Posts Tagged ‘Michigan’

Square Roots RecordsSquare Roots Records opened its doors for the first time on Saturday, June 13 in Troy, OH! The maiden voyage of the Miami Valley’s newest music venue launched with a special inaugural concert and CD fundraiser for Scott Lee & The Whiskey River Boys, which also featured local favorites, Lost on Iddings!

A few weeks prior to the opening, my wife, Lisa, and I made a visit to see the proud owner, Brad Denson, at his cool, new venue, and Denson was kind enough to give Music Connection Dayton a sneak peek at the new 5300 sq. ft. facility!    His enthusiasm for the project was infectious, and during the tour, Denson shared his vision for the multi-purpose venue, where music is the emphasis and not just a sideline to a cool social gathering!

(more…)

High 5 Riot Road Trip to Michigan-Photo by Aaron Noble

Road Trip Photos by Aaron Noble

If you’re a sports fan in the state of Ohio, you’ve been pre-programmed to dislike that school to the north; the one they call Big Blue. Over the years there have been some unforgettable moments to fuel that rivalry, like those games between legendary coaches Woody Hayes and Bo Schembeckler back in the late 60’s & 70’s.

While my dislike for everything blue has kept me from visiting Michigan much in the past, I recently hitched a ride to the Wolverine State to witness first hand a classic match-up of north and south when Dayton’s High 5 Riot met up with Michigan’s own Red Stone Souls at the Bachelor One Ballroom in Keego Harbor, MI about 35 mile outside of Detroit. The journey was intense. The fun was 1st-class, and the people were legendary!

(more…)