Here at CBS 62, we understand that you’re a busy bee and might not be able to keep track of all the local events happening around town. We know your time is precious – especially once the weekend arrives – so we did the work for you. After much digging and asking around, we’ve built you a perfect weekend guide of CAN’T-MISS events in Detroit.
Now you can sit back, relax, and simply pick what you want to do this weekend…check out our list below!READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Theaters & Politics
800Beloved / Skeleton Hands / Belterra
Friday, February 13th / 9pm / PJ’s Lager House, Detroit
You may not be familiar with 800Beloved, the post-punk band from Milford, Michigan, but that’s not to say they don’t leave a lasting impression. See them live at the Lager House, along with local electro artist Belterra and Cincinnati’s minimal wave duo Skeleton Hands. Cover is $7, and the show is 21+. Find more information here!
Playground Twist / Psycho Honey / This Broken Machine
Friday, February 13th / 8pm / Small’s, Hamtramck
If you’re into tribute bands, here come some of the finest Metro Detroit has to offer. Playground Twist will play as Siouxsie and the Banshees, Psycho Honey will play as Jesus and Mary Chain, and This Broken Machine will play as Nine Inch Nails…so if you’re into alternative rock, this show is for you. Cover is $7, and all ages are welcome. Find more information here!
A Blue Valentine’s Day
Saturday, February 14th / 8pm / The Magic Bag, Ferndale
A different approach to celebrating Valentine’s Day, Detroit’s own The Blueflowers present A Blue Valentine’s Day to “take the heartbreak to the next level.” They will be performing alongside other Detroit bands, Blaire Alise & The Bombshells, and Misty Lyn & The Big Beautiful. Tickets are $10 at the door and the show is 18+. Find more information here!
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Love & Hip Hop Saturdays
Saturday, February 14th / 7:30pm / The Original Hip Hop Shop, Detroit
Ladies, this event is for you! The Original Hip Hop Shop in Detroit will be shooting a reality TV show this Saturday night and is encouraging you to come out; with free admission, free champagne and gift bag giveaways, and live local DJs playing fun music all night, it’s the perfect way to spend your Valentine’s Day. 21+. Find more information here!
The 2nd Annual Thirst Wave Black Hearts Ball
Saturday, February 14th / 9pm / Small’s, Hamtramck
A flashback dance night! Local DJs, DJ Pleasure Kitten, DJ Elektrosonik, and DJ Aaron Hingst will be spinning new wave, retro alternative, and dark ‘80s and ‘90s all night! Expect to hear music from: Soft Cell, The Cure, OMD, The Smiths, David Bowie, and more! There will also be complimentary appetizers, Valentine’s Day Treats, and concert ticket giveaways! For 21+, there is NO COVER before 10pm and only $3 after, and for 18+, the cover is $5 all night. Find more information here!
Cupid’s Day Off
Saturday, February 14th / 9pm / Elektricity, Pontiac
So, for a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day in the electronic dance community, Vibe Guru is taking over Elektricity and giving Cupid the day off. If you’re single, you will be wearing GREEN glowsticks, and if you’re taken, you will be wearing RED glowsticks. Then, plan on dancing the night away with local DJs and producers, TJ Trblmakr, Good Guy Garrett, DAKOTA and more! Ladies are free before 10pm, 18+ welcome. Find more information here!
Detroit Proud Pick Of The Week: The Punk Rock Winter Formal
Friday, February 13th / 8pm / Magic Stick, Detroit
This will be the FINAL Punk Rock Winter Formal, as the beloved Magic Stick in Detroit will be converting to an all-electronic music venue later this year. Make sure you come out and party the night away with Detroit hard rockers Timmy’s Organism, Bill Bondsmen, and Mexican Knives. Tickets are $7 for stag and $10 for couples at the door. Find more information here!MORE NEWS: Red Wings Hire Lightning Assistant Derek Lalonde As Coach
What are YOU doing this weekend?