Michigan Happenings 2022

Thu 6/30 10am-5pm • petition signing Reproductive Freedom For All Petition Signing (petition to get a ballot proposal on the November 2022 ballot that would add an amendment to the Michigan constitution protecting the right to abortion) • ACLU office (2966 Woodward Ave Detroit)

Thu 6/30 8pm • Tropicalia with DJs Dez and David A-P (Thursday nights thru July/August) • Motor City Wine • 21+

Fri 7/1 5-7pm • DJ Deon Jamar • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Sculpture Garden • free

Fri 7/1 5pm • Ingrid Racine • Ann Arbor Summer Festival Top of the Park (in front of Rackham Auditorium) • free • all ages

Fri 7/1 7:30pm • Two-Night Super Double Bill: Doug Hammond Solo Griot performance with guests, Rod Williams Ensemble • Trinosophes

Fri 7/1 8pm • Deadbeat Beat, Day Residue, Eck! • Outer Limits Lounge

Fri 7/1 8pm-2am • allied media conference: detroit comes out at night Bearcat (Discwoman), Blackmoonchild, Auntie Chanel, Kesswa, Sabetye • MOCAD

Fri 7/1 9-11pm • Sheefy McFly with the Urban Art Orchestra • Detroit Symphony Orchestra Cube

Sat 7/2 10pm • Athletic Mic League • Ann Arbor Summer Festival Top of the Park (in front of Rackham Auditorium) • free • all ages

Sat 7/2 2pm-2am • spot lite anniversary session Kyle Hall, Don Q, Monica Blaire, Blaaqgold, Ro Spit, Donna Gardner, TYLR, Residents DJ Dez & DJ Skeez, and special guests • Spot Lite

Sat 7/2 6pm-2am • queer fam fund fundraiser Father Dukes, Formosa, John Collins, Joshua Orange, TYLR, Turtle Bugg, Whodat • TV Lounge

Sat 7/2 7:30pm • Two-Night Super Double Bill: Doug Hammond Solo Griot performance with guests, Rod Williams Ensemble • Trinosophes

Sat 7/2 8pm • Leafar Village • Motor City Wine • $5 • 21+

Sat 7/2 9pm-2am • allied media conference detroit comes out at night Serpentwithfeet, Supercoolwicked, Vespre, AK, Amorphous • MOCAD

Wed 7/6 9pm • Air People, Ok Cowgirl (NYC), Co*Stars • UFO Factory

Fri 7/8 10pm-2am • Reggae Dance Party with DJs Nate Frick & Jah Sunny • Elks Lodge (220 Sunset, Ann Arbor) • 21+

Fri 7/8 8pm • Scissor Now record release with Mazinga and The Wastelanders • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti) • all ages

Sat 7/9 2pm • OX-BOW SUMMER BENEFIT CONCERT: Bonnie ‘Prince’ Billy, Joan Shelley, Bitchin Bajas perform 'Switched on Ra,' Marisa Anderson, Damon Locks and Rob Mazurek, Rosali, Bill Mackay, Corbett vs. Dempsey DJ set • Ox-Bow Meadow, Saugatuck • $100 • all ages

Sat 7/9 7pm • art opening Niagara art show with DJs Danny Kroha and Alright • Edo Ramen Gallery (4313 W 13 Mile, Royal Oak)

Tue 7/12 8pm • Toeheads, Bashford, Long Stairs • PJ’s Lager House • 21+

Wed 7/13 7:30pm • Kombilesa (Colombia) • Trinosophes • all ages

Thu 7/14 7-11pm • Djallo Djakate’s Inner Ear, Julion De Angelo • Spread Art Backyard (formerly CAID, 5141 Rosa Parks, Detroit) • $10 • all ages, outside

Fri 7/15 7:30 pm • William Hooker • Trinosophes • all ages

Fri 7/15 8pm • George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic • Sound Board at Motor City Casino • $48-60 • 21+

Sat 7/16 3pm • other tones concert series Kirsten Carey (Detroit), Ishmael Ali (Chicago), Jon Anderson (Detroit), Zekkereya El-magharbel (NYC/Detroit) • St. Anthony Ecumenical Catholic Cathedral (5247 Sheridan, Detroit) • $10 GA $20 reserved seating • All ages. Proof of vaccination or 72-hour negative PCR test required.

Sat 7/16 7:30pm • William Hooker • Trinosophes • all ages

Sat 7/23 5pm • concert of colors Marion Hayden Presents Eternal Spirit: The Music of Alice Coltrane featuring Brandee Younger • Detroit Film Theatre • Free with registration at dia.org

Sat 7/23 7:30pm • Jimbo Easter presents the works of Jim Milross • Trinosophes • all ages

Sat 7/23 7pm • Bikini Kill, XV, CB Radio Gorgeous • Royal Oak Music Theater • All ages

Sun 7/24 2:30pm • concert of colors: Flowers of Medina (6 Arab Muslim women who perform Sufi music based in Koranic verses) • North Lawn @ Detroit Institute of Arts Museum • free • all ages

Sun 7/24 5pm • concert of colors Amp Fiddler Featuring Urban Art Orchestra • Detroit Film Theatre • free with registration at dia.org

Sun 7/24 9pm • concert of colors Burnt Sugar the Arkestra Chamber conducted by Vernon Reid (Living Colour) • North Lawn @ Detroit Institute of Arts Museum • free • all ages

Sat 7/30 7:30pm • The Blackman Revue • Trinosophes • all ages

Sun 7/31 7pm • Dr Pete Larson, Shells • Lonik’s Barn 11300 Island Lake Rd, Dexter • All ages

Tue 8/2 8pm • Hell Dollars, Milk Bath, Wailin Storms • PJ’s Lager House • $10 • 21+

Sat 8/6 8pm • Leafar Village • Motor City Wine • $5 • 21+

Sun 8/14 8pm • Josef Deas • Old Miami

Sat 8/20 8pm • Cameo, SOS Band, Midnight Star, Mary Jane Girls • Aretha Franklin Ampitheatre • $40

Tue 8/23 7:30pm • Jessica Moss and Ka Baird • Trinosophes • all ages

Sat 8/27 Dr. Pete Larson and more at Fuzz Fest • Blind Pig, Ann Arbor

Wed 8/31 7:30pm • Kamasi Washington • Aretha Franklin Amphitheatre • $15-50

Mon 9/5 8pm • ESG at the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival • Intersection of Joseph Campau and Caniff • Free • All ages

Sun 9/11 6-8pm • activation: People’s percussion session part 3 Craig Huckaby • MOCAD • Free • All Ages

Sun 9/11 7pm • Dinosaur Jr, Ryley Walker • Majestic Theatre • $30 • all ages

Sat 9/17 7pm • Battle Trance • Trinosophes • all ages

Wed 9/28 7:30pm • Les Filles de Illighadad • Trinosophes • all ages

Fri 9/30 8pm • Stereolab • Majestic Theatre • $40 • all ages

Wed 10/12 Idle Ray, Partner Look (Australia) • Outer Limits Lounge • 21+

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