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Events for Saturday 08-12-17

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BFF FEST 4 : El Club : 7PM-2AM : BFF Fest is an all-ages inclusive summer music festival in Detroit created to highlight, celebrate, and promote the talents of Michigan’s diverse community of musicians and artists.

10:00 AM

SCRAP Detroit Welding Festival : Traffic Jam & Snug : 10AM-11PM : A daylong festival that is open to the public, free of charge, and features some of the best artistic welders in the area. The Luddites, Zak and What Army, and Nina and the Buffalo Riders will be performing.

Fine Art Fair : Stonehouse : 10AM-6PM : Fine Artists, local microbrewed beer, food, and live musical performances.

Ponyride Market Summer Series : Ponyride : 10AM-6PM : live performances by local neo-soul musical collective Video7 and art in the Loading Dock Gallery by Abigail Lynch.

12:00 PM

The Taco Festival : West Riverfront Park : 12PM-6PM : An entire festival dedicated to tacos.

2:00 PM

Release Party : Trumbull and Porter Hotel : 2PM-12AM : Grand Circus Magazine Issue 5.

Pin Up III Art and Variety Show : Tangent Gallery : 2PM-2AM : Live Art, body paint, fashion, variety, fire performances, magic, burlesque, bellydance, live music, live djing, hair design and more

Summer Film Series : Dossin Great Lakes Museum : 2PM-3PM : Screening of 'Sundew'

Opening : Detroit Artists’ Test Lab : 2PM-5PM : Lil Dumplins' artwork from the past year.

2:30 PM

Ribs and R&B Musical Festival : Hart Plaza : 2PM-9PM : Celebration of barbecue and great music. The festival features local barbecue experts and grilling gurus as well as shows featuring a variety of R&B and soul singers.

3:00 PM

Summer Film Series : Detroit Historical Museum : 3PM-4PM : Screening of 'Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter'

4:00 PM

Tour de Fat Detroit : Chene Park : 4PM-9PM : Musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs. Costumes are highly encouraged.

5:30 PM

Opening : Always Brewing Detroit : 5PM-8PM : Works by Brant

7:30 PM

Solace Sessions #8 : Light Box : 7PM-11PM : David Dove with Music to Whyouarei

8:00 PM

Screening of ‘Grease’ : Redford Theatre : 8PM-10PM : The 1970s musical hit stars John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John as they try to carry on a summer romance during the school year.

Faygo Movie Night in the D : Campus Martius Park : 8PM-11PM : Screening of 'Lion'

Mystery Event : Briggs Detroit : 8PM-2AM : Guest Crystal Harding. What's gonna happen this time?

Shock The World : The Studio Detroit : 8PM-1AM : Live performance by Telegraf and DJ Ted Krisko

Screening of ‘Logan’s Run’ : Senate Theatre : 8PM-10PM : Based on the cult novel by William F. Nolan and George Clayton Johnson, the film is set in 2274, with the remnants of humanity living in a computer-controlled, sealed, domed city after a non-specific apocalypse.

(weekly) LIVE : The Whisky Parlor : 8PM-11PM : Jazz by The Galen Bundy Organ Trio

Jonathan Taylor Quintet plus Ben Willis : Trinosophes : 8PM-12AM : New music from this ensemble featuring some of our favorite Detroit improvisors.

8:30 PM

Concert : Saint Andrew’s Hall : 8PM-11PM : Rumours Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band

9:00 PM

DJ Gene Farris : The Grasshopper Underground : 9PM-2AM : Support from Henry Brooks and Gettoblaster

OVER the CHILL III : Marble Bar : 9PM-2AM : Sutter, Dru Ruiz, Jerome Joyce, Jemille Ali, Mobil Home, Walter Glasshouse, DJ Thornstryker, Rodney K, and DJ Dez

Artificillially Intelligent 1.0 : The Whiskey Disco : 9PM-2AM : PRGRM, Franceso e Cello, and Jay Faust

Concert : Music Hall : 9PM-1AM : Mike Monford and Detroit Efferv

Concert : PJ’s Lager House : 9PM-12AM : Wakefire, The Codgers, and The Led Farmers

ZEMF : TV Lounge : 9PM-2AM : Loren b2b Ryan Dahl, John Johr, and Mister Joshooa

10:00 PM

(monthly) Nothing Elegant : The Old Miami : 10PM-2AM : Cruel Summer Edition with DJs Lady Fantastic and Emily Thornstryker

Audiophile Undercover Tour : Leland City Club : 10PM-5AM : Dillion Nathaniel, 219 Boys, Closed Caption, Westend, ADMN, Twin Cousin, Sonya Alvarez, PRGRM, Ghita Sisters, Players Club, Food Fight, Pigpen, and Larsin

(monthly) Thots & Prayers : Temple Bar : 10PM-2AM : DJ Jace with host Bentley James

House Gallery’s 2nd Saturdays : MotorCity Wine : 10PM-2AM : Guest DJ Vincent Halliburton with residents J. Garcia and Adam Francesconi

Unknown : Secret Location : 10PM-8AM : DJs Isaac Prieto, Jos Campau, Hatos, and Loren

2:00 AM

Late Night : Secret Location : 2AM-7AM : Jerome Joyce, Jyarsch, Kevin Ritchey, Jemille, and special guest.

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