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Culture City Calendar & Download of the Week

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

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Download of the Week

Air Balloons”  by Britney Stoney (produced by Eddie Logix)

This electro-pop track from Detroit’s Britney Stoney breaths deep, smiles wide, and dances with light and levity. It’s a daylight party thing.  Producer Eddie Logix puts down a snare-heavy beat that nods to ‘90s freestyle with a wink at the Ghost Town DJ’s  “My Boo.” Britney Stoney’s releases her latest EP “Native” on Sunday, June 7th at the Majestic Cafe, with Elenora and Ancient Language.  More info here.

 

This Week’s Calendar

Motor City Pride @ Hart Plaza | Saturday June 6th & Sunday June 7th

It’s Michigan’s largest LGBTQ pride celebration! Allies and all are invited down to downtown Detroit’s Hart Plaza for a massive party of pride and acceptance. Performers include Betty Who, Tunde Olaniran, and the Detroit Drag Review.

 

Bravo Bravo! @ Detroit Opera House | Friday, June 5th 8:00 PM - 12:30 AM

It’s time to light up the night! The 16th annual fundraiser will support a slew of Metro Detroit’s fresh and finest artistic endeavors.

 

Valley Hush EP Release &  Jamaican Queens @ Majestic Cafe | Saturday @ 8:00 PM

Three bands. Two new records. One venue. Electro-pop duo, Valley Hush, are joined by trap-rock overlords, Jamaican Queens with special guest, Little Animal. Catch Detroit’s hottest acts around playing the newly renovated Majestic Cafe.

 

Sunday Market Returns! @ Eastern Market | Sunday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, June through October

Weekends are double the fun when you come down to Eastern Market. Starting this week, Sundays host a bevy of artisanal goods and homemade crafts all throughout the summer.

 

Movies in the Park @ New Center Park | Friday Dusk

This summer, New Center Park is your city cinema. Free showings every Friday, starting this week with the Pixar classic, Toy Story. Bring your own popcorn.

 

Unknown Mortal Orchestra @ Pike Room | Friday June 5 @ 8:00 PM

Thought their name may suggest it, Unknown Mortal Orchestra doesn’t play classical music. With their own unique take on R&B, psychedelic, and funk, they return with their third dance-heavy album, “Multi-Love”. J Fernandez opens.

 

 

 


Travis Wright, Host, CultureShift

Bringing a voice balanced by humble humor and clever cultural insight to WDET’s afternoon airwaves.

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