Detroit Music Awards Rock Out for 27th Annual Ceremony

May 5, 2018 | Creative Destinations

Last night the Fillmore Theater set the stage once more for the 27th annual Detroit Music Awards. Local musicians and their supporters were treated to energetic, live performances from up-and-coming artists to industry professionals alike. The ceremony also paid tribute to artists Melvin Davis, Allee Willis, and the original members of rock band ‘Sponge’ by awarding them the ‘Distinguished Achievement Award.’ Even for those not apart of the music community, the DMAs provided a great place to network and have a good time.

Attendees wait for entry into the DMAs. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

The DMAs gave us a chance to meet members from community organizations and artists such as Mariana Risquez, who was on hand as a nominee for ‘Outstanding World Vocalist’. We also had a chance to stop and chat with our multi-talented ‘Music Choice of the Month’ Chrissii Key!

Mariana Risquéz poses for a photo at the DMAs. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

Chrissii Key (middle) and friends stopped to chat with us during the festivities. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

Last night’s awards was packed with attendees who are keen on fashion and not afraid to use it for creative expression. A range of attire from beautiful ball gowns, graphic tees, and custom-made outfits could be seen during a quick glance of the room.

‘Critical Bill’ looking fly at the DMAs. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

Josie Pace sporting a beautiful ensemble at last nights awards. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

Allee Willis stops for a quick photo on her way to the main stage. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

A custom LED outfit. (Photo: The Creative Armory)

The DMAs contained the right combination of fun, music, and fashion, which made it the perfect spot to rock out on a Friday night. More photos from the event can be seen in the gallery below!

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