A city viewed through music: Detroit, Michigan, USA

Music has elevated some cities to the rank of legends. Some achieved it on the strength of its music scene, or the genre it gave birth to. Some others keep getting named dropped by songwriters, whether or not they originated there. One of these is Detroit in Michigan. Detroit has had many nicknames over the…

30 years of concerts

Exactly 30 years ago today, on March 12 1984, I saw my first rock concert. At the tender age of 12, I managed to convince my parents to take me to see KISS at the Colisée in Quebec City. I’d managed to convince my parents to take me the year before, on the Creatures of…