Occasional Metro Times contributor Mike Ross is presenting the third installment of his biannual Curare Festival this coming Saturday, May 3rd at the Contemporary Art Institute of Detroit (CAID), located at 5141 Rosa Parks in Detroit.

With only one act hailing from outside the city (the Netherfriends from Chicago, to be exact), the fest has been subtitled “a Detroit Music Festival For the Sonically Adventurous” by Ross.

Doors open at 5 p.m., with music kicking off at 6. Drinks will be available, along with a barbecue out back. Lightshow Bob will once again provide some dazzling visuals. Admission is $8.

The full schedule is as follows:

6:00 : 1964

6:45 : Lenny Stoofy

7:30 : Beekeepers

8:15 : Jehovah’s Witness Protection Program

9:00 : The Directions

9:45 : The Frustrations

10:30 : The Netherfriends

11:15 : Oscillating Fan Club

12:00 : PINKEYE

1:00 : Carjack (with surprise special guests)

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