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Detroit SummerFest

Fri., Aug. 28 and Sat., Aug. 29

Detroit SummerFest is the culmination of the free Summer in the Parks series that have taken place across four downtown Detroit parks all season long. The fest is essentially a three-day street party with a myriad of multicultural live acts to navigate, including street performers, martial arts and theater performances, puppeteers, workout sessions, interactive art, film screening, and a dog parade, to name a few. A diverse lineup of live music acts will also perform across seven stages and include Grammy Award-winning reggae band Steel Pulse, legendary house music DJ Chez Damier, and Detroit native Marissa Guzman. Free

Justin Leon

Fri., Aug. 28, 8-9:30 p.m. and Sat., Aug. 29, 8-9:30 p.m.
phone 734-261-0555

Justin Leon has spent the last seven years working the road and sharpening an act that is based on his life and yours, spending less time on our differences and more on what we have in common, Justin observes the world in a way that everyone can relate. Mainstream or urban, audiences agree, spending some time with Justin Leon is like sitting on the couch with a friend laughing about your day, your family, and your life. $12 Thursday / $16 Friday and Saturday
Joey's Comedy Shop (map)
36071 Plymouth Rd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (734) 261-0555
Justin Leon

Temple Trax 007

Fri., Aug. 28, 10 p.m.
phone 313-832-2822

If you like to dance and have fun to house/disco/boogie-type jams in an atmosphere that’s actually conducive to it, consider this special edition of Temple Trax, as it is the monthly dance night’s one-year anniversary. Tonight, special guest Ben Christensen joins residents Con Man and Julian Kendall. The night’s motto is “Here’s Your Trance, Now Dance!!!” so you know they mean business. $2 - $3

Temple Bar (map)
2906 Cass Ave.
phone (313) 832-2822; (313) (FAX)
Temple Trax 007

Friday Nights in the Park

Fri., Aug. 28

The west Dearborn Downtown Development Authority and the East Dearborn Downtown Development Authorities sponsor Friday Nights in the Park. This concert series in family friendly, and features a variety of local bands and musicians. Food truck rallies will take place in the parking lot across the alley from the Friday Nights in the Park concerts on June 26, July 24 and August 28.

Activ8 Grand [re] Opening

Fri., Aug. 28, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
phone 248-468-8000
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Activ8 gaming is pleased to announce their grand [re]opening. You won't want miss the ribbon cutting event at 11am with food and drinks to follow. Come on out and meet the activ8 team as well as members of their sister company, Trinet. Light snacks with lunch served at noon. All ages are welcome (children must be accompanied by an adult). Free
activ8 (map)
366 Hilton Rd
Downtown Ferndale
phone 248-468-8000
Activ8 Grand [re] Opening

Dobie Maxwell

Fri., Aug. 28, 8-9:30 & 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m. and Sat., Aug. 29, 8-9:30 & 10:30 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 734-996-9080

Unique is the best way to describe Dobie Maxwell. He speaks in gusts and prowls the stage with such an abundance of material and experience that no two of his shows are exactly alike. He has a background in radio as a former morning show host in cities around the country and has appeared on popular TV shows like 'Entertainment Tonight,' 'The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,' ',' and 'The Oprah Winfrey Show.' Yes, Oprah. He's even moonlighted as a stand-up comedy instructor, including our own Comedy Dojo in recent years. $11 ADV - $13 DOS
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Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase (map)
212 S. 4th Ave.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 996-9080; (734) 665-8811 (FAX)
Dobie Maxwell

Library Benefit Concert

Fri., Aug. 28, 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
phone 248-546-2504

Chris Bathgate joins 800beloved with Ancient Language, Woven Tangles, Kriss Gaynes, Molly Jean and [mister] at The Loving Touch to perform a benefit concert for the Ferndale Area District Library. It's been 5 years since the Ferndale Area District Library was renovated and expanded thanks to an increased millage voted (with enthusiastic support) by its citizens/patrons. It's time to celebrate in in the name of Libraries! (No one will be shushed.) $5 donation
Ferndale Public Library (map)
222 E. Nine Mile
Greater Ferndale Area
phone (248) 546-2504

The Life & Death Tour 2015

Fri., Aug. 28, 8 p.m.
phone 313-833-9700

The Life & Death Tour 2015 features performances by Bane, Turnstile, Backtrack, Power Trip, Bitter End, Forced Order and Heavy Chains. $23
Majestic Cafe (map)
4124 Woodward Ave.
phone (313) 833-9700
The Life & Death Tour 2015

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

Fri., Aug. 28, 8 p.m.
phone 734-761-1451

New music from the Midwest's hottest young newgrass band, now living in Nashville $15
The Ark (map)
316 S. Main St.
Downtown Ann Arbor
phone (734) 763-8587
Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys

The Matt Naas Variety Show

Fri., Aug. 28, 8-9:30 p.m.
phone 248-327-0575
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Matt Naas hosts Go Comedy’s variety show. The Matt Naas Variety Show features live music from the Variety All-Star Band, surprise guests, and the best in local talent. $18
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Go Comedy! Improv Theater (map)
261 E. Nine Mile Rd.
Downtown Ferndale
phone (248) 327-0575
The Matt Naas Variety Show

"Midtown Unmasked" - True Crime & Ghost Lantern Walking Tours

Fri., Aug. 28, 8-10:30 p.m., Fri., Sept. 25, 8-10:30 p.m., Thu., Oct. 15, 8-10:30 p.m. and Tue., Oct. 27, 8-10:30 p.m.
phone 734-642-5712

Midtown Unmasked takes you beneath the fancy branding to sadistic stories of serial killers, mob rule, pimps gone bad, mysticism, honor killings, revenge, Houdini hot spots and more. Hometown History Tours reveals the stories of Detroit that beg to be told. *Departs promptly at specified time from outside Great Lakes Coffee, 3965 Woodward, Detroit 48201 $25
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Detroit (map)
Greater Detroit Area
phone () -; () (FAX)
"Midtown Unmasked" - True Crime & Ghost Lantern Walking Tours

Tiger Sex

Fri., Aug. 28, 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
phone 313-388-8808

Tiger Sex will be invading Detroit once again, and its going to be one wild, dirty night.
Simons After Dark (map)
4936 Allen Road
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 388-8808 (FAX); (313)
Tiger Sex

Friday Nigh Party Madness

Fri., Aug. 28, 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
phone 313-646-3040

Get out here and release the full week of party rage you been waiting on. You won't want to miss "Greektown," presented by Detroit Exclusive and DJ Angel Live. . No Cover

Delux Lounge (map)
350 Monroe
Downtown Detroit
phone (313) 962-4200

The Orbitsuns

Fri., Aug. 28, 10 p.m.
phone 248-399-6750

O'Mara's (map)
2555 W. 12 Mile Rd.
Greater Royal Oak Area
phone (248) 399-6750; (248) 399-2267 (FAX)
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