Detroit Proud: Around Town – Weekend of 8/22
Welcome to the first edition of Detroit Proud: Around Town! Each week, we’re dedicated to bringing you the inside scoop for local music and film events happening around town! Need something to do this weekend? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered…with everything our shining city has going on!
Friday, August 22, 8pm – FOUND SOUND, Ferndale
Catch new noisy pop outfit from Ann Arbor, Failed Flowers, as they play alongside other Detroit acts, TRAITS and Bonnie Doon. Admission is FREE. Check out the event details here!
The Philter, Real Ghosts, The Omers, and Radiant Marks
Friday, August 22, 9pm – Old Miami, Detroit
Don’t miss Detroit indie-rock bands The Philter, Real Ghosts, The Omecs, and Radiant Marks at the Old Miami. Cover is $5. More information here!
Friday, August 22, 9pm – The Loving Touch, Ferndale
Soul-infused rock band Ancient Language hits The Loving Touch this Friday, along with Nigel & The Dropout, Moon Lake and Remnose. Admission is FREE. Find the event here!
Eminem & Rihanna
Friday, August 22, 7:30pm & Saturday, August 23, 7:30pm – Comerica Park, Detroit
Quite possibly one of the most anticipated concerts of the year, Detroit bad-boy is back in his hometown this Friday and Saturday, for his The Monster Tour with pop-diva Rihanna. Tickets $49.50+. Don’t miss this show – more information here!
The Whiskey Charmers
Friday, August 22, 9pm – PJ Lager’s House, Detroit
Americana duo The Whiskey Charmers take the stage this Friday at the Lager house, with special performances from Detroit groups Nina and the Buffalo Riders and Desolation Angels. Cover is $5. More information here!
FEED ME W/Teeth
Friday, August 22, 8pm – Royal Oak Music Theater, Royal Oak
FEED ME, a DJ and electronic producer from London, UK, makes his way to Detroit this Friday at the Royal Oak Music Theater. Tickets are $22 – $30. Find more information here!
Friday, August 22, 5:30pm – DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston
Country trio Lady Antebellum will hit the DTE outdoor stage this Friday. Tickets are $29 to $54. For more information, click here!
D-Ranged Presents: BASS ATTACK
Saturday, August 23, 8pm – Tangent Gallery, Detroit
D-Ranged Productions are notorious for the best in banging electronic dance music events. This Saturday, catch local talent Kenneth Klas, Dekglo, Calico, and headliners DownLink, KJ Sawka, ReKoil and many, many more! Tickets are $20, $25 after 10pm. See more local names on the event page here!
Awesome Jarvis and The Whales, Mod Orange, and The Heavy Users
Saturday, August 23, 9pm – New Way Bar, Ferndale
Garage funk-rock band Awesome Jarvis and The Whales take stage at New Way Bar this Saturday, alongside Mod Orange and The Heavy Users. Cover is $5. Find more information here!
3rd Annual Hazel Park Art Fair
Saturday, August 23 from 10am to Sunday, August 24 at 7pm – Green Acres Park, Hazel Park
Come out to the 3rd Annual Hazel Park Art Fair this Saturday and Sunday for art, craft beer, food and live music from a long list of local talent! Find more information here!
KISS and Def Leppard
Saturday, August 23, 5:30pm – DTE Energy Music Theatre, Clarkston
Legendary rock bands KISS and Def Leppard are bringing their MASSIVE tour to Detroit this Saturday. Tickets are $36 to $175. Check out more information here!
Did we miss anything? Leave it in the comments and we’ll be sure to add it in!