Weekend Hit List

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weekend hit list 8.3.12
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Friday 10th

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  • AK, SA the Abolitionist

    It’s a hip-hop double bill as Ann Arbor locals AK and S.A. the Abolitionist team up to bring the tight rhymes and booming beats, not to mention their initials, to the double-A. S.A. is a particularly... [READ MORE]

  • The Strange

    Interesting little bill, this. Brent McKay’s the Strange is an indie-rock two-piece that makes some heavy, edgy noise, all providing color for some sleazy lyrics. When asked how the band got its name... [READ MORE]

  • Summer Baar Bazaar

    The Summer Baar Bazaar at the Stick is now in its seventh year, and once more Detroiters can drop by between 8 p.m. and 1 a.m. and find a bargain at what is essentially a giant rock ’n’ roll flea... [READ MORE]

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Saturday 11th

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  • Green Cruise Bike Rides

    August is here, and it’s cruise season in Michigan — but if your idea of a good time doesn’t involve sitting in a cobweb-laden lawn chair to inhale acrid fumes from cars that spend most of their... [READ MORE]

  • Third Annual Colin Hubbell Fund - Midtown Bike Ride

    The annual Collin Hubbell ride is held in honor of the late Detroit advocate, known as a lover of all things Motown. To continue the work Hubbell did for the city, funds from the ride benefit the Colin... [READ MORE]

  • Kool A.D. with BBU

    Kool A.D., a member of the heinously clever group of rapscallions, Das Racist, is having a pretty good year. Two well-received mixtapes of his own (The Palm Wine Drinkard and 51) have shown that he’... [READ MORE]

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Sunday 12th

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  • Johnny O’Neal Trio

    Complementing the DIA’s massively successful Friday night (mostly) music series, there’s now a Sunday series of performances also free with museum admission.This Sunday, pianist Johnny O’Neal does... [READ MORE]

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