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El Club (map)
4114 W. Vernor Hwy.
Southwest Prince and MJ Experience Detroit

Ne-Yo and Brandy

Fri., July 20, 8 p.m.


Chene Park (map)
2600 Atwater St.
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 393-7128
Ne-Yo and Brandy
Cranbrook Art Museum (map)
39221 N. Woodward Ave.
Greater Birmingham Area
phone (877) 462-7262
Film Screening - The Filth and The Fury

Saint Motel

Sat., July 21, 6:30 p.m.

It’s no easy task to embed the popular children’s diddy “head, shoulders, knees, and toes” into a pop song and make it sound cool. Yet L.A. indie-pop foursome Saint Motel did that with “Move.” After the band’s 2014 earworm “My Type” blew up, the band was handed the keys to the indie-pop kingdom, landing spots in commercials, film, and even a pro soccer video game. In the second of three free summer concerts at Beacon Park (last month, the venue hosted JR JR), Saint Motel will ride the wave of 2016’s saintmotelevision and dish out the summer-fied radio-friendly vibes they’re known for. Free

Beacon Park (map)
1901 Grand River Ave
Downtown Detroit Saint Motel


Sat., July 21, 7 p.m.

“The future isn’t home,” Mobley presses on the layered track “Young Adult Fiction” from Fresh Lies, Vol. I — an album he defines as “post-genre pop.” This is but one example of the incomparable Austin, Texas-based artist’s innate ability to pair varied uncertainties with lush soundscapes and hopeful resolve. Mobley can best be described as a one-man-band: He writes, performs, and produces his music, designs his own artwork, directs his videos, and has been known to create his own instruments (many of which he learned to play by sneaking into his college’s music department after hours). This boy is on fire. $10-$12

Marble Bar (map)
1501 Holden St.
New Center
phone 313-551-3158
Crash Detroit 2018 Showcase

Summer at the MOCAD Homestead series: Raphael Saadiq and Tunde Olaniran

Sun., July 22, 7 p.m.

If the name Raphael Saadiq doesn’t strike an immediate chord it’s probably because he has become synonymous with his multi-platinum R&B group Tony! Toni! Toné! Saadiq is regarded as one of the preeminent R&B artists of the ‘90s, having produced songs for D’Angelo, TLC, and John Legend (to name a few). Just last year, Saadiq teamed up with Mary J. Blige for the song “Mighty River” from the film Mudbound, for which they received an Academy Award nomination for best original song. In a special performance for MOCAD, Saadiq will share the stage with Flint-based artist and activist Tunde Olaniran. $25

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD) (map)
4454 Woodward Ave.
phone (313) 832-6622
Summer at the MOCAD Homestead series: Raphael Saadiq and Tunde Olaniran

Rejecting Reality

Sun., July 22, 7 p.m.


Wanda Jackson

Sun., July 22, 8 p.m.

At 80 years old, Wanda Jackson is still the reigning Queen of Rockabilly. Known for her distinctive searing voice and steadfast spirit, Jackson held her own during a time when rock ’n’ roll was an especially male-dominated genre. A true trailblazer, Jackson shared the bill with Elvis Presley in her early years, and in 1960 snagged a spot on the Top 40 with her version of Presley’s “Let’s Have a Party.” She would later explore country and gospel, but returned to her roots in 2011 when Jack White teamed up with the singer for a string of collaborations on his label, Third Man Records. Fittingly, TMR's Craig Brown Band rounds out the bill. $23-$25

El Club (map)
4114 W. Vernor Hwy.
Southwest Wanda Jackson

"In The Heights"

Wed., July 18, 8 p.m., Thu., July 19, 8 p.m., Fri., July 20, 8 p.m., Sat., July 21, 8 p.m. and Sun., July 22, 8 p.m.

Before Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda gave the world the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights — a cultural story centered around New York City’s Washington Heights neighborhood and its Hispanic community. The story follows the lives of bodega owner Usnavi and his beautician girlfriend Vanessa. Then there’s Nina and Benny — a second love story defined by the price and obstacles of achieving a higher education. Reimagined by the Detroit Actors Theatre Company, In the Heights fuses freestyle rap with merengue dance for a multicultural exploration of love, family, and growing up. free

New Center Park (map)
2990 W. Grand Blvd.
New Center
phone (313) 784-9475; (313) (FAX)
"In The Heights"

The Michigan Glass Project

Fri., July 20, 12-10 p.m., Sat., July 21, 12-10 p.m. and Sun., July 22, 12 p.m.-12 a.m.

The Michigan Glass Project — a glass, music, and arts festival benefiting art programs in Detroit Public Schools — returns to the Russell Industrial Center with a kick-glass lineup. More than 60 renowned glass artists will be on display creating works of art on site to be auctioned off to benefit Art Road, a nonprofit. In addition to live painters, blowers, art vendors, food, and drinks, the event boasts over 40 musical artists across two stages during the three-day event, including headliner Kool Keith, DJ Dez, and D-Cyphered Live. $15-$30
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Russel Industrial Center (map)
1600 Clay
Greater Detroit Area
phone (734) 752-8665; (734) - (FAX)
The Michigan Glass Project

Play Ball: Baseball at the DIA

Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m. Continues through Sept. 16


Detroit Institute of Arts (map)
5200 Woodward Ave.
phone 313-833-7900
Play Ball: Baseball at the DIA


Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Sept. 30

Hold onto your butts because shit is getting straight up jurassic. If you’ve ever daydreamed about what it might be like to walk among gentle giants triceratops and brontosaurus — or get freaked out by a terrifying T-Rex — then Dinosauria at the Detroit Zoo is for you, returning as the largest dinosaur adventure of it’s kind in the country with some 40 lifelike animatronic dinos featured along a 3-acre DinoTrail. Whether you’re looking for some family fun or a stoner adventure, this is sure to be a blast from the past. $6 in addition to Zoo admission

Detroit Zoo (map)
8450 W. 10 Mile Rd.
Greater Royal Oak Area
phone (248) 541-5717
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