Note: Events are subject to change; check with venues for updates. Some events require proof of vaccination or negative COVID test within 72 hours prior to event. Tickets on sale at 313Presents.com, LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com or the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena.
On sale now
• Katt Williams added second performance: Nov. 5 (in addition to Nov. 4 show) at the Fox Theatre, Detroit, $64+.
On sale 10 a.m. June 30
• Summer Walker: Aug. 17, Fox Theatre, Detroit, $40+.
• Ice Nine Kills, Motionless In White, Black Veil Brides: Sept. 14, Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre, Sterling Heights, $45.35+.
On sale 10 a.m. July 7
• Jeffrey Osborne: Feb. 3, Sound Board at MotorCity Casino, Detroit, $51+.
• My Morning Jacket, Indigo de Souza: Previously scheduled for June 28, rescheduled to Sept. 12, Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, 313Presents.com, $39.50+.
Concerts in the Park
Participants are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on at these outdoor concerts.
• LOLive! Gazebo Concert Series: 6:30-8 p.m. July 1-Aug. 31, Wednesdays and the first Fridays of July and August, at the Children’s Park gazebo, 201 S Broadway, downtown Lake Orion, downtownlakeorion.org, free.
• Music in the Park: 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays through July 28, Macomb Corners Park, 19449 25 Mile Rd, Macomb Twp., macomb-mi.gov/471/Music-in-The-Park.
• Milford Concerts in the Park: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through July 28, Central Park, 159 N Main St., Milford, milfordtownship.com.
• Nine on Nine Concert Series: 4-5 p.m. Sundays, through Aug. 7, Schiffer Park, at Nine Mile and Planavon Street, Ferndale, downtownferndale.com/events.
• Free Concerts in the Park: 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 9, Wildwood Amphitheater, 2500 Joslyn Ct., Orion Twp., gates at 6:30 p.m., free admission and parking, orionparks.com
• Downtown Oxford Concerts in the Park: 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, through Aug. 18, opening act 6-7 p.m. and food sales start at 5:30 p.m. thevillageofoxford.org.
• Music in the Park: 7-9 p.m. Thursdays through Aug. 25, Dodge Park, 40620 Utica Road, Sterling Heights, sterling-heights.net.
• Friday Nights Downtown Music Series: 7-8:30 p.m. Fridays, through Aug. 26, Knight Amphitheater, Riverside Park, 3311 Squirrel Court, Auburn Hills, auburnhills.org/community/downtown.
• Summer Concert Series: 5-8 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, through season, Festival Park Gazebo, The Village of Rochester Hills, Rochester Hills, TheVORH.com/Events. Bring lawn chair, blanket, free.
• Live at The Pavilion: Live music, 6-10 p.m. Saturdays through the summer, Hotel Royal Oak Pavillion, 811 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, hotelroyaloak.com.
• Sounds Like Summer Concert Series: 7 p.m. Tuesdays, July 12-Aug. 16, Veterans Park, 200 W Livingston Road, downtown Highland, highlanddda.com.
• Cancel Monday: 7-9 p.m. July 13, Catalpa Oaks County Park, 27705 Greenfield Road, Southfield, magician at 6 p.m., oaklandcountyparks.com.
• City of Walled Lake Summer Concerts: 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays, July 13 to Aug. 10 at Hiram Sims Park, 1299 Quinif Drive, walledlake.us.
• Music on the Lake Concert Series: 7 p.m. Wednesdays July 13-Aug. 17, at Veterans’ Memorial Park, Jefferson at Masonic Blvd. St. Clair Shores, food trucks or bring a lunch, facebook.com/StClairShoresActivitiesCommittee, free.
• Troy Summer Sensation Concert Series: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Kathleen Murray & The Groove Council-June 30; The Dan Rafferty Band-July 14; Devin Scillian & Arizona Son-July 28; Thornetta Davis-Aug. 11; The BackBeats-Aug. 25. Food Truck starting at 5:30 p.m., troymi.gov.
• Salute to America: June 30-July 3, Greenfield Village, 20900 Oakwood Blvd, Dearborn. strolling Greenfield Village and Detroit Symphony Orchestra musical performance in celebration of Independence Day, ending with “1812 Overture,” cannon fire and fireworks finale, $36+ gen. adm., reduced rates for ages 5-11, and free for ages 4 and younger, $9 parking, thehenryford.org.
• Annual Michigan Rib Fest: July 1-4, Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Orion Twp., live music starts at 7 p.m. July 1 featuring Mitch Ryder at 8:30 p.m., live entertainment for all ages each day, ribs and other fare, monster truck rides for a fee, register for admission sessions at michiganribfest.com, $7 per person, free for active-duty military veterans with ID and children younger than 3), $5 parking.
• Royal Oak Taco Fest is July 1-4, downtown Royal Oak, street festival including eats from over 40 taquerias and eateries, margaritas, three stages of live entertainment, daily contests including hot pepper challenge and timed taco-eating contests, artisan vendors, royaloaktacofest.com.
• Festa Italiana: July 15-17, Freedom Hill County Park at the Michigan Lottery Amphitheatre at Freedom Hill, 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights, live music, Italian food, wine and beer to purchase, fireworks at 10 p.m. July 15, Family Fun Zone, parking is $10 daily per car, admission is free, visitwww.iaccm.net.
• Berkley Street Art Fest: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 16, downtown Berkley. Shop for Good Village, BerkleyStreetArtFest.com.
• “The Sound of Music”: June 24-July 3, Charles A. Parcells Middle School Auditorium, 20600 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods, presented by Grosse Pointe Theatre, gpt.org/music, 313-881-4004. Personal hygiene items will be collected at performances to support Samaritas’ New Americans refugee resettlement program, $30+.
• “My Fair Lady”: July 12-24, Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St., Detroit, Broadwayindetroit.com, 800-982-2787, $25+.
• “Married to the Mob” murder mystery dinner and event: 7 p.m. July 13, Andiamo Banquet Center, 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren, doors at 6:30 p.m., AndimaoItalia.com, $79.95+.
• Sam Wright, Associate Music Director at St. Paul’s will present “Too Darn Hot! – A Summer Cabaret” at 7:30 p.m. July 13, St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 620 Romeo St., Rochester, www.stpaulsrochester.org, free admission.
• Myron Elkins, The Gasoline Gypsies: 7 p.m. July 1, Otus Supply, 345 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, otussupply.com, $15-$20+.
• The Queers, The Dwarves: 7 p.m. July 1, The Loving Touch, thelovingtouchferndale.com, $25+.
• Imposters In Effect-The Beastie Boys Tribute: 8 p.m. July 1, The Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, 248-544-1991, themagicbag.com, $15+ adv.
• Marshall Crenshaw: 8 p.m. July 1, The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, theark.org/events/list, $25+.
• Bay Ledges, Doublecamp: 7 p.m. July 2, The Sanctuary Detroit, Hamtramck, sanctuarydetroit.com, all ages, $15+.
• Memphis May Fire: 6 p.m. July 3, The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac, thecrofoot.com, all ages, $22+.
• Vision Video: 7 p.m. July 3, The Underground Detroit, 1265 Griswold St., Detroit, www.dime-detroit.com, all ages, $15+.
• Luzcid: 8 p.m. July 8, The Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw, Pontiac, thecrofoot.com, all ages, $25+.
• PlainView, Nearly Spent: 7 p.m. July 8, The Loving Touch, thelovingtouchferndale.com, $12+.
• Motor City Josh: 3-7 p.m. July 10, Brownies On The Lake, 24214 Jefferson Ave, St. Clair Shores, browniesonthelake.com/entertainment.
• Nonpoint, Fatal Conceit: 7-11 p.m. July 13, Diesel Concert Hall, 33151 23 Mile Road, Chesterfield, dieselconcerts.com, all ages, $20-$25+.
Call for artists
• Canvas Pontiac regional art competition: Submissions accepted beginning July 1, for murals in downtown Pontiac. Artists can submit drawings, paintings, photographs, and digital art into any of four categories: photography, handcrafted, which includes digital art and NFTs, automotive themed, and mural proposals. Entries submitted after July 15 are $50, with proceeds to benefit Canvas Pontiac’s mission of fostering the arts in Pontiac, canvaspontiac.org. The 2021 Canvas Pontiac awardees will be displayed on 8’x10’ canvasses throughout downtown. Pontiac Arts Crawl is July 22.
• Magical Mural Tour: Submissions for artwork accepted July 1-29, all ages. Artists must complete an application and submit an 8 1⁄2” x 11” rendering of proposed mural. The tour is Sept. 5-30, downtown Rochester. Register at downtownrochestermi.com/magical-mural-tour. Call Kristi at 248-656-0060 or email email@example.com.
• Bleacher Talk-Tyrrell Winston & Laura Mott, Chief Curator: 6 p.m. July 7, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 248-645-3323, cranbrookartmuseum.org.
• The Village Fine Arts Association 30th annual Poetry Art Night (PAN) exhibit: Through July 14, at the Suzanne Haskew Arts Center (SHAC) 125 S. Main Street, Milford, Suite 700, milfordvfaa.org.
• Habatat Detroit Fine Art’s 2022 International Glass Exhibition: Through July 29, Habatat Detroit Fine Art, 4400 Fernlee, Royal Oak, Habatat.com, 248-554-0590.
• “Waste Not Want Not” by Deborah Hecht: Exhibit through Aug. 31, Woods Gallery, (Huntington Woods Library), 26415 Scotia, Huntington Woods, 248-543-9720.
• Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit Detroit, digital art exhibition: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. through Sept. 5, at Lighthouse ArtSpace Detroit (Harmonie Club), 311 E. Grand River Ave., Detroit, 1-844-307-4644, immersivevangogh.com, $39.99+; 24.99+ for ages 16 and younger.
• Summer Exhibitions: Through Sept. 25, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 248-645-3323, cranbrookartmuseum.org.
• Farmington Hills Public Art Program featuring 61 local artists: Farmington Hills City Hall, 31555 W. Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, fhgov.com, 248-699-6709. On exhibit during business hours 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday.
• “Community, Love, and Family”: Swords into Plowshares Peace Center and Gallery, 33 East Adams Ave. Detroit, swordsintoplowsharesdetroit.org.
• Van Gogh’s Artistic Roots-The Hague School and French Realism: Exhibit through Jan. 29, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 313-833-4005, masks required, dia.org/art/exhibitions.
• 4th Annual Rochester Author Fair is Nov. 26, at the library’s Multipurpose Room. Applications from authors are due by 5 p.m. July 29 at rhpl.org/authors. Twenty local authors will be selected and notified by early September.
• Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle: Brent Terhune- at 310 S. Troy St., Royal Oak, comedycastle.com, 248-542-9900, ages 18+, prices vary.
• One Night Stans: Tim Finkel-July 7-9 at 4761 Highland Road, Waterford Twp., OneNightStans.Club, 248-249-1321, prices vary.
• “Elvis” (PG-13); “Top Gun-Maverick” (PG-13): Farmington Civic Theater, 33332 Grand River Ave., Farmington, theFCT.com, 248-474-1951, $8.50+ gen. Adm., $5.75 matinees.
• “Elvis” (PG-13); “Top Gun-Maverick” (PG-13): The Maple Theater, 4135 W. Maple Road, Bloomfield Twp., 248-855-9091, themapletheater.com, $12+.
• City of Troy Movie Night Under the Stars: “Luca”-July 6; “American Underdog-The Kurt Warner Story”-July 20; “Mitchells vs. The Machine”-Aug. 3; “Encanto”-Aug. 17 at the new Jeanne M. Stine Community Park (241 Town Center, west of Livernois), concessions, bring lawn chairs or blankets, free admission, www.troymi.gov.
• “Lightyear” (PG): Through July 7, Milford Independent Cinema, Milford, milfordcinema.org/tickets, $7+.
• “Fire in the Mountains“: July 8-10, Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts, dia.org, $11+.
• Free tickets for teachers and school staff: Wednesdays before 5 p.m. through July 20, Emagine Theatres, Emagine-Entertainment.com.
• Flashback Cinema Series: Through July 6 at select Emagine Theatres, emagine-entertainment.com.
• Movie Nights in the D, a free outdoor movie series: 7 p.m. Thursdays through August at Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave., Detroit, DowntownDetroit.org/events.
• Friday Night Films: Through Aug. 26, outdoors at New Center Park. Gates open at 8 p.m. and the movies start at dusk, 2998 W Grand Blvd., Detroit, 313-420-6000, newcenterpark.com/friday-night-movies, free.
• Open caption showings of “Minions-Rise of Gru” and “Elvis”: July 3 and July 6 matinees, open to those with hearing impairments along with their supporters, Emagine Theatres, Emagine-Entertainment.com.
• “Pulse” illuminated forest trail: Most nights, Thursdays to Sundays, through Sept. 11, Glenlore Trails, 3860 Newton Road, Commerce Twp., purchase tickets at glenloretrails.com, gen. adm. $25+, $15 ages 4-12, free for younger than 3, $20 for 65+.
• Beacon Park’s Summer Events: Night Market dates are 6-11 p.m. Saturdays, through Aug. 27, vendors sought, visit DTEBeaconPark.com; Family Fun Days are 1-5 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 28, free activities for all ages, music, arts and storytelling to fitness, crafts and stage performances.
• Cranbrook on the Green-Artist-Designed Mini-Golf: Through Sept. 25, Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 248-645-3323, cranbrookartmuseum.org/mini-golf, $15 adults, $8 for ages younger than 12.
• Dinosauria exhibit: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Sept. 5, $14+ zoo admission plus $6+ exhibit admission, parking is $8, dzoo.org/dinos.
• Bank of America customers get free admission: July 2-3 and the first weekend of each month to museums and cultural institutions all over the country, including Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History, Michigan Science Center, Arab American National Museum and Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, bit.ly/2NvmECM.
•Motortown Revue outdoor art installation: Through Oct. 31, walkable installation along the Detroit Riverwalk, presented by Motown Museum in partnership with the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. Guests must bring a headset or earbuds to hear about the installation, motownmuseum.org/visit/motortown-revue.
• Detroit Historical Museum, 5401 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Permanent exhibits include the famous Streets of Old Detroit, the Allesee Gallery of Culture, Doorway to Freedom: Detroit and the Underground Railroad, Detroit: The “Arsenal of Democracy,” the Gallery of Innovation, Frontiers to Factories, America’s Motor City and The Glancy Trains, detroithistorical.org, gen. adm. is $10.
• Self-guided tours of Cranbrook Gardens summer hours, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily through September, self-guided garden tours are free. House tours are 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Thursdays – Sundays, through Labor Day weekend, $20+ gen adm., housegardens.cranbrook.edu.
• Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R. St., Detroit, mi-sci.org, 313-577-8400, museum gen. adm. is $18+. POPnology exhibit, Hollywood science fiction artifacts, including a Delorean and R2-D2, through Aug. 11.
• The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation and Greenfield Village: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn, Ford Rouge Factory Tours Monday-Saturday, purchase tickets online, prices vary, thehenryford.org.
• Ford House: Historic estate of Edsel and Eleanor Ford, 1100 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Shores. Timed entry, COVID-19 precautions, fordhouse.org/events, 313-884-4222. Ticket prices vary.
• King Tutankhamun-“Wonderful Things” from the Pharaoh’s Tomb exhibit: Through Aug. 22, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E. Warren Ave., Detroit, 313-494-5800, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., reserve timed tickets at thewright.org, $25+ gen adm.
• Meadow Brook Hall, 350 Estate Drive, Rochester, Timed tours beginning at 11 a.m. Friday to Monday. Adult $18, seniors, military $15, youth (6-12) $10. Members, OU Students, free for children ages 5 and younger, reservations at meadowbrookhall.org.
• Orchard Lake Museum: Greater West Bloomfield Historical Society reopened Orchard Lake Museum, 3951 Orchard Lake Road Orchard Lake, new exhibits and outdoor exhibit panels, 1-4 p.m. first, second, fourth and fifth Sundays and third Fridays, or by appointment, 248-757-2451, gwbhs.org.
• Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is open for public drop-In hours and tours, noon-3 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 1005 Van Hoosen Road, Rochester Hills, rochesterhills.org/museum, $5/Adults; $3/Seniors & Students.
• University of Michigan Museum of Art, 525 South State St, Ann Arbor, 734-764-0395, umma.umich.edu.
• Michigan Activity Pass: Available for card holders of all Michigan public libraries, for free or discounted admission to more than 450 locations, including historic sites, cultural attractions and state parks, plymouthrockets.com/michiganactivitypass.
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