In a time when Detroit is going through some major problems and those issues seem to get bigger and sadder, a festival like Orion is a great addition for our city's culture and an awesome use of Belle Isle.
Bassnectar openly advocates for causes such as free press and true media, but on this night, there was nothing. He kept things simple. There was just enough simple communication with the San Francisco crowd to keep folks' attention and energy in the moment.
In light of Arizona's immigration bill, several musicians converged last month in boycotting the state for future performances. Yet, at the same time, other artists have taken a different -- albeit no less inspired -- approach.