Tag Archives: Detroit

Detroit for Dr. Phil

Dr. Phil is coming to Detroit….I don’t know if that’s a good thing. Well, at least it isn’t Maury. [via Detnews.com]

The ‘Idols’ are here

The American Idol contestants made it to Detroit today to film their mentoring segments for next week’s show. The Detroit Free Press reports Motown greats Berry Gordy Jr. and Smokey Robinson are there as well. American Idol will air on Wed. and Thursday next week (a day delay because of the Presidential Address). [via Freep]

Idol in Detroit

American Idol Logo

American Idol will reportedly be taping segments at the Motown Museum in Detroit tomorrow. The mentor segments are slated to run next week. The Detroit News reports it will be closed off to both the press, and the public. [via Detnews]

Legendary Detroit jazz club may be forced to close

The owner of a legendary Detroit jazz club says the downturn in the economy and a growing stack of bills could lead to the end of a nearly 75 year run. Baker’s Keyboard Lounge has entertained at the corner of 8 Mile and Livernois since 1934. But owner John Colbert says a number of factors are putting the club’s future in jeopardy, and he may be forced to sell. Baker’s has hosted a number of jazz greats over the years, including John Coltrane, Ella Fitzgerald and Dave Brubeck, among many others.

Lines for Leno

Fans reportedly showed up in droves to pick up tickets for Jay Leno’s free show coming up at the Palace of Auburn Hills. The Free Press is reporting the tickets were nearly gone by 11am this morning, and that Leno will be adding a second night. Jay said he’s doing the show for the unemployed in the state (that includes me!). [via Freep]