Pancho Villa’s Skull is a mariachi punk band from Pontiac headed by brothers Tino and Rolando Ybarra.
Dan Minard recently moved back to Detroit. Here we reflect on the difference between Nashville and Detroit music, taking care of yourself, speaking out, and much more. Check out http://thatdandyclassicmusichour.com/ for more Dan, and look for him around town!
This week, Jack Oats comes by and talks with Dave and Scott about his stage persona, van camaraderie, and a bit about gear. BandcampFacebook “Jack Oats (Justin Erion) writes indie americana folk rock with its own set of twists. Solo acoustic, one man band style looping to a full band set up. Jack Oats has […]
John Freeman plays with The Codgers and writes poetry. He joined the Dispatch and we discussed what ‘arrogate’ means, the natural wisdom of Doop, and Dillaha’s probable protest against what we think ‘arrogate’ means.
Bunky Hunt of Whistlepig Records invited the Dispatch to his studio to chat about all things Whistlepig! Joining Bunky and Scott are songwriters Lonnie Stump and Ryan Dillaha.
Tuesday July 16Songwriter Open Mic with Dave Toennies Ghost Light at 9pmm Signup at 8Wednesday July 17New Way Open Mic with Ryan Dillaha, signup 830Friday July 19Michigan Rattlers, Winnow, & Nick Juno at Mac’s Bar in Lansing, MI$15/$18 at the door in Lansing, MIVAZUM album release w/ Gold Crayon, VSTRS$5 – PJ’s Lager House in […]
The first weekly Billboard Show! The Dispatch will have a Billboard Show seperate from the interviews that is exclusively what’s what in Detroit Songwriting this week.
Paco Higdon and Tom Phillips join the Dispatch and talk about their time playing music on a cruise ship, pet pigs, arranging music for stage and studio. Paco and Tom are currently working on opening a recording studio in Roseville.
Darren Shelton is the proprietor of the Dispatch-Famous Ghost Light and Executive Director of Planet Ant. He joins us this week to talk about the talent in Detroit and how to manage a chaotic lifestyle when you love certainty.
An incredible night at Doop’s table in River Rouge. We talked music, but mostly the value of being good to each other. The night ends with passing a guitar around.GuestsDon DuprieAlison LewisDarren SheltonJim DiamondWally KravensKelly ‘The Assassin’ Corri