It’s officially April, and Easter is just around the corner. In case you don’t already have plans with the Easter Bunny, we’ve put together the must-see events for this weekend in Detroit…check out what’s going on Around Town!
Friday, April 3th / 9pm / HQ Lounge, Detroit, MI
HQ Lounge will be bouncing this Friday night with an impressive line-up of local DJs and producers, including Diesel Punk, Blackhat, Erik Salagan, DJ Dash, and more! So bring your smiles, good vibes, and get ready for a good night with awesome music. This is an 18+ show and admission is FREE! Find more information here!
Spring Fling: Art & Music Fusion Showcase
Saturday, April 4th / 7pm / Tangent Gallery-Hastings Street Ballroom, Detroit, MI
The Glitz, Poison Panda Productions, and Green Man Tattoo are teaming up to fuse the best that Detroit has to offer in art and music – all under one roof for one night! With support from over 25 of the best local display, performance, and interactive artists in a mixture of jam bands and local DJs, heavy-hitter headliners DJ Psycho of Detroit Techno Militia, Neil V, and Rai Knight will place their stamp on the Detroit late-night scene. Go Rave lighting will ensure an equal visual experience to match too! Cover is $5 from 7pm-9pm, $10 from 9pm-12am, and $15 after 12am. This is an 18+ show and they will also be taking food donations – so bring your canned goods and non-perishables and look for the R.A.W.S bin! Find more information here!
Valley Hush / George Morris & the Gypsy Chorus / Nigel & the Dropout
Saturday, April 4th / 9pm / Small’s, Hamtramck, MI
Detroit experimental indie-pop band Valley Hush will take their sound to Small’s this Saturday for a Springtime Celebration! Playing alongside Valley Hush are electronic psychedelic rock band Nigel & the Dropout and dream-pop band George Morris & the Gypsy Chorus. There is a $6 cover at the door and this is an 18+ show. Find more information here!
Nox Boys / The Vonneguts / The Still Tide / TART
Saturday, April 4th / 9pm / Elizabeth Theater At The Park Bar, Detroit, MI
Detroit glam blues-punk band TART and harmony based rhythm and roll band The Vonneguts will be taking the stage alongside two out of towners this weekend. Nox Boys from Pittsburgh, PA take garage rock to the next level with a twangy soul feel. The Still Tide from Denver, CO play a dreamy soundscape with melodic undertones. There is a $5 cover at the door and this is an 18+ show. Find more information here!
Saturday, April 4th / 10pm / The Works, Detroit, MI
The iconic Detroit electronic dance music venue The Works will be celebrating the sugary side of Easter with a bang. Party Peeps will feature some of the latest and greatest names in the electronic dance music scene in Detroit: Perrbear, Dash Riot, OnDemand, Diesel Punk, Hypnotic, and more! Get your dancing feet ready! Cover is $3 before 11pm, $5 from 11pm-12am, and $10 after 12am. This is an 18+ show. Find more information here!
Detroit Proud Pick of the Week: International Pop Overthrow Detroit
Thursday, April 2nd through Sunday, April 5th / 7:30pm / PJ’s Lager House, Detroit, MI
The International Pop Overthrow festival heads back to The Motor City for the eight straight year, once again celebrating at PJ’s Lager House! There will be over 20 of the best pop and rock bands from Detroit and beyond! Expect to see killer performances from The Rose Cult, Ryan Allen and His Extra Arms, The Bruised Reed, The Static Dial, and more! Three nights and one afternoon of amazing music! Tickets for the evening shows are $10 at the door, and tickets are $8 for the afternoon show. Evening shows are 21+ and the afternoon show is 18+. Find the full line-up and more information here!
Tell us! What are YOU doing this weekend?