Weekend Hit List

weekend hit list 9.14.12

Friday 14th

  • Max Vangeli

    Elektricity is fast becoming the venue to see the world’s best electronic music artists in metro Detroit. House music chap Max Vangeli was described by MTV as “One of the most promising artists for... [READ MORE]

  • DIY Street Fair

    The DIY Street Fair is a free 2-day, 3-night event in Ferndale, Michigan where local artists, crafters, businesses, groups and organizations, musicians, restaurants, brewers and others who live and work... [READ MORE]

  • Funky Ferndale Art Fair

    Artist booths are positioned along Nine Mile Road, west of Woodward Avenue in the shopping district. Restaurants and music are at the end. There is 120 booths of art with an emphasis on variety of media... [READ MORE]

  • Paula Poundstone

    We figure that there’s been no better PR platform for Paula Poundstone than her weekly spot as one of the wiseacres along with host Peter Sagal on Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me — at least in public... [READ MORE]

  • Anitbalas Afrobeat Orchestra

    When they started in 1988, one of their models was the great Eddie Palmieri group that recorded Harlem River Drive (don’t know it? get it!) and the other was Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band. Members of... [READ MORE]

  • Milton Suggs

    Not that many years ago, it seemed like there were no young, up-and-coming male jazz singers to carry on in the traditions of Joe Williams, Jimmy Rushing, Billy Eckstine, Al Jarreau, etc. Well, the word... [READ MORE]


Saturday 15th

  • The Jesus and Mary Chain

    As part of St. Andrew’s Hall’s anniversary celebrations, the venue is hosting shows by bands that have killed on that very stage over the years. The Jesus & Mary Chain, unsurprisingly, is one... [READ MORE]

  • Channel 955 Elektric Circus

    Elektricity Nightclub: Fire Performers. Belly Dancers. Stilt Walkers. Arial Performers. Jugglers.

    Ladies free before 11 [READ MORE]
  • Strange Beautiful Music V

    For a fifth year, New Music Detroit holds a marathon celebrating a busily creative but (largely) institutionally marginalized archipelago of the classical musical world. Huh? OK. To break it down: a... [READ MORE]

  • The Ruiners CD release party

    We’ve heard the latest Ruiners album, Shake, Rattle & Moan, and, believe us, it is a vast improvement on the band’s debut. This one captures the intensity, the raw sexual energy of a Ruiners... [READ MORE]


Sunday 16th

  • GZA

    You have to be a confident rapper to refer to yourself as the Genius, which is perhaps why the GZA moniker is more popular with everyone outside of his own household. From being a founding member of... [READ MORE]

  • Lightning Bolt

    Bolt show. The two guys in this Rhode Island band usually play on the floor amid the crowd rather than on a stage, then proceeding to kick the living shit out of their instruments, melting many a face... [READ MORE]

  • Laetitia Sadier / Outrageous Cherry

    French singer Sadier is best known as the singer with alt band Stereolab, though she’s an accomplished keyboardist and vocalist in her own right, and has collaborated with artists from Modest Mouse... [READ MORE]


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