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  • February 19, 2017
    WXYZ
    In Transit Detroit starting off 2017 with a Latin Dance Party on February 23rd

    After a successful first year of shows highlighting Detroit’s best ethnic talent, Sean Blackman’s In Transit Detroit is starting off 2017 with a Latin Dance Party on Thursday, February 23rd.

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  • December 28, 2016
    Metrotimes
    The best music from in and around Detroit in 2016

    May 26, Sean Blackman's 'In Transit' @ The Garden Theater

    In 2010 Detroit guitarist, Sean Blackman staged  In Transit , a multi-cultural blending of international musicians, ethnic dancers, and Detroit jazz masters to a sold out audience at Orchestra Hall. That concert reunited the collaborators featured on Blackman's  In Transit  (Complex Records, 2009), and established a format that continues today as  In Transit Detroit , a monthly concert series at the Garden Theater. Each  In Transit Detroit  arrives at a different musical destination, and the May 26 edition,  A Night in Paris , is my favorite concert of 2016.

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  • October 26, 2016
    Detroit Free Press
    Brian McCollum's Big Gigs

    A full list of upcoming shows follows Brian McCollum's highlights below:

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  • October 25, 2016
    WXYZ
  • October 01, 2016
    Hour Detroit
    All the Word's On Stage

    Sean Blackman can remember clutching his guitar before he went to bed and waking up in the morning with it still wrapped tightly in his arms. 

    “I got a guitar for my 12th birthday, and I haven’t put it down since,” Blackman says. “It’s one of those things that I knew, in the moment, that this is my favorite thing in the world.”

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