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                                                                                            • Planet D Nonet
                                                                                              Planet D Nonet 7/30 8:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Don't miss Planet D Nonet, Detroit's award-winning sing band outside on the courtyard! 

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                                                                                            • Jack White and Benjamin Booker

                                                                                              Jack White annouces a headline show in support of his new and highly anticipated album, Lazaretto. Grab your copy when it's released on June 10th, and be sure to come to this show, presented by The Crofoot and AEG Live. 

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                                                                                            • Drenge
                                                                                              Drenge 7/30 8:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              When you listen to Drenge, you're jolted back to life- and that's exactly the effect they're having on the guitar music scene. Don't miss this show, with sets by Wax Witches and Electric Corpse. 

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                                                                                            • Open Stage
                                                                                              Open Stage 7/30 8:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Bring your music to the masses and be heard during The Ark's Open Stage. 

                                                                                              Place: The Ark
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                                                                                            • Jonathan Butler
                                                                                              Jonathan Butler 7/30 7:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Place: Chene Park
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                                                                                            • Peter Frampton
                                                                                              Peter Frampton 7/30 7:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Peter Frampton takes the stage with special guest, Gary Hoey. 

                                                                                              Place: Freedom Hill
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                                                                                            • Gogol Bordello
                                                                                              Gogol Bordello 7/30 7:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Hear Gogol Bordello's hits, like single Lost Innocent World, live with special guest, Man Man. 

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                                                                                            • Bass Mission
                                                                                              Bass Mission 7/30 9:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Every Wednesday, party on Elektricity's patio during Bass Mission!

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                                                                                            • Shimmy Shack, Michigan's first and only 100% vegan food truck announces the 2015 'Southeast Michigan's Sexiest Vegetarians' Calendar Tryouts. If you have been a vegetarian since at least June 2013 and want to meet other cool veg-Americans, check out this awesome experience. Men, women and couples of all ages are welcome to help redifne "sexy" as smart, fit and confident. Remember, Shimmy is all about attitude, but only sign up if you're willing to have your beautiful mug in a calendar and you want to show the world how fun, healthy and cool vegetarians can be.  

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                                                                                            • Jazz on the Avenue and 12 on 12 Pop Up Art Gallery

                                                                                              For the second year in a row the city of Dearborn will be hosting its annual Jazz on the Ave concert series in conjunction with its 12 on 12 Pop Up Art Gallery. Both events will take place at the Dearborn City Hall 7-9 p.m. So whether it is live music or live art that you are interested come out and support this culturally enriching event. There will be several neighborhood restaurant showcased with booths set up around the park and all of the nearby restaurants will be open as well. So come by and make a picnic night of it.

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                                                                                            • FCB Big Band
                                                                                              FCB Big Band 7/31
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Come share an evening with The Farmington Community Big Band, and enjoy a host of vocal solos and energetic introductions, as well as favorite jazz and swing pieces.

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                                                                                            • Ernie
                                                                                              Ernie 7/31 5:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Ernie returns to the City Theatre for a fourth season to remember "The Voice of Summer." This two man play is presented by Blue Cross Blue Sheild of Michigan and Blue Care Network, and is dedicated to beloved Detroit Tigers announcer, Ernie Harwell. Ernie's fourth season will again feature the doubleheader Experience, with convenient showtimes that allow fans to watch the play and catch a Tigers game in the same day. 

                                                                                              Place: City Theatre
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                                                                                            • PhoenixPhest Grande Faculty Concert Series

                                                                                              The Faculty Concert Series showcases the world-class Phest faculty perfromers in three seperate chamber music concerts during the week. 

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                                                                                            • Rock’n’Blues Fest
                                                                                              Rock’n’Blues Fest 7/31 7:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Get ready for performances by the Johnny Winter Band, Edgar Winter Band, Savoy Brown's Kim Simmonds, Vanilla Fudge and Peter Rivera when The Rock'n'Blues Fest returns to DTE Energy Music Theatre. 

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                                                                                            • Bill Kirchen
                                                                                              Bill Kirchen 7/31 8:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Ann Arbor guitar god, Bill Kirchen whirls through his whole gallery of country and rock styles this Thursday. 

                                                                                              Place: The Ark
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                                                                                            • Sandy Danto
                                                                                              Sandy Danto 7/31 8:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Sandy Danto performs a special homecoming evening of comedy with Brenton Biddlecombe and Jeff Horste. 

                                                                                              Place: Magic Bag
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                                                                                            • Lansing JazzFest

                                                                                              The Lansing JazzFest began in 1995, back when local musicians donated their time to perform and neighborhood volunteers pitched in to make sure festival-goers had a great time. Over the years, the scope of the festival has grown. Now, national and regional performers take the stage, and there are tons of clinics, workshops and children's activities. This festival takes place in the streets of Old Town Lansing, at the intersection of Turner St. and E. Grand River Ave. 

                                                                                              Place: Lansing
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                                                                                            • 8th Annual Trinity International Film festival

                                                                                              The 8th Annual Trinity International Film Festival (TI Film Festival) has become Detroit's signature event for independent filmmakers worldwide to showcase their movies. 

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                                                                                            • Planet D Nonet
                                                                                              Planet D Nonet 8/1 8:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Don't miss Planet D Nonet, Detroit's award-winning sing band. 

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                                                                                            • Imminent Disclosure Festival

                                                                                              Since the beginning of time, man has wondered, “Are we alone?” The truth is here. Full disclosure: aliens do exist and this festival is dedicated to celebrating this knowledge. This is a weekend fest with music, art, dance and friends. There are several local headliners including: Dixon’s Violin, Downtown Brown, Leaving Lifted, Sick and many more. Claim your space, lay out your tent and get ready for a weekend party that is out of this world. The fest will kick off Friday at 3 p.m.

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                                                                                            • Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland

                                                                                              The Greater Detroit Jazz Society presents Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland at Shields of Southfield. 

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                                                                                            • Royal Oak Beer Fest
                                                                                              Royal Oak Beer Fest 8/2 7:30PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Beer aficionados, beer lovers and casual beer drinkers unite during Royal Oak Beer Fest. This event will be an amazing experience in taste and sound, including hot new music to compliment cool brews. Over 60 breweries from around the world, across the state and down the street will showcase their unique libations in our celebration of craft beer and, of course, the people who helped to create them. Speak to brewers and company representatives about their favorite brews and discover new favorites and special "limited release" beers and ales. And, for those of you who just cannot get enough, try a VIP ticket, which allows you to enter an hour early and get first pick of the beers you've been waiting to try. 

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                                                                                            • Persuasion
                                                                                              Persuasion 8/7
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Having performed on Fox 2 News and called “the hottest band in Metro Detroit,” Persuasion provides an exciting, get-up-and-dance performance every time!  With a combination of talented vocalists and electrifying musicians, the band’s selections include Disco, Top 40, R&B, and more.

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                                                                                            • Detroit Bass Day, “Tribute to the Funk”

                                                                                              One Band Global presents the second annual Detroit Bass Day, "Tribute to the Funk." In tradition with last year's festivities, this year's ceremonies will begin with a photo shoot in fron of United Sound Systems Recording Studio, home of some of the world's greatest funk music. After the picture, enjoy an all star tribute to Funk with performances by world renowned bassists Nate WaQs, Ralph Armstrong, Tony Green and Kern Brantley with the all star band. Special guests Bryon Miller, Bootsy Collins, All Turner, George Clinton, Amp Fiddler and Luis Resto will also perform.  After the tribute, Detroit Bass Day will continue with an after party at Bert's, which will feature another all star jam session and performances by funky bands like Nadir Distorted Soul and Enema Squad. 

                                                                                              Category: Music, Urban, Funk
                                                                                            • Go Wild for a Cure!
                                                                                              Go Wild for a Cure! 8/10 7:30AM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Join us at the Detroit Zoo to raise awareness for lupus. All proceeds will go towards support, education and research with the goal of finding a cure for lupus!

                                                                                              Place: Detroit Zoo    Tags: zoo
                                                                                              Category: Events, Community, Benefit
                                                                                            • The Crane Wives
                                                                                              The Crane Wives 8/14
                                                                                               

                                                                                              From Grand Rapids, The Crane Wives are a “home grown indie-folk outfit” that resists conventional musical standards.  Using three-part vocal harmonies, eclectic instrumentation, and a unique creative organic style, The Crane Wives are known for their contagious energy.

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                                                                                            • Summer Eastern Market Tours

                                                                                              Stroll from shed to shed, shop to shop and restaurant to restaurant on this culinary adventure that is Eastern Market. Enjoy tasty food samples, meet the farmers and learn fun facts about one of Detroit's coolect markets. Tuesdays and Saturdays during the summer, "come hungry, leave happy [and] learn healthier" on an Eastern Market Tour. 

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                                                                                            • The Paisley Fogg

                                                                                              Take a love for 60’s music, a three-guitar front line combined with a solid rhythm section, add some “Janis and Grace” and top it all off with some British invasion and a dose of American Psychedelia, and you have The Paisley Fogg!

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                                                                                            • Farmington Community Chorus

                                                                                              Our traditional close to the concert series, the Farmington Community Chorus performs a mix of pop, jazz, and classical vocals, accompanied by fine musicianship and wonderful solos.

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                                                                                            • Zoo Brew
                                                                                              Zoo Brew 9/26 6:00PM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Lions and Tigers and Brews, oh my!  Taste unique beers from select Michigan craft breweries, live music and food for purchase. The experience will also feature exclusive access to the Zoo’s habitats at twilight, complimentary tram tours of the Zoo, animal enrichment and zookeeper talks. The event includes admission and 12 beer-tasting tickets (additional tasting tickets and food will be available for purchase).

                                                                                              Place: Detroit Zoo
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                                                                                            • Jazz on the Avenue and 12 on 12 Pop Up Art Gallery

                                                                                              For the second year in a row the city of Dearborn will be hosting its annual Jazz on the Ave concert series in conjunction with its 12 on 12 Pop Up Art Gallery. Both events will take place at the Dearborn City Hall 7-9 p.m. So whether it is live music or live art that you are interested come out and support this culturally enriching event. There will be several neighborhood restaurant showcased with booths set up around the park and all of the nearby restaurants will be open as well. So come by and make a picnic night of it.

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                                                                                            • Imminent Disclosure Festival

                                                                                              Since the beginning of time, man has wondered, “Are we alone?” The truth is here. Full disclosure: aliens do exist and this festival is dedicated to celebrating this knowledge. This is a weekend fest with music, art, dance and friends. There are several local headliners including: Dixon’s Violin, Downtown Brown, Leaving Lifted, Sick and many more. Claim your space, lay out your tent and get ready for a weekend party that is out of this world. The fest will kick off Friday at 3 p.m.

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                                                                                            • Go Wild for a Cure!
                                                                                              Go Wild for a Cure! 8/10 7:30AM
                                                                                               

                                                                                              Join us at the Detroit Zoo to raise awareness for lupus. All proceeds will go towards support, education and research with the goal of finding a cure for lupus!

                                                                                              Place: Detroit Zoo    Tags: zoo
                                                                                              Category: Events, Community, Benefit

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                                                                                            • Rhonda Walker Foundation Give & Get Fit
                                                                                            • Imminent Disclosure Festival
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                                                                                            • Michael Honig’s Winemaker 5-Course Dinner
                                                                                            • Sushi-Making Classes
                                                                                            • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
                                                                                            • Concours d’Elegance of America
                                                                                            • Maker Faire
                                                                                            • AquaPalooza
                                                                                            • The Hard Lessons
                                                                                            • Wyclef Jean
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