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"The piano bar of Plymouth a fun environment filled with the sounds of jazz, blues, classic pop and rock as well as great sing-a-long favorites, seven nights a week. The contemporary interior features a large window overlooking downtown Plymouth’s Kellogg Park, with sofas and love seats in the piano lounge. The bar stocks the most extensive selection of spirits in the metro-Detroit area, including over 40 brands of blended and single-malt scotches, fine wines, and over 70 specialty martinis (recipes can be viewed online at www.336main.com).
Live entertainment featured seven nights a week, including cocktail hour jazz from 5-7pm Monday through Friday with the duet ‘Class Act,’ also with $1 off all beer and cocktails. Sundays and Tuesdays are bar and restaurant employee appreciation nights with music by Rob Burger and $1 off all cocktails for industry personnel. Monday nights are Jazz Jam nights with Wally Gibson – musicians are welcome to sit in. Private parties and catered events available."
Baker's bills itself as "The world's oldest jazz club," and, in the club's 76-year history, almost every jazz musician of national importance has played its bandstand. Baker's complements the music with some amazing down-home cooking, their catfish being a true showstopper. Live entertainment nightly, with metro Detroit's finest local musicians every weekend.
Anyone can show up here. Detroit's only late night jazz club serving up Cajun catfish and red beans and rice all night long. It's not common to find a bar where everyone seems to know each other and yet newcomers don't feel excluded. Dozens of regulars turn up Thursdays for the open mic jazz jam sessions. Bert's serves the music fans bargain-price soul food from rows of steam tables: meat and two sides for nine bucks, or up to $25 for a whole slab of ribs. In keeping with Bert's bare-bones, working-class atmosphere, their food is more down-home than much of the soul food you find in restaurants, which has often been upgraded from its humble origins.
Historic Detroit jazz club.
Stepping into the newly restored art deco live jazz bar with an even more recently opened kitchen is to arrive in another era. Before the stage, the main area is separated into two spaces: One with round, candle-lit tables, the other, a stunning curved bar. All this sits below massive barrel-vaulted ceilings. All this ambience comes from pricey restoration work done in 2006 to make today’s Cliff Bell’s look like the Cliff Bell’s of 1935. That and the way they mix a cocktail. Neither cheap nor fast, mixed drinks are crafted old-school, more for taste than ease of production. With everything from a standard fillet of beef tenderloin to cassoulet, the French-inspired eclectic food menu speaks for itself. Try the duck confit on a buttermilk biscuit with cranberry jam for a small plate reduction of Thanksgiving dinner. Hedonists will go for a chunk of tender braised pork belly (otherwise known as bacon when cured and smoked) that comes plated with a rich, spicy sweet cider sauce, roasted fingerling potatoes and a pinch of cracklings for good measure.
Downtown Detroit's upscale hideaway on the third floor of 35 West Grandriver. A variety of music, poetry, and artistic vibes, from reggae, hiphop, and house to open mic poetry and many more special events. call 313-963-6034 for more info
The Commons Lounge is the perfect place for social and business meetings, featuring Martini Nights every Friday and Saturday with a live jazz band; national act singers every Tuesday and Wednesday, 8 p.m. to midnight; and "The Uncommon Hour" every Sunday through Thursday with complimentary chef treats. Also, premium cigars and cognacs and over 20 wine-by-the-glass selections
A jewel in the hood, jazz and blues Monday-Thursday, Friday & Saturday top 40 R &B. Free fish on Fridays.
"Crazy Moe's Cafe is a new and exciting concept including two bars in one. The main floor is a high energy dance club, complete with a beautiful staff and stiff drinks. Elevator down, otherwise known as the 'Dark Room' is a tequila and martini
lounge featuring over 24 different tequilas and 15 martinis. Candlelight and conversation accent the small cozy basement bar. Complete with relaxing jazz music to capture the evening."
The Dirty Dog is another feather in the cap of Gretchen Valade, the entrepreneur and philanthropist whose generosity and love of jazz saved the Detroit International Jazz Festival. Chef Andre Neimanis' sophisticated tapas-style menu encompasses unusual dishes that showcase his creativity. Musically, the Dirty Dog has some of Detroit's best players, with piano sets from 4 to 6 p.m., followed by two evening shows with full bands. Willie Jones, the general manager, is visible in the front of the house, overseeing service and keeping the whole show running smoothly.
"The beautifully remodeled Firefly Club presents quality jazz, blues, big band and swing acts, seven nights a week, featuring artists on the national and local scenes. The club boasts a state-of-the-art sound system and a new dance floor. The Firefly Club is also available to rent for private parties, receptions, dances, workshops and seminars. Check our Web site for a current calendar of events, pictures and descriptions of all bands playing at the Firefly."
Popular spot for afternoon networking and late night clubbing! Located in a beautiful historic building near Greektown. Known for its magnificent bar and live entertainment. Appetizers, sandwiches, soulfood. Live jazz, R&B and top-40.
Best of Detroit 2002
Best place to move and shake
You can tell by the bottlenecked line of glimmering Jags, Beemers, Mercedes and SUVs lined up for valet parking that this is a nightspot where the Motor City’s elite come to meet. The food’s OK, but that ain’t the point; it’s the tailored clientele and top-shelf booze that really sets Flood’s apart. And when the band kicks on, the place really starts to thumpin’. Precaution: Don't wear jeans and flip-flops.
"Gizzmos is a place to unwind and share good times and conversation. The building itself is a part of the rich history of downtown Wyandotte. It has been a bar for over 70 years! We have preserved the original backbar and designed the rest of the establishment around the '30s art deco era. We specialize in martinis and ultra-premium liquors. We also carry many different styles and brands of cigars. Gizzmos is proud to have some of the top local blues and jazz musicians entertaining our guests. Very soon we will be implimenting an exciting tapas menu! Join us every Sunday for our one-of-a-kind 'Build your own Bloody Mary Bar'. See you soon!"
This is a original signs of the times bar once used as a practice club for some of Detroits Motown groups, and was used in the documentary film "standing in the Shadows of Motown." Keeping with the tradition of starting careers, the club has countinued by hosting open mike nights for up and coming MC'S in the Hip Hop community. Every Friday you can party to the latest Hip Hop music, on the tables DJ Dex and B-man. the club has one of the largest bars in the city with a secound bar by the dance floor. The club has not forgot its roots on Sunday you can still hear live bands play Blues,R&B,Jazz. No gymshoes on Sunday.
Security on weekends Dress code in effect on Sundays no jeans or gymshoes.
Le Jive is a downriver music cafe offering excellent specialty coffees, sodas such as Jones and a great variety of root beers, and goodies from Janie's Cookie Co.
We showcase local music- dj's every Wednesday with our open mc night and bands every Saturday.
Local artists' work is also featured- we host a public reception starting at 8pm for each artist on first Fridays. Art exhibits run for one month.
Our non-smoking, non-alcoholic venue helps to assure a clean and safe atmosphere for all of our patrons.
"The Magic Bag is the home of the Wednesday and Thursday Night Brew & View which lets the viewer enjoy a first-run movie in a nightclub setting. The Bag also plays host to many national touring acts and the best in local artists. Acts that have played the Magic Bag include Galactic, Violent Femmes, G. Love and Special Sauce, Smash Mouth, Charlie Hunter, Koko Taylor, the Meters and Bo Diddley. In 1999 the Magic Bag was voted 'Best Venue To See Live Music' by the Metro Times."
"Milk, once considered the most pretentious bar in the history of Windsor, now simply the best. Milk, week by week, is a cliche crusher for the 21st century in art, music and mind. Milk is tomorrow calling. Are you brave enough to answer?"
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Hockeytown is synonymous with good beer and good times, so why should the BrewHaHa be any different? The event starts by teasing the palate with a firkin happy hour, which will include three 4-ounce servings of custom brews made exclusively for the event. Following that will be an optional tour of the Joe and a five-course gourmet meal with beer pairings. In addition, MotorCity Casino Hotel is offering a special rate with complimentary transportation to and from the event.
The first DMAs were held in 1992, and since their inception, they’ve featured some of Detroit’s most notable artists onstage, including such national acts as Eminem, Kid Rock, Martha Reeves, Ted Nugent, Smokey Robinson and Insane Clown Posse. However, regional performers make up the majority of talented nominees, and the 2014 award season looks exciting with a promising list of performers in categories that range from industrial to R&B.
The San Francisco trio’s experimental, freeweheeling take on guitar-based pop (punctuated by frontwoman Satomi Matsuzaki’s crazed, childlike vocal delivery) has made them a favorite of the likes of Pitchfork for years. Call it art rock, call it no wave, call it indie prog, call it whatever — with every release the band attempts to sound completely different, and in that inconsistency they are nothing if not consistent (hell, the band is notorious for sounding completely different at the end of a song than they did at the begining). It’s fun, yet difficult stuff — right at home in an art museum.
live music, fabulous hors d’oeuvres, complimentary wine, cash bar, early buying opportunities. Plus see this year’s pristine vintage automobile display. Benefits the Detroit Area Art Deco Society.
With the warmth of spring comes outdoor drinking season, and the Majestic needs your help celebrating the opening of the Alley Deck, with tasty drinks, delicious eats and live jams from the local retro band the Highballs. The 28 brown and white specials include Jim Beam’s Devil Cut, Remy 1738 Cognac, Chivas 18-year, Absolut Vodka, Valentine Vodka, Avión Silver Tequila and many more. Designated driver tickets are $5, and a cash bar is available if the 12-sample tickets aren’t quite enough for you.
This electro-pop duo played its first show on New Year’s Eve at the Old Miami, and has since clearly been building up to something amazing. Made up of singer-songwriter Laura Finlay and beat master Eddie Logix (of MidCoast Most and Progress Report), Sleepless Inn is finally ready to wake up Detroit with the release of its debut EP, The Rainbow Room. Come get wrapped up in lush, dreamy sounds that’ll have you tossing and turning all night long. Loretta Lucas and Humons also play.
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