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Leo Early Book Signing @ Briarwood “Art is in Market” 10-30

I’ll be signing copies of “The Grande Ballroom – Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace” Sunday October 30 From 1-4 P.M. at Briarwood Mall. “Art is in Market” is a very cool “Detroit-centric” shop with some great works by local artists and … Continue reading

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Leo Early Book Signing @ Twelve Oaks “Art is in Market” 10-23

I’ll be signing copies of “The Grande Ballroom – Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace” Sunday October 23 From 1-4 P.M. Art is in Market is a very cool “Detroit-centric” shop with some great works by local artists and creatives. Shop local! http://www.shoptwelveoaks.com/directory/art-is-in-market_north

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October 5, 2016 Grande Ballroom Inspection

On Wednesday October 5, 2016 a team of experts and students led by author Leo Early entered the Grande Ballroom. The purpose of the visit was to formally determine the viability of the property on behalf of its current owners, … Continue reading

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Author Leo Early At Detroit Sound Conservancy Conference Saturday Oct. 15

Leo Early at Detroit Sound Conservancy 3rd Annual Music Conference Sound scholars unite for two days / three events dedicated to Detroit’s musical legacies Detroit, MI: The Detroit Sound Conservancy (DSC), a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the … Continue reading

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Grande Ballroom 50th Anniversary – History Bus Tour w/Photos

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In remembrance of the 50th Anniversary of the Rock n Roll re-opening of the Grande Ballroom, author Leo Early led a group of 35 Grande fans on a music history tour of downriver and the west side of Detroit. On … Continue reading

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Leo Early on Ann Delisi’s Essential Music – WDET 9-24-16

Catch author Leo Early talking about “The Grande Ballroom Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace” on Ann Delisi’s Essential Music show, WDET FM 101.9 Detroit Saturday September 24 – 11 A.M. to 2 P.M. “Ann is one of Detroit’s most respected and knowledgeable music … Continue reading

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The Grande Ballroom – Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace

After 12 years of toil, dozens of interviews, countless library hours and plenty of travel,  I am pleased to finally announce the release of my book, “The Grande Ballroom – Detroit’s Rock n Roll Palace.” Much thanks to all the … Continue reading

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“A Night of Grande Love” March 22

“A Night of Grande Love” at NEW YORK NEW YORK INSIDE THE PREMIERE CENTER ON 23 MILE IN CHESTERFIELD. Hosted By 94.7 WCSX, Doug Podell & John Sinclair! Showing Tony D’Annunzio’s award winning film “Louder Then Love – The Grande … Continue reading

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Dick Wagner to record new live CD June 28

Grande guitar legend Dick Wagner will be recording live at Callahan’s Music Hall Auburn Hills, Michigan June 28. http://www.atcallahans.com/event/248295-dick-wagner-maestro-rock-auburn-hills/  

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John Sinclair at U of M Dearborn April 4.

Th original Grande Counter-Culture Svengali, John Sinclair is appearing at UM-Dearborn’s College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters (CASL) is sponsoring “Kick Out the Jams” on Thursday April 4. http://news.umd.umich.edu/2013/03/john-sinclair-to-kick-out-the-jams-april-4/  

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