Friday, June 10, 2022

Hip in Detroit's Picks for the Weekend - June 10 - 12

Friday, June 10th - Adam Padden's "Oh No! It's The Rapture" Release Show @ The Lexington Bar: Adam Padden (of Tart, Handgrenades, & many more) is celebrating the release of his new solo album this Friday night! He'll be playing The Lexington Bar along with Bad Magnets and Patrick Davvy. Cover is $10, doors open at 8 p.m., and 21+ are welcome. The Lexington is located in Woodbridge at 5063 Trumbull. Listen to Adam's new album Oh No! It's the Rapture! here

Friday, June 10th - Extra Arms Release Show @ UFO Factory: It's a big weekend for new music in Detroit! Extra Arms will be celebrating the release of their new album What Is Even Happening Right Now? Friday night at UFO Factory. They will be joined by The Casket Lottery, Kind Beast, and 84 Tigers. Cover is $10 and doors open at 8 p.m. Give the new album a listen here. (P.S. We're seeing a pattern with these album names... Could the craziness of the last couple of years had an influence?)

Saturday, June 11th - Bathroom of the Future EP Release Show @ Ghost Light: Last but not least in the new release list is Bathroom of the Future who will be celebrating the release of their new Maclunkey EP at Ghost Light. Joining them are Rodeo Boys and Lily Livers. Cover is $8 and things kick off at 9 p.m. Give their new tunes a listen here

Saturday, June 11th & Sunday, June 12th - Motor City Pride: Motor City Pride returns to Hart Plaza this weekend! The two day festival will feature live music, a parade, and more. Some of the acts performing this year include Metawav, The Doozers, and Jax Anderson. Check out the full entertainment schedule here. The parade will take place on Sunday at noon, starting at Fort & Griswold and making its way to Hart Plaza. Admission to the festival is $5 and free to those 12 & under. There is no charge to view the parade. For more details, head to

Saturday, June 11th - Gravity Art Fair & Skate Contest: Check out some art, grab food from a food truck, and watch awesome skateboarders this Saturday afternoon in Ferndale. The Gravity Art Fair & Skate Contest will take place at Geary Park in Ferndale from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. this Saturday. Some of your favorite local artists and makers will be setting up shop on site while Modern Skate & Surf hosts Skateboard, Scooter, BMX & Inline Skate contests. Admission is free. Get more info and see the full schedule of events here

Friday, June 10th & Saturday, June 11th - Corktown Music Festival Summer Days: The folks at Corktown Music Festival had so much fun earlier this year that they decided to do it all over again this weekend. They will be taking over four Corktown Venues for two nights with over 60 bands. $20 gets you in for the whole weekend. Check out the schedule here


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