Monday, February 27, 2012

MARCH 2012 - updated 3/28

NOW THRU MARCH 4 - FELA! musical at Music Hall of Detroit - also check out the Fela art show at Victor Carr Center

Wed Feb 29 - Sat March 3 : annual Metrotimes Blowout at every bar in Hamtramck w a million bands. Full schedule here. You need a wristband to go to these shows. We (this blog) are involved w one on Thurs March 1 at Atlas Bar w/ Gardens, Swimsuit, Wiccans, and Shades

Wed Feb 29 - Golden Feelings - a new night of film & music presented by FM Dust. w/ performances by Van Houten & Compartment, + DJ Charles Trees. at Woodruff's in YPSI

Wed feb 29 - Suicide by Cop on Local Music Show 9 -11 pm on WCBN

Wed Feb 29 - Ben Bennett, (D)(B)(H), Pine Cones & Metallic Library at Pleasure dog 607 N River St Ypsi

Wed Feb 29 - MICHAEL HURTT & His HAUNTED HEARTS at Club Canton 39651 Michigan Ave, Canton, MI

Thurs March 1 - Pre Blowout show w/ James Cornish, Forget, & Mike Hurtt at Lo & Behold Records 10022 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212, 7:30 - 10 pm

Fri March 2 - Pre Blowout show w/ Richie W, Superhit and Mother Whale at Lo & Behold Records 10022 Jos. Campau, Hamtramck, MI 48212, 7:30 - 10 pm

Fri March 2 - SCARED TO DEATH LP Release Party also with sets from BARON KNOXBURRY and S.N.A.F.U. early show at 614 N Main St Ann Arbor 6 pm doors

Fri March 2 - Ed Schrader (Baltimore - he beats on a floor tom and screams!), Lord Scrummage and more at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Fri March 2 - Gary Panter talk at MOCAD , 7 pm free

Fri March 2 - EYE TEETH: A Satire on the American Way of Life art opening at Paint Creek Arts Center in Rochester. curated by Ryan Standfest featuring work by David Becker (Wisconsin) Nikki DeSautelle (New York City) Raymond Domzalski (Michigan) Andy Gabrysiak (Michigan) JenClare Gawaran (Michigan) Jo Powers (Michigan) Stephen William Schudlich (Michigan) Bruce Thayer (Michigan) Maureen Vachon (Michigan) Peter Williams (Delaware) Opening reception March 2 7 - 9 pm, show will be up til April 7

Sat March 3 - Terminal orchestra, Chit Chat, and Mall Mutants at Cafe Ollie in Ypsilanti

Sun March 4- Terminal Orchestra, Frank Pahl, Our Mighty Heart at Trumbullplex

Sun March 4 - Blood Necklace, Scared to Death, Hlep at 8 Ball Saloon, Ann Arbor 10 pm free

Sun March 4 - RENEGADE ASSAULT TANK (illinois fastcore -- members of dead skins) NIGHTBRINGER (toledo d-beat hardcore)
ROACH CLIP (detroit dirt high) S.C.U.M. (detroit dis-punk fuck) STREET CLEANER (DJ) at MUG 5984 Lincoln St Detroit MI 7 pm early show!

Tues March 6 - WCBN presents LOWER DENS and Aran Ruth at University of Michigan Museum of Art in Ann Arbor, free and open to all! 7 PM EARLY SHOW!!

Tues March 6 - Invincible & Tamar-Kali present "Parallel Universes & Shadow Histories" talk at Wayne State University, Room 289, Student Center (2nd Floor) 5221 Gullen Mall Detroit, MI 4 pm - 6 pm

Tues March 6 - Invincible, Tamar-Kali w/ Michigan Raw Beat Battle and Girls Got Kicks at Old Miami Detroit doors 9 pm $5 21+

Wed March 7 - Green Lights, Chit Chat, Congress at Woodruff's Ypsi

Wed March 7 - Ann Arbor Film Festival & UMS presents HELICOPTER STRING QUARTET: A film by Frank Scheffer, music by Karlheinz Stockhausen performed by the Arditti String Quartet at Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor 7 pm

Thurs March 8 - CONTAINER - MORPHOSIS - REGRESSION - SIOBHAN at MUG 5984 Lincoln St Detroit

Fri March 9 - WCBN and Ann Arbor Film Fest joint anniversary party at Encore Records, w/ short films and music by Compartment and Sam Haddix. 7 pm, free at Encore in Ann Arbor

Fri March 9 - WCBN DJ party at Elks Lodge 220 W Sunset Ann Arbor MI 21+ 10 pm

Fri March 9 - ChinaUFO (Buffalo), TJ Borden, Black Flea MUG 5984 Lincoln St Detroit

Fri March 9 - Mexican Knives / Anonymous Touch / Food for Owls / DJ Richie W at Lo & Behold Records 10022 Jos. Campau,, Hamtramck, Mich. 48212 doors 8 pm

Fri March 9 - Walk Your Bike [feat. Watabou] - Damned Dogs - The Rabbit Done Died
- Acoustic Resonance - Doug & Alex [feat. Skull Knight] - The Ray Gun Effect - Orphanage at 123 College Place Ypsilanti MI 7 - 11 pm

Sat MArch 10 - Begin Here: Ypsi Film Guild opening at Cafe Verde in Ann Arbor (People's Food Co-op). w music performance by Izzy Johnson and Shells

Sat March 10 - Tone Farmers w DJ Danny Glover's Kid at Elks lodge 6-10 pm Ann Arbor 220 W Sunset 21+

Sat March 10 - 100th Bang at Blind Pig Ann Arbor

Sat March 10 - Barefoot Sneaker Slaves, Drapetomania, BARALARM, Matt Black & MC Friendly at Arbor Vitae 336-1/2 S. State St. Ann Arbor, MI

Sat March 10 - DJs Mike Dykehouse and Todd Osborn at Elks Lodge 220 W Sunset Blvd Ann Arbor 21+ 10 pm

Sun March 11 - Superhit, TJ Borden & Martin Freeman (Buffalo NY), Tarpit, Shells at Name Brand Tattoo Ann Arbor 8 pm

Wed March 14 - The Fluxus String and Water Compendium: a Pleasant, Smoke-Free Evening of Mostly Inoffensive Fluxus Entertainments with Ben Patterson at University of Michigan Museum of ARt, Ann ARbor free 7:30 pm

Fri. March 16th - Supertouch, RZL DZL, Face Reality, Build & Destroy, Detroit Diamonds, Murder In The Dark, Heat Lightning at
Refuge Skateshop Dearborn, MI 48224 Doors 6pm - $10

Saturday March 17 - Isles of ESP performing in Joshua White and Gary Panter's Light Show at MOCAD - free afternoon show at 2 pm at MOCAD Detroit

Sunday, March 18 - Inflatable Best Friend (kzoo), The Wolfs, Bone Dust $3 suggested, 8pm - 11pm at 605 N Congress, Ypsi

Tues March 20 - K Holes (NYC, ex Golden Triangle), Turn to Crime, Bezoar (NYC) at PJ's Lager House, Detroit

Wed March 21 - Cloud Rat, Heartless (PA), Live To Kill, Sagan Youth at Gulag (above the CAID, 5141 Rosa Parks 2nd Floor) in Detroit

Thurs March 22 - CANCELLED NOT HAPPENING ANYMORE SORRY! Bare Wires (SF), Bad Indians, Charlie Slick at Blind Pig in Ann Arbor

Thurs March 22 - The Men, Nude Beach, Bill Bondsmen, Frustrations, K-9 Sniffies at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Thurs March 22 - Awkward Binoculars, Patrick & Chelsea, Shells & Sagittarius, "My Friend Rain" at Pleasure dog 607 N River St YPSI

Fri March 23 - SINGULARITY film shoot at Dreamland Theater in Ypsilanti, 4:30-6:30 pm. Student film needs extras! Chit Chat will be performing live, extras needed for crowd. Free food & screen credit! Dress post punk/no wave.

Fri March 23 - Kimya Dawson, Your Heart Breaks, Fred Thomas, Ivan Grass at MOCAD Detroit all ages. early show first act plays at 8:15!

Fri March 23 - Absolute Beginners - monthly all pop no rules night at Woodruff's Ypsi 10 pm free! With special guests ANONYMOUS TOUCH and ROYL SPACE

Fri MArch 23 - Bitchcopter, Fuckin A, Scissor Now at Vault of Midnight Ultralounge Ann Arbor all ages

Sat March 24 - WCBN presents Andre Williams w/ the Sights at Blind Pig Ann Arbor w/ DJ Richie Wohlfeil

Sat March 24 - Magnetix, X-Ray Eyeballs (NYC, ex Golden Triangle), Twine Time at PJ's Lager House

Sat March 24 - Andrew WK at St Andrews Hall Detroit

Sat March 24 - Curious Mystery (Seattle / K), Wiccans, Haunted Leather (GR), Chocolate Factory (bad indians etc) at Arbor vitae 336.5 S State St Ann Arbor

Sun March 25 - Curious Mystery (K Records), Bad Indians and Body Holographic - later show at PJ's Lager House

Sun March 25 - YPSI FACTO featuring Frank Allison and Melissa Sklar at Cafe Ollie Ypsi 7 pm

March 27 - April 1 : Ann Arbor Film Festival 50th Anniversary. More details to come

Tues March 27 - Instant Party record release w/ Night Beats (Seattle), Mind Spiders (Fort Worth) at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Wed March 28 - "Golden Feelings" w/ Rhyton (Thrill Jockey / NYC), Turn to Crime, Superhit and DJ Fred Thomas + plus experimental films curated by FM Dust at Woodruff's Ypsi 9:30 pm

Thurs March 29 - Rhyton (Thrill Jockey), Blacker Magic, FREE WADE at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Thurs March 29 - Nite Jewel opens for Chairlift at Magic Stick Detroit

Fri March 30 - Outrageous Cherry, Swimsuit, and more at Halfway Inn / Halfass Farewell show! last semester of shows there. basement of East Quad, on Church St near Hill St in Ann Arbor, all ages doors at 8 pm $5

Fri March 30 - Hunx & His Punx, Heavy Cream (Nashville) and more at PJ's Lager House in Detroit

Fri March 30 - Jim Kemp, The Everly Sisters, Body Holographic and Jöjjön at CAID (New Detroit Contemporary) 5141 Rosa Parks Detroit MI

Fri March 30 - Child Bite record release w Sros Lords at Old Miami Detroit

Friday, March 30th — KA (Brooklyn, featuring Alan Scheurman) + SAIL at LO & BEHOLD! Records & Books in Hamtramck

Fri March 30 - Detroit Music. A Photographic Retrospective by Doug Coombe Trever Long Marvin Shaouni Friday March 30th through April 28th 2012, Opening Reception Friday March 30th from 6-9pm at Whitdel Arts Gallery 1250 Hubbard Detroit, MI 48209

Friday, March 30 Fool Moon @ Ashley & Washington Streets in Ann Arbor 8 pm free all ages - shadow puppets, luminary sculpture, luminary hair sculpture, experimental film, live music, etc.

Fri March 30 -Paul Clipson and musical guests Scott Tuma and Matt De Gennaro - part of Ann Arbor Film Fest - at Neutral Zone B Side Ann Arbor

Sat March 31 - Emogene Nightingale's Unveiling at Dreamland Theater YPSI

Sat March 31 - John Waters' "Pink Flamingos" screening, Pink Lightning $3 suggested, 9pm-midnite at 605 N Congress Ypsi

Sat March 31 - PROTOMARTYR record release show w/ DAS and The Intended at JUMBO's 3736 3rd St Detroit 10 pm

Sun April 1 - Ghostlady, Andy Wagner (Chicago), Missledyne, DJ Chuck Sipperley - super special early show at Woodruff's Ypsi 5 pm!

Sun april 1 - Avery Feral, Baby Birds Don't Drink Milk, Kevin Greenspon, Vehicle Blues at Cafe Ollie Ypsi 7 pm all ages

Thurs April 5 - East Side Hip Stimulation Experiment! Featuring Dan Clark, Brandon Weiner and Cosmic Light Shapes (members of The Witches, Velvet Audio and High Speed Dubbing) At My Dad’s Bar (14911 Kercheval, Detroit) 10 pm

Fri April 6 - Saturday Looks Good to Me at Pike Room (Crofoot), Pontiac

Sat April 7 - Van Dyke Parks at MOCAD all ages

Sat April 7 - Ladies and Queers fest at Trumbullplex all ages

Sat April 7 - MOUNDS, Anonymous Touch, Buck Gooter at Name Brand Tattoo Ann Arbor all ages

Mon April 9 - Parenthetical Girls (Portland), Sam Mickens (Seattle), Our Brother the Native at Arbor Vitae 336.5 S State St Ann Arbor All ages

Tues April 10 - Atlas Sound and FTHRSN at Michigan League Ballroom, Ann Arbor all ages

Sat April 14 - WCBN presents Disappears and Lotus Plaza and Mother Whale at Yellow Barn in Ann Arbor - w/ DJ Chuck Sipperley all ages

Wed April 18- The Hive Dwellers at Lo and Behold Records Hamtramck all ages

Thurs April 19 - The Hive Dwellers, Swimsuit, City Center at Dreamland Theater Ypsi all ages

April 27 - 29 : Totally Awesome Fest 8 in Ypsi all ages

- Thursdays: "We Can't Be Friends" - DJ Ben Hernandez at Donovan's in Detroit
- Thursdays: "Bowling Is Real" with Eric Allen at the Garden Bowl, Detroit
- Sundays: Ypsi Facto - mellow music series at Cafe Ollie in Ypsi
- Mondays: "Blackout Bingo" with DJ Kyledriver at Garden Bowl, Detroit
- "Tuesdays in the Forest" at the Loving Touch in Ferndale

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