Friday, April 26, 2019

Hip in Detroit's Picks for the Weekend: April 26-28

We've already told you all about Ferndale Spring Fever, bringing a ton of awesome bands to 4 venues in Ferndale throughout the weekend. Well there are a lot of other awesome events happening around town this weekend too! As always, you can see a list of some of the great shows happening over on the right side of, but here are some of the highlights for this weekend.

Friday, April 26th - Trevor Noah @ The Fox Theatre: Host of The Daily Show on Comedy Central, Trevor Noah will be bringing his witty stand-up to The Fox Theatre. Although he will only be in town for one night, there are 2 chances to see him live on stage. There is a show at 7:30 p.m. and a late show at 10 p.m. and a few tickets are still available for both. Purchase your tickets online here.

Saturday, April 27th - Chelsea Handler @ The Fillmore: One of your other favorite big name comedians, Chelsea Handler will also be in Detroit this weekend. Handler is on tour her "Life Will Be The Death Of Me Tour" in support of her best selling book by the same name. The tour will be a "sit-down" comedy tour rather than stand-up. Tickets for this one are also still available and start at just $35! Buy yours here.

Saturday, April 27th - A Very John Waters Birthday featuring Jake Shears: The one and only John Waters will return to Detroit this weekend to celebrate his birthday here for the third year in a row. The party is once again taking place at El Club in Southwest Detroit. Jake Shears will also be there playing songs inspired by the films of John Waters. Mr. Waters himself will performing as well. It will be a birthday party like no other. Tickets start at $65 and can be purchased here. VIP packages are also available.

Saturday, April 27th - Peelander-Z @ Deluxx Fluxx: Black Iris Booking and Party Store Productions are bringing that crazy Japanese Action Comic Punk Band Peelander-Z back to Detroit! They will hit the stage at Deluxx Fluxx on Saturday night along with SpaceSkull and The Imaginatron. Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door. All ages are welcome.

Sunday, April 28th - Death @ Deluxx Fluxx: Detroit's legendary punk band Death will be performing at Deluxx Fluxx on Sunday night along with Timmy's Organism. The band is doing a series of special performances this year in honor of the 10th anniversary since "the world discovered Death’s legendary LP For The Whole World To See". Tickets to see this lineup live are $20 and can be purchased in advance here. We're sure this one will sell out, so don't wait to pay at the door!


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