Monday, March 28, 2016

APRIL 2016 = updated 3/31

 Tues March 29 - The Shivas (K Records) w/ Deadly Vipers and the Belle Isles at UFO Factory 2110 Trumbull Detroit

Tues March 29 - Seraphine Collective's Birthday Party Featuring: LUCY DAUCUS w Hailey Wojcik & Five Pound Snap at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Wed March 30 - Acid Mothers Temple w/ Mounds and Sisters of Your Sunshine Vapor at Marble Bar Detroit

Thurs March 31 - LECTURE: John Miller on Mike Kelley's 'Educational Complex' at MOCAD 7 pm

Thurs March 31 - Rafthouse Band (feat members of Soft Location & Mild Manners) at Tom's Tavern 10093 W 7 Mile Rd Detroit 8 pm


Fri April 1 - Fool Moon celebration - 8pm to midnight, intersection of Washington and Ashley in Ann Arbor

Fri April 1 - Sheer Mag (Philly), Laffing Gas, Stef  at Marble Bar Detroit

Fri April 1 - Egyptian Lover / John Arnold / Source Audio 10 Year Anniv at the Works 1846 Michigan Ave Detroit

Fri April 1 - First Friday at Unity Vibration! Feat. Ministry of Boredom, Doogatron, Io Megaji at Unity Vibration 93 Ecorse Rd Ypsi MI music starts at 8 pm free


Sat April 2 -  Human Skull, Congress, Scissor Now!, Slim To None, DJ RGB @ Dreamland Theater, Ypsilanti

Sun April 3 - Emily Jane Powers / Anna Burch / Annie Palmer / Allye Gaietto at the Getup Vintage 215 S State St Ann Arbor 6:30 pm - 10 pm all ages

Sun April 3 - Wham City Comedy Tour at UFO Factory Detroit

Sun April 3 - HYBRID I: Yuri Popowycz and Brandon LePage [modern violin vs. classical flute] 6pm at Ecumenical Theological Seminary 2930 Woodward Ave Detroit

Sun April 3  - DISCO/SECRET @ Marble Bar, Detroit FREE

Mon April 4 - Teen (NY), Las Piñas (ARGENTINA), Best Exes @ Marble Bar, Detroit

Tues April 5 - Skating Polly (OK), Catty Club, Free Bleeders @ Small's, Hamtramck

Tues April 5 - LE1F w/ Jungle Pussy at Marble Bar Detroit

Wed April 6 - Heavy Electronics at Kelly's w/ Shame Michael Broderick (Boston), Soft Target (Providence), Plagues (GR), The Mossy Throats (EXBX Dan) at Kelly's Bar 2403 Holbrook Hamtramck 

Wed April 6 - M.U.G. NIGHT on WCBN LOCAL MUSIC SHOW 9-11 pm 88.3 FM in Washtenaw county or stream anywhere at

Thurs April 7 - Wet Dry Mix IX: Seraphine Collective Edition at "Spread Art at Detroit Contemporary" formerly CAID 5141 Rosa Parks Detroit 8 pm

Thurs April 7 - Seraphine Collective presents WHO DAT at UFO Factory 10 pm free 

Thurs april 7: New Works: poetry and prose by Maia Asshaq, Megan Stockton, Jennifer Nelson. 7 pm at 1440 Gratiot 5th floor

April 8-10: Signal/noise: A FemTechNet conference on Feminist Pedagogy, Technology, Transdisciplinarity. at Michigan League Ann Arbor more info here

Fri April 8 - Midwich Night feat. HIDE// ALEX BARNETT// MAGAS// VIKI VIKTORIA 4/8 at Marble Bar Detroit 

Fri April 8 - The Smith Street Band (AUSTRALIA), Purple 7 (IN), Hard Girls (CA), Signals Midwest (OH) @ The Pike Room, Pontiac

Fri April 8 - Wimps (WA), Sneaky Creeps (MO), Brothels, Primitiv Parts @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Sat April 9 - TACOCAT// Lisa Prank// Deadbeat Beat 4/9 at Marble Bar Detroit

Sat April 9 - Bonny Doon, Purple 7 (bloomington) and TBA at Elks Lodge 220 W Sunset Ann Arbor

Sat April 9 - LIVE ELECTRONIC MUSIC FORMS: Traag, LXV, Forest Management, DJ Ben Christensen at Donovan's Pub 3003 W Vernor Hwy Detroit

Sat April 9 - The Boys Themselves/Two Cheers/The Walking Beat/Go Tiger Go at Crossroads Ypsi

Sat April 9 -  MDC (CA), Deafwish (WI), The Cabbage Heads, Final Assault, Dead Church @ The Sanctuary, Detroit

Sun April 10 - Stephen Steinbrink (AZ), Rebel Kind at TBA in Ann arbor / Ypsi

Mon April 11 - CHRIS TYSH w/ guest MAIA ASSHAQ  reading the MACCABEES BUILDING Rm. 10302 (10th floor) 5057 Woodward Ave. Detroit

Mon April 11 - Stef & Anna *Palm Tape Release Show* wsg Stephen Steinbrink (AZ) at Lo & Behold 10022 Jos Campau Hamtramck EARLY SHOW 7 pm

Mon April 11 - Prince Rama at Marble Bar

Mon April 11 - High Functioning Flesh (CA), Body Of Light (AZ), Siobhan, Something Cold & Produkt 313 DJ's @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Thurs April 14 - Dirty Fences (NY), Archie And The Bunkers (OH), Flowers Bloom @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Thurs April 14 - Jack Wright & Bob Marsh Duo (PA/CO), Ben Willis @ Trinosophes, Detroit

Thurs April 14 - Wayne County Club Night w/ Bill Spencer & Ben Christensen at Temple Bar Detroit

Two days of experimental and improvised music from Detroit-based, regional, and national acts. Highlights cutting edge work from emerging and established artists.

Fri April 15 & Sat April 16 - Detroit Free Arts Music Festival: acoustic and electro-acoustic improvisers spanning the diverse territory of creative music. at "spread art" aka CAID 5141 Rosa Parks Detroit.
1.) 6-630 Maatchoo Blessyou Daher
2.) 645-715 Derek Worthington/Mark Kirschenmann
3.) 730-800 Djallo Djakate
4.) 815-845 James Cornish/John Olson/Eric Schweizer/Anthony Poretti
5.) 900-930 Rent Romus/Joel Peterson
6.) 945-1015 Jazz Bras Dot Com (Elisa Thorn / Jessica Ackerley Guitar / Laura Swankey)
7.) 1030-1100 Augusta Rose
8.) 1115-1145 Ben Willis/BC Grimm Duo
1.) 130-200 Nicholas Arthur Tallidis
2.) 215-245 Abby Alwin
3.) 300-330 Rafael Statin
4.) 4-430 Marcus Elliot
5.) 445-515 Rent Romus/James Cornish/Elisa Thorn/Lisa Rose LaMarre Wilmot
6.) 530-600 Jake Shadik
7.) 615-645 Shelby Murphy/Skeeter Shelton
8.) 7-730 Witchpucker (Dan Clark / Sara Grosky)
9.) 745-815 Flandrew Fleisenberg/Jim Strong
10.) 830-900 Mike Monford / Mixxael Mxlis
11.) 915-945 Alex Koi
12.) 10-1030 Maatchoo Blessyou Daher/Mixxael Mxlis/Rachael Ahn Harbert
13.) 1030----All IN

Fri April 15 - Earring (IL), Mexican Knives, PRC, CRIM @ UFO Fractory, Detroit

Fri April 15 - Frontier Ruckus w/ Matt Jones & Bonzo  at Blind Pig - Ann Arbor

Sat April 16 - Liquor Store / Birdcloud / Tin Foil / Growwing Pains at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Sat April 16 - Jonas Reinhardt (NY), David Shettler, Warren Michael Defever @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Sat April 16 - Matthew Shipp/Michael Bisio Duo, Karuna (Hamid Drake, Adam Rudolph) at Trinosophes 1464 Gratiot Detroit

Sat April 16 - Prude Boys, The Cheetahs, Devious Ones @ Found Sound, Ferndale FREE

Sat April 16 - Frijid Pink @ Melodies & Memories, Eastpointe FREE

Sat April 16 - Javelins, Palaces, Rogue Satellites @ Marble Bar, Detroit


Mon April 18 - OBN III's// Village Wives// Eroders at Marble Bar Detroit

Tues April 19 - NAMELESS FRAMES (ex fells),  KEEP ON TRASH DJs @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Tues April 19 -  HYBRID II: Sonya Belaya & “Crazy” James Baljo [piano vs. electric guitar] 7pm at Ecumenical Theological Seminary 2930 Woodward Ave Detroit

Wed April 20 - THE JAYWALKER...An Opera Featuring: Lisa (Suckdog) Carver, Dame Darcy, The Kuzak Sisters. Intermissions by DJ BILL SPENCER & a very special performance byAmerica's Favorite Clown, OLD PUT at UFO Factory, Detroit

Thurs April 21 - Parquet Courts (NY), Soda (FL) @ Marble Bar, Detroit

Thurs April 21 - The Thermals at Blind Pig Ann Arbor

April 22 & 23: Soli- A festival of solo guitar with Peter Walker, Davey Williams, Marisa Anderson, Benjamin Miller, Nick Schillace, 696 Blues Band, Shells, Andrew Barrett and more. Details TBA shortly. at Trinosophes 1464 Gratiot Detroit

Fri April 22 - SK8ROCK NITE w/ Todd Osborn and Jeff Risk at UFO Factory Detroit

Sat April 23 - Early show: Melvin Davis & Tradition Detroit Soul Revue $10 (7pm) at PJ's Lager House Detroit

Sat April 23 - Sunwatchers (NY), Deadbeat Beat, Modern Lady Fitness, River Spirit, DJ Ryan Cady @ Dreamland Theater, Ypsilanti

Sat April 23 - Cheerleader, YUM, Little Animal @ Marble Bar, Detroit

Sat April 23 - Tangerine (WA) @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Sat April 23 - Deadly Vipers, St. Francis Cadets, Crazy Toy @ Lager House, Detroit

Sat April 23 - Ectomorph, BMG, Erika at Tangent Gallery 715 E Milwaukee Detroit

Sun April 24 - Nuclear Moms (OH), Problem Of Pain, Rapunzel Rapunzel, Foster, Nuke/Town @ The Sanctuary, Detroit

Sun April 24 - Shop Talk (NYC) and tba at Donovan's Pub Detroit 

Mon April 25 - Death Index (GERMANY/FL), Crowhurst (CA), XTerminal (OH), Poète Maudit @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Tues April 26 - BLACK PANTHERS: VANGUARD OF THE REVOLUTION screening at Cinema Detroit 4126 3rd st  Detroit 7:30 pm

Thurs April 28 - Nature Boys (MO), The Glass Path, K9 Sniffies, Public Urination @ Kelly's Bar, Hamtramck

FRI APRIL 29 - SUN MAY 1 : TOTALLY AWESOME FEST 12 INTERNATIONAL at various locations in Ypsilanti and Bangalore India - more info TBA

FRI April 29 -  HYBRID III: Ben Willis & Zac Brunell [improv double bass vs. classical percussion] 7pm at Ecumenical Theological Seminary 2930 Woodward Ave Detroit

FRI April 29 - Besnard Lakes (CANADA), Turn To Crime, Congress @ UFO Factory, Detroit

FRI April 29 - TV Girl (CA), Moonwalks @ Majestic Cafe, Detroit

FRI April 29 - Minihorse, The High Strung, Haunted Summer, Cig Butts @ Blind Pig, Ann Arbor

SAT April 30 - The Hentchmen, Ill Itches, Moonwalks, The Idiot Kids @ Marble Bar, Detroit

MAY 2016

Thurs May 5 - B Boys (NY), Bonny Doon, Deadbeat Beat @ Donovan's Pub, Detroit

Thurs May 5 - George Clinton And Parliament Funkadelic (NJ), Alise King @ Sound Board, Detroit

Tues May 10 - Useless Eaters (CA) @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Mon May 16 - Boogarins (BRAZIL) @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Tues May 17 - The World (SF), PRC, The Vitas at UFO Factory Detroit

Thurs May 19 -  Fred Thomas, Dominic Coppola, Minihorse @ UFO Factory, Detroit

Sat May 21 - Rhys Chatham, Shells @ UFO Factory, Detroit

May 27-May 29: Trip Metal Fest

Fri May 27 - The Urinals, Terrible Twos, Frustrations, Future Punx at UFO Factory Detroit

Sundays - Jenny Junior hosts karaoke at UFO Factory
 Sundays - Stef Chura hosts karaoke at Kelly's Bar Hamtramck
Mondays - Monday is the New Monday w/ DJs Charles Trees, Ben Saginaw, etc. and $5 awesome vegan food by Julian Spradlin at Motor City Wine Detroit 
Tuesdays - Double feature movie nite at UFO Factory
Tuesdays - Almost Gold DJ Night at Marble Bar
Tuesdays - Dennis Coffey at Northern Lights Lounge in Detroit
Wednesdays - WCBN Local Music Show 9-11 pm with a live guest every week 88.3 FM or
Wednesdays - Rock video nite at UFO Factory
Thursdays - We Can't Be Friends DJ nite at Donovan's Pub

First Friday of the month = Ann Arbor Soul Club w DJs Brad Hales, Breck & guests at Blind Pig in Ann Arbor

Last Saturday of the month = Soul N Conga - DJs w live percussion at Motor City Wine Detroit 

- First update in a long time, apologies for absence.
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