This week on The Beat, David Nicholas gives a preview of Letters from Home -- coming to Oscoda on June 22, plus a tribute to Lorraine Gordon, owner of The Village Vanguard.

Sound discovery from ShadowpartyHannah Gill, & City Mouth. Looks back from Green Day & Depeche Mode. A nod to Pride and those lost in Orlando two years ago. #MiMusic on the way from BaggageMaddie Jackson MusicBrother ElseyThe Legal ImmigrantsIf Only, If OnlyJack M. Senff & Elroy Meltzer!

In the spring of 2014, Eric Abramovitz got the opportunity of a lifetime.

He just didn't know it.

Abramovitz was the victim of a deception that a Canadian judge called "despicable," as he granted Abramovitz $350,000 Canadian dollars (more than $260,000 U.S.) in damages.