winter magic campus martius 2013After the biggest snow and coldest winter ever in Detroit, well, I’m happy to just be writing!  And we’re honored to be nominated in the Detroit Music Awards this year.  The Award Nominations 2014 include:
Carolyn Striho –  Outstanding Folk Artist/Group
Carolyn Striho -   “Word Attack” – Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Recording
Carolyn Striho -   Outstanding Classical Composer
Carolyn Striho –  “Minuet” – Outstanding Classical Recording
Scott Dailey –      Guitar  Outstanding Acoustic/Folk Instrumentalist
Scott Dailey -       Guitar - Outstanding Country Instrumentalist
Scott Dailey -     “So Much Time to Burn” Outstanding Country Recording
Scott Dailey -      Outstanding Country Songwriter
I’ve also been selected as a finalist for the Detroit Music Awards, People’s Choice Award for the song “Word Attack,”   All you have to do it go to www.detroitmusicawards.com, click on Carolyn Striho “Word Attack” and download and vote.  It’s that easy and it only takes seconds.  People’s Choice Award powered by Opportunity Detroit  www.digitaldownloadaward.com  and www.detroitmusicawards.com.  And on another note, our violinist, Bonnie Kaye, has also been nominated for several Detroit Music Awards this year.

In the near future, we’re performing a short, new acoustic set at the Detroit Music Awards Acoustic Showcase Tuesday night, April 8th at 9:30 pm at Zumba Mexican Grille in Royal Oak, Michigan –the event runs from 6 pm to 11 pm – come on out to support local music and national music from Detroit with magnificent Mexican cuisine, drinks and music at  http://www.zumbagrille.com and www.detroitmusicawards.com

We are involved musically in several films – First, Friday night, March 28, 2014 – 8 pm – at the Carr Center in downtown Detroit’s Harmonie Park  -  German Filmmaker Claus Bredenbrock presents Detroit: Motor City Music Friday night, Mar 28, 2014 - The film features many loved Detroit legends including Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Mitch Ryder, Iggy Pop, MC5, Eminem to techno with Derrick May, rock and soul with Mayer Hawthorne and with us -Carolyn Striho Group on my song “Enchante”   Detroit: Motor City Music is featured at the Montreal Film Festival this year and has been shown in France and Germany.  Here is the trailer at http://www.a-o-buero.de/en/films/filme/datum/2013/07/16/detroit-michigan-motor-city-music/  and more info here at http://www.thecarrcenter.org/#!calendar

The second film, “Tough Luck: Stories from Detroit” features our music as the soundtrack, with an appearance in interviews by me (Carolyn)..and that film, based in Detroit, from a terrific Chicago filmmaker, Mary Sommers, will be out sometime in 2015.    In tour news, more shows are being added for our summer tour, coming up… These will be announced soon – several with the infamous Rio & The Rockabilly Revival, amen! http://www.reverbnation.com/rioandtherockabillyrevival
We pause for a moment to remember Scott “Rock Action” Asheton, rock and roll soldier, amazing drummer and friend…

carolyn

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