Boudoir Noir (Flint) With an aesthetic steeped in the seedy sultriness of Prohibition-era speakeasies, Boudoir Noir are as theatrical as they are mesmerizing. Self-styled as “dark cabaret pop,” their anachronistic motifs are sensual and simmering, with lead singer Maria Rose serving as a chanteuse-like guide beckoning you into their burlesque domain. RareWolf (Detroit) Synth pop […]

During the day, you can take in the Michigan-bred bayou folk of Barbarossa Brothers at 3:30 p.m., free of charge at Electric Kitsch, 917 Washington Ave.   Barbarossa Brothers (Saginaw) Self-described as “Michigan-bred bayou folk,” this trio purveys a mix of hardscrabble blues, Appalachia folk, southern-fried soul, and rollicking alt. country. Throw in a dash […]

As all Hellions know, the best way to cap off a day of independent films is with a night of independent music. To that end, we give you the Hell’s Half Mile Friday Music Night on Sept. 23, featuring Norty, The Sunburns, Siamese, and The Erers. The night show is at the Empire Room Banquet […]

When it comes to the music side of the Hell’s Half Mile Film & Music Festival, it all builds to this. The Saturday, Sept. 24, event in the Historic Masonic Temple’s Blue Room is the grand poobah of HHM music events. This year’s lineup features The Satin Peaches, Queen Kwong, and Electric 6. For those […]