Michigan Happenings 2018

Mon 9/24 8pm • Electric Huldra, Psychotic Reaction, Temple of the Fuzz Witch • Outer Limits Lounge • $5

Mon 9/24 8pm • fire music mondays: Dave Hurley/Will McEvoy/Donovan Boxey/Caleb Miller and a group led by Kirsten Carey • Trixie’s

Tue 9/25 6pm • Daniel Kahn & the Painted Bird, Sacramento Knoxx • Marble Bar

Tue 9/25 6pm-8pm • panel discussion & book signing: Mississippi’s Exiled Daughter with speakers Brenda Travis, John Hardy and John Obee • General Motors Theater at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History • free

Tue 9/25 8pm • Warm Drag (LA/In The Red Records), The Stools, Tart • El Club

Tue 9/25 8pm • Tonotrope (Jaribu Shahid, Jonathan Taylor, Michael Malis) • Cliff Bell’s

Thu 9/27 6pm • Black Lives Matter, Then & Now: an intergenerational conversation with Angela Davis & Charlene Carruthers, moderated by Dr. Lisa Brock • Dalton Theater at Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo) • free • all ages

Thu 9/27 6pm • film screening & talk: The Black Women of Nova Scotia: Black Mother Black Daughter film screening and speaker Aretha Borden-Davis • General Motors Theater at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History • free

Thu 9/27 8pm • Shark Toys, The Beauticians, DJ Shells • Outer Limits Lounge • 18+

Fri 9/28 10pm • art opening: Alcoholics Anonymous: Thelonius Bone pop-up solo exhibition • Playground Detroit (2845 Gratiot Ave, Detroit)

Fri 9/28 8pm • David Liebe Hart, Chip the Black Boy, Whatever Your Heart Desires, Paco Higdon Band, The Imaginatron • PJ’s Lager House • $10/$12

Fri 9/28 8pm • The Dojo presents Soul Survivalists with Nicki P, Boog Brown, Kolorblind, Dani Darling, DJ Snapshot • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti) • $7 • 21+

Fri 9/28 9pm • Dreamsilanti with CJ RENE [Hiiigher Minds) MEGABLOWN [Far Family] GUERO (Fancy Fireside Configurings) MYNA & DJ SILAS GREEN • Dreamland Theater (Ypsilanti) • $5 • 18+

Sat 9/29 8pm • Saajtak, Bad Liver Piss, Imelda Marcos, and ~mystery band~ • Trumbullplex • $6-10 suggested donation

Sat 9/29 8pm • Tunde Olaniran • University of Michigan Museum of Art • Free • All ages

Sat 9/29 8pm • Outer limits 1st anniversary party with SSM, Eroders, Products • Outer Limits Lounge • $5

Sat 9/29 8pm • uncommon musicks, vol 1: Last King Of Poland, Limited Liability Sounds, Jim Cherewick, Pete Larson • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti) • $5-10 suggested donation • all ages

Sat 9/29 8pm • art show & performance: Nuts For Truckers (collaborative art by Katelyn Schacht and Chris Sandon) w performances by CJ Boyd, The Gia Gia (members of The Rants) & DJ Ryan Teachout • Dreamland Theater (Ypsilanti)

Sat 9/29 8pm • large scale puppet show: Bread & Puppet presents ‘The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus’ • CMAP (2221 Carpenter, Detroit) • $10 suggested donation

Sat 9/29 9pm • Slo, Blakdog • Outer Limits Lounge

Sat 9/29 9pm • Interdimensional Transmissions presents Claude Young, Titonton & BMG • Marble Bar • 21+

Sun 9/30 4pm • Balance (Marcus Elliot & Michael Malis) 4pm, Roe Bickley Kramer Trio 5:30pm, Marion Hayden Quartet 7pm • Kerrytown Concert House (Ann Arbor) • free • all ages

Sun 9/30 6pm • Frankie Cosmos, Stef Chura, Lomelda • El Club patio • all ages

Sun 9/30 8pm • Betsy Soukup, CJ Boyd, River Spirit • Spread Art (formerly CAID 5141 Rosa Parks Detroit)

Sun 9/30 9pm • I, Plank, Womb Worm, Concordion • Phoney Island • $5

Tue 10/2 Isaac Levine, Sand Puzzle • Ypsi Ale House

Tue 10/2 9pm • Double Winter (7" Release Party), Vespre, DJs Zak Frieling and Tammy Lakkis • Marble Bar • $5

Wed 10/3 5:30pm • Penny Stamps Speaker Series: Catherine Opie • Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor • free

Wed 10/3 8pm • Charalambides, Creode • Trinosophes • $10

Wed 10/3 8pm • Trad Gras och Stenar (Traden), Endless Boogie • Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio • $15

Thu 10/4 5:10pm • Penny Stamps Speaker Series: Emory Douglas • Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor • free

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

Thu 10/4 7pm • Isaac Levine, Fat Angry Hens, E. Sparkman • Hamtramck Hammock (2257 Florian St, Hamtramck)

Fri 10/5 8pm • Bubblegum Octopus, Dental Work, Whatabou, DJ Fetal Position • Phoney Island • $5

Fri 10/5 8pm • The Moles (Detroit version), Orion (Australia) • Outer Limits Lounge • 18+

Sat 10/6 11pm • Marcellus Pittman, Beautiful Swimmers, Nicole Misha, Ryan Spencer, Isibella DiBlassio • The Salon • $15/20 • 21+

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

Sat 10/6 8pm • Eleanor Friedberger, Pill, Sara Marie Barron • El Club • $15

Sat 10/6 8pm • Emily Jane Powers, Fran, True Blue • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti) • $5 • all ages

Sat 10/6 8pm • Puppet Pandemic Detroit • CMAP (2221 Carpenter, Detroit) • $15/20 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds • all ages

Sat 10/6 9pm • THE A1 sounds of Roots, Dub, Rub-a-Dub, Dancehall and Ska: Top Ranking DJ Night • Outer Limits Lounge • free

Sun 10/7 4pm • Timothy Monger • River’s Edge Brewing Company, Milford

Sun 10/7 7pm • EXEK, Taiwan Housing Project, Paint Thinner, Werewolf Jones • Outer Limits Lounge

Mon 10/8 7pm • Cat Power with Willis Earl Beal • Majestic Theatre • $35/40 • all ages

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

Tue 10/9 7pm • Calvin Johnson, Cause for Concern (Fred Thomas & Shells), COMPs, Learner • Counter Culture (Saginaw) • all ages

Thu 10/11 8pm • Tim Haldeman record release show • Ziggy’s (Ypsilanti)

Fri 10/12 10pm • Loosen Up! with Julianna Huxtable, Clark Price, Jeffrey Sfire, Shaun J Wright • Olympus Hall (next to Menjo’s, 928 W McNichols Rd, Detroit) • $12

Fri 10/12 6pm • seeing and being seen: Discussion with: dream hampton, Julianna Huxtable, Amy Sherald, Pastor Barry Randolph, moderated by Jazmine Hughes • Church of the Messiah (231 E Grand Blvd Detroit)

Fri 10/12 7pm • A Hawk and A Hacksaw • Deluxx Fluxx • $10/$12

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

Fri 10/12 8pm • Drinkard Sisters record release with Jenny & Jackie, Glasfabrik, DJ Uno Mas • Outer Limits Lounge • $5 • 18+

Fri 10/12 9pm • Osunlade, Patrice Scott, Beige • Marble Bar • 21+

Sat 10/13 12pm • day one: 6th annual Detroit Book Fair • Trinosophes • free • all ages

Sat 10/13 8pm • 3FT, Dark Red, DJ Greg Baise • Outer Limits Lounge • $5

Sat 10/13 9pm • Kevin Maurice Saunderson as E-Dancer (Live) with Delano Smith, ATAXIA, The Saunderson Brothers • TV Lounge • $10 • 21+

Sun 10/14 12pm • day two: 6th annual Detroit Book Fair • Trinosophes • free • all ages

Sun 10/14 8pm • • Trinosophes

Sun 10/14 9pm • Borzoi, The Beauticians, Erik Nervous • Donovan’s Pub • $5 • 21+

Mon 10/15 9pm • BB & The Blips (Australia), Teener • Phoney Island

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)

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, 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)

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

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

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

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 9pm • UFO FACTORY REOPENING PARTY!!!! • 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 9pm • The Bang! dance party • Blind Pig (Ann Arbor) • $8/11 • 18+

Sun 10/28 8pm • Mirah • Blind Pig

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

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

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

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 • free

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

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

Fri 11/23 8pm • jettblast night one: Bantam Rooster, Crystal Drive • PJ’s Lager House • $15

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

Sat 11/24 8pm • jettblast night two: Hysteric Narcotics, Idiot Kids • 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

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