21st Annual Detroit Music Awards To Honor Suzi Quatro, The Pleasure Seekers, Saint Andrew’s Hall and Detroit Dog Rescue!Suzi Quatro, the Pleasure Seekers, Saint Andrew’s Hall and Detroit Dog Rescue will join metro area musicians in being honored at the 21st Annual Detro…it Music Awards, taking place Friday, April 27 at the Fillmore Detroit (2115 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201). Doors are at 6pm, and ages 18+ are welcome to attend.
Suzi Quatro and the Pleasure Seekers/Cradle will perform at the event, along with Black Milk, Amy Gore & Her Valentines with Gorvette, Ben Sharkey, Planet D Nonet, and Paulina Jayne. Tom Daldin, host of the Emmy Award-winning PBS program “Under the Radar Michigan”, will emcee. Other show highlights will include performance speed painter Dave Santia, and an autographed Kid Rock guitar raffle courtesy of Made In Detroit.Since 1992, The Detroit Music Awards Foundation (DMAF) has supported and recognized Detroit’s musical community across a variety of genres and styles. In keeping with their long-standing tradition of celebrating all genres of Detroit music, the DMAs will present over 70 awards across ten musical categories ranging from rock to rap, country to classical, folk to electronic.
The DMAs are similar to the Grammy Awards. Award winners are determined by local musicians and music industry professionals in southeast Michigan, and presented in ten music genres; Folk/Acoustic, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Country, Classical, Rock/Pop, R&B/Hip-Hop, Electronic and World. The DMAs are the only local music awards in the nation to be presented by a not-for -profit organization. Voting is accomplished entirely via the Internet. For a list of 2012 nominees and past winners, please visit www.detroitmusicawards.net .