Posts Tagged: disco

In Memoriam: Morris Mitchell – A True Disco Original

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An observance by Carleton Gholz with a libation from Jahra McKinney Morris Mitchell, a musician, DJ, and promoter, as well a founding member of party production crew True Disco Productions and a pioneer of Detroit’s Black LGBT dance music scene, died on April 5, 2023. He was seventy years old.  Mitchell began his public musical […]

Live 6 Sound: The Chessmate

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Live6 Detroit and Detroit Sound Conservancy partnered on a resident engagement and placekeeping program series centered around music. The Chessmate, at the corner of Livernois and 6, has a history of late night concerts, cutting-edge acts, and legendary troubadours, as well as nights of joy and pain, from high school students watching James Cotton play […]

Dance Detroit at Allied Media Conference

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Detroit Sound Conservancy is proud to present the “Dance Detroit Record Pool Reunion” at this year’s Allied Media Conference. The event will be held June 20th at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) in Detroit as part of AMC’s “Dance Dance (R)Evolution” night. The event is free for conference participants or $15 at the door […]