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African World Festival

Sat., Aug. 19, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. and Sun., Aug. 20, 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
phone 313-494-5800
awf@thewright.org
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The 35th annual African World Festival brings over 150,000 attendees to the grounds of The Wright Museum. This FREE 3-day festival is for the entire family and features performances, poetry, arts and crafts, African drumming and dance, hundreds of vendors, ethnic foods, and events for all ages! FREE

http://awfdetroit.com
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (map)
315 E. Warren Ave.
Midtown
phone (313) 494-5800; (313) 494-5855 (FAX)
African World Festival

Piano Program Concert

Sat., Aug. 19, 3 p.m.
phone 248-370-2030
mtd@oakland.edu

Join the faculty and students of Oakland University’s piano program and celebrate the season with great music, including holiday favorites written for two pianos and piano duets. Why not dress up and join the party? $15 general, $10 students. All proceeds support the piano program.

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Varner Recital Hall (map)
2200 N. Squirrel Rd.
Greater Rochester Area
phone (248) 370-2030; (248) 370-2041 (FAX)
mtd@oakland.edu
Piano Program Concert

Arab American Celebration

Sat., Aug. 19, 4-8:30 p.m.
phone 313-332-8267
celebratingsouthwest@gmail.com

The Celebrating Southwest concert series presents the Arab American Celebration of 2017, which will uplift and showcase the diversity of arts & culture: music, dance, fashion and poetry--of Arab Americans in Metro Detroit. Come join us in this FREE event celebrating culture with outstanding performances including: VICTOR GHANNAM & FRIENDS (quintet) SHEEBA ENTERTAINMENT (Yemeni folkloric) MARLIN JENKINS (spoken word) ARAB WORLD FASHION & ACCESSORIES SHOWCASE TAMMY & THE ENEMIES (alternative rock) wsg/MC Kamelya Youssef plus DABKE dance demonstration There will also be arts & crafts, henna artist, calligrapher, halal food and more! Event will take place Rain or Shine. FREE

http://facebook.com/celebratingsouthwest

FireHouse:Outdoor

Sat., Aug. 19, 5-8 p.m.
phone 313-938-7852
sblairwatts89@gmail.com

@ Baldwin Park, 1411 Baldwin Street
This Detroit-based, visual performance series highlights local talent throughout the city, state, and the nation. Our mission is to provide a larger reach of audience and an extended platform for artists to gain recognition, booking, new projects, and collaborations. free

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Baldwin Park (map)
1411 Baldwin Street
West Village FireHouse:Outdoor

Hydrophony with VIKI Hicky

Sat., Aug. 19, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
riverfrontarts@gmail.com
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@ Riverfront-Lakewood Park East, 14578 Riverside Blvd., Detroit, MI 48215
Detroit musician and electronics expert VIKI Hicky presents a workshop and audio experience using microphones and the water of the Jefferson-Chalmers canals that surround the park. Free, all-ages. Free

http://www.riverfrontartsfestival.info/events/

Chris Stapleton

Sat., Aug. 19, 7 p.m.

Chris Stapleton will be performing at DTE Energy Music Theater 8/19. Doors open at 7pm! $120-$199

https://www.livenation.com/events/649052-aug-19-2017-chris-stapleton
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DTE Energy Music Theatre (map)
7774 Sashabaw Rd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (248) 645-6666
Chris Stapleton

An Evening with The Neal Morse Band

Sat., Aug. 19, 7 p.m.

Come to An Evening with The Neal Morse Band at St. Andrew's Hall 8/19. Doors open at 7pm! $50

https://www.livenation.com/events/652877-aug-19-2017-an-evening-with-the-neal-morse-band
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St. Andrew's Hall (map)
431 E. Congress
Downtown Detroit
phone (313) 961-6358
An Evening with The Neal Morse Band

Havana Nights

Sat., Aug. 19, 7 p.m.-12 a.m.
phone 248-821-1128
ryan@ryan-abney.com
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Join us on the Belle Isle Boat House lawn in a pavilion transformed into a space designed for an evening infused with Latin cuisine, scotch, cigars, and Cuban-inspired music. The evening will feature a tasting and education portion as well as interesting raffle prizes. Think warm thoughts for this premiere event…Wear prints, florals or a fancy fedora and prepare to spice things up as we transport you to Havana Nights! Revel in the tastes, sights, and sounds of Cuba. $75

https://www.facebook.com/events/226564801188035
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The Jelly Jam

Sat., Aug. 19, 7 p.m.

The Jelly Jam is at Token Lounge 8/19. Doors open at 7pm.

The Jelly Jam is made up of members of King's X, Dream Theater, and Winger/The Dregs. Ty Tabor of King's X handles the vocals and guitars. John Myung of Dream Theater plays bass with the legendary Rod Morgenstein from Winger/The Dregs on drums. The Jelly Jam was previously known as Platypus. They changed their name to The Jelly Jam after the departure of keyboard wizard, Derek Sherinian. Platypus released two CDs, "When Pus Comes to Shove" and "Ice Cycles". After the name change to The Jelly Jam, the guys released two more critically acclaimed CDs, "The Jelly Jam" and "2". During the summer of 2010 The Jelly Jam began recording their third album "Shall We Descend" due out in November 2011! $20

https://www.livenation.com/events/670573-aug-19-2017-the-jelly-jam
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Token Lounge (map)
28949 Joy Rd.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (734) 513-5030; (734) 513-8689 (FAX)
The Jelly Jam

The John Butler Trio

Sat., Aug. 19, 7 p.m.

$29.50-$55

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Royal Oak Music Theatre (map)
318 W. Fourth St.
Downtown Royal Oak
phone (248) 399-2980

Roomful of Blues

Sat., Aug. 19, 7-8:15 & 9:30-10:45 p.m.
phone 810-359-5108
info@lexingtonvillagetheatre.com

Since 1967, the group’s deeply rooted blend of swing, rock ‘n’ roll, jump, blues and soul has earned it five Grammy Award nominations and a slew of other accolades, including seven Blues Music Awards. With a non-stop performance schedule for over 45 years, Roomful of Blues has earned critical, popular and radio success and a legion of fans around the globe. including the prestigious DownBeat International Critics Poll for “Best Blues Band”. Their winning combination of jump, swing, blues, R&B and soul remains their calling card, as does their ability to fill the dance floor. $19 to $42

http://lexingtonvillagetheatre.com/roomful-of-blues/
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Lexington Village Theatre (map)
7318 Huron Avenue
Greater Detroit Area
phone (877) 453-9682; (810) 359-3334 (FAX)
lexmtc@smackwaterblock.com
Roomful of Blues

Elijah Craig Live in Concert

Sat., Aug. 19, 7:30-10:30 p.m.
phone 586 752 5700
starkweatherarts@comcast.net

Elijah Craig Live at the Romeo Masonic: The next in Starkweather Arts Center's monthly concert series will be blues band Elijah Craig, who will bring their unique mix of blues, rock, gospel and country to the Romeo Masonic Temple, 231 N Main St in downtown Romeo Saturday, August 19th at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10, $8 for Starkweather members. Additional information at: www.starkweatherarts.comcast.net $10

Detroit Secret Sessions Take III featuring Ivan Moshchuk and Rose Hsien

Sat., Aug. 19, 8 p.m.

As the Detroit Sessions initiative continues to redefine the classical music experience by creating one-of-a-kind events, Detroit Secret Sessions Take III will feature award winning concert pianist Ivan Moshchuk with violinist Rose Hsien performing at the Jam Handy, 2900 E Grand Blvd in Detroit, on Saturday, Aug 19. Doors open at 7 p.m, concert begins at 8 p.m. Moshchuk and Hsien will perform the music of Brahms, Franck and Ravel. General Admission $20; VIP Seating $40

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Scott H. Biram & Gallows Bound

Sat., Aug. 19, 8 p.m.

Scott H. Biram and Gallows Bound will be performing at The Loving Touch in Ferndale 8/19. Doors open at 8pm! $12

https://www.livenation.com/events/689124-aug-19-2017-scott-h-biram-gallows-bound
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The Loving Touch (map)
22634 Woodward Ave.
Downtown Ferndale
phone (248) 546-3644
Scott H. Biram & Gallows Bound

StrummerJam-Detroit 2017

Sat., Aug. 19, 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
phone 313-961-4668
suestatic@gmail.com

A celebration of the music of Joe Strummer featuring five acts, the 44 Territories, Pancho Villa's Skull, Keith Jackson, Alison Lewis and Laura Mendoza performing his songs to benefit the Joestrummerfoundation.org $6

https://www.facebook.com/events/293109161146242/
PJ's Lager House (map)
1254 Michigan Ave.
Corktown
phone (313) 961-4668
StrummerJam-Detroit 2017
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