Michigan Happenings 2018

Tue 10/16 8pm • edgefest 22: Tomeka Reid / Andrew Bishop / Peter Formanek / Jonathan Taylor • Encore Records, Ann Arbor • free

Tue 10/16 9pm • Hamtramck vampire film: ‘After the Blood Rush’ • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Wed 10/17 edgefest 22: Roscoe Mitchell with Detroit Friends, Guillermo Gregorio Trio • Kerrytown Concerthouse

Wed 10/17 8pm • Sun Ra Arkestra • El Club • $30 • all ages

Thu 10/18 edgefest 22: Harrison Bankhead Quartet, Fred Lonberg-Holm/Tomeka Reid/Kathryn Young Trio, Adam Shead’s Tradition Talks • Kerrytown Concerthouse (Ann Arbor)

Thu 10/18 1pm • Edgefest panel discussion: Tomeka Reid, Famadou Don Moye, Stephen Rush • East Quad Keene Theater (701 E. University, Ann Arbor) • free

Thu 10/18 6pm • artist talk: Mariah Garnett • Cranbrook Art Museum • free

Thu 10/18 8pm • Pete Donnelly Combo (Figgs, NRBQ), The Scrappers • Outer Limits Lounge • $8

Thu 10/18 9pm • Timmy’s Organism, Sugarcoats, Living Furniture, the Hand • Marble Bar

Fri 10/19 edgefest 22: Jaimie Branch Quartet, Jason Stein’s Hearts and Minds, Artifacts Trio, Kirsten Carey’s Uroboros Sextet • Kerrytown Concerthouse (Ann Arbor)

Fri 10/19 5pm • art opening: Ryan Standfest: This Must Not Be The Place You Thought It Would Be • Art Department Gallery, Wayne State University • free

Sat 10/20 edgefest 22: Dave Rempis/Joshua Abrams/Avreeayl Ra + Jim Baker, Tiger Trio, Myra Melford, Tim Haldeman Quartet, Joelle Leandre • Kerrytown Concerthouse (Ann Arbor)

Sat 10/20 8pm • edgefest 22: Art Ensemble of Chicago 50th Anniversary Project (15 person ensemble) • Bethlehem United Church of Christ, 423 S 4th Ave, Ann Arbor

Sat 10/20 8pm • Panicsville, Cotton Museum, Comme a la radio • Tympanum (Warren)

Sat 10/20 9pm • Kyle Hall, Jay Daniel, Turtle Bugg • Marble Bar • 21+

Sun 10/21 7pm • Public Image Ltd. • Majestic Theatre • $35/$40

Sun 10/21 7pm • acoustic sundays with Wiccans, Drinkard Sisters, Joey Hanania • Outer Limits Lounge • $5

Mon 10/22 Blood Blush, Primer, Milliken Chamber, DJ Fadeaway • Phoney Island

Mon 10/22 9pm • fire music mondays: Twin Talk, Michael Malis/Marcus Elliot’s Balance, James Cornish/David Hurley Shakuhachi Duo • Trixie’s

Tue 10/23 8pm • Empool, Devotional • Entropy Stereo (Redford)

Tue 10/23 8pm • Twin Talk, Molly Jones • Spread Art (5141 Rosa Parks, Detroit)

Tue 10/23 8pm • Wind Atlas, No Body, Something Cold DJs • Outer Limits Lounge • $7

Thu 10/25 8pm • detroit a go go day 1: Safiya Wylie, Pat Lewis, Kris Peterson, Carolyn Crawford, Kim Weston, Tobi Lark • Bert’s (2727 Russell St Detroit) • $35

Thu 10/25 8pm • Triangle Prjoect: Charlie Sutherland / Ingrid Racine / Josef Deas • Dolores Ypsi (6 South Washington, Ypsilanti)

Thu 10/25 9pm • Anna Burch, Fred Thomas, Common Holly • Blind Pig • $15 • 18+

Fri 10/26 7:30pm • Jonathan Richman with Tommy Larkins • Third Man Records Cass Corridor • $15/20 • 16+

Fri 10/26 8pm • DETROIT A go go day 2: Billy Davis, Willie Jones, Willie Kendrick, JJ Barnes, Carl Carlton, Melvin Davis, Spyder Turner • Bert’s (2727 Russell St Detroit) • $35

Fri 10/26 8pm • shadow puppetry: O Motherland! Shadow Narratives of Bangladesh • CMAP (2221 Carpenter, Detroit) • free

Fri 10/26 8pm • covenfest iv with Lurve It to Death (Alice Cooper tribute), Heartbreaker, Positive Approach, many more • Small’s • $10

Fri 10/26 9pm • UFO FACTORY REOPENING PARTY featuring "Special Guests," Deadbeat Beat, Double Winter • UFO Factory

Sat 10/27 7:30pm • dance performance: A Letter To My Nephew: Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company • Detroit Opera House • recommended for 14+

Sat 10/27 8pm • detroit a go go day 3: The Elgins, The Vandellas, The Dynamics, The Fantastic Four, The Debonairs, The Precisions, The Professionals and special guest Ruby Andrews • Bert’s (2727 Russell St Detroit) • $35

Sat 10/27 8pm • shadow puppetry: O Motherland! Shadow Narratives of Bangladesh • CMAP (2221 Carpenter, Detroit) • free

Sat 10/27 8pm • outer limits halloween: Wiccans, SLO, DJ Stabbed Greg • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Sat 10/27 8pm • Empool, Vexen, Devotional • Entropy Stereo (25908 W 6 Mile Rd, Redford) • $10

Sat 10/27 9pm • The Bang! dance party • Blind Pig (Ann Arbor) • $8/11 • 18+

Sat 10/27 9pm • NY NIGHT TRAIN SOUL CLAP and DANCE OFF with DJ Jonathan Toubin, Wolfman Band • UFO Factory

Sat 10/27 9pm • 3-D Invisibles, Devious Ones, Caveman & Bam Bam • PJ’s Lager House • $10

Sun 10/28 8pm • Mirah • Blind Pig

Sun 10/28 8pm • Porches, Girlpool, Palberta • El Club

Sun 10/28 8pm • detroit a go go day 4: The Tomangoes, The New Holidays, The Magictones, The Reflections, Ronnie McNeir, Tony Michaels • Bert’s (2727 Russell St Detroit) • $35

Mon 10/29 7pm • The Goon Sax, Quiltboy • Deluxx Fluxx

Mon 10/29 9pm • Prude Boys, Jenny & Jackie, Werewolf Jones • UFO Factory

Wed 10/31 4pm • scorpio rising II: Battery Acid, Sex Police, Aloe Lank Jerk, Pat Elkins, Knox Mitchell, many others • Ziggy’s and Dreamland Theater (Ypsilanti) • $7

Wed 10/31 9pm • record release and halloween celebration: Matthew Dear (live), Shigeto (DJ) • Blind Pig • $18

Thu 11/1 8pm • Shannon & the Clams, Dirty Fences • MOCAD • All ages

Thu 11/1 9pm • Craig Brown, John Salvage, Corey Weedon • UFO Factory

Fri 11/2 9pm • J. Walker & The Crossguards, Switchblade Vengeance, Dark Red, Stefanie Cox & The Blox • Ghost Light (Hamtramck)

Sat 11/3 8pm • Ty Segall (acoustic), William Tyler • MOCAD • $17

Sat 11/3 9pm • Moonwalks, Paint Thinner, Feelings • UFO Factory

Mon 11/5 8pm • Low • El Club

Tue 11/6 7pm • Captured Tracks 10 Anniversary Tour with Lina Tullgren, Wax Chattels, Drahla • Deluxx Fluxx • $10/$12

Tue 11/6 8pm • Roky Erickson • El Club

Wed 11/7 6pm • 50th Anniversary Celebration: Black Panthers Detroit Chapter • Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Wed 11/7 7:30pm • The Dodos, Palehound • Third Man Records Cass Corridor • $15

Wed 11/7 7:30pm • media city opening night: Carolee Schneeman + the films of VALIE EXPORT • Detroit Film Theatre • $5 (pay what you can)

Thu 11/8 8pm • David Nance Group • Third Man Records Cass Corridor

Fri 11/9 Tyvek, special guests • UFO Factory

Sat 11/10 5pm • art opening: Hindsight 2018: Betty Brownlee, A Retrospective • Annex Gallery (333 Midland Street, Highland Park)

Sat 11/10 8pm • Tunde Olaniran, Bevlove, asante, Ahya Simone • Detroit Christo Rey High School (5679 West Vernor) • $25

Thu 11/15 6pm • artist talk: Daniel Bozhkov • Cranbrook Art Museum • free

Thu 11/15 9pm • Drew Mcdowall, Hiro Kone, Nate Young, Something Cold DJs • UFO Factory • $12

Fri 11/23 10pm • ‘Gandahar’ vs. Botanical Fortress, Koltay • Make Art Work (1331 Holden, Detroit) • free

Fri 11/23 7pm • Echo and the Bunnymen • Fillmore Detroit • $29.50 and up

Fri 11/23 8pm • jettblast night one: Bantam Rooster, Ancient Language, Crystal Drive, Ultimate Ovation, Das, many more • PJ’s Lager House • $15

Fri 11/23 9pm • Black Psy Friday • Trixie’s • $5

Sat 11/24 8pm • jettblast night two: Rocket 455, Hysteric Narcotics, Idiot Kids, many more • PJ’s Lager House • $15

Mon 11/26 8pm • Cloud Nothings, The Courtneys • El Club

Fri 11/30 10pm • DVS1, Ectomorph, Scott Zacharias • “Secret Detroit Location”

Fri 11/30 11:30am • general lectures: Electronic Music Research in Michigan • Schaver Music Recital Hall, Wayne State University

Fri 11/30 7:30pm • Electronic Music Symposium • Schaver Music Recital Hall, Wayne State University

Fri 11/30 8pm • CAVE • PJ’s Lager House • $10/$12

Thu 12/6 8pm • Ryley Walker • El Club • $13/$15

Thu 12/13 8pm • Doug Hammond (Tribe Records) with John Dana, Rod Williams and Marcus Elliot • Trinosophes

Fri 12/14 7pm • Richard Thompson Electric Trio • Majestic Theatre • $35/$40

Wed 2/27 8pm • Julia Holter • El Club • $17/$20

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Recurring Events:

MON • Monday Is the New Monday DJ night w vegan food by Julian at Motor City Wine 7PM free

EVERY OTHER MON • Fire Music live jazz/improv/etc at Trixie's 9PM

TUES and THURS • Dennis Coffey performance at Northern Lights Lounge 8PM 21+ free

WED • Duality/Detroit (Ian Finkelstein & guests: live jazz, funk, electronic) at Motor City Wine 8PM $5

THRU 10/7 • Too Fast to Live, Too Young to Die: Punk Graphics, 1976 - 1986 at Cranbrook Art Museum

SAT • Efe Bes Drum Cipha at The Garage 7615 Oakland Ave Detroit 7-10pm Free