Friday, April 1, 2011

April (updated 4/26)

Thurs Mar 31 - Love Of Everything & Ghostlady & Skinny Wrists at Woodruff's Ypsi

Fri April 1 - Michael Morley/Gate, Blank Dogs, Dark Red and Mountains at MOCAD

Fri April 1 - Moon Duo & Bad Indians & Hott Lava stuff at Arbor Vitae Ann Arbor loft above Wazoo

Fri April 1 - Gold Art Show at Dreamland Theater Ypsi w/ Ypsi Sisters & Scotty Karate

Sat April 2 - Lightning Bolt, Wolf Eyes, Capillary Action at Neutral Zone/The B Side in Ann Arbor ALL AGES!

Sat April 2 - Art opening for LLIC art battle winners at Ugly Mug Cafe Ypsi free all ages early show w/ music by Amber Fellows & more. 7 pm

Tues April 5 & every Tuesday - Absolute Beginners no rules pop night, free at Woodruff's in Ypsi 10 pm

Wed April 6 - 10 - Art X Detroit: very cool series of events that I wish I had known about before making the flyer version of this. It's a five-day multidisciplinary celebration that will exclusively present newly commissioned works created by the 2008-2010 Kresge Eminent Artists and Artists Fellows. Including performances by Marcus Belgrave and Tribe (!), Tim Lampinen, Invincible, and more. Full schedule and info here.

Thurs April 7 - Invincible performance & workshop: "Quantum Leap: Complex Science, Social Justice Movements and Hip-Hop." Feat. Wajeed Presenters include: Grace Lee Boggs, Kathy Wan Povi Sanchez, Theory and D. Blair. Free 7-8 pm at Detroit Science Center Planetarium

Thurs April 7 - Japan benefit at Elks Lodge w/ Todd Osborn, Bil Jax, Charles Trees, Josef Deas 220 W Sunset Ann Arbor 10 pm

Thurs April 7 - Secret Twins, Nat Baldwin (NH), Deadbeat Beat at Woodruff's, Ypsi

Fri April 8 - Bad Indians, White Mystery (chicago), & tba at Painted Lady Hamtramck

Fri April 8 - Johnny Ill Band & Mirrortwin double 7" release show w/ Feelings at Atlas Bar Hamtramck

Fri April 8 - Hunted Creatures+K9 Sniffies+Hlep+Strange Brew at Taco Bell 317 S Grove St Ypsilanti

Sat April 9 - A2 Free Skool DIY Fest at Luther House 1510 Hill St Ann Arbor 2 - 10 pm

Sat April 9 - "Art X featuring TImmy Vulgar": Human Eye / Timmy's Organism / Monica Blaire at Magic Stick Lounge - free and all ages!

Sat April 9 - Dennis Coffey with Will Sessions Band at Cliff Bells, Detroit

Sun April 10 - TRIBE with Marcus Belgrave, Phil Ranelin, & Wendell Harrison, Geri Allen, Robert Hurst, Karriem Riggins, Ralph Armstrong. Part of Kresge Arts Foundation Art X Detroit weekend. 6 pm - 7:30 pm. FREE! at Charles Wright African American Museum, 315 East Warren Avenue Detroit, MI 48202

Sun April 10 - Rainbow Vomit Family Band/Sail/Travel Kids at Name Brand Tattoo Ann Arbor 8 pm

Tues April 12 - Davilla 666 (Puerto Rico), Terrible Twos, People's Temple at Magic Stick Lounge 9 pm 18+


Tues april 12 - Japan relief concert at Yellow Barn 417 W Huron Ann Arbor

Thurs April 14 - Wolf Eyes, Tyvek, Druid Perfume at the Magic Stick

Fri April 15 - JDSY, Charles Trees, davincigreen at Lab Cafe, Ann Arbor free

Fri April 15 - Funky Kingston at Elks Lodge 220 W Sunset Ann Arbor 21+

Fri April 15 - PROTOMARTYR + BIRTH + SROS LORDS at Painted Lady in Hamtramck

Sat April 16 - Joe Lampinen benefit w Easy Action, Human Eye, Dark Red, Moon Pool & Dead Band at 3rd St Bar, 701 W Forest Detroit

Sat April 16 - Tony Allen !! at Hill Auditorium in Ann Arbor 8 pm all ages

Sat April 16 - Tony Allen after party at the Elks Lodge 220 W Sunset Ann Arbor 21+

Sat April 16 - Stef Chura Band & Fat Shadow (Bloomington IN) & Slim to None at Halfway Inn in Ann Arbor all ages

Sat April 16 - Ultra Mega Awesome Extreme Fest 5 at Trumbullplex, Detroit w/ many bands

Sat April 16 - SAIL, Jim Cherewick and more at Cafe Ollie Ypsi

Sat April 16 - Bare Wires (oakland), Royal Pears, Crooks = PJ's Lager House Detroit

Sun April 17 - Black Lips / Vivian Girls / Gardens at the Magic Stick all ages

Sun April 17 - Magic Jake & the Power Crystals - free show in the Garden Bowl (Majestic Theater Complex, Detroit) 11 pm free

Sun april 17 - Dolphins Into The Future, Monopoly Child Star Searchers, Floris Vanhoof, Glen & The Boys, Bones at Bakery Loft 4303 W Vernor Hwy Detroit

Sun April 7 - Drunken Barn Dance / The Boys Themselves / White Pines at Woodruff's, Ypsi

Mon April 18 - Zola Jesus / Cult of Youth / Frustrations at Magic Stick Lounge 8 pm all ages

Mon April 18 - Sugarcoats, Flesh Lights (Austin TX), Surf City (New Zealand) at Painted Lady, Hamtramck

Tues April 19 - Ron Asheton tribute concert w/ Iggy & the Stooges, Rollins, & more at Michigan Theater Ann Arbor (sold out)

Wed April 20 - Prince Rama, Janka Nabay, Lord Scrummage, Deastro at Bakery loft 4304 W Vernor Hwy Detroit

Thurs April 21 - Bad Indians, Curious Mystery (Seattle) , HOAX at Lager House, Detroit

Thurs April 21 - Something Cold presents Autumnus at Burton Theater Detroit 10 pm

Fri April 22 - Curious Mystery (K, Seattle), Bad Indians, Mall Mutants at Arbor Vitae Ann Arbor loft above Wazoo 336.5 S State St all ages

Fri April 22 - Performance Labratory Event feat Kathy Leisen (Soft Location), James Cornish, Aimee Adams & more at CAID.

Sat April 23 - American Tapes 900th releaes INZANITY Fest , 2 - 10 pm at Destroy Compound 5984 Lincoln Street Detroit, MI

Sat April 23 - Aran Ruth & Scott Michalski at UHF Records, Royal Oak 3:30 pm

Sat April 23 - HISS & Aaron Dresner solo & Van Houten (new band! Erin B, Erin N, Heidi, Mariah, Jo) at Ted Kennedy's New Bar next to Aut Bar, Kerrytown Ann Arbor

Sat April 23 - Evolve, JDSY, Watabou & Kaustikutt at Far House 2606 Packard Ann Arbor

Tues April 26 - Santa Monica Swim & Dive Club at Absolute Beginners no rules pop night, free at Woodruff's in Ypsi 10 pm

Thurs April 28 - Timmy's Organism, Hunx and his Punx, Shannon & the Clams, Conspiracy of Owls at Old Miami Detroit

Thurs April 28 - Kelly Jean Caldwell, Loretta Lucas & the Kitchenettes at Kara Meister Art Opening at Cafe Ollie, 42 E cross St Ypsi Free all ages 7 pm

Fri April 29 - Sun May 1 : Totally Awesome Fest in Ypsilanti free all ages tons of bands more info forthcoming!

Sat April 30 - Long Whisker, Cains & Abels (Chicago), Me & the Ghost, Ian Link at PJ's Lager House

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