(WXYZ) - An artist from the upcoming Concert of Colors joined the 7 Action News This Morning team in studio on Saturday.
Mike Ellison is getting set to perform for the third time in the annual Detroit event.
The talented artist was born in Ethiopia, raised in Virginia, but currently lives in Detroit.
Ellison talked about the new album he's working on with multiple talented music members from the area.
The Concert of Colors kicks off tonight with a tune up event at 8:00pm. It will be at New Center Park on West Grand Boulevard.
The festival resumes on July 4th and runs through July 7th.
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