joy and absurdity throughout the lands by way of their irreverent and goofy, yet catchy and endearing, songs about everything and nothing.

Performers: Police & Fire Drum & Pipe

Location: Gaelic League

The Metro Detroit Police and Fire Pipes and Drums honors police officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty by playing music at funeral services free of charge. The corps was founded in 2002 after the death of Hazel Park Police Officer Jessica Nagle-Wilson. Today, Metro Detroit Police and Fire Pipes and Drums pay tribute to and honor fallen officers and firefighters throughout Michigan upon the request of their families, law enforcement agencies, and fire departments.

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Performers: Kyle Mikolacjzyk & the Motor City Fury

Location: Motor City Wine

Kyle is an American-born Musician/Songwriter, raised in the suburbs of Detroit, MI. At the young age of 6, Kyle received a Red Stratocaster mini for Christmas, his interest in music developed greatly after that.

In 2013, the yearning for more musical knowledge led him to find many other acts to perform in & record with. His “open-minded” musical approach has found him in many genres ranging from, Blues, Metal, Psychedelic, Punk, Pop, Pop Punk, R&B, and Hip Hop. Mikolajczyk has proudly made himself known for promoting the following: Positivity, Rock N Roll & Blues Music, His Hometown (Detroit, MI), The Pursuit of Happiness.

Performers: Jenny Molina

Location: Bobcat Bonnie’s

Hello! My name is Jenny Molina and I’m a Detroit-based vocalist currently performing with 3 different bands. My music styles range from pop to Latin to country to rock! 

Performers: Kate Hinote Trio

Location: Brooklyn Street Local

The Kate Hinote Trio is a contemporary folk ensemble based out of the Detroit area, featuring Kate Hinote on vocals, Matthew Parmenter on violin, and David Johnson on acoustic guitar.  The Trio performs predominantly original material, while weaving in select retro and modern covers that showcase their unique sound and sensibilities.

Performers: Packin’ Heat

Location: PAL

Packin’ Heat is a professional 9-piece horn driven band covering the best dance music from Motown to the latest top charts. Michigan based, Packin Heat delivers fun and excitement at any event.

Performers: Perfect Storm

Location: 2000 Brooklyn

PERFECT STORM is a high-energy band from the metro Detroit area that consistently gets the party started

Performers: Switchblade Vengeance

Location: Nemo’s

SWITCHBLADE VENGEANCE is the sequel to Switchblade Justice! While we honor the loss of a guitarist.

Performers: LRAD

Location: Supergeil

LRAD describes their music as the haunts and harmonies of the souls innermost cacophony in other words, they write words, and make sounds, and then put em all together and “sing em real loud.”

Performers: McSpillin

Location: McShane’s

McSpillin has been on the Detroit music scene for over ten years playing a mix of Irish and folk music covering everything from traditional jigs, reels, and ballads to your favorite rebel and drinking songs. Members Jenny, Dan, Mike, Sean, and Joni sing in 4 part vocal harmonies accompanied by tenor banjo/mandolin, keys, bouzouki, guitar, and bass. If you love good craic, great music, tasty whiskey, and bad jokes, then McSpillin is the band for you!

Performers: Rich Willis & the Chillin Circuit

Location: Slow’s

Breakout keyboard artist Rich Willis has shared his musical talent locally and nationally, performing with various bands, singers, and theatrical productions over the last thirty-plus years. He is a prolific composer and gifted keyboardist, influenced by such greats as Joe Sample, Herbie Hancock, and Lyle Mays. His various compositions defy genre, but call to mind jazz, new age, classical, and gospel, to name a few. Currently, Richard is working on a number of musical ventures, including the production of a new CD, collaboration with other artists, writing soundtracks for movies, TV, and commercials as well as showcases of his original material.

Performers: J Michael & the Heavy Burden

Location: Cork & Gable

Metro Detroit/Ann Arbor, Michigan area 6 piece originals Indie band. Sounds are heavily steeped in Blues, Folk, Americana, Jam Rock, and acoustic/electric groove-swing-and the feel good vibes in-between.

Jeff Brach ~ Songwriter, Vocals, Rhythm Guitar, Banjo.

Shannon Lee ~ Vocal Harmonies, Percussion.

Andrew Pfeiffer ~ Lead Guitar.

David Roof ~ Keys

Chris Peters ~ Bass.

Christopher Georges ~ Drums, Percussion.

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