The Awesome Mitten Attends Mo Pop Festival at Detroit Riverfront

Michigan is the Great Lakes State, but we’ve also got a lovely gem of a riverfront in downtown Detroit. The stages were set with the scenic bridge and Canadian coast in the view. Mo Pop Festival celebrates Michigan businesses, and internationally-known musicians. The Awesome Mitten contributor Sarah Spohn attended the festival, which took place the […]

24 Shops To Celebrate Record Store Day In Michigan

You’ve heard of Christmas in July, but April 22nd is practically the best holiday of the year for music lovers. Record Store Day celebrates the love of vinyl, independent record shops, and vibrant music communities all across the nation. This year claims to be even bigger and better. It’s the 10th anniversary of Record Store […]

Music, Art and Community Define Mo Pop Festival

Mo Pop Festival - The Awesome Mitten

The heat didn’t stop Detroit’s Riverfront Park from filling a couple weekends ago for the fourth annual Mo Pop Festival. Two stages rocked the river with artists like HAIM, M83, G-Eazy, and Matt and Kim performing at the event that expanded to two days and made Detroit its home last summer. The weekend offered far […]