Wednesday, April 2, 2014

APRIL 2014 SHOWS update 4/24

Thurs April 3 - Mac DeMarco (CAN), Amen Dunes (NY), Juan Wauters (NY) @ Magic Stick, Detroit 

Thurs April 3 - Tacocat, Deadbeat Beat, Growwing Pains at the Precinct Detroit

Fri April 4 - Sun Ra 100th Birthday Tribute Concert featuring Planet D Nonet at UMMA Ann Arbor  7-10 pm FREE at the art museum

Sat April 5 - Avery Feral & Izzy Johnson at Glass Box Coffee in Arbor Hills mall in Ann Arbor 7 pm free early show

Sat April 5 - CONGRESS / YEESH / WILD SAVAGES / WHITE PINEAPPLE at 310 Olive St Ypsilanti

Sat April 5 -  ITEMIZATION with performing artists Emily Roll, Marisa Dluge, Renee Willoughby, Fred Thomas. Doors at 9pm, performance at 10pm. at the Warehouse 840 Plaza Dr (off Airport Blvd) in Ann Arbor

Sat April 5 -

Doc Waffles at Trinosophes 1464 Gratiot St Detroit
Sun April 6 - Oneotrixpointnever at  MOCAD

Sun April 6 - St Vincent & Noveller at Majestic Theater Detroit

Mon April 7 - Sneaky Creeps, Fake Surfers, Lost Boys at Woodruff's Ypsi

Mon April 7 - Mary Ocher w Jen David at MOCAD

Tues April 8 - Protomartyr record release w/ Spray Paint (Austin) and Shells at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Tues April 8 - Good Throb (UK), Priests (DC), Cheerleader (Flint), Marrow / Children's Book Reading and Puppet Show: John Withee and Blair Ellis at Trumbullplex 4210 Trumbull Detroit earlier show! Book reading is at 6 pm, punk show at 7 pm.

Tues April 8 - The Julie Ruin (NY), Screaming Females (NJ) @ The Loving Touch, Ferndale

Tues April 8 - Dark Red/Spirits and the Melchizedek Children/Casino at Old Miami Detroit

Wed April 9  - TWEENS/ JAILL/ RADIO BURNS @ Lager House Detroit

April 10-12 - Fuzz Fest at Woodruff's in Ypsi w/ many bands

           Thursday April 10
1:00 am The Ruiners (main) 12:30 Disinformants 12:00 Wild Savages(main) 11:30 Las Drogas 11:00 Scaredtodeath Std (main) 10:30 Whaler 10:00 Cyrano Jones (main) 9:30 Bison Machine 9:00 Paradox Explorer (main) 8:30 Shells 8:00 Marvels (main)
         Friday April 11
1:00 The Muggs (main) 12:30 Destroy This Place 12:00 Blue Snaggletooth (main) 11:30 Chit Chat 11:00 The Boss Mustangs (main) 10:30 Scissor Now 10:00 Van Houten (main) 9:30 Caveman Woodman & Bam Bam Moss 9:00 HISS (main) 8:30 Wizard Union 8:00 Wiccans (main)
            Saturday April 12 1:00 Beast In The Field (main) 12:30 The Amino Acids 12:00 BAD INDIANS (main) 11:30 Lizerrd 11:00 Lava Moth (main) 10:30 Lord Centipede 10:00 Haunted Leather (main) 9:30 The Boys Themselves 9:00 Minus9 (main) 8:30 All The Wild Children 8:00 Hydropark (main

Fri April 11 - Underword Pt 3: performances that fuse sound, poetry, film, and other literary experiments. w/ Jason Sudak, Bailey Scieszka, Matt Polzin, Matt Luther, Hannah Jones, Dan Demaggio, Bill Corrigan, Maia Asshaq, Alex Afifi, Adham Afifi. at 1480 Gratiot Gallery Detroit 7 pm

Fri April 11 - The Men, Frustrations, FEELINGS, Drose at Lager House

Fri April 11 - SMEGMA (first midwest appearance) at Oberlin

Fri April 11 - GREG ASHLEY /// JOHN BROTHERS PIANO COMPANY /// at LO & BEHOLD! 10022 Joseph Campau Hamtramck 


at Trotter House Multicultural Center Ann Arbor

 Sat April 12 - Mind Over Mirrors, Chatoyant at Trinosophes 1464 Gratiot St Detroit

Sat April 12 - Sister Spit in  with SPECIAL GUEST KATHERINE DM CLOVER at Trumbullplex

Sat April 12 - Spectral Slumber 2 - a drone sleepover show. Doors 11:45 pm, no entry after 1:30 am. Drone performances from:  Duotron Patrick Behnke Thomas Bell Matthew Daher Adam Cox Kaitlin Prest (Brooklyn) Bill Corrigan  Visuals from:  Michaela Mosher Alexander Weyer Chirstina de Roos Cassie McQuater Elise Marie Martin Alex Martin Linsday Greer. at the Jam Handy 2900 E Grand Blvd Detroit

Sun April 13 - Julianna Barwick wsg Vasillus at MOCAD

Sun April 13 - The Coathangers/ Audacity/ Terrible Twos @ PJ's Lager House 

Mon 4/14 - Radiator Hospital /  Cheapshow / Bobby & Billy / Clevinger at Trumbullplex Detroit
Mon 4/14 - Rebel Kind, Margy Pepper (Olympia), Stephen Steinbrink (Olympia) at 328 E William St Ann Arbor 8 pm

 Mon April 14 - Golden Pelicans/ Twine Time/ Fake Surfers @ Lager House  

Mon April 14 - Monogamy + Orphanage + Vagrant Beat + Clay Rendering @ Woodruff's Ypsi 

Wed 4/16 - Wildhoney (MD), PRC, Tyvek, Roach Clip @ Trumbullplex, Detroit


 Fri April 18 - Avey Tare's Slasher Flicks with Dustin Wong at Blind Pig Ann Arbor

Sat April 19 - Anonymous Touch/Tulsa/Isles of ESP/DJ Raphael Brim at Elks Lodge 220 W Sunset Ann Arbor

Sat April 19 - Wham City Comedy Tour at the Jam Handy 2900 E Grand Blvd Detroit

more details to come, schedule below :
Friday, April 4 - Tuesday, April 30
The Ugly Mug Cafe (317 W. Cross St.) will be hosting a show with original art by Cre Fuller and a display of posters from the first nine Totally Awesome Festivals as well as art, flyers, and secret notes from the Totally Awesome House (R.I.P.)

Sunday, April 20
7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. City-Wide Egg Hunt

12:01 p.m. Secret Brunch in the Woods

Water Street Commons (River St. & E. Michigan Ave.):
6:00 p.m. Potluck
7:00 p.m. Jo Pie Whyld
7:30 p.m. Joey Molinaro
8:15 p.m. Amanda Krugliak
9:00 p.m. Patrick Elkins presents: "The True Love Story of the Wizard & the Swamp Witch"

Monday, April 21

Ypsilanti District Library - Michigan Ave. Branch (229 W. Michigan Ave.):
9:00 p.m. Ypsilanti Library-To-Library Walking Tour w/ host Mark Maynard
*Poetry Eating Contest & Pie Reading Competition to follow at Water Street Commons Library

Tuesday, April 22
Electric Waterfall Castle (308 Washtenaw Ave.):
10:00 - 11:00 p.m. "Taco Tuesday Noize Nite": one hour of simultaneous performances in each room of the venue (with snacks TBA) featuring Andara, Black Madonna, Brian Tucker, Croidoid, DJ Homonormal Park, Exhumed Corpse, JAV, Magic Markers, MC Trashpedal, Ooze Dude, Princess Xanthipe, Shells, Thom Elliott, and more!

Wednesday, April 23
Voss Acres (4847 Merritt Rd.):
9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Outdoor Film and Pizza Pajama Party. Local films including "Telepathic Telephones", Totally Awesome Fest 10: Totally Awesome Week Press Conference (Extended Director's Cut)", and "Surprise in the Woods" will be shown and free pizza from Voss's Zas will be served.

Thursday, April 24
The Ugly Mug Cafe (317 W. Cross St.):
6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Totally Awesome Patio Party w/ Jordan Miller, Brian Tucker, and more!

Friday, April 25
VG Kids (884 Railroad St.):
5:00 p.m. Happy Campers
5:30 p.m. Curtains
6:00 p.m. Creode
6:30 p.m. Oak Openings
7:00 p.m. Juniper Baby
7:30 p.m. Shells
8:00 p.m. Snesi
+ Live Painting organized by Community Rebirth

Dreamland Theater (26 N. Washington St.):
9:30 p.m. Ministry of Boredom
10:00 p.m. Lord of the Yum-Yum
10:45 p.m. Minus 9
11:15 p.m. Wicker Chairs
11:45 p.m. Chit Chat
12:30 a.m. Girth
1:00 a.m. Buffalo Coven Party
1:30 a.m. Public Urination

Saturday, April 26
12:01 p.m. Totally Awesome Fest 10 Pancake Parade

The Little Weasel House 214 Stanley St:
1:00 p.m. Dan Florida
1:30 p.m. B.S.R.B.
2:00 p.m. M De Lisle
2:30 p.m. May Pie
3:00 p.m. Dear Darkness
3:30 p.m. Growth Spert
4:00 p.m. Brian R. Tucker
4:30 p.m. Izzy Johnson
5:00 p.m. Sam Haddix
5:30 p.m. Vomit Express
6:00 p.m. Nick Painter
6:30 p.m. The Lovelies
+ Live Painting organized by Community Rebirth
+ Ben Miller's Take-Home Fashion Show

Dreamland Theater (26 N. Washington St.):
9:00 p.m. The Dreamland Puppet Troupe
9:30 p.m. Jovantoes
10:00 p.m. Emily Jane Powers
10:45 p.m. Salt City
11:30 p.m. Manhole
12:30 a.m. The Real Spicollis
1:00 a.m. The PreMadonnas
1:30 a.m. Unicorn

Sunday, April 27
Riverside Park (5 E. Cross St.):
9:00 a.m. Croquet Tournament * Grand Prize: A date with Hollis Coats to Sidetrack Bar and Grill (additional prizes for Best Shades, Best Dressed Pet, and Best Slam Dunk will also be awarded)

The House of Mole (310 Maple St.):
11:45 a.m. Video Games
12:30 p.m. Modern Lady Fitness
1:00 p.m. Stef Chura
1:30 p.m. Annie Palmer
2:00 p.m. Animal Magic
2:30 p.m. The Blob
3:30 p.m. Richard Album
4:00 p.m. Van Houten
4:30 p.m. Weed
5:00 p.m. Sex Police
5:30 p.m. Rebel Kind
6:30 p.m. MAN VS. INDIAN MAN
+ Live Painting organized by Community Rebirth
+ Ben Miller's Take-Home Fashion Show

Woodruff's (36 E. Cross St.):
8:00 p.m. White Dwarf
8:45 p.m. The Understorey
9:30 p.m. Truman
10:30 p.m. The Jols
11:30 p.m. Nausea Valley
12:30 p.m. Disinformants

Sun 4/20 - Especially Good, Eaters, Turn to Crime at PJ's Lager House 

Mon 4/21 - Government Flu (Poland), Dismantle, Serpent Speech, Don't Get Bored @ Yonka House, 20483 Yonka St., Detroit, MI

Wed April 23 - LOOP (shoegaze reunion) w/ People's Temple at Magic Stick

Thurs 4/24 - Black Lips (GA), Natural Child (TN), Duane  The Brand New Dog @ Magic Stick, Detroit

Thurs 4/24 - Radical Music Detroit Vol 2 at the Detroit Contemporary w/  Sara Grosky - Operatic vocal work from SE Michigan music creative. Arbor Composers' Collective - New music compositions from cutting edge group of composers and musicians. Anthony Poretti & Piotr Michalowski-Improvisations from veteran percussion/reed duo. Nicholas Arthur Tallidis aka Gang Stalked - Improvisations from adventurous saxophonist.

Thurs 4/24 - Super Thing\\Scared To Death\\Laserbeams Of Boredom\\New England Patriots at Warehouse 840 Plaza Dr (off Airport Blvd) Ann Arbor

Fri April 25 - Deerhoof w/ Awkwafina and Celestial Shore at MOCAD

Fri April 25 & Sat April 26 : 1st Annual Canterbury House Music Festival at Canterbury House Ann Arbor


11:30pm: Kyle Hunter (DJ SET)
10:30pm: Justin Walter
10:00pm: Matthew Daher Music (SOLO SET)
9:00pm: Michael Malis Trio
8:30pm: Brandon Christopher (DJ SET)
7:30pm: Jonathan Taylor's Rocket to the Moon
7:00pm: Ayinde Audio (DJ SET)
6:00pm: Shema
5:30pm: Matt Endahl (SOLO PIANO SET)
4:30pm: Arbor Composer's Collective
4:00pm: Ayinde (DJ SET)
3:00pm: RHYTA MUSIK - ρυτά μουσική
2:30pm: Simon Alexander-Adams (SOLO SET)
1:30pm: James Cornish
1:00pm: Simon Alexander-Adams (SOLO SET)
12:00pm: Pendulum Jazz Quintet


11:30pm: Josef Deas (DJ SET)
10:30pm: Ross Huff music & media
10:00pm: Julian Allen (DJ SET)
9:00pm: Rachel Mazer
8:30pm: Julian Allen (DJ SET)
7:30pm: Ingrid Racine
7:00pm: James Cornelison (DJ SET)
6:00pm: Steve Rush Naked Dance Duo

Thurs April 24 - Tues April 29 - Woodruff's Last Waltz - last weekend of this bar being open in Ypsi.
THURSDAY APRIL 24th $5 cover
Lost Boys 8:00 PM
Abe!Maybe? 8:45 PM
Double Weirdo 9:30 PM
Dragon Wagon11:00 PM
Ghost City Searchlight11:45 PM
Dave Menzo12:45 PM

FRIDAY APRIL 25th $5 cover
Salt City 8:00 PM
Thrill Train 845 PM
All the Wild Children 9:30 PM
Absolutely Free 10:15 PM
Child Bite 11:15 PM
Third Coast Kings 12:15 PM
Ayinde Audio DJing between sets

SATURDAY APRIL 26th $5 cover
Modern Lady Fitness - 8:00 PM
Danny Kline 8:45 PM
Captain Ivory 9:30 PM
Wicker Chairs 10:15
Congress 11:15 PM
Black Jake & the Carnies 12:15 PM

Wild Savages 7:00 PM
Super Thing 7:30 PM
White Dwarf 8:00 PM
The Understorey 8:45 PM
Truman 9:30 PM
The Jols 10:30 PM
Nausea Valley 11:30 PM
Disinformants 12:15 PM

Elbow Deep Meets Boylesque 9 PM until 2AM

Sat April 26 - VONNEGUTS, WEED, (Seattle/Vancouver), STELLAR CLOUDS, MOONWALKS at 8275 John R Detroit

Mon April 28  - The Ar-kaics at Lo & Behold  Detroit

Tues April 29 - Ar-Kaics at Elks Lodge Ann Arbor 

Wed April 30 - Chicago underground Duo at Trinosophes