Culture City Calendar & Download of the Week

Your guide to all the happenings around metro Detroit. Plus, Trav’s download of the week.

Download of the Week

Hearts on Fire by LALA TRIPS

La La Trips is a new name to you, sure, but it’s one to know and remember from here on out. Cool, breezy and beautiful, she’s making music for the masses with a little help from the ever-fresh Detroit producer Eddie Logix.

This Week’s Calendar

Record Store Day Concert @ Found Sound | April 18, All-Day (Found Sound Concert @ 8PM)

It’s every music-nerd’s favorite holiday, your yearly opportunity to drop in and pick out that piece of vinyl you’ve been eyeing for months. Record Store Day is a time for new releases, special editions, and so much more. Stores throughout the country are celebrating.

Found Sound in Ferndale will be having their own free concert, featuring The Beggars, DUENDE!, Deadly Vipers, and The Scrappers.

American Dreaming: Detroit’s Golden Age of Automotive Design 1946-1973 @ LTU | Friday, April 17, 4-8 PM

Drive through the golden age of mid-century American automobiles with this documentary. Gallery of car sketches opens at Lawrence Tech University this Friday.

James Linck, Doc Waffles, Eddie Logix, Nigel & the Dropout & more at the Sound & Silence Magazine Launch Party @ Northern Lights Lounge | Saturday April 18, 2015 (7PM) – First performance (8PM)

Digital digest “Sound & Silence” are hosting their first musical showcase and they’re  inviting all their friends. Drop by the Northern Lights Lounge for an exposition of  electronic, rap and rock.

Lightning Bolt & METZ @ Loving Touch | Saturday at 8:00pm

Thrash through Ferndale this Saturday. Lighting Bolt and METZ take the floor at the Loving Touch. Wear elbow pads.

Jamaican Queens & Ritual Howl  @ Blind Pig | April 18, 9:30 PM

The BANG! is putting on a showcase of moody tunes. Trap-pop overlords, Jamaican Queens, and doom-and-gloom brooders, Ritual Howl, take over.

Bacon Bash @ Royal Oak Farmer’s Market | April 17, 7:30PM-11:00 PM

A bash full of bacon, need we say more? Come to Royal Oak and dine on swine.