The Doobie Brothers are a summer staple show - warmth really never came to you if you didn’t find yourself at one of these concerts at least once in your life. Don’t miss your chance to see the Doobie Brothers close the summer months with John Waite this time for a proper cap of the season. Tickets range from $20 for lawn seats to $75. $20 - $75http://www.freedomhill.net
"So often we create a work of art that transcends the norm and can't be pigeonholed into a 'themed' show. Created by our members and juried by our peers... The 76th Member Show is a yearly display of our finest projects, proudly hung for all to see." - Scott Brown The 76th Member Show runs through September 20th.http://www.grossepointeartcenter.org
IQPC’s 8th Annual Automotive Seating Innovators Summit is back in Detroit! Seating Innovators Summit will speak about items that previously were reserved for sleek luxury cars such as: heating, ventilating and automatic adjustments are now becoming the norm in economy vehicles, putting pressure both on the low end spectrum to meet these demands cost effectively and the luxury end to exceed these standard features while maintaining a simple, easy-to-use interface. At IQPC's 8th Annual Automotive Seating Innovators Summit, they will help you to continue innovating and improving seat models while maintaining safety and production standards $500 - $1000http://www.seatinginnovators.com
Don't miss Detroit's award-winning swing band, Planet D Nonet.http://www.recbowl.com
Seven brews were meticulously hand-selected by Matt Greff of Arbor Brewing Company and Timothy Enfield of TRIA for this event. Six taste stations will showcase a variety of appetizers specifically paired with each craft beer to illustrate how perfectly the right brew compliments the right dish. Casually stroll between the stations and take an opportunity to meet and talk with the owners of Arbor Brewing Company and the culinary team of TRIA, An American Brasserie. $35https://www.facebook.com/events/794799413889310/
Music legends ZZ Top and Jeff Beck tour together for the first time this summer. Fans will get a full Jeff Beck set, a full ZZ Top set and a joint finale with the English fret master and the Texas rockers. $25 - $75http://www.palacenet.com
The MotorCity Troubadours take the stage as part of the Lake Orion Concert Series. The performance will take place Green's Park located at M24 & Flint Street in Lake Orion. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
Cheer on the Tigers as the face off against the Yankees August 27. At this special Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub Detroit Tigers Outing, you'll get roundtrip bus transportation (departing around 5 p.m.); food, beer and wine at Conor O'Neill's prior to departure; and one lower level outfield seat. Spaces are limited, so email email@example.com to save your seat! $75
Solo piano legend Liz Story returns to The Ark for her first performance in years! $25http://www.theark.org
Dance every Wednesday night at Elektricity during Bass Mission. Each week, new DJs and artists perform, and everyone 18 and up gets in for free before 11. $10http://www.elektricitymusic.com
Coney lovers take notice! American Coney Island will be hosting their 4th annual Coney Dog eating contest this Thursday. Whoever can eat the most Coneys (with all the fixings) in 10 minuets will be crowned top dog of Detroit. There will be local “celebrity judges,” an appearance from Guinness Record holder, Takeru Kobayashi, and all proceeds going to benefit the Keros Family Fund benefitting the Detroit Police and Fire charities– what’s not to love? Come out to compete or watch between 5 and 7. There is a $10 registration fee prior to event, $15 at event and suggested $5 donation for the general public. $5http://www.americanconeyisland.com
Progressive punk rockers never say die! This lineup of ’80s favorites has been rocking since their formation and have no plans to call it quits anytime soon. Break out the acid wash jeans and make sure you’ve got your rat comb on hand because Queensryche will be rocking hits like “Silent Lucidity” and Great White will perform their seminal classic “Once Bitten, Twice Shy.” Come ready to rock out. $10 - $20http://www.palacenet.com
The Infatuations brought home five Detroit Music Awards this year, and for good reason. Their self-dubbed “Detroit Block Parties” are rich energy and joy - with the five members of the band promising to make you a part of their family during every performance. Best yet, they’re well-known for encompassing all of the sound’s Detroit is known for, from Motown to MC5. Doors open for this free show at 7 p.m. Experience the hype at New Center Park. Freehttp://www.newcenterpark.com
Multi-talented, singer-songwriter Zack Dobbins performs at the City Theatre with the local four-piece girl group By The Way on Thursday, August 28. $28http://www.olympiaentertainment.com
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