Michigan Happenings 2019

Wed 5/22 8pm • OLL Trivia Night #4 with Greg Baise • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Thu 5/23 9pm • Drinkard Sisters • Cadieux Cafe

Fri 5/24 10pm • Snake Pit with Scott Zacharias, Bill Converse, Enrique (live), Sync Sapro (live), Nickolaus Typaldos (live), Mauri Menjivar, Nihal Ramchandani • Menjo’s Entertainment Complex (928 W McNichols Detroit) • $10 • 21+

Fri 5/24 10pm • Suck It with Fana (Live), Isabella DiBlassio, Izaak, Bill Spencer, Geoffrey LaRue • UFO Factory • $10

Fri 5/24 11pm • Music Gallery Nine • Artist Village Detroit • $20 / $10 with Detroit ID • 21+

Fri 5/24 5pm-9pm • ART OPENING & PERFORMANCE: Nomadic Objects exhibition opening with work by Eleanor Anderson, Rachel Ferber, Jessica Frelinghuyse, Angela Eastman, Margaret Hull, Shelly Mcmahon, Leslie Rogers, Jessica Tenbusch, Sarah Wondrack. Performance by The New Me • Oloman Next Door (next to Oloman Cafe, Hamtramck)

Fri 5/24 7pm • Hans-Joachim Roedelius and Tim Story • Toledo Museum of Art • $16

Sat 5/25 10pm • Tresor Detroit with Mark Ernestus, Regis + Veronica Vasicka, Claude Young, Daniel Bell, Orphx, Wata Igarashi, Marcellus Pittman, Unirhythm, Bill Converse • Tangent Gallery (715 E Milwaukee Detroit)

Sat 5/25 10pm • Egyptian Lover, Anthony Parasole, Rrose and more • Marble Bar

Sat 5/25 11pm • Detroit Love with Carl Craig, Seth Troxler, DJ Minx, DJ Dez Andres, Mirko Loko, Al Ester • Magic Stick

Sat 5/25 12pm-9pm • Michigan Flea & Sound Bazaar with Nate Young, C.R.Odette, Amanda R. Howland, Suckling, Evenings, XV, Red Feather, Isabelle Rew, Ruin, Gabi Losoncy, Vision Board, Skin of the Earth Cinema • Tympanum (4661 E 9 Mile Rd, Warren) • all ages

Sat 5/25 3pm-5pm • Anthony Shake Shakir meet and greet • Spectacles (230 E. Grand River, Detroit) • free • all ages

Sat 5/25 9pm • Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, Amy Gore, Duende! • UFO Factory

Sat 5/25 9pm • Top Ranking reggae night with selectors BHill, Ranking Gimp, Icky I • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Sun 5/26 11pm-12pm • No Way Back with BMG, Bryan Kasenic, Derek Plaslaiko, Erika, Eris Drew, Mike Servito, Patrick Russell, Mark van Hoen, Outer Space, Grant Aaron, Scott Zacharias • Tangent Gallery (715 E Milwaukee Detroit)

Sun 5/26 1pm-7pm • Slice Presents Techno Christmas By Day with Tammy Lakkis, Beige, Kesswa, Working Women, Stacye J, Kiernan Laveaux, Etta, GeminEye Tarot • Pizza Plex (4458 W Vernor Hwy Detroit) • $10-20 • all ages

Sun 5/26 4pm • performing arts communion: Emily Barry, Fred Thomas/Dominic Coppola/Kendall Babl Trio • St. Luke’s Episcopal Church (120 N. Huron St Ypsilanti)

Sun 5/26 7pm • Jonathan Taylor Quartet • Cliff Bell’s

Sun 5/26 8pm • Caveman and Bam Bam, Woolly Bushmen, The Q, Shadow Show DJs • Outer Limits Lounge

Sun 5/26 9pm • By Way of the Drum with Djallo Dkate, Craig Huckaby, Gabe Gonzilla • Trinosophes • $5 before 11pm • all ages

Mon 5/27 10pm-6am • Interdimensional Transmissions presents The Bunker with Wata Igarashi & Patrick Russell, Antenes & Erika, Mike Servito & Bryan Kasenic, Silent Servant & Carlos Souffront, Abby Echiverri & rrao • Tangent Gallery (715 E Milwaukee Detroit)

Mon 5/27 12pm-10pm • Lot Mass with Gene On Earth, Jason Kendig, Evan Baggs, Boo Lean • Tangent Gallery (715 E Milwaukee Detroit)

Mon 5/27 6pm • Film screening and panel discussion: Black To Techno documentary screening with director Jenn Nkiru, Imani Mixon, Stacey Hotwaxx Hale, Tracy Washington of Mahogani Music • Norwest Gallery (19556 Grand River, Detroit)

Mon 5/27 8pm • Urs Leimgruber, Jim Baker • Trinosophes

Wed 5/29 8pm • Olden Yolk, Sung Water, Kevin McKay + Isabella DiBlassio • Outer Limits Lounge

Thu 5/30 7pm • Lost in Sound with Balance (Michael Malis/Marcus Elliot) • Tangent Gallery (715 E Milwaukee Detroit)

Thu 5/30 7pm • together we sound: New Music Detroit, Akropolis String Quartet, Detroit Bureau of Sound, Kirsten Carey/Chris Sies Duo • Popps Packing (12138 St. Aubin, Hamtramck) • $10

Fri 5/31 8pm • Greg Ashley, Kelly Jean Caldwell Band, Dustin Jones • Outer Limits Lounge

Fri 5/31 8pm • Bodega, Gustaf, Deadbeat Beat • UFO Factory • $10

Sat 6/1 9pm • Habibi, Tiny Jag, Co-stars • UFO Factory

Mon 6/3 9pm • Simon Joyner, Flashpapr, Drinkard Sisters • UFO Factory

Wed 6/5 9pm • NOTS, Olivia Neutron-John, DJ Shells • UFO Factory

Thu 6/6 1pm • community discussion: The incinerator is closing, what does that mean for us? • Detroit Public Library Main Branch (Friends Conference Room Room, 2nd Floor)

Fri 6/7 6:45 pm • Matthew Smith Group • Detroit Film Theatre

Fri 6/7 7:30pm • film screening: Andy Warhol’s Chelsea Girls • Detroit Film Theatre

Fri 6/7 8pm • Johnny Ill, Shells, Book Lovers • Lo-Fi (Ann Arbor)

Mon 6/10 7pm • Anika, Sara Barron • Deluxx Fluxx • $10

Thu 6/13 7pm • lost in sound: Michael Malis/Marcus Elliot, Betsy Soukup/Chris Peters/Patrick Crouch • Tangent Gallery • $40 and up (includes food)

Fri 6/14 8pm • 3FT, DJ Greg Baise • Outer Limits Lounge

Fri 6/14 8pm • dont, Blue Jeans, Soviet Girls • Lo-Fi (Ann Arbor) • $5

Fri 6/14 9pm • Prude Boys, Milk Bath, Phased Out • UFO Factory

Sat 6/15 7pm • Caveman and Bam Bam, Milk Bath, Girl Fight • Lo-Fi Bar, Ann Arbor

Sat 6/15 9pm • Piffle, Crode, Shinies, Severous • The Old Miami • $5

Sun 6/16 8pm • David Nance Group (Omaha), Craig Brown Band, Long Hots (Philly), DJ Shells • Outer Limits Lounge • $8 • 18+

Tue 6/18 8pm • Duane, Son Step, Honeybabe, Kite Splash • Outer Limits Lounge

Wed 6/19 8pm • Indigenous Minds (Hamid Drake, Josh Abrams, Jason Adasiewicz) • Trinosophes

Thu 6/20 6pm • Parliament-Funkadelic • Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre (Sterling Heights)

Fri 6/21 Detroit river days: Smokey Robinson, many others • West Riverfront Park, Detroit • $5

Fri 6/21 9pm • Lithics (Portland/Kill Rock Stars), Jenny & Jackie, XV • UFO Factory

Sat 6/22 8pm • Robyn Hitchcock • The Ark, Ann Arbor • $20 and up

Sat 6/22 9pm • Viki Viktoria, Shells, Stallone the Reducer, Weirding Module • UFO Factory

Sun 6/23 6pm • Die Angel (Ilpo Vaisanen of Pan Sonic + Dirk Dresselhaus of Schneider TM), Xambuca, Princess Dragon Mom, Sam Hooker • UFO Factory • $15

Sun 6/23 8pm • Mark Morgan, Cube, Wade Kergan • Tympanum (4661 East Nine Mile, Warren)

Thu 6/27 8pm • Dressy Bessy, Potty Mouth, Colleen Green, Prude Boys DJs • Outer Limits Lounge • $12

Fri 6/28 8pm • Tim Buchanan, Loose Koozies, DJ Miles Haney • Outer Limits Lounge

Sat 6/29 8pm • Asumaya, Dr. Pete Larson, DJ Maxx Makau • Lo-Fi Bar, Ann Arbor

Sun 6/30 7pm • Built to Spill • St Andrews Hall • All ages

Mon 7/1 7pm • Grace Jones • Masonic Temple (Detroit)

Sat 7/6 Lucas Abela aka Justice Yeldham • TBD • $10

Sat 7/6 7pm • Stef Chura, French Vanilla, Johnny Ill • Deluxx Fluxx • $10

Mon 7/8 8pm • Bill Callahan • MOCAD

Tue 7/9 8pm • Tal National (Niger), Sessa (Brazil) • Trinosophes

Sat 7/13 7pm • Sebadoh, Eleanor Friedberger • The Shelter • $20

Sat 7/13 8pm • night one: Phil Ranelin’s 80th birthday show • Trinosophes

Sun 7/14 8pm • night two: Phil Ranelin’s 80th birthday show • Trinosophes

Wed 7/17 8pm • Michael Morley: Music for the Never Quartet • Trinosophes • $12 • all ages

Sun 7/21 8pm • Mountain Movers (New Haven CT), CJS, Shells, DJ Greg Baise • Outer Limits Lounge

Tue 7/23 8pm • Amyl and The Sniffers, Prude Boys • Outer Limits Lounge • $10

Sat 8/3 8pm • Bryan Ferry • Fox Theatre • $39.50 and up

Sat 8/31 4pm • city sculpture extravaganza: Universal Eyes, Ethan Daniel Davidson, Craig Brown Band, Drinkard Sisters, Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations • City Sculpture (955 West Alexandrine, Detroit) • free

Wed 9/11 8pm • Les Filles de Illighadad (Niger) • Trinosophes

Tue 9/24 7pm • Brian Wilson, The Zombies (original lineup performing Odessey & Oracle) • Masonic Temple (Detroit) • $35.50

Mon 9/30 8pm • Tinariwen • Crofoot Ballroom (Pontiac)

Thu 10/3 8pm • Stereolab • Royal Oak Music Theatre

Fri 10/4 8pm • Sarah Davachi • Trinosophes

Mon 10/28 7pm • Quintron and Miss Pussycat • Deluxx Fluxx • $12/$14

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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