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Culture City Weekend Calendar: Cabaret, Disco & Tech

Download of the Week

Somethin in the Water” by Pokey LaFarge

A new slice of Midwestern Americana baked with energy, integrity, and top-tier musicality we’ve come to expect and adore from Pokey, who’s playing the Ark in Ann Arbor on July 2nd.

This Week’s Calendar

Cedric Tai Gallery Conversation & Book Release @ Simone DeSousa Gallery | Saturday @ 6 PM

A recent graduate of the Glasgow School of Art, Cedric Tai comes to Detroit with his brand new curated exhibition and book, “Over Over Over”.

Social Media Day Detroit @ Motor City Casino | Friday @ 5:30

Look out! It’s Detroit: Clickbait City! A gathering of Detroit’s biggest names in the startup biz are coming together to talk about emerging tech and it’s role in Detroit 2.0.

Detroit Dizzy Dames Reunion Show @ Cliff Bell’s | Sunday @ 8 PM

Life’s a cabaret when the two lovely ladies of Detroit Dizzy Dames put on a one-of-a-kind burlesque show in the city’s most famous jazz spot.

Bars of Gold @ Small’s Bar | Friday @ 8 PM

Post-hardcore heroes from Fabulous Ferndale, Bars of Gold are still riding the waves from their excellent 2013 release, “Wheels”. They’re joined by Braidedveins and Pink Lighting this Friday playing a big show at Small’s Bar.

The Normandies WSG @ PJ’s Lager House | Friday @ 9 PM

Breezy, blissful, folk-rockers, The Normandies, are taking their first headlining show to PJ’s Lager House. They’ll be joined by Taxon Clade, ONEFREQ, and Harmonic Blue.

Erno Spins 4 Hours of Vinyl @ Whiskey Disco | Saturday @ 10 PM

Playing a mix of disco, techno, and classic house, Erno the Inferno  is bringing the heat with a four hour set of 100% vinyl. You won’t see Serato, CDJs, or any of that junk. This is disc jockeying in its purest form. C’mon and boogie on down to Whiskey Disco.

The Soul Surfers Play Motor City Funk Night @ Leland Club | Friday @ 10 PM

The Cold War is over and soul music is alive and well. These comrades from Niznhny Novgorod, Russia are bringing the heat with their post-USSR soul-tinged funk.This music is so good, they’d even make Putin smile.

Rollie Tussing and the Midwest Territory Band @ PJ’s Lager House | Saturday @ 9 PM

Dusty-bluesman, Rollie Tussing and the Midwest Territory Band, are bringing their fast-paced raggedy-folk music  straight from the gramophone and into your earholes. They’ll be joined by Danny Kroha and Matt Jones and the Reconstruction at PJ’s Lager House.
  

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Pokey La Farge

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