MC5 is Detroit. Just mention the band in a conversation and your going on about for the next 20 minutes on how they changed rock and roll and shaped the future of detroit music....
There are a few events coming up that will commemerate the 40th anniversary of MC5 and in particular the Kick Out The Jams album.
Out at The Crofoot Pontiac on Thursday October 30th there will be a massive party with over 17 detroit based bands of all genres hosted by John and Leni Sinclair - do not miss this show!
And then MCB favorite Wildcatting will be playing The Park Bar on Saturday November 1st 2008 where they will be re-creating the entire Kick Out The Jams records from start to finish with help from Duende! and Pinkeye of the Loco Gnosis tribe....
MCB is meeting up with Wildcatting this coming Wednesday at the studio to talk about the show and of course MC5 and Kick Out The Jams.
If you want to check the band this weekend - Wildcatting play a show at The Belmont in Hamtramck on Saturday night ...check them out here and this video from MCB
"MC5 IS DETROIT"
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