September 07, 2016

18 events and concert to cure the boredom this week (9/7-9/13

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Saturday, 9/10
Jobbie Nooner 2
@ Gull Island
Celebrate the unofficial end of summer at Jobbie Nooner 2. The debaucherous party takes place in the waters of Lake St. Clair, just off of Gull Island. If you’re a woman, you’re expected to get drunk and show everyone your boobs, and if you’re a dude, you’re just expected to sit back and enjoy it. The whole thing is pretty disgusting, but people love it! We probably won’t participate given the amount of vomit, urine, and feces that will be in the water by the end of the day. Enjoy! 
Runs from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.; jobbiecrew.com; free.
Saturday, 9/10
Jobbie Nooner 2
@ Gull Island
Celebrate the unofficial end of summer at Jobbie Nooner 2. The debaucherous party takes place in the waters of Lake St. Clair, just off of Gull Island. If you’re a woman, you’re expected to get drunk and show everyone your boobs, and if you’re a dude, you’re just expected to sit back and enjoy it. The whole thing is pretty disgusting, but people love it! We probably won’t participate given the amount of vomit, urine, and feces that will be in the water by the end of the day. Enjoy! Runs from 6 a.m.-6 p.m.; jobbiecrew.com; free.
Saturday, 9/10
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
@ Baldwin Theatre
Go under the sea with Stagecrafters and enjoy classic tunes like “Kiss the Girl,” “Part of your World,” and more. Kryssy Becker plays Ariel, and Zachary Coates is the smarmy Prince Eric in the beautiful love story that taught us to ignore our parents and just go for it — even if it meant making an unsavory deal with a sea witch. Fun fact: Ariel was drawn to look like actress Alyssa Milano and had red hair and a green tail because they were complementary colors. 
Starts at 8 p.m.; 415 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak; 248-541-6430; stagecrafters.org; tickets are $25.
Saturday, 9/10
Disney’s The Little Mermaid
@ Baldwin Theatre
Go under the sea with Stagecrafters and enjoy classic tunes like “Kiss the Girl,” “Part of your World,” and more. Kryssy Becker plays Ariel, and Zachary Coates is the smarmy Prince Eric in the beautiful love story that taught us to ignore our parents and just go for it — even if it meant making an unsavory deal with a sea witch. Fun fact: Ariel was drawn to look like actress Alyssa Milano and had red hair and a green tail because they were complementary colors. Starts at 8 p.m.; 415 S. Lafayette Ave., Royal Oak; 248-541-6430; stagecrafters.org; tickets are $25.
Sunday, 9/11
Matthew Sweet 
@ Magic Bag
When it comes to world-weary and literate alt-pop that owes more than a nod to the likes of Big Star and the more Beatle-loving songs of the Replacements, one need look no further than cuddly Matthew Sweet. Once a guitarist for Athens, Ga.’s excellent and underrated band Oh-OK, Sweet broke out on his own in the early 1990s with a string of almost-commercial solo records, notably 1991’s Girlfriend. Sweet continues to make great records, and has always assembled the best group possible; he’s even had Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine in his band before!
Doors at 8 p.m.; 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-544-1991; $25.
Sunday, 9/11
Matthew Sweet
@ Magic Bag
When it comes to world-weary and literate alt-pop that owes more than a nod to the likes of Big Star and the more Beatle-loving songs of the Replacements, one need look no further than cuddly Matthew Sweet. Once a guitarist for Athens, Ga.’s excellent and underrated band Oh-OK, Sweet broke out on his own in the early 1990s with a string of almost-commercial solo records, notably 1991’s Girlfriend. Sweet continues to make great records, and has always assembled the best group possible; he’s even had Richard Lloyd and Robert Quine in his band before! Doors at 8 p.m.; 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-544-1991; $25.
Tuesday, 7/13
Miranda Sings
@ Masonic Temple
Who is Miranda Sings? Well, she’s actually a young woman named Colleen Ballinger who developed her heavily lipsticked alter ego on YouTube. While ever-so-slightly annoying, the character is also talentless, egotistical, and totally misguided. So, you can imagine how hilarity ensues when she sings blockbuster hits by Adele, Ariana Grande, and Taylor Swift, dances, gives tutorials, and recounts her daily activities — all with her lips (and teeth) covered in her signature red color. 
Doors open at 7 p.m.; 500 Temple, Detroit; thecrofoot.com; 248-858-9333; tickets are $39.50
Tuesday, 7/13
Miranda Sings
@ Masonic Temple
Who is Miranda Sings? Well, she’s actually a young woman named Colleen Ballinger who developed her heavily lipsticked alter ego on YouTube. While ever-so-slightly annoying, the character is also talentless, egotistical, and totally misguided. So, you can imagine how hilarity ensues when she sings blockbuster hits by Adele, Ariana Grande, and Taylor Swift, dances, gives tutorials, and recounts her daily activities — all with her lips (and teeth) covered in her signature red color. Doors open at 7 p.m.; 500 Temple, Detroit; thecrofoot.com; 248-858-9333; tickets are $39.50
Sunday, 9/11
Neil Hagerty and Howling Hex
@ UFO Factory 
Neil Michael Hagerty is a founding member of Pussy Galore and Royal Trux. Tonight he performs with his fine rock ‘n’ roll ensemble the Howling Hex with special guests Viki in tow. Hagerty is as capable of mixing blues-spattered, post-motorik jams as he is of subtle singer-songwriter material or even the heaviest of Cro-Magnon sludge. Dude is something of a mercurial genius, and his shows are always worth catching. Just don’t show up expecting anything in particular, and you’ll undoubtedly be happy.
Doors at 7 p.m.; 2110 Trumbull St., Detroit; ufofactory.com; $10.
Sunday, 9/11
Neil Hagerty and Howling Hex
@ UFO Factory
Neil Michael Hagerty is a founding member of Pussy Galore and Royal Trux. Tonight he performs with his fine rock ‘n’ roll ensemble the Howling Hex with special guests Viki in tow. Hagerty is as capable of mixing blues-spattered, post-motorik jams as he is of subtle singer-songwriter material or even the heaviest of Cro-Magnon sludge. Dude is something of a mercurial genius, and his shows are always worth catching. Just don’t show up expecting anything in particular, and you’ll undoubtedly be happy. Doors at 7 p.m.; 2110 Trumbull St., Detroit; ufofactory.com; $10.
Fri-Sun, 9/9-9/11
Plymouth Fall Festival
@ Downtown Plymouth
Ah, the season of outdoor festivals is finally coming to end. Soak up the last bit of al fresco fun at the Plymouth Fall Festival where you can enjoy carnival rides, a craft fair, live entertainment from the Plymouth Drum and Fife band, the Dale Hicks Band, and Detroit Soul Revue, plus a pancake breakfast, a spaghetti dinner, a car show, bingo, and plenty more. The whole thing takes place in the heart of downtown Plymouth, which is enough of a destination in and of itself. 
Runs noon to 11 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday; 223 S. Main St., Plymouth; plymouthfallfestival.com; 734-335-0199; plymouthfallfestival.com; admission is free.
Fri-Sun, 9/9-9/11
Plymouth Fall Festival
@ Downtown Plymouth
Ah, the season of outdoor festivals is finally coming to end. Soak up the last bit of al fresco fun at the Plymouth Fall Festival where you can enjoy carnival rides, a craft fair, live entertainment from the Plymouth Drum and Fife band, the Dale Hicks Band, and Detroit Soul Revue, plus a pancake breakfast, a spaghetti dinner, a car show, bingo, and plenty more. The whole thing takes place in the heart of downtown Plymouth, which is enough of a destination in and of itself. Runs noon to 11 p.m. on Friday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday; 223 S. Main St., Plymouth; plymouthfallfestival.com; 734-335-0199; plymouthfallfestival.com; admission is free.
Friday, 9/9
Shift Fest 
@ Russell Industrial Center
Of all the festivals to hit the Russell recently, this is the one we’re the most excited about. This one-day fest is headlined by a star of rap’s new vanguard, Travis Scott. You should attend just for him, but there’s also emerging talent Kamaiyah, and producers Mr. Carmack, Sonny Digital, and TM88, who are responsible from some of the most exciting and biggest urban songs in the last few years. Just added is Black Noi$e, the Detroit-based producer responsible for the sounds of New York-based hip-hop collective World’s Fair. They also just added a half-pipe, and there will be pro skaters at the event. This looks to be a really unique showcase. 
Starts at 4 p.m.; 1600 Clay St., Detroit; russellindustrialcenter.com; 16 years and older; $25.
Friday, 9/9
Shift Fest
@ Russell Industrial Center
Of all the festivals to hit the Russell recently, this is the one we’re the most excited about. This one-day fest is headlined by a star of rap’s new vanguard, Travis Scott. You should attend just for him, but there’s also emerging talent Kamaiyah, and producers Mr. Carmack, Sonny Digital, and TM88, who are responsible from some of the most exciting and biggest urban songs in the last few years. Just added is Black Noi$e, the Detroit-based producer responsible for the sounds of New York-based hip-hop collective World’s Fair. They also just added a half-pipe, and there will be pro skaters at the event. This looks to be a really unique showcase. Starts at 4 p.m.; 1600 Clay St., Detroit; russellindustrialcenter.com; 16 years and older; $25.
Sat-Sun, 9/10-9/11
27th Annual Historic Indian Village Yard Sale
@ Indian Village, Detroit
If you tremble with excitement at the thought of exploring Detroit’s beautiful old mansions, then this neighborhood-wide garage sale is for you. Now, we’re not saying you’re going to get to barge into every house that’s selling old stuff in their driveway, but you’ll get a closer look at these character-filled homes than you otherwise would. Plus, you know the people who live their have a ton of awesome old stuff to get rid of. The neighborhood is seven blocks long, bordered by Iroquois, Burns, and Seminole streets from East Jefferson to Mack Avenue. Antiques, collectibles, pottery, silver, dinnerware, paintings, rugs, hardware, records, and more will all be for sale. 
Runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday; estatesales.org.
Sat-Sun, 9/10-9/11
27th Annual Historic Indian Village Yard Sale
@ Indian Village, Detroit
If you tremble with excitement at the thought of exploring Detroit’s beautiful old mansions, then this neighborhood-wide garage sale is for you. Now, we’re not saying you’re going to get to barge into every house that’s selling old stuff in their driveway, but you’ll get a closer look at these character-filled homes than you otherwise would. Plus, you know the people who live their have a ton of awesome old stuff to get rid of. The neighborhood is seven blocks long, bordered by Iroquois, Burns, and Seminole streets from East Jefferson to Mack Avenue. Antiques, collectibles, pottery, silver, dinnerware, paintings, rugs, hardware, records, and more will all be for sale. Runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sunday; estatesales.org.
Friday, 9/9
Sick of It All 
@ Majestic Theatre
Is classic New York hardcore still alive and kicking? Fans of this band would probably be aghast that one might even ask, even though most of them weren’t even alive by the time CBs stopped doing Sunday matinees. With a career spanning 20 years and hundreds of thousands of albums sold worldwide, the current tour backs the group’s highly anticipated new album, Based on a True Story.  
Doors at 7 p.m.; 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; $18 in advance, $20 day of show.
Friday, 9/9
Sick of It All
@ Majestic Theatre
Is classic New York hardcore still alive and kicking? Fans of this band would probably be aghast that one might even ask, even though most of them weren’t even alive by the time CBs stopped doing Sunday matinees. With a career spanning 20 years and hundreds of thousands of albums sold worldwide, the current tour backs the group’s highly anticipated new album, Based on a True Story. Doors at 7 p.m.; 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-833-9700; $18 in advance, $20 day of show.
Friday, 9/9
Silent Servant 
@ El Club
It’s a real night for the truest heads of left-field dance music, as the best in modern minimal wave, cold house, and goth-step all find themselves at El Club. It’s the Into the Water LP release from Felte, plus sets from Silent Servant and our beloved Ritual Howls. “Record selectors” Bill Spencer, Charles Trees, and Shigeto are also promised, but we don’t get how that is different from DJing. Maybe they will re-enact scenes from High Fidelity? 
Starts at 8 p.m.; 4114 Vernor Hwy., Detroit; elclubdetroit.com; $5 in advance, $10 day of show.
Friday, 9/9
Silent Servant
@ El Club
It’s a real night for the truest heads of left-field dance music, as the best in modern minimal wave, cold house, and goth-step all find themselves at El Club. It’s the Into the Water LP release from Felte, plus sets from Silent Servant and our beloved Ritual Howls. “Record selectors” Bill Spencer, Charles Trees, and Shigeto are also promised, but we don’t get how that is different from DJing. Maybe they will re-enact scenes from High Fidelity? Starts at 8 p.m.; 4114 Vernor Hwy., Detroit; elclubdetroit.com; $5 in advance, $10 day of show.