Weekend Hit List

October 5, 2012
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Friday 5th

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  • Pepper Adams Tribute

    Gerry Mulligan had those matinee-idol looks, and he made the deep notes of the baritone saxophone seem to float on a cloud of cool. He was a star and a marquee bandleader. Pepper Adams had a standard… [READ MORE]


  • Two Man Gentlemen Band

    Some wag said these fellows had cemented a deal to only play at downtown’s Cliff Bell’s, but it looks like the Two Man Gentlemen Band is back at the decidedly earthier environs of the Painted Lady… [READ MORE]


  • Liz Larin LusterKraft w/FlashClash, Wireless G

    Here’s a special solo electronic music project with projected visual art, which has been touring select cities in the United States and Canada. On the road, Liz Larin is never without her electric… [READ MORE]


  • Dlectricity

    DLECTRICITY is a new contemporary light art festival in the City of Detroit. For two nights, the historic architecture of Midtown will become the canvas for local, national, and international artists… [READ MORE]


  • ALLOY ORCHESTRA presents THE OVERCOAT

    The mere act of playing live music to silent movies is so common these days as to barely be noteworthy. But that wasn’t the case when Boston’s Alloy Orchestra started down the road 20-plus years… [READ MORE]


  • Tia Fuller

    Since her performances at the Detroit Jazz Festival — with her own group and the Mack Avenue Super Group — she’s been to Korea, Japan and a number of U.S. cities, mainly with Esperanza Spalding… [READ MORE]


  • Black Violet: MUSIC FOR GRAPHIC NOVELS

    instead in the intimate Music Box of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and hear music to a graphic novel instead. Writer-artist Ezra Claytan Daniels provides the graphic novel, which will be projected in… [READ MORE]


  • Evil Dead: The Musical

    Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It’s all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero… [READ MORE]

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Saturday 6th

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  • Hounds Below Album Release Show

    The Loving Touch:
    with Hand Grenades. DJ sets by Jamacian Queens, Passalacqua, and Phantasmagoria [READ MORE]


  • Philter, the Paper Sound

    PJ and his Lager House staff really know how to put a great local bill together, and this one is no exception. Ambient, surfy rock duo the Philter alongside Neil Young-influenced indie rockers the Paper… [READ MORE]


  • Joss Stone

    Around these parts, soul chanteuse Joss Stone might be best known for taking the White Stripes’ “Fell in Love With a Girl,” and reinventing it as “Fell in Love With a Boy,” turning it on its… [READ MORE]


  • ALLOY ORCHESTRA presents THE COMPLETE METROPOLIS

    Detroit Film Theatre:
    1927 German expressionist science-fiction film directed by Fritz Lang. [READ MORE]


  • THE UNDERGROUND OPRY Vol 1 feat. BABE MILLER AND HIS 10-4s

    It’s a triple bill of filthy outlaw country mayhem at the Crofoot, as self-proclaimed garage honky-tonk man Babe Miller & his 10-4s join forces with Devil Elvis, a rockabilly tribute to Elvis Presley… [READ MORE]


  • Sheila Jordan

    This year the NEA recognized her with the highest domestic honor for a jazz musician, the Jazz Master award, which she probably deserved simply on the basis of her early ’60s “You Are My Sunshine�… [READ MORE]


  • Russell Industrial Center Fall Open House

    Russell Industrial Center’s artists will once again open their doors for it’s fall open house from 2-11pm. Come explore the many studios and galleries that make up the Russell Industrial Center. In conjunction… [READ MORE]

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Sunday 7th

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  • Taking Back Sunday

    It seems amazing that Taking Back Sunday has been around since ’99. The band has been routinely dismissed as emo, screamo or something else-o over the years but it has risen above the genre-bashing… [READ MORE]


  • Lagwagon

    The Lagwagon guys are now elder statesmen of the pop-punk scene and, though they have split and got back together more times than Kwame Kilpatrick has been in court, they will be bringing the silly,… [READ MORE]


  • Live Green Fair/ Michigan Health & Wellness Expo

    Downtown Ferndale:
    The first annual Michigan Health & Wellness Expo joins the third annual Ferndale Live Green Fair. [READ MORE]


  • Owl City

    The one-man electronic band made up of Adam Young is best known for his poppy, whimsical sound, like his last single “Fireflies.”  But Owl City decided he wanted to expand his horizons for this… [READ MORE]

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Monday 8th

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