Just when you think there couldn’t possibly be anything to do this random weekend at the end of February, Detroit Proud: Around Town is there! We’ve searched and asked around, and compiled a list of exactly what’s hopping this weekend in our local music scene. Check these events out!
Free In Detroit
Thursday, February 26th / 7pm / Hatchy’s, Utica, MI
So you know what’s really cool? When you get something for free…especially free live music. Free In Detroit is the first in a series of FREE events that will spotlight all aspects of Detroit’s independent arts scene. Local bands, artists, photographers, independent apparel lines, all coming together for a night of celebrating all things Detroit! Check out the first installment, with music from local bands Adventure, Wolfshark, a special reunion set from Some Sort Of Oasis, and more! This event is FREE! Find more information here!
Dead World 7: Eat Your Heart Out!
Friday, February 27th / 9pm / Tangent Gallery-Hastings Street Ballroom, Detroit, MI
Dead World is back for their 7th year. This year’s theme is anti-Valentine’s Day, so get out the blood and zombie gear for all you hunters out there! Dead World 7 is sure to wake the dead with their bass. Jammed with international and national producers and DJ headlines, Dead World 7 will also represent The D with over 15 local producers and DJs, including Kenneth Klass, Massiffect, Falcon Punch, and more! Tickets are $10 at the door before 11pm, $15 after 11pm, and $20 after 12am. Find more information here!
DJ Godfather WHVVVT?!?! Release Party
Friday, February 27th / 9:30pm / Elektricity, Pontiac, MI
One of Detroit’s most notable DJs, DJ Godfather, will be taking over Elektricity this Friday night for his release party for WHVVVT?!?!, his newest album. For anyone that’s ever been to Elektricity, you know the atmosphere is dance, dance, dance, and there won’t be a dull moment with DJ Godfather and local support from DJs Dopeadellic and DAKOTA. 18+ FREE before 11pm, $10 after. Find out more information here!READ MORE: Michigan Expands State's Victims Fund, Increases Payouts
Hear This! FEST 2015
Saturday, February 28th / 3pm / Diesel Concert Lounge, Chesterfield, MI
Hear This! Promotions presents FEST 2015, with over 20 live bands and artists taking stage at the Diesel Concert Lounge in Chesterfield. There will literally be live music from almost every genre, perfect for everyone’s taste. Check out local acts Midwest Skies (a power-pop trio), The Midwestern Sky (alternative rock), Taking Dreams (hardcore metal rock), Labour Day Weekend (garage rock), and more! Tickets are $15 at the doors. Find more information here!
Saturday, February 28 / 9pm / The Bass Market, Detroit, MI
Good people! Good music! Good times! Distorted Frequency will feature two separate rooms of music, awesome lighting and huge main room dance floor. With two full lineups, featuring over 15 producers and DJs this is sure to be the event if you’re in EDM and dancing the night away. See local acts by Andy Garcia, Diesel Punk, DJ Pure, Perrbear, Panic Attack, and many, many more! 18+ and tickets are $10 before midnight and $15 after. Find more information here!
Detroit Proud Pick Of The Week: Flint Eastwood
Saturday, February 28th / 8pm / The Loving Touch, Ferndale, MI
Flint Eastwood has quickly become one of the most talked about bands in the Detroit music scene, having cultivated a following of loyal fans with their catchy indie dance rock music. They’ll be taking stage at The Loving Touch this Saturday, along with other Detroit artists and bands, Tunde Olaniran, GOSH PITH, and Valley Hush. 18+ and tickets are $12 at the door. Find out more information here!MORE NEWS: Detroit Community Leaders Break Ground On New Community Center In Jefferson Chalmers
What are YOU doing this weekend? Tell us in the comments!