Detroit Electronic Music Community Comes Together For Flint
Mar 2016 07

Detroit Electronic Music Community Comes Together For Flint

Posted in Events, Features, Main

Detroit’s House and Techno community is coming together in an unprecedented show of solidarity to raise funds and provide water for the neighboring city of Flint, MI.

The event, aptly titled “Detroit House & Techno All Stars In Support of Flint: Something In The Water (Does Not Compute),” takes place this Friday at Detroit hotspot TV Lounge.

The lineup is stacked with some of Detroit’s (and electronic music’s) finest, including Moodymann, Minx, Detroit Techno Militia, D. Wynn, Kevin Reynolds and a host of other equally stunning artists. Famed poet Jessica Care Moore will perform and Kevin Saunderson, one of the originators of Techno will guest bartend(!). Detroit event producer and cultural ambassador Adriel Fantastique! serves as the host/mc for the night.

The amazing coalition of promoters, DJs and others (Minimal Detroit’s Terrence Dixon designed the flyer images) came together at the request of Buzz Goree (Submerge/Mixworks) who was moved to do something to support the people of Flint after seeing the news reports in… Berlin. For the past two years, the people have been effectively poisoned by lead leeching into the water supply. This happened under the supervision of a state-appointed “Emergency Manager,” which many in the state view as direct negligence by the state government.

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Proceeds from the event will go to the Flint Child Health and Development Fund (www.flintkids.org) and the purchase of bottled water. Presale tickets are available at https://www.wantickets.com/Events/201011/Something-In-The-Water-Does-Not-compute/

Event details:
Friday, March 11, 2016
8PM-2AM
TV Lounge
2548 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48201

Lineup (subject to change)
Main Room
1am Rick Wilhite b2b D Wynn
12am DJ Minx b2b Patrice Scott
11pm Moodymann w/Jessica Care Moore & Abdul Haqq
10pm 2 AMFM “Live”
9pm Sporeprint b2b Dru Ruiz
8pm Tim Baker b2b Andy Toth

Bar Room
1am Chuck Flask | Paxahau
12am Bruce Bailey b2b Phil Tha Mixx
11pm Mr. Joshooa b2b Rickers
10pm Earl McKinney b2b Mike Clark w/ Craig Huckaby
9pm Keith Worthy b2b Jesse James
8pm Shortround b2b Dwayne Jensen

Heated Tent
1am Detroit Techno Militia
12am Kevin Reynolds “Live”
11pm The Saunderson Brothers
10pm Stacey Hale b2b Marissa Guzman
9pm Nic Speed “Live”
8pm Aran Daniels b2b Mike Petrack

Celebrity Bartender: Kevin “KMS” Saunderson
Host: Adriel Fantastique!