Thursday, February 23, 2023

Hip in Detroit's Picks for the Weekend - February 24-26

Friday, February 24th - Sunday, February 26th - Detroit Autorama: Now in its 70th year, Detroit Autorama will take over Huntington Place this weekend. This isn't your average auto show, it brings out Hot Rods, Customs, Trucks, Motorcycles, Legendary Cars, and more. This year, The Dragula, the 60's Batmobile, and The Munsters Koach are just a few of the featured vehicles that will be on display. There will also be celebrity guests on site, like Henry Winkler (aka Fonzie or The Fonz) and Flavor Flav, live music, and pinup girl contests! Check out the full schedule of events here. General admission tickets are $25 a day, kids 6-12 years old get in for $10, and kids 5 and under get free admission. 

Dilla World Weekend 2023
Friday, February 24th - Monday, February 27th - Dilla World Weekend: This weekend, Detroit celebrates the life and legacy of James "J DILLA" Yancey with events and parties all around town. Friday night, the party starts at MOCAD with Dance for Dilla, with an artist meet & greet, followed by DJ Nick Speed, and a dance party starting at 10 p.m. (Tickets - $20) Saturday, start the day off at Dilla Bowl, a family fun day at the Garden Bowl with free bowling, free pizza, and free admission. Then, head over to Marble Bar at night for loads of live music for Dilla World Live in the Metaverse. (Tickets - $20) Then on Sunday, the party goes from brunch until 2 a.m. at McShane's for the Detroit Loves Dilla All Day Party, with live music, DJs, and more. Last but not least, on Monday night, Slow Jams at Woodbridge Pub will wrap things up with Dilla Jams

Friday & Saturday, February 24th & 25th - Fen Fen and Hayley & the Crushers and Winestoned Cowboys & The Whiskey Charmers @ Bowlero: Bowlero has two great shows lined up for you this weekend! First, on Friday night Fen Fen will perform live in the Lounge with Hayley & The Crushers. Then on Saturday, Winestoned Cowboys and The Whiskey Charmers will take over the Lounge. Both shows are free, doors open at 8 p.m., and the music starts at 9. 18+ are welcome. 

Saturday, February 25th - Old Soul Vintage 3 Year Celebration: Old Soul Vintage will be celebrating three years this Saturday with a big sale! The store will offer 25% everything all day long and a special fill a bag for $30 section. To make your shopping experience more enjoyable, tunes will be provided by DJ Johnny Athey. The store will be open from 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., then head over to Jumbo's in Detroit for the afterparty.

Saturday, February 25th - Big Life at The Lexington Bar: There is a new powerhouse band on the scene and they are playing their first show this Saturday night! Big Life features Ryan Allen (Extra Arms/Thunderbirds Are Now!), Jordan VonZynda (Hidebehind/Due North), Sean Gauvreau (Grey Gardens/Black Dahlia Murder), and Dan Nixon (the Negatives). They will be joined by Middle Out and Buried Lights. Doors open at 8 p.m. and admission is free. 


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