Friday, August 13, 2021

Hip in Detroit's Picks for the Weekend: August 13 - 15

Saturday, August 14th - 4th Annual Punk Rock BBQ - Core Park will be taken over by some of the best punk and rock bands in Detroit this Saturday for the 4th Annual Punk Rock BBQ. The event will feature 13 bands, vendors, food trucks, and even vegan ice cream from Cold Truth. The music lineup for the day includes MIDAS, The Cult of Spaceskull, Timmy's Organism, Toeheads, Snarly (Toledo), Caveman & Bam Bam, Dear Darkness, Sros Lords, Fairmount Girls (Cincinnati), Mach, Norcos Y Horchata, Hail Alien, and The Palace of Auburn Hills. Bring your own grill, lawn chairs, and booze and enjoy a fun day out in the sun! The party goes from noon until midnight and $20 gets you in. Purchase your tickets in advance here. For more details and a full list of vendors that will be at the BBQ, click here

Saturday, August 14th - Cass Park Neighborhood Beautification - Meet up at Detroit Shipping Company and help clean up the Cass Park area! Detroit Shipping Company and Clean Detroit will provide gloves, bags, water, and anything you need to help clean up trash, pull weeds, plant flowers and more. The clean up efforts start at 10 a.m. Then, after the project is done, Brew Detroit will provide refreshments for the volunteers and there will be an after party with Curtis Roach and Jay Squared! Sign up to help out here

Saturday, August 14th - Handgrenades "After Hours" Album Release Show @ The Magic Stick - Handgrenades will be celebrating the release of the new album After Hours this Saturday night! Hear them play some of the new tunes as well as old favorites. The band will be joined by Mac Saturn and Bryan Hugo Iglesias, plus head out to the Alley Deck for the after party with DJ Seven Whales and DJ Sam Morykwas. Tickets are $12 in advance and selling quickly. Pick yours up here. Cover will be $15 at the door, all ages are welcome, and doors open at 7 p.m. Check out our latest podcast with Nick & Andrew from Handgrenades to learn more about the new album and the big release show. 

Saturday, August 14th - Strange Heart @ The Parliament Room at Otus Supply - Strange Heart will hit the stage at The Parliament Room at Otus Supply this Saturday night for their vinyl release show. The band just released two new singles, "Enemy" and "Gone" on vinyl, which you can purchase at the show. Check out the music video for "Enemy" here. Strange Heart will be joined by Ohly and Jackamo for the show. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased here

Sunday, August 15th - A Very Tiki Alfred Hitchcock Birthday @ Lost River - Celebrate the birthday of the one and only Alfred Hitchcock this Sunday night with tiki drinks and a screening of Rear Window. The party is happening at Lost River Tiki Bar and will feature food by Village Hand Pies and happy hour all night long. There will even be a special Alfred Hitchcocktail available! The party starts at 4 p.m. and the movie starts at 7. 


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