Michigan Happenings 2020

Tue 2/18 10pm • Tears (DJ night) with guests Chances With Wolves, CBass • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Tue 2/18 7pm • OLL Trivia: anniversary + Caitlin Drinkard on Jeopardy! viewing party, hosted by Greg Baise • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Tue 2/18 8pm • Jonah Parzan Johnson • Trinosophes

Wed 2/19 8pm • Kevin McKay, Goodyhead, Idle Ray, Pristine • UFO Factory

Thu 2/20 8pm • Fascist Daddy, Isaac Levine’s Garage Band, Klayton Coleslawson Band • PJ’s Lager House

Fri 2/21 10pm • impulse roots: Carlos Souffront, Supreme Kai, Sabre • Club Above, Ann Arbor • $10 ($5 students)

Fri 2/21 8pm • Contemporary Directions Ensemble plays David Lang • University of Michigan School of Music Hankinson Rehearsal Hall (1100 Baits Drive, Ann Arbor) • free

Fri 2/21 8pm • Full Spectrum (Skeeter Shelton, Ali Colding, Akunda Hollis, Keith Glass) • Trinosophes

Fri 2/21 8pm • Progressive Rock Appreciation Nite with rock night djs J. Rowe and Aran Ruth • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Fri 2/21 9pm • third man records presents France Gall record release party with DJs Dave Ja Vu and Dion (les jeunes rebelles de musique soul) • UFO Factory • free • 18+

Wed 2/26 7:30pm • West-Eastern Divan Ensemble plays Schubert, Benjamin, Berio, Mendelssohn • Rackham Auditorium (Ann Arbor) • $30 and up

Fri 2/28 8pm • hamtramck music festival The Stools, The Hand, Zilched • Outer Limits Lounge • $15 wristband

Fri 2/28 8pm • hamtramck music festival: Doctor Pizza, Eroders, Monica Plaza, Co-Stars • Bumbo’s, Hamtramck • $15 wristband

Sat 2/29 7:30pm • film screening: Leap Night 2: more short dance films, 1899-2018 • Play House (12657 Moran, Detroit) • donation

Sat 2/29 8pm • hamtramck music festival Werewolf Jones, Milk Bath, MRKT, Torus Eyes • Outer Limits Lounge • $15 wristband

Sat 2/29 9pm • The Cowboys (Indiana), The Beauticians • UFO Factory

Sun 3/1 7pm • Black Lips, Warish • Deluxx Fluxx • $15

Mon 3/2 7pm • Kamasi Washington • St Andrew’s Hall

Mon 3/2 7pm • Destroyer, Eleanor Friedberger • Deluxx Fluxx • $15/$17

Wed 3/4 7pm • Reigning Sound, The Flipsters, The Stools • Deluxx Fluxx • $15 • 18+

Wed 3/4 7pm • pressured speech reading series: Lena Cintron, Fred Thomas, Edie Roberts, Eleni Zaharopoulos • Ziggy’s, Ypsilanti • donation

Thu 3/5 7pm • Sudan Archives • Deluxx Fluxx • $12/$14

Fri 3/6 7:30pm • The Make-Up, The Mauskovic Dance Band • Third Man Records Cass Corridor • $25 • all ages

Sat 3/7 8pm • Book Lovers, Fascist Daddy, Fat Angry Hens • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti)

Sat 3/7 8pm • Tart, Lung, Valerie the Vulture • Outer Limits Lounge • $7

Sat 3/7 9pm • dont record release show with Idle Ray, Ben Collins, phased out • UFO Factory

Tue 3/10 7pm • Lower Dens, 3lON • Deluxx Fluxx • $12

Thu 3/12 9pm • Habibi • UFO Factory

Sat 3/14 8pm • Helene Grimaud, piano, plays Chopin, Satie, Debussy, Sylvestrov, Schumann • Hill Auditorium • $12 and up

Sun 3/15 The Pathetx (reunion show and record release), The Beauticians, and TBA • UFO Factory

Sun 3/15 8pm • Ken Vandermark with Paul Lytton and Nate Wooley • Trinosophes

Wed 3/18 9pm • Horse Lords (Baltimore) • UFO Factory

Fri 3/20 8pm • ‘They Came From The Outer Limits’ Compilation Release Party with SSM, Cheetahs, Career Club, Milk Bath, Drinkard Sisters, Kelly Jean Caldwell Band • Outer Limits • $5

Sat 3/21 7pm • Caribou, Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith • St. Andrew’s Hall • $26

Thu 3/26 5:10pm • penny stamps speaker series Martha Colburn • Michigan Theater • free

Fri 3/27 9:30 • ann arbor film festival: ‘FUTURE LANGUAGE: the Dimensions of VON LMO’ screening • Michigan Theater screening room, Ann Arbor • $12

Mon 3/30 7pm • Mattiel, Shadow Show • Deluxx Fluxx • $10

Mon 3/30 8pm • Nat Baldwin (of Dirty Projectors) • Trumbullplex • $10

Tue 3/31 7pm • Mdou Moctar, Mark Morgan/Mike Khoury • Deluxx Fluxx • $15

Thu 4/2 7pm • Shopping, Automatic • Deluxx Fluxx • $10

Fri 4/3 8pm • Anna Burch record release • UFO Factory

Sat 4/4 8pm • U.S. Girls • MOCAD

Sat 4/4 8pm • Damo Suzuki’s Network • Third Man Records Cass Corridor • $20

Thu 4/9 8pm • Kurt Vile, Cate Le Bon, Stella Mozgawa, Stephen Black • MOCAD • $31

Thu 4/16 8pm • Six Organs of Admittance, Mark Morgan, Creode • Trinosophes • $10 / $12 • all ages

Thu 4/16 8pm • The Budos Band • Magic Bag • $30

Thu 4/23 7pm • TOPS • Deluxx Fluxx • $16/$18

Thu 4/23 8pm • Terry Riley and Gyan Riley • Toledo Art Museum • $35

Sat 4/25 7pm • The Residents: Dog Stab! Tour • The Shelter (Detroit) • $30

Mon 4/27 7pm • Acid Mothers Temple & The Melting Paraiso U.F.O., My Education, ST37 • Deluxx Fluxx • $13/$15

Tue 4/28 6:30pm • Dead Can Dance, Agnes Obel • Masonic Temple (Detroit) • $49.50 and up

Thu 4/30 8pm • Mark Morgan, Keith Restaurant, Blood Noize, Death Grippos, Adams Bucko • Donovan’s

Sat 5/2 7pm • Les Filles De Illighadad • Third Man Records Cass Corridor • $10

Fri 5/15 8pm • The Monochrome Set, The Hentchmen • Magic Bag (Ferndale) • $20

Sat 5/23 8pm • Bikini Kill • Royal Oak Music Theatre

Fri 6/19 8pm • Sissy Spacek, Lidless Eye, Strange Brew • Tympanum (4661 East Nine Mile, Warren) • $8 sliding

Sat 10/24 7pm • Einsturzende Neubauten • St. Andrew’s Hall • $35

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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

MON • Late Night Crates DJ night w guest selectors from area record shops at UFO Factory 9PM free

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

TUES • 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