Michigan Happenings 2018

Thu 8/16 7pm • Clearance, Feelings, Career Club • Deluxx Fluxx • free

Thu 8/16 8pm • Cheick Hamala Djabate (Mali) • Trinosophes • all ages

Thu 8/16 8PM • Joan of Arc, Fred Thomas • El Club • $10 • all ages

Thu 8/16 8pm • Kinsmen and Strangers, Formations • Spread Art (5141 Rosa Parks, Detroit)

Fri 8/17 10pm • Eastern Spiral, Lynn Avery, ORM-D, Circument, Wet Dog, Ariel Sports, Prismviews • Leland City Club • $10

Fri 8/17 10pm • Body Worx w Scott Zacharias • Temple Bar

Fri 8/17 12 noon • motor city muscle day one: Detroit Cobras, Belinda Carlisle, Death, Apetechnology, Nate Young and Alivia Zivich, Dune Tuner, many others • Hart Plaza • free

Fri 8/17 6pm • Hello Happy Hour with GeminEye Tarot • Hello Records • free • all ages

Fri 8/17 7:30 pm • Algebra Mothers LP release with Keep On Trash DJs • Third Man Records • $7 • all ages

Fri 8/17 8pm • Datenight US, The Resource Network • Outer Limits Lounge

Sat 8/18 12 noon • motor city muscle day two: The Gories, Matthew Smith Group, Ace Frehley, Wiccans, Dykehouse, Cotton Museum, many others • Hart Plaza • free

Sat 8/18 3pm • art opening Surfing With Tim: The Psychedelic Outsider Art Of Tim Botton • Grey Area (4200 W Vernor Hwy, Detroit) • free • all ages

Sat 8/18 6pm • wearable scultpure gala: Onyx Ashanti, vnsswolfchild, DJ Habibti, Ariel Sports, many more • Baltimore Gallery • $10

Sat 8/18 8pm • Nique Love Rhodes and The NLR Experience, tact, Deekah • Trumbullplex • $6-$10

Sat 8/18 8pm • benefit for scruff with Greg Cartwright, Cairo Jag, secret guests and more • Outer Limits Lounge • $25 suggested donation

Sat 8/18 8pm • Tanager, Human Skull, Sonny Falls • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti

Sat 8/18 9pm • Back to School School Supplies Fundraiser w DJs Beige, Davidson, & Downey • Temple Bar • 21+

Sun 8/19 12 noon • Motor city muscle day three: Windy and Carl, Scott Morgan, Danny Kroha, DAS, Chatoyant, many others • Hart Plaza • free

Sun 8/19 7:15pm • 24th annual noise camp Princess Dragon-Mom • Hart Plaza Underground Stage • Free • all ages

Sun 8/19 7pm • Beach House, Papercuts • Royal Oak Music Theatre

Mon 8/20 8pm • Retribution Body, Piffle, Steven Curtin • Light Box • $10 suggested

Tue 8/21 7pm • Gardener of Stars, an opera by Carla Harryman with John Raskin, Tania Chen, cris cheek • Light Box

Tue 8/21 8pm • Snakes and Sparklers, Impuritan, Visions • Outer Limits Lounge

Wed 8/22 7pm • Gardener of Stars, an opera by Carla Harryman with John Raskin, Tania Chen, cris cheek • Light Box

Wed 8/22 7pm • poetry performance Nandi Comer & Dina Paulson-Mcewen • Room Project (6513 Woodward Ave, Detroit)

Thu 8/23 7:30pm • Gardener of Stars, an opera by Carla Harryman with John Raskin, Tania Chen, cris cheek • Light Box

Thu 8/23 8pm • The Imaginatron, Mori Mente, William Z Villian • Trixie’s

Thu 8/23 9pm • record release show: Jenny & Jackie, with DJ Whodat, 2000Blue, Career Club, DJ Ladylike • Outer Limits Lounge • $5 • 18+

Fri 8/24 6pm • day one: Trumbullplex 25th Anniversary Party • Trumbullplex

Fri 8/24 8pm • Deadbeat Beat 7" release with Kickstand Band and Dream Version (Chicago) • Outer Limits Lounge

Fri 8/24 8pm • ep release show: True Blue, Gala Delicious, Dear Darkness, Girl Fight • Ghost Light Hamtramck • $7/$10

Fri 8/24 8pm • Tania Chen and Jon Raskin • Trinosophes

Sat 8/25 5pm • city sculpture party in the park: Botanical Fortress, Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations, Danny Kroha, Drinkard Sisters, Ethan Daniel Davidson • City Sculpture (933 W. Alexandrine) • free

Sat 8/25 6pm • day two: Trumbullplex Anniversary Party • Trumbullplex

Sat 8/25 8pm • Dance performanCe Amy Cova, Marly Spieser-Schneider, Wasabi Dream • Room Project (6513 Woodward, Detroit) • $10/$15 • All ages

Sat 8/25 9pm • Carl Craig, Derrick May, Kyle Hall, Luke Hess, Rick Wilhite and DJ Dez Andres • TV Lounge • $20 • 21+

Sat 8/25 9pm • Priest Potion, Minihorse • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti) • all ages

Sun 8/26 7pm • Porest, Lime Rickey International, Devotional • Entropy Stereo (25908 W 6 Mile, Redford) • $10

Mon 8/27 8pm • The Molochs, Smokescreens, the Q • Outer Limits Lounge • $8

Tue 8/28 8pm • David Liebe Hart, Chip the Black Boy, Whatever Your Heart Desires, Paco Higdon Band, The Imaginatron • PJ’s Lager House • $10/$12

Thu 8/30 8pm • Slim Cessna’s Auto Club, Kid Congo & The Pink Monkey Birds, Duende! • PJ’s Lager House

Fri 8/31 10pm • Roots that talk: Julion De’Angelo & Thomas Xu • Baltimore Gallery • $5

Fri 8/31 8pm • The Vizitors • Trinosophes

Sat 9/1 13th Annual Dabls MBAD African Bead Museum Festival • Dabls MBAD African Bead Museum

Sun 9/2 1pm-8:20pm • cultivation 4: Biga Bite, Cultural Fog, David Shettler, Dominic Coppola, Invite The Infinite, Kathy Leisen, Utica, & Interludes by Sounds Of The Dawn • Outer Limits Backyard

Mon 9/3 U.S. Girls • El Club patio

Mon 9/3 7pm • Grasses, the Light Switches, Shells • 2023 Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti 48197 • $5-10 suggested donation

Mon 9/3 8pm • Sumac, Dalek, Infernal Coil • El Club • $15

Fri 9/7 8pm • Jimbo Easter presents ... • Trinosophes

Fri 9/7 9pm • Omar S • Marble Bar

Sat 9/8 Adult., U. Eye, Boy Harsher, FlucT, Violent Ramp, John “Jammin” Collins, Zola Jesus, Prism Views • Coleman A. Young Municipal Airport, Detroit • $15-$20

Sat 9/8 9pm • Return of DENIM! A Queer Night at Outer Limits with DJs Brother Jean, Uno Mas & Ladylike • Outer Limits • free • 18+

Tue 9/11 8PM • Quintron & Miss Pussycat, Gang Gang Dance, Deakin • El Club • $15 • all ages

Thu 9/13 7pm • Liz Phair • Majestic Theatre • $25/30 • all ages

Thu 9/13 7pm • dance performance JIT Exchange (A synthesis of Zimbabwean jiti, Detroit ghetto tech, jit dance, jazz and funk) • UMMA University of Michigan Museum of Art (Ann Arbor) • free • all ages

Fri 9/14 7PM • The Jesus Lizard • St. Andrew’s Hall

Fri 9/14 7pm • Beyond Rebellious Ensemble • Detroit Institute of Arts

Fri 9/14 7pm • Yo La Tengo • Majestic Theatre • $20/$25

Fri 9/14 8pm • Karuna (Hamid Drake, Adam Rudolph, Ralph Buzzy Jones) • Trinosophes

Sat 9/15 7:30pm • Joshua Hedley, Cale Tyson • Third Man Records Cass Corridor • $12/$15

Thu 9/20 8pm • record release show: Betsy Soukup • Trinosophes

Sat 9/22 4pm-3am • marble bar 3 year anniversary DāM-FunK, Sadar Bahar, Ge-ology, Norm Talley , DJ Dez Andres, DJ Beige, Nicole Misha • Marble Bar • $20 • 21+

Fri 9/28 7PM • Deerhunter, Protomartyr, His Name Is Alive • MOCAD (outside) • all ages

Wed 10/3 8pm • Charalambides • Trinosophes

Thu 10/4 7:30pm • The Revolution • Majestic Theatre • $40/45 • All ages

Sat 10/6 6:30pm & 8pm • Harold Budd performance (8pm) and artist talk (6:30pm) • Toledo Museum of Art • $15 members / $35 non-members • all ages

Mon 10/8 8pm • Calvin Johnson, Cause for Concern (Shells + Fred Thomas) • Trinosophes • all ages

Fri 10/12 8pm • Kuzu (Dave Rempis, Tashi Dorji, & Tyler Damon) • Trinosophes • all ages

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, Kirsten Carey’s Uroboros Sextet • Kerrytown Concerthouse (Ann Arbor)

Fri 10/19 edgefest 22: Jaimie Branch Quartet, Jason Stein’s Hearts and Minds, Artifacts Trio, Adam Shead’s Tradition Talks • Kerrytown Concerthouse (Ann Arbor)

Sat 10/20 edgefest 22: Art Ensemble of Chicago 50th Anniversary Project, Dave Rempis/Joshua Abrams/Avreeayl Ra + Jim Baker, Tiger Trio, Myra Melford • Kerrytown Concerthouse & St Andrew’s Episcopal Church (Ann Arbor)

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

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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