Events

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Now Hiring

Monday June 17th

Join Our Team

Now Accepting Applications

bartenders * servers

kitchen staff * dishwashers 

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-17 10:00:002024-06-17 22:00:00America/DetroitNow HiringJoin Our TeamNow Accepting Applicationsbartenders * serverskitchen staff * dishwashers HookHook
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Karaoke Monday's

Monday June 17th

Come Sing Your Heart Out

Every Monday Night With DJ Mike Car-Wax

Playing All Your Favorite Songs

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-06-17 18:00:002024-06-17 21:00:00America/DetroitKaraoke Monday'sCome Sing Your Heart OutEvery Monday Night With DJ Mike Car-WaxPlaying All Your Favorite SongsHookHook
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Now Hiring

Tuesday June 18th

Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays every week

Join Our Team

Now Accepting Applications

bartenders * servers

kitchen staff * dishwashers 

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-18 10:00:002024-06-18 22:00:00America/DetroitNow HiringJoin Our TeamNow Accepting Applicationsbartenders * serverskitchen staff * dishwashers HookHook
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Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule

Tuesday June 18th

Every Tuesday

Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule 

May 28th - June 25th

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-06-18 17:00:002024-06-18 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday - Entertainment ScheduleTiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule May 28th - June 25thHookHook
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Tiki Tuesdays

Tuesday June 18th

Every Tuesday

Tiki Tuesdays

Live Music - Every Tuesday

Rain Or Shine It's On

Enjoy Live Music

Drink Specials & Hook's New Patio Menu

05:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-18 17:00:002024-06-18 22:00:00America/DetroitTiki TuesdaysTiki TuesdaysLive Music - Every TuesdayRain Or Shine It's OnEnjoy Live MusicDrink Specials & Hook's New Patio MenuHookHook
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Tiki Tuesday w/ Pinot Gringos

Tuesday June 18th

Tiki Tuesday w/ Pinot Gringos

The Musicians

Jon and Drew - 2 guitars, 2 voices

Our sound

We put an acoustic spin on popular tunes.  From classic rock, 80's, 90's, pop, and country - our arrangements and vocal harmonies create an atmosphere that'll make you want to sing along.

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-06-18 18:00:002024-06-18 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Pinot GringosTiki Tuesday w/ Pinot Gringos The Musicians Jon and Drew - 2 guitars, 2 voices Our sound We put an acoustic spin on popular tunes.  From classic rock, 80's, 90's, pop, and country - our arrangements and vocal harmonies create an atmosphere that'll make you want to sing along.HookHook
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Jazz Wednesdays - Steve Jarosz

Wednesday June 19th

Kicking Off Jazz Wednesday's

Steve Jarosz

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-19 19:00:002024-06-19 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays - Steve JaroszKicking Off Jazz Wednesday'sSteve JaroszHookHook
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Reverse Happy Hour

Wednesday June 19th

Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays every week

Join us for some pour decisions that will make for a good happy hour! Let's Cheers to an end of an amazing day.

Wednesday - Saturday

8 - 11 PM

09:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-06-19 21:00:002024-06-19 23:00:00America/DetroitReverse Happy HourJoin us for some pour decisions that will make for a good happy hour! Let's Cheers to an end of an amazing day. Wednesday - Saturday 8 - 11 PMHookHook
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1st Day Of Summer

Thursday June 20th

Join Us On Hook's Patio

To Celebrate The 1st Day Of Summer

Food & Beverage Specials Offered

11:00 AM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-20 11:00:002024-06-20 22:00:00America/Detroit1st Day Of SummerJoin Us On Hook's PatioTo Celebrate The 1st Day Of SummerFood & Beverage Specials OfferedHookHook
Island Sound Music - Ted Miklas event photo

Island Sound Music - Ted Miklas

Thursday June 20th

Island Sound Music - Ted Miklas

Let's Kick Off Summer !

A seasoned musician specializing in Caribbean tropical style music performed on the Steel Drum.

06:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-20 18:00:002024-06-20 22:00:00America/DetroitIsland Sound Music - Ted MiklasIsland Sound Music - Ted MiklasLet's Kick Off Summer !A seasoned musician specializing in Caribbean tropical style music performed on the Steel Drum.HookHook
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Ladies Night

Thursday June 20th

Every Thursday

Girls Night Out - Every Thursday

Raise Your Glass Ladies!

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-20 19:00:002024-06-20 22:00:00America/DetroitLadies NightGirls Night Out - Every ThursdayRaise Your Glass Ladies!HookHook
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Doin' Time

Friday June 21st

Friday Night Live Music 

Presents - Doin' Time

A Rock & Roll Band that you can move to playing songs from the 70’s 80’s and 90’s

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-21 19:00:002024-06-21 22:00:00America/DetroitDoin' TimeFriday Night Live Music Presents - Doin' TimeA Rock & Roll Band that you can move to playing songs from the 70’s 80’s and 90’sHookHook
Live Music - Fridays (June) event photo

Live Music - Fridays (June)

Friday June 21st

Every Friday

Live Music - Fridays (June)

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-06-21 19:00:002024-06-21 23:00:00America/DetroitLive Music - Fridays (June)Live Music - Fridays (June)HookHook
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Sound Project

Saturday June 22nd

Saturday Night Live Music 

Presents - Sound Project

“Sound Project has been bringing the eastside some great rock and dance tunes with some of the best local musicians since the 1990’s!” 

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-06-22 19:00:002024-06-22 23:00:00America/DetroitSound ProjectSaturday Night Live Music Presents - Sound Project “Sound Project has been bringing the eastside some great rock and dance tunes with some of the best local musicians since the 1990’s!” HookHook
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Saturday - Entertainment Schedule - June 2024

Saturday June 22nd

Every Saturday

Join Us On Saturdays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-06-22 19:00:002024-06-22 23:00:00America/DetroitSaturday - Entertainment Schedule - June 2024Join Us On Saturdays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!HookHook
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Sunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule

Sunday June 23rd

Every Sunday

Sunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule

Sunday Funday - June 2024

Join Us On Sundays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-06-23 13:00:002024-06-23 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday - Entertainment ScheduleSunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule Sunday Funday - June 2024Join Us On Sundays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Johnny Rhoades event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Johnny Rhoades

Sunday June 23rd

Sunday Funday w/ Johnny Rhoades

WHY I SING THE BLUES

The Detroit Music Award nominee is a Detroit native; guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Getting his start with Motor City Josh at the tender age of 19, Johnny has been on and off the road ever since; including tours to Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and of course the US. He gets his ‘old soul’ sound from an array of blues artist he grew up listening to, including; BB King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Ray Charles and more.

Rhoades also had the honor of playing at BB king’s memorial celebration in Memphis, Tennessee. With over a decade and counting music career, he has played with the best of best in the blues, such as; Thornetta Davis, Motor City Josh, RJ Spangler, Brett Lucas, John Nèmeth, Paul Carey to name a few. From Classic blues covers, to his own songs, Johnny Rhoades is a force to be reckoned with. His most recent album, ‘Waiting On The Sun’ debuted in 2014 and can be found online at CD Baby, and iTunes.

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-06-23 14:00:002024-06-23 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Johnny RhoadesSunday Funday w/ Johnny RhoadesWHY I SING THE BLUES The Detroit Music Award nominee is a Detroit native; guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Getting his start with Motor City Josh at the tender age of 19, Johnny has been on and off the road ever since; including tours to Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and of course the US. He gets his ‘old soul’ sound from an array of blues artist he grew up listening to, including; BB King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Ray Charles and more.Rhoades also had the honor of playing at BB king’s memorial celebration in Memphis, Tennessee. With over a decade and counting music career, he has played with the best of best in the blues, such as; Thornetta Davis, Motor City Josh, RJ Spangler, Brett Lucas, John Nèmeth, Paul Carey to name a few. From Classic blues covers, to his own songs, Johnny Rhoades is a force to be reckoned with. His most recent album, ‘Waiting On The Sun’ debuted in 2014 and can be found online at CD Baby, and iTunes.HookHook
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Industry Night

Sunday June 23rd

Every Sunday

Let's Celebrate 

Service Industry Night

SIN Sunday's @ Hook

Offering Discounts To All Service Employees

Hospitality Service, Police, Fire, Military, Medical, Teachers

Must Show Proof Of Employment

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-06-23 19:00:002024-06-23 23:00:00America/DetroitIndustry NightLet's Celebrate Service Industry NightSIN Sunday's @ HookOffering Discounts To All Service EmployeesHospitality Service, Police, Fire, Military, Medical, TeachersMust Show Proof Of EmploymentHookHook
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Karaoke Monday's

Monday June 24th

Every Monday

Come Sing Your Heart Out

Every Monday Night With DJ Mike Car-Wax

Playing All Your Favorite Songs

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-06-24 18:00:002024-06-24 21:00:00America/DetroitKaraoke Monday'sCome Sing Your Heart OutEvery Monday Night With DJ Mike Car-WaxPlaying All Your Favorite SongsHookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom

Tuesday June 25th

Tiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom

Dave Fuller (Pistol Day Parade) & Mike Adkins (Uncle Kracker) team up as an Acoustic Duo, bringing you everything from Classic Rock to Modern Country!

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-06-25 18:00:002024-06-25 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For RansomTiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom Dave Fuller (Pistol Day Parade) & Mike Adkins (Uncle Kracker) team up as an Acoustic Duo, bringing you everything from Classic Rock to Modern Country!HookHook
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Jazz Wednesdays - Nate Topolewski

Wednesday June 26th

Nate Topo has established himself as a well-known artist in the Detroit music community. He has spent the past few years organizing jam sessions in Detroit's Eastern Market and Cass Corridor and has welcomed special guests, including Martha Reeves and James Carter. James even gave him the nickname “Mr. True-Tone."

Nate recently finished recording his debut album, "Time of Monsters," with Detroit Jazz masters Ralphe Armstrong, Gayelynn McKinney, Vincent Chandler, Chuck Newsome, and others. The project features six of Nate's compositions inspired by both Detroit's Motown legacy and its traditional Jazz scene.

Nate's vintage saxophones are integral to his unique sound. His lineup includes a 1919 tenor, 1926 alto, 1906 soprano, and a 70's baritone. This helps Nate replicate the sounds of artists who have inspired him from a young age. Ralphe Armstrong once said of Nate, “He sounds like Joe Henderson on the doggone tenor saxophone.”

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-26 19:00:002024-06-26 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays - Nate TopolewskiNate Topo has established himself as a well-known artist in the Detroit music community. He has spent the past few years organizing jam sessions in Detroit's Eastern Market and Cass Corridor and has welcomed special guests, including Martha Reeves and James Carter. James even gave him the nickname “Mr. True-Tone." Nate recently finished recording his debut album, "Time of Monsters," with Detroit Jazz masters Ralphe Armstrong, Gayelynn McKinney, Vincent Chandler, Chuck Newsome, and others. The project features six of Nate's compositions inspired by both Detroit's Motown legacy and its traditional Jazz scene. Nate's vintage saxophones are integral to his unique sound. His lineup includes a 1919 tenor, 1926 alto, 1906 soprano, and a 70's baritone. This helps Nate replicate the sounds of artists who have inspired him from a young age. Ralphe Armstrong once said of Nate, “He sounds like Joe Henderson on the doggone tenor saxophone.”HookHook
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Ani Band

Friday June 28th

Friday Night Live Music 

Presents - Ani Band

Ani is a Detroit, Michigan based live band that provides musical entertainment ranging from Top 40, Motown, 80s/90s, Rock, Disco, R&B and ethnic songs. These top notch musicians play with energy that is infectious and will have everyone on the dance floor and wanting more…

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-28 19:00:002024-06-28 22:00:00America/DetroitAni BandFriday Night Live Music Presents - Ani BandAni is a Detroit, Michigan based live band that provides musical entertainment ranging from Top 40, Motown, 80s/90s, Rock, Disco, R&B and ethnic songs. These top notch musicians play with energy that is infectious and will have everyone on the dance floor and wanting more…HookHook
Orbitsuns event photo

Orbitsuns

Saturday June 29th

Saturday Night Live Music 

Presents - Orbitsuns

Riding their tired old horses across Detroit, their saddlebags stuffed with bourbon, Coney Island hotdogs and worn Johnny Cash cassettes, are the Orbitsuns, the Motor City’s finest purveyors of low down and dirty outlaw country. Summoning the spirits of all of their brethren, the Orbitsuns are as outrageous as Iggy, as blue collar as Seger, as dark as Alice, as revolutionary as the MC5 and as boundary crossing as the Kid. This is country, folks, but not as you know it. Front man Vinnie Dombroski made his name with alt-­‐rock giants Sponge in the ‘90s, smashing into the charts with hits like “Plowed” and “Molly (16 Candles)”. Sponge were formed out of the ashes of the hard rock band Loudhouse, and they were signed to Sony Records for their first two albums (Rotting Piñata and Wax Ecstatic) and were the opening band on the first night of the Kiss reunion tour in 1996. That band is still a going concern proving that the singer is as prolific as he is talented. It was 1996 when Dombroski discovered his talent for writing fire n’ brimstone, honky-­‐tonk hoe-­‐down from Hell cow-­‐punk music, and before long he found himself with a gun case full of songs that would shake the dust from the oldest Stetson, but wouldn’t fit comfortably Sponge’s repertoire. The obvious solution was to form a new band entirely, one that could roam from dive bar to social club, avoiding the spit n’ sawdust on the floors to bring the party to everyone from the hipsters to the ignored. The band, completed by Jimmy Paluzzi on drums,Bob Hecker on

bass,Jeremy “Leroy”Bilitz on guitar and Liz Fornal on vocals are one of the hardest working in Detroit, and in this town that’s really saying something. Their debut album Redneck Disco was originally released in 2001, simultaneously introducing the world to a band which had been honing it’s incendiary live show since it’s inception a couple of years before. That album, which was re-­‐released in 2008 as Redneck Disco Revisited, featured such slabs of whisky-­‐soaked Michigan mayhem as the self-­‐explanatory “Long Line of Sinners”, a dirty cover of Johnny Cash’s “Boy Named Sue”, “La De Da” (a song which celebrates the fact that nobody would want to live next door to these reprobates) and “Haul Ass”, the latter being the Orbitsuns’ call to arms.

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-06-29 19:00:002024-06-29 22:00:00America/DetroitOrbitsunsSaturday Night Live Music Presents - Orbitsuns Riding their tired old horses across Detroit, their saddlebags stuffed with bourbon, Coney Island hotdogs and worn Johnny Cash cassettes, are the Orbitsuns, the Motor City’s finest purveyors of low down and dirty outlaw country. Summoning the spirits of all of their brethren, the Orbitsuns are as outrageous as Iggy, as blue collar as Seger, as dark as Alice, as revolutionary as the MC5 and as boundary crossing as the Kid. This is country, folks, but not as you know it. Front man Vinnie Dombroski made his name with alt-­‐rock giants Sponge in the ‘90s, smashing into the charts with hits like “Plowed” and “Molly (16 Candles)”. Sponge were formed out of the ashes of the hard rock band Loudhouse, and they were signed to Sony Records for their first two albums (Rotting Piñata and Wax Ecstatic) and were the opening band on the first night of the Kiss reunion tour in 1996. That band is still a going concern proving that the singer is as prolific as he is talented. It was 1996 when Dombroski discovered his talent for writing fire n’ brimstone, honky-­‐tonk hoe-­‐down from Hell cow-­‐punk music, and before long he found himself with a gun case full of songs that would shake the dust from the oldest Stetson, but wouldn’t fit comfortably Sponge’s repertoire. The obvious solution was to form a new band entirely, one that could roam from dive bar to social club, avoiding the spit n’ sawdust on the floors to bring the party to everyone from the hipsters to the ignored. The band, completed by Jimmy Paluzzi on drums,Bob Hecker onbass,Jeremy “Leroy”Bilitz on guitar and Liz Fornal on vocals are one of the hardest working in Detroit, and in this town that’s really saying something. Their debut album Redneck Disco was originally released in 2001, simultaneously introducing the world to a band which had been honing it’s incendiary live show since it’s inception a couple of years before. That album, which was re-­‐released in 2008 as Redneck Disco Revisited, featured such slabs of whisky-­‐soaked Michigan mayhem as the self-­‐explanatory “Long Line of Sinners”, a dirty cover of Johnny Cash’s “Boy Named Sue”, “La De Da” (a song which celebrates the fact that nobody would want to live next door to these reprobates) and “Haul Ass”, the latter being the Orbitsuns’ call to arms.HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant

Sunday June 30th

Sunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant

Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-06-30 13:00:002024-06-30 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Nathan GrantSunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  HookHook
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Sunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule

Sunday June 30th

Every Sunday

Sunday Funday - Entertainment ScheduleJuly - 2024

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

2024-06-30 16:00:002024-06-30 18:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday - Entertainment ScheduleSunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule July - 2024HookHook
Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule event photo

Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule

Tuesday July 2nd

Every Tuesday

July - 2024

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

2024-07-02 16:00:002024-07-02 18:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday - Entertainment ScheduleJuly - 2024HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ SSP event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ SSP

Tuesday July 2nd

S.S.P Martin Chaparro Chris Putt Rod Batayeh Cover songs spanning the sonic spectrum in an upbeat acoustic setting. Music includes: 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s rock pop country reggae latin

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-07-02 17:00:002024-07-02 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ SSPS.S.P Martin Chaparro Chris Putt Rod Batayeh Cover songs spanning the sonic spectrum in an upbeat acoustic setting. Music includes: 70s, 80s, 90s, 2000s rock pop country reggae latinHookHook
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Jazz Wednesday - Cory Allen

Wednesday July 3rd

Jazz Wednesdays - Cory Allen

Enjoy Jazz Wednesday's

Cory Allen

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-03 19:00:002024-07-03 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesday - Cory AllenJazz Wednesdays - Cory Allen Enjoy Jazz Wednesday'sCory AllenHookHook
Thursday Entertainment Schedule event photo

Thursday Entertainment Schedule

Thursday July 4th

Every Thursday

Thursday Entertainment Schedule - July 2024

10:00 AM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-04 10:00:002024-07-04 22:00:00America/DetroitThursday Entertainment ScheduleThursday Entertainment Schedule - July 2024HookHook

4th Of July

Thursday July 4th

We're open on the 4th so come celebrate with us!

11:00 AM - 11:00 PM

2024-07-04 11:00:002024-07-04 23:00:00America/Detroit4th Of JulyWe're open on the 4th so come celebrate with us!HookHook
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Jason Waggoner

Thursday July 4th

Jason Waggoner is a singer songwriter living in Flint, Michigan. He was a guitarist for a regionally successful rock band out of Detroit in the nineteen-nineties. After the birth of his daughter, his focus changed to that of becoming a full time single father.

He released an EP on his own label, Loredo Records, called Fools Gold in 2011.

Jason toured as a guitarist for the band War and Treaty and performs regularly as a duo with the guitarist(Andy Patalan) for the nationally known Detroit rock band, Sponge.

Since his daughter is now forging her own path as an artist, he has restarted his career, and is focused on writing and recording the best music he can.

Jason has been featured, and performed live on several local radio stations, such as WCSX and WDET. He has also been featured in print in books and write ups in magazines.

His latest release, Skeletons. is available for download on all major streaming services.

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

2024-07-04 13:00:002024-07-04 16:00:00America/DetroitJason WaggonerJason Waggoner is a singer songwriter living in Flint, Michigan. He was a guitarist for a regionally successful rock band out of Detroit in the nineteen-nineties. After the birth of his daughter, his focus changed to that of becoming a full time single father.He released an EP on his own label, Loredo Records, called Fools Gold in 2011.Jason toured as a guitarist for the band War and Treaty and performs regularly as a duo with the guitarist(Andy Patalan) for the nationally known Detroit rock band, Sponge.Since his daughter is now forging her own path as an artist, he has restarted his career, and is focused on writing and recording the best music he can.Jason has been featured, and performed live on several local radio stations, such as WCSX and WDET. He has also been featured in print in books and write ups in magazines.His latest release, Skeletons. is available for download on all major streaming services.HookHook
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Mojo Filter

Friday July 5th

Friday Night Live Music 

Presents - Mojo Filter

"Mojo Filter" Classic Rock - Funk - Blues www.mojofilter.live

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-07-05 19:00:002024-07-05 23:00:00America/DetroitMojo FilterFriday Night Live Music Presents - Mojo Filter"Mojo Filter" Classic Rock - Funk - Blues www.mojofilter.liveHookHook
LIVE MUSIC - FRIDAYS (JULY) event photo

LIVE MUSIC - FRIDAYS (JULY)

Friday July 5th

Every Friday

LIVE MUSIC - FRIDAYS (JULY)

Join us every Friday on the patio for Live Music - keep up to date on Hook's Website & Social Media!

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-07-05 19:00:002024-07-05 23:00:00America/DetroitLIVE MUSIC - FRIDAYS (JULY)LIVE MUSIC - FRIDAYS (JULY) Join us every Friday on the patio for Live Music - keep up to date on Hook's Website & Social Media!HookHook
Saturday - Entertainment Schedule event photo

Saturday - Entertainment Schedule

Saturday July 6th

Every Saturday

Saturday - Entertainment Schedule - July 2024

Join Us On Saturdays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

2024-07-06 16:00:002024-07-06 18:00:00America/DetroitSaturday - Entertainment ScheduleSaturday - Entertainment Schedule - July 2024 Join Us On Saturdays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!HookHook
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East Side Still Alive

Saturday July 6th

Eastside Still Alive are a FUN Detroit Rock & Roll/New Wave 70s and 80s covers and originals band.

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-06 19:00:002024-07-06 22:00:00America/DetroitEast Side Still AliveEastside Still Alive are a FUN Detroit Rock & Roll/New Wave 70s and 80s covers and originals band.HookHook
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Sunday Funday w/ Dave Jàvu

Sunday July 7th

Sunday Funday w/ Dave Javu

Dave has been singing and entertaining from a very young age and enjoys playing 60’s -70’s classics.

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-07-07 13:00:002024-07-07 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Dave JàvuSunday Funday w/ Dave Javu Dave has been singing and entertaining from a very young age and enjoys playing 60’s -70’s classics.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Jody Raffoul event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Jody Raffoul

Tuesday July 9th

Tiki Tuesday w/ Jody Raffoul

Jody Raffoul is a Canadian singer-songwriter hailing from the Detroit-Windsor metro area. His musical journey is a testament to hard work, raw talent, and an unwavering passion for music.

Here’s a glimpse into his fascinating story:

Early Years and Musical Roots:

Jody Raffoul grew up in Leamington, a small farming town in Southern Ontario, Canada. Raised with strong family values and a tireless work ethic inherited from his parents, who toiled in tomato fields during hot Ontario summers and worked in tomato processing factories in the fall. At the age of 15, Raffoul purchased his first guitar from a neighbor, and his dedication to learning the craft was fueled by the same work ethic instilled in him by his upbringing. Although largely self-taught, there are tales of him receiving valuable lessons from his neighbor, Uncle Morris, on the porch of Wigle Street. His musical journey began with his first gig at the Village Inn Hotel in Leamington when he was just 17.

The Trenches and Local Success:

Raffoul’s vocal versatility allowed him to cover iconic rock legends like Robert Plant, Roger Daltrey, Steve Marriott, Paul McCartney, and Paul Rodgers. He gained a solid following within the local music scene, and bars competed to book his band, The Bad Apples, which he co-founded with his cousin Ron Raffoul. The Bad Apples dominated the local music scene in the late '80s and early '90s, performing renditions of classic rock hits by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, and Bad Company.

Original Material and Notable Tracks:

Raffoul didn’t rest on his laurels. He recorded his first self-titled CD of original material, which he sold out of the trunk of his car at gigs. Songs like “Dreamer” and “Color of Tears” showcased his soulful melodic side, while tracks like “Homeland” and “Hamburg” revealed his raw, gritty, and powerful songwriting. “Hamburg,” a song about paying dues in the music industry, would prove prophetic.

Continued Success and Collaborations:

Raffoul’s second album, “Simple Life”, released in 1999, featured mostly one-take acoustic songs. The title track became a fan favorite, and the nostalgic “Grabtime” reflected his memories of growing up in small-town Canada. His popularity extended beyond local borders, especially in the Detroit music scene. He shared the stage with rock legends like Paul Rodgers, John Entwistle, and The Allman Brothers.

Recent Work and Legacy:

With five studio albums to his name, including the 2018 release “9 Wigle Street”, Jody Raffoul continues to captivate audiences with his heartfelt music. He has opened for renowned acts such as Collective Soul, Bon Jovi, Nickelback, and Bryan Adams.

In summary, Jody Raffoul’s journey from Leamington to international stages exemplifies the power of dedication, authenticity, and a love for creating music that resonates with listeners. 🎶🎤🎸

Learn more about Jody Raffoul on his official website1.

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-07-09 18:00:002024-07-09 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Jody RaffoulTiki Tuesday w/ Jody Raffoul Jody Raffoul is a Canadian singer-songwriter hailing from the Detroit-Windsor metro area. His musical journey is a testament to hard work, raw talent, and an unwavering passion for music.Here’s a glimpse into his fascinating story: Early Years and Musical Roots: Jody Raffoul grew up in Leamington, a small farming town in Southern Ontario, Canada. Raised with strong family values and a tireless work ethic inherited from his parents, who toiled in tomato fields during hot Ontario summers and worked in tomato processing factories in the fall. At the age of 15, Raffoul purchased his first guitar from a neighbor, and his dedication to learning the craft was fueled by the same work ethic instilled in him by his upbringing. Although largely self-taught, there are tales of him receiving valuable lessons from his neighbor, Uncle Morris, on the porch of Wigle Street. His musical journey began with his first gig at the Village Inn Hotel in Leamington when he was just 17. The Trenches and Local Success: Raffoul’s vocal versatility allowed him to cover iconic rock legends like Robert Plant, Roger Daltrey, Steve Marriott, Paul McCartney, and Paul Rodgers. He gained a solid following within the local music scene, and bars competed to book his band, The Bad Apples, which he co-founded with his cousin Ron Raffoul. The Bad Apples dominated the local music scene in the late '80s and early '90s, performing renditions of classic rock hits by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, and Bad Company. Original Material and Notable Tracks: Raffoul didn’t rest on his laurels. He recorded his first self-titled CD of original material, which he sold out of the trunk of his car at gigs. Songs like “Dreamer” and “Color of Tears” showcased his soulful melodic side, while tracks like “Homeland” and “Hamburg” revealed his raw, gritty, and powerful songwriting. “Hamburg,” a song about paying dues in the music industry, would prove prophetic. Continued Success and Collaborations: Raffoul’s second album, “Simple Life”, released in 1999, featured mostly one-take acoustic songs. The title track became a fan favorite, and the nostalgic “Grabtime” reflected his memories of growing up in small-town Canada. His popularity extended beyond local borders, especially in the Detroit music scene. He shared the stage with rock legends like Paul Rodgers, John Entwistle, and The Allman Brothers. Recent Work and Legacy: With five studio albums to his name, including the 2018 release “9 Wigle Street”, Jody Raffoul continues to captivate audiences with his heartfelt music. He has opened for renowned acts such as Collective Soul, Bon Jovi, Nickelback, and Bryan Adams. In summary, Jody Raffoul’s journey from Leamington to international stages exemplifies the power of dedication, authenticity, and a love for creating music that resonates with listeners. 🎶🎤🎸Learn more about Jody Raffoul on his official website1.HookHook
Jazz Wednesdays - Sean Perlmutter event photo

Jazz Wednesdays - Sean Perlmutter

Wednesday July 10th

Jazz Wednesdays - Sean Perlmutter Enjoy Jazz Wednesday's

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-10 19:00:002024-07-10 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays - Sean PerlmutterJazz Wednesdays - Sean Perlmutter Enjoy Jazz Wednesday'sHookHook
Emma Nicholas event photo

Emma Nicholas

Thursday July 11th

acoustic stylings

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-07-11 18:00:002024-07-11 21:00:00America/DetroitEmma Nicholasacoustic stylingsHookHook
The Reason You Came event photo

The Reason You Came

Friday July 12th

Friday Night Live Music 

 Presents - The Reason You Came

You went out for a reason. To see your favorite songs played by the best musicians. Live music done right. We are The Reason You Came.

Your all-time favorite music arranged and performed like you’ve never heard it before. 

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-07-12 19:00:002024-07-12 23:00:00America/DetroitThe Reason You CameFriday Night Live Music  Presents - The Reason You Came You went out for a reason. To see your favorite songs played by the best musicians. Live music done right. We are The Reason You Came.Your all-time favorite music arranged and performed like you’ve never heard it before. HookHook
Black Mountain Sons event photo

Black Mountain Sons

Saturday July 13th

Black Mountain Sons is a Detroit classic rock cover band. Bob Dillon Lead Vocals Billy Jeffery: Guitar / Vocals Matt Austerman: Guitar / Vocals Chris Murrell Bass Guitar / Vocals Jim Molnar Keyboards/ Vocals Don Percha Drums / Vocals

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-07-13 19:00:002024-07-13 22:30:00America/DetroitBlack Mountain SonsBlack Mountain Sons is a Detroit classic rock cover band. Bob Dillon Lead Vocals Billy Jeffery: Guitar / Vocals Matt Austerman: Guitar / Vocals Chris Murrell Bass Guitar / Vocals Jim Molnar Keyboards/ Vocals Don Percha Drums / VocalsHookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Johnny Rhoedes event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Johnny Rhoedes

Sunday July 14th

Sunday Funday w/ Johnny Rhoedes

WHY I SING THE BLUES

The Detroit Music Award nominee is a Detroit native; guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Getting his start with Motor City Josh at the tender age of 19, Johnny has been on and off the road ever since; including tours to Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and of course the US. He gets his ‘old soul’ sound from an array of blues artist he grew up listening to, including; BB King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Ray Charles and more.

Rhoades also had the honor of playing at BB king’s memorial celebration in Memphis, Tennessee. With over a decade and counting music career, he has played with the best of best in the blues, such as; Thornetta Davis, Motor City Josh, RJ Spangler, Brett Lucas, John Nèmeth, Paul Carey to name a few. From Classic blues covers, to his own songs, Johnny Rhoades is a force to be reckoned with. His most recent album, ‘Waiting On The Sun’ debuted in 2014 and can be found online at CD Baby, and iTunes.

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-07-14 14:00:002024-07-14 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Johnny RhoedesSunday Funday w/ Johnny RhoedesWHY I SING THE BLUES The Detroit Music Award nominee is a Detroit native; guitarist, vocalist, and songwriter. Getting his start with Motor City Josh at the tender age of 19, Johnny has been on and off the road ever since; including tours to Europe, Mexico, the Caribbean and of course the US. He gets his ‘old soul’ sound from an array of blues artist he grew up listening to, including; BB King, Albert King, Albert Collins, Ray Charles and more.Rhoades also had the honor of playing at BB king’s memorial celebration in Memphis, Tennessee. With over a decade and counting music career, he has played with the best of best in the blues, such as; Thornetta Davis, Motor City Josh, RJ Spangler, Brett Lucas, John Nèmeth, Paul Carey to name a few. From Classic blues covers, to his own songs, Johnny Rhoades is a force to be reckoned with. His most recent album, ‘Waiting On The Sun’ debuted in 2014 and can be found online at CD Baby, and iTunes.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Nathan Grant event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Nathan Grant

Tuesday July 16th

Tiki Tuesday w/ Nathan Grant

Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-07-16 17:00:002024-07-16 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Nathan GrantTiki Tuesday w/ Nathan Grant Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  HookHook
Jazz Wednesdays - Dave Hamilton event photo

Jazz Wednesdays - Dave Hamilton

Wednesday July 17th

Enjoy Jazz Wednesday's

Dave Hamilton

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-17 19:00:002024-07-17 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays - Dave HamiltonEnjoy Jazz Wednesday'sDave HamiltonHookHook
Sound Project event photo

Sound Project

Friday July 19th

Friday Night Live Music 

 Presents - Sound Project

“Sound Project has been bringing the eastside some great rock and dance tunes with some of the best local musicians since the 1990’s!” 

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-07-19 19:00:002024-07-19 23:00:00America/DetroitSound ProjectFriday Night Live Music  Presents - Sound Project “Sound Project has been bringing the eastside some great rock and dance tunes with some of the best local musicians since the 1990’s!” HookHook
The Fives event photo

The Fives

Saturday July 20th

Saturday Night Music

Presents: The Fives

The Fives are a five piece band from Metro Detroit, specializing in playing great rock music.

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-07-20 19:00:002024-07-20 22:30:00America/DetroitThe FivesSaturday Night MusicPresents: The FivesThe Fives are a five piece band from Metro Detroit, specializing in playing great rock music.HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Martin Chaparro event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Martin Chaparro

Sunday July 21st

Martin Chaparro is a singer songwriter/guitar player in the Metro Detroit area. Originally from Argentina, he incorporates many different styles in his music, including funk, reggae, latin, blues, and rock. Martin performs MC3 and SSP as well as with other local acts as special guest. He has been nominated multiple times for Detroit Music Awards in the World Music category (Outstanding Vocalist and Outstanding Songwriter, among others) since 2018. He also performs Rock in Spanish bringing some of the Latin American rock music to Metro Detroit.

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-07-21 13:00:002024-07-21 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Martin ChaparroMartin Chaparro is a singer songwriter/guitar player in the Metro Detroit area. Originally from Argentina, he incorporates many different styles in his music, including funk, reggae, latin, blues, and rock. Martin performs MC3 and SSP as well as with other local acts as special guest. He has been nominated multiple times for Detroit Music Awards in the World Music category (Outstanding Vocalist and Outstanding Songwriter, among others) since 2018. He also performs Rock in Spanish bringing some of the Latin American rock music to Metro Detroit.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Pinto Gringos event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Pinto Gringos

Tuesday July 23rd

Tiki Tuesday w/ Pinto Gringos

The Musicians

Jon and Drew - 2 guitars, 2 voices

Our sound

We put an acoustic spin on popular tunes.  From classic rock, 80's, 90's, pop, and country - our arrangements and vocal harmonies create an atmosphere that'll make you want to sing along.

04:00 PM - 06:00 PM

2024-07-23 16:00:002024-07-23 18:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Pinto GringosTiki Tuesday w/ Pinto Gringos The Musicians Jon and Drew - 2 guitars, 2 voices Our sound We put an acoustic spin on popular tunes.  From classic rock, 80's, 90's, pop, and country - our arrangements and vocal harmonies create an atmosphere that'll make you want to sing along.HookHook
Jazz Wednesdays w/ Duane Harlick event photo

Jazz Wednesdays w/ Duane Harlick

Wednesday July 24th

Enjoy Jazz Wednesdays w/ Duane Harlick

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-24 19:00:002024-07-24 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays w/ Duane HarlickEnjoy Jazz Wednesdays w/ Duane HarlickHookHook
Ashley Lynn Band event photo

Ashley Lynn Band

Friday July 26th

Friday Night Live Music 

 Presents - Ashley Lynn Band

We are a "good-time, party and dance band." We play music of all styles for every occasion.

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-26 19:00:002024-07-26 22:00:00America/DetroitAshley Lynn BandFriday Night Live Music  Presents - Ashley Lynn Band We are a "good-time, party and dance band." We play music of all styles for every occasion.HookHook
Dave Hamilton Band event photo

Dave Hamilton Band

Saturday July 27th

Saturday Night Music

Presents: Dave Hamilton Band

Detroit presents one of our most fun live party bands, The Dave Hamilton Band!! These guys can ROCK any party with their HUGE mix of funk, soul, Motown, pop & rock.

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-07-27 19:00:002024-07-27 22:30:00America/DetroitDave Hamilton BandSaturday Night MusicPresents: Dave Hamilton BandDetroit presents one of our most fun live party bands, The Dave Hamilton Band!! These guys can ROCK any party with their HUGE mix of funk, soul, Motown, pop & rock.HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant

Sunday July 28th

Sunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant

Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-07-28 13:00:002024-07-28 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Nathan GrantSunday Funday w/ Nathan Grant Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  HookHook
Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule event photo

Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule

Tuesday July 30th

Every Tuesday

Tiki Tuesday - Entertainment Schedule

July 30th - August 27th

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-07-30 17:00:002024-07-30 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday - Entertainment ScheduleTiki Tuesday - Entertainment ScheduleJuly 30th - August 27thHookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom

Tuesday July 30th

Tiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom

Dave Fuller (Pistol Day Parade) & Mike Adkins (Uncle Kracker) team up as an Acoustic Duo, bringing you everything from Classic Rock to Modern Country!

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-07-30 18:00:002024-07-30 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For RansomTiki Tuesday w/ Whiskey For Ransom Dave Fuller (Pistol Day Parade) & Mike Adkins (Uncle Kracker) team up as an Acoustic Duo, bringing you everything from Classic Rock to Modern Country!HookHook
Jazz Wednesday - Mo Jones Trio event photo

Jazz Wednesday - Mo Jones Trio

Wednesday July 31st

Enjoy Jazz Wednesday's

Mo Jones Trio

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-07-31 19:00:002024-07-31 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesday - Mo Jones TrioEnjoy Jazz Wednesday'sMo Jones TrioHookHook
Sunsation Power Boats - Poker Run event photo

Sunsation Power Boats - Poker Run

Friday August 2nd

Join in the fun of the Sunsation Power Boats - Poker Run 2024

01:00 PM - 03:30 PM

2024-08-02 13:00:002024-08-02 15:30:00America/DetroitSunsation Power Boats - Poker RunJoin in the fun of the Sunsation Power Boats - Poker Run 2024HookHook
The Groove Suns event photo

The Groove Suns

Friday August 2nd

Your favorite Metro Detroit cover band, playing rock & popular favorites through the eras. 

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-08-02 19:00:002024-08-02 22:30:00America/DetroitThe Groove SunsYour favorite Metro Detroit cover band, playing rock & popular favorites through the eras. HookHook
Live Music - Fridays (August) event photo

Live Music - Fridays (August)

Friday August 2nd

Every Friday

Join us every Friday on the patio for Live Music - keep up to date on Hook's Website & Social Media!

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-08-02 19:00:002024-08-02 23:00:00America/DetroitLive Music - Fridays (August)Join us every Friday on the patio for Live Music - keep up to date on Hook's Website & Social Media!HookHook
East Side Still Alive event photo

East Side Still Alive

Saturday August 3rd

Eastside Still Alive are a FUN Detroit Rock & Roll/New Wave 70s and 80s covers and originals band.

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-03 19:00:002024-08-03 22:00:00America/DetroitEast Side Still AliveEastside Still Alive are a FUN Detroit Rock & Roll/New Wave 70s and 80s covers and originals band.HookHook
Saturday - Entertainment Schedule - August 2024 event photo

Saturday - Entertainment Schedule - August 2024

Saturday August 3rd

Every Saturday

Join Us On Saturdays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-08-03 19:00:002024-08-03 23:00:00America/DetroitSaturday - Entertainment Schedule - August 2024Join Us On Saturdays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!HookHook
Sunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule event photo

Sunday Funday - Entertainment Schedule

Sunday August 4th

Every Sunday

Sunday Funday - August 2024

Join Us On Sundays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-08-04 13:00:002024-08-04 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday - Entertainment ScheduleSunday Funday - August 2024Join Us On Sundays For Live Music - Keep Up To Date On Any Changes On Hook's Website Or Social Media!HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Dave Jàvu event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Dave Jàvu

Sunday August 4th

Dave has been singing and entertaining from a very young age and enjoys playing 60’s -70’s classics.

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-08-04 13:00:002024-08-04 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Dave JàvuDave has been singing and entertaining from a very young age and enjoys playing 60’s -70’s classics.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Andy Patalan event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Andy Patalan

Tuesday August 6th

Founding member of Solid Frog and Throttlebody. He was also the guitarist for Brownsville Station from 2011–2013. His brother Tim Patalan is the bassist and producer of Sponge. He is the owner of hATP Productions in Shelby TownshipMichigan, and he is the co-owner of The Loft Recording Studio in Saline, Michigan.  Patalan has been in the studio recording over 500 bands since 1988.

Patalan joined Sponge in 2004, after a major line-up change in the band He and the guitarist that was in Patalan's other bands, Kyle Neely joined after former guitarists Joey Mazzola and Kurt Marschke left the band, making singer Vinnie Dombroski the only original member. Although Patalan was new to the guitar role in Sponge, he was very familiar with the band. He was the assistant engineer for the Sponge albums Rotting Piñata (1994), Wax Ecstatic (1996), and New Pop Sunday (1999). His first album with Sponge while playing guitar is the 2005 EP Hard to Keep My Cool. His first studio album with Sponge is The Man from 2005. Patalan's first live album with Sponge was released in 2007, called Alive in Detroit, this was also Sponge's first live album ever. His second studio album with Sponge was the 2007 release Galore Galore. Patalan's second EP with Sponge, Destroy the Boy was released in 2010. In 2013 Sponge participated in the Summerland Tour, along with FilterLIVE, and Everclear. During this tour, Sponge released a new album on Three One Three Records, called Stop the Bleeding and only available at Summerland shows.

It was later announced that Sponge signed to The End Records to release the album nationally in September 2013.

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-08-06 17:00:002024-08-06 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Andy PatalanFounding member of Solid Frog and Throttlebody. He was also the guitarist for Brownsville Station from 2011–2013. His brother Tim Patalan is the bassist and producer of Sponge. He is the owner of hATP Productions in Shelby Township, Michigan, and he is the co-owner of The Loft Recording Studio in Saline, Michigan.  Patalan has been in the studio recording over 500 bands since 1988. Patalan joined Sponge in 2004, after a major line-up change in the band He and the guitarist that was in Patalan's other bands, Kyle Neely joined after former guitarists Joey Mazzola and Kurt Marschke left the band, making singer Vinnie Dombroski the only original member. Although Patalan was new to the guitar role in Sponge, he was very familiar with the band. He was the assistant engineer for the Sponge albums Rotting Piñata (1994), Wax Ecstatic (1996), and New Pop Sunday (1999). His first album with Sponge while playing guitar is the 2005 EP Hard to Keep My Cool. His first studio album with Sponge is The Man from 2005. Patalan's first live album with Sponge was released in 2007, called Alive in Detroit, this was also Sponge's first live album ever. His second studio album with Sponge was the 2007 release Galore Galore. Patalan's second EP with Sponge, Destroy the Boy was released in 2010. In 2013 Sponge participated in the Summerland Tour, along with Filter, LIVE, and Everclear. During this tour, Sponge released a new album on Three One Three Records, called Stop the Bleeding and only available at Summerland shows.It was later announced that Sponge signed to The End Records to release the album nationally in September 2013.HookHook
Jazz Wednesdays - Deon Yates event photo

Jazz Wednesdays - Deon Yates

Wednesday August 7th

Jazz Wednesday's Deon Yates

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-07 19:00:002024-08-07 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays - Deon YatesJazz Wednesday's Deon YatesHookHook
Lost West Band event photo

Lost West Band

Friday August 9th

LOSTWEST is a rock/country band from southeast Michigan.

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-08-09 19:00:002024-08-09 22:30:00America/DetroitLost West BandLOSTWEST is a rock/country band from southeast Michigan.HookHook
Killer Vibe event photo

Killer Vibe

Saturday August 10th

Killer Vibe is one of the area's premier classic rock/Modern Rock cover bands. 

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-08-10 19:00:002024-08-10 22:30:00America/DetroitKiller VibeKiller Vibe is one of the area's premier classic rock/Modern Rock cover bands. HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Pinot Gringos event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Pinot Gringos

Sunday August 11th

The Musicians

Jon and Drew - 2 guitars, 2 voices

Our sound

We put an acoustic spin on popular tunes.  From classic rock, 80's, 90's, pop, and country - our arrangements and vocal harmonies create an atmosphere that'll make you want to sing along.

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-08-11 13:00:002024-08-11 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Pinot GringosThe Musicians Jon and Drew - 2 guitars, 2 voices Our sound We put an acoustic spin on popular tunes.  From classic rock, 80's, 90's, pop, and country - our arrangements and vocal harmonies create an atmosphere that'll make you want to sing along.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Nathan Grant event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Nathan Grant

Tuesday August 13th

Metro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-08-13 17:00:002024-08-13 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Nathan GrantMetro Detroit based -  Acoustic Guitarist / Vocalist stripped down, passionate, acoustic variety of 80s/90s + more, plus originals!  HookHook
Jazz Wednesdays - Jackson Stone event photo

Jazz Wednesdays - Jackson Stone

Wednesday August 14th

Enjoy Jazz Wednesday's

Jackson Stone

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-14 19:00:002024-08-14 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesdays - Jackson StoneEnjoy Jazz Wednesday'sJackson StoneHookHook
Band Wagon event photo

Band Wagon

Friday August 16th

Premier Professional Michigan Cover Band. 

All Styles and Genre's.   (1068) BandWagon Detroit - YouTube

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-08-16 19:00:002024-08-16 23:00:00America/DetroitBand WagonPremier Professional Michigan Cover Band. All Styles and Genre's.   (1068) BandWagon Detroit - YouTubeHookHook
Ashley Lynn Band event photo

Ashley Lynn Band

Saturday August 17th

We are a "good-time, party and dance band." We play music of all styles for every occasions.

07:00 PM - 10:30 PM

2024-08-17 19:00:002024-08-17 22:30:00America/DetroitAshley Lynn BandWe are a "good-time, party and dance band." We play music of all styles for every occasions.HookHook
Splash For Kids Poker Run - 2024 event photo

Splash For Kids Poker Run - 2024

Sunday August 18th

Details To Come.....

11:00 AM - 03:00 PM

2024-08-18 11:00:002024-08-18 15:00:00America/DetroitSplash For Kids Poker Run - 2024Details To Come.....HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Nolan Eszes event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Nolan Eszes

Sunday August 18th

Singer/Songwriter and Musician based out of Detroit/Grosse Pointe.

02:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-08-18 14:00:002024-08-18 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Nolan EszesSinger/Songwriter and Musician based out of Detroit/Grosse Pointe.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Aaron Lee event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Aaron Lee

Tuesday August 20th

Aaron Lee - The accomplished singer-songwriter hailing from Michigan, unveils a distinctive musical journey deeply rooted in his appreciation for the intimacy and rawness of acoustic music.  

 Currently, gearing up for the release of his debut EP later this year, Aaron Lee is poised to make a mark in the industry with his authentic sound. His musical influences, ranging from the folk-infused melodies of The Lumineers to the heartfelt ballads of Mayday Parade, and the laid-back vibes of Jack Johnson, showcase the eclectic blend that shapes his own musical landscape.  

 Despite his evolving sound, Aaron remains true to his roots, still cherishing the anthems of the Warped Tour era that first ignited his passion. Aaron Lee's sound weaves a sonic tapestry that is both timeless and contemporary.

05:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-08-20 17:00:002024-08-20 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Aaron LeeAaron Lee - The accomplished singer-songwriter hailing from Michigan, unveils a distinctive musical journey deeply rooted in his appreciation for the intimacy and rawness of acoustic music.   Currently, gearing up for the release of his debut EP later this year, Aaron Lee is poised to make a mark in the industry with his authentic sound. His musical influences, ranging from the folk-infused melodies of The Lumineers to the heartfelt ballads of Mayday Parade, and the laid-back vibes of Jack Johnson, showcase the eclectic blend that shapes his own musical landscape.   Despite his evolving sound, Aaron remains true to his roots, still cherishing the anthems of the Warped Tour era that first ignited his passion. Aaron Lee's sound weaves a sonic tapestry that is both timeless and contemporary.HookHook
Jazz Wednesday w/ Erich Goebel Trio/ EG3 event photo

Jazz Wednesday w/ Erich Goebel Trio/ EG3

Wednesday August 21st

Enjoy Jazz Wednesday w/ Erich Goebel Trio/ EG3

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-21 19:00:002024-08-21 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz Wednesday w/ Erich Goebel Trio/ EG3Enjoy Jazz Wednesday w/ Erich Goebel Trio/ EG3HookHook
Benefit On The Bay - VIP Night event photo

Benefit On The Bay - VIP Night

Thursday August 22nd

Join this exclusive evening on the beautiful Lake St. Clair, enjoying live entertainment and gourmet food for a good cause.

Chat with Brothers of the Capuchin Ministries, learning more about their mission.

Casual attire - Arrive by car or boat - Valet Parking 

Ticket Price - $250.00 - Limited Tickets Available

Includes: Heavy Hor D' Oeuvres 

Premium Bar: Including Celani Wines, & Desserts By On The Rise Bakery

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-08-22 18:00:002024-08-22 21:00:00America/DetroitBenefit On The Bay - VIP NightJoin this exclusive evening on the beautiful Lake St. Clair, enjoying live entertainment and gourmet food for a good cause.Chat with Brothers of the Capuchin Ministries, learning more about their mission.Casual attire - Arrive by car or boat - Valet Parking Ticket Price - $250.00 - Limited Tickets AvailableIncludes: Heavy Hor D' Oeuvres Premium Bar: Including Celani Wines, & Desserts By On The Rise BakeryHookHook
Orbitsuns event photo

Orbitsuns

Friday August 23rd

Riding their tired old horses across Detroit, their saddlebags stuffed with bourbon, Coney Island hotdogs and worn Johnny Cash cassettes, are the Orbitsuns, the Motor City’s finest purveyors of low down and dirty outlaw country. Summoning the spirits of all of their brethren, the Orbitsuns are as outrageous as Iggy, as blue collar as Seger, as dark as Alice, as revolutionary as the MC5 and as boundary crossing as the Kid. This is country, folks, but not as you know it. Front man Vinnie Dombroski made his name with alt-­‐rock giants Sponge in the ‘90s, smashing into the charts with hits like “Plowed” and “Molly (16 Candles)”. Sponge were formed out of the ashes of the hard rock band Loudhouse, and they were signed to Sony Records for their first two albums (Rotting Piñata and Wax Ecstatic) and were the opening band on the first night of the Kiss reunion tour in 1996. That band is still a going concern proving that the singer is as prolific as he is talented. It was 1996 when Dombroski discovered his talent for writing fire n’ brimstone, honky-­‐tonk hoe-­‐down from Hell cow-­‐punk music, and before long he found himself with a gun case full of songs that would shake the dust from the oldest Stetson, but wouldn’t fit comfortably Sponge’s repertoire. The obvious solution was to form a new band entirely, one that could roam from dive bar to social club, avoiding the spit n’ sawdust on the floors to bring the party to everyone from the hipsters to the ignored. The band, completed by Jimmy Paluzzi on drums,Bob Hecker on

bass,Jeremy “Leroy”Bilitz on guitar and Liz Fornal on vocals are one of the hardest working in Detroit, and in this town that’s really saying something. Their debut album Redneck Disco was originally released in 2001, simultaneously introducing the world to a band which had been honing it’s incendiary live show since it’s inception a couple of years before. That album, which was re-­‐released in 2008 as Redneck Disco Revisited, featured such slabs of whisky-­‐soaked Michigan mayhem as the self-­‐explanatory “Long Line of Sinners”, a dirty cover of Johnny Cash’s “Boy Named Sue”, “La De Da” (a song which celebrates the fact that nobody would want to live next door to these reprobates) and “Haul Ass”, the latter being the Orbitsuns’ call to arms.

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-23 19:00:002024-08-23 22:00:00America/DetroitOrbitsunsRiding their tired old horses across Detroit, their saddlebags stuffed with bourbon, Coney Island hotdogs and worn Johnny Cash cassettes, are the Orbitsuns, the Motor City’s finest purveyors of low down and dirty outlaw country. Summoning the spirits of all of their brethren, the Orbitsuns are as outrageous as Iggy, as blue collar as Seger, as dark as Alice, as revolutionary as the MC5 and as boundary crossing as the Kid. This is country, folks, but not as you know it. Front man Vinnie Dombroski made his name with alt-­‐rock giants Sponge in the ‘90s, smashing into the charts with hits like “Plowed” and “Molly (16 Candles)”. Sponge were formed out of the ashes of the hard rock band Loudhouse, and they were signed to Sony Records for their first two albums (Rotting Piñata and Wax Ecstatic) and were the opening band on the first night of the Kiss reunion tour in 1996. That band is still a going concern proving that the singer is as prolific as he is talented. It was 1996 when Dombroski discovered his talent for writing fire n’ brimstone, honky-­‐tonk hoe-­‐down from Hell cow-­‐punk music, and before long he found himself with a gun case full of songs that would shake the dust from the oldest Stetson, but wouldn’t fit comfortably Sponge’s repertoire. The obvious solution was to form a new band entirely, one that could roam from dive bar to social club, avoiding the spit n’ sawdust on the floors to bring the party to everyone from the hipsters to the ignored. The band, completed by Jimmy Paluzzi on drums,Bob Hecker onbass,Jeremy “Leroy”Bilitz on guitar and Liz Fornal on vocals are one of the hardest working in Detroit, and in this town that’s really saying something. Their debut album Redneck Disco was originally released in 2001, simultaneously introducing the world to a band which had been honing it’s incendiary live show since it’s inception a couple of years before. That album, which was re-­‐released in 2008 as Redneck Disco Revisited, featured such slabs of whisky-­‐soaked Michigan mayhem as the self-­‐explanatory “Long Line of Sinners”, a dirty cover of Johnny Cash’s “Boy Named Sue”, “La De Da” (a song which celebrates the fact that nobody would want to live next door to these reprobates) and “Haul Ass”, the latter being the Orbitsuns’ call to arms.HookHook
The Reason You Came event photo

The Reason You Came

Saturday August 24th

You went out for a reason. To see your favorite songs played by the best musicians. Live music done right. We are The Reason You Came.

Your all-time favorite music arranged and performed like you’ve never heard it before. 

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-08-24 19:00:002024-08-24 23:00:00America/DetroitThe Reason You CameYou went out for a reason. To see your favorite songs played by the best musicians. Live music done right. We are The Reason You Came.Your all-time favorite music arranged and performed like you’ve never heard it before. HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Andy Patalan event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Andy Patalan

Sunday August 25th

Founding member of Solid Frog and Throttlebody. He was also the guitarist for Brownsville Station from 2011–2013. His brother Tim Patalan is the bassist and producer of Sponge. He is the owner of hATP Productions in Shelby TownshipMichigan, and he is the co-owner of The Loft Recording Studio in Saline, Michigan.  Patalan has been in the studio recording over 500 bands since 1988.

Patalan joined Sponge in 2004, after a major line-up change in the band He and the guitarist that was in Patalan's other bands, Kyle Neely joined after former guitarists Joey Mazzola and Kurt Marschke left the band, making singer Vinnie Dombroski the only original member. Although Patalan was new to the guitar role in Sponge, he was very familiar with the band. He was the assistant engineer for the Sponge albums Rotting Piñata (1994), Wax Ecstatic (1996), and New Pop Sunday (1999). His first album with Sponge while playing guitar is the 2005 EP Hard to Keep My Cool. His first studio album with Sponge is The Man from 2005. Patalan's first live album with Sponge was released in 2007, called Alive in Detroit, this was also Sponge's first live album ever. His second studio album with Sponge was the 2007 release Galore Galore. Patalan's second EP with Sponge, Destroy the Boy was released in 2010. In 2013 Sponge participated in the Summerland Tour, along with FilterLIVE, and Everclear. During this tour, Sponge released a new album on Three One Three Records, called Stop the Bleeding and only available at Summerland shows.

It was later announced that Sponge signed to The End Records to release the album nationally in September 2013.

01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

2024-08-25 13:00:002024-08-25 17:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Andy PatalanFounding member of Solid Frog and Throttlebody. He was also the guitarist for Brownsville Station from 2011–2013. His brother Tim Patalan is the bassist and producer of Sponge. He is the owner of hATP Productions in Shelby Township, Michigan, and he is the co-owner of The Loft Recording Studio in Saline, Michigan.  Patalan has been in the studio recording over 500 bands since 1988. Patalan joined Sponge in 2004, after a major line-up change in the band He and the guitarist that was in Patalan's other bands, Kyle Neely joined after former guitarists Joey Mazzola and Kurt Marschke left the band, making singer Vinnie Dombroski the only original member. Although Patalan was new to the guitar role in Sponge, he was very familiar with the band. He was the assistant engineer for the Sponge albums Rotting Piñata (1994), Wax Ecstatic (1996), and New Pop Sunday (1999). His first album with Sponge while playing guitar is the 2005 EP Hard to Keep My Cool. His first studio album with Sponge is The Man from 2005. Patalan's first live album with Sponge was released in 2007, called Alive in Detroit, this was also Sponge's first live album ever. His second studio album with Sponge was the 2007 release Galore Galore. Patalan's second EP with Sponge, Destroy the Boy was released in 2010. In 2013 Sponge participated in the Summerland Tour, along with Filter, LIVE, and Everclear. During this tour, Sponge released a new album on Three One Three Records, called Stop the Bleeding and only available at Summerland shows.It was later announced that Sponge signed to The End Records to release the album nationally in September 2013.HookHook
Tiki Tuesday w/ Jody Raffoul event photo

Tiki Tuesday w/ Jody Raffoul

Tuesday August 27th

Jody Raffoul is a Canadian singer-songwriter hailing from the Detroit-Windsor metro area. His musical journey is a testament to hard work, raw talent, and an unwavering passion for music.

Here’s a glimpse into his fascinating story:

Early Years and Musical Roots:

Jody Raffoul grew up in Leamington, a small farming town in Southern Ontario, Canada. Raised with strong family values and a tireless work ethic inherited from his parents, who toiled in tomato fields during hot Ontario summers and worked in tomato processing factories in the fall. At the age of 15, Raffoul purchased his first guitar from a neighbor, and his dedication to learning the craft was fueled by the same work ethic instilled in him by his upbringing. Although largely self-taught, there are tales of him receiving valuable lessons from his neighbor, Uncle Morris, on the porch of Wigle Street. His musical journey began with his first gig at the Village Inn Hotel in Leamington when he was just 17.

The Trenches and Local Success:

Raffoul’s vocal versatility allowed him to cover iconic rock legends like Robert Plant, Roger Daltrey, Steve Marriott, Paul McCartney, and Paul Rodgers. He gained a solid following within the local music scene, and bars competed to book his band, The Bad Apples, which he co-founded with his cousin Ron Raffoul. The Bad Apples dominated the local music scene in the late '80s and early '90s, performing renditions of classic rock hits by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, and Bad Company.

Original Material and Notable Tracks:

Raffoul didn’t rest on his laurels. He recorded his first self-titled CD of original material, which he sold out of the trunk of his car at gigs. Songs like “Dreamer” and “Color of Tears” showcased his soulful melodic side, while tracks like “Homeland” and “Hamburg” revealed his raw, gritty, and powerful songwriting. “Hamburg,” a song about paying dues in the music industry, would prove prophetic.

Continued Success and Collaborations:

Raffoul’s second album, “Simple Life”, released in 1999, featured mostly one-take acoustic songs. The title track became a fan favorite, and the nostalgic “Grabtime” reflected his memories of growing up in small-town Canada. His popularity extended beyond local borders, especially in the Detroit music scene. He shared the stage with rock legends like Paul Rodgers, John Entwistle, and The Allman Brothers.

Recent Work and Legacy:

With five studio albums to his name, including the 2018 release “9 Wigle Street”, Jody Raffoul continues to captivate audiences with his heartfelt music. He has opened for renowned acts such as Collective Soul, Bon Jovi, Nickelback, and Bryan Adams.

In summary, Jody Raffoul’s journey from Leamington to international stages exemplifies the power of dedication, authenticity, and a love for creating music that resonates with listeners. 🎶🎤🎸

Learn more about Jody Raffoul on his official website1.

06:00 PM - 09:00 PM

2024-08-27 18:00:002024-08-27 21:00:00America/DetroitTiki Tuesday w/ Jody RaffoulJody Raffoul is a Canadian singer-songwriter hailing from the Detroit-Windsor metro area. His musical journey is a testament to hard work, raw talent, and an unwavering passion for music.Here’s a glimpse into his fascinating story: Early Years and Musical Roots: Jody Raffoul grew up in Leamington, a small farming town in Southern Ontario, Canada. Raised with strong family values and a tireless work ethic inherited from his parents, who toiled in tomato fields during hot Ontario summers and worked in tomato processing factories in the fall. At the age of 15, Raffoul purchased his first guitar from a neighbor, and his dedication to learning the craft was fueled by the same work ethic instilled in him by his upbringing. Although largely self-taught, there are tales of him receiving valuable lessons from his neighbor, Uncle Morris, on the porch of Wigle Street. His musical journey began with his first gig at the Village Inn Hotel in Leamington when he was just 17. The Trenches and Local Success: Raffoul’s vocal versatility allowed him to cover iconic rock legends like Robert Plant, Roger Daltrey, Steve Marriott, Paul McCartney, and Paul Rodgers. He gained a solid following within the local music scene, and bars competed to book his band, The Bad Apples, which he co-founded with his cousin Ron Raffoul. The Bad Apples dominated the local music scene in the late '80s and early '90s, performing renditions of classic rock hits by The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, The Who, and Bad Company. Original Material and Notable Tracks: Raffoul didn’t rest on his laurels. He recorded his first self-titled CD of original material, which he sold out of the trunk of his car at gigs. Songs like “Dreamer” and “Color of Tears” showcased his soulful melodic side, while tracks like “Homeland” and “Hamburg” revealed his raw, gritty, and powerful songwriting. “Hamburg,” a song about paying dues in the music industry, would prove prophetic. Continued Success and Collaborations: Raffoul’s second album, “Simple Life”, released in 1999, featured mostly one-take acoustic songs. The title track became a fan favorite, and the nostalgic “Grabtime” reflected his memories of growing up in small-town Canada. His popularity extended beyond local borders, especially in the Detroit music scene. He shared the stage with rock legends like Paul Rodgers, John Entwistle, and The Allman Brothers. Recent Work and Legacy: With five studio albums to his name, including the 2018 release “9 Wigle Street”, Jody Raffoul continues to captivate audiences with his heartfelt music. He has opened for renowned acts such as Collective Soul, Bon Jovi, Nickelback, and Bryan Adams. In summary, Jody Raffoul’s journey from Leamington to international stages exemplifies the power of dedication, authenticity, and a love for creating music that resonates with listeners. 🎶🎤🎸Learn more about Jody Raffoul on his official website1.HookHook
Jazz - Wednesday (RJ Spangler) event photo

Jazz - Wednesday (RJ Spangler)

Wednesday August 28th

Jazz Wednesdays - RJ Spangler

Enjoy Jazz Wednesday's

RJ Spangler

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-28 19:00:002024-08-28 22:00:00America/DetroitJazz - Wednesday (RJ Spangler)Jazz Wednesdays - RJ Spangler Enjoy Jazz Wednesday'sRJ SpanglerHookHook
Sound Project event photo

Sound Project

Friday August 30th

“Sound Project has been bringing the eastside some great rock and dance tunes with some of the best local musicians since the 1990’s!” 

07:00 PM - 11:00 PM

2024-08-30 19:00:002024-08-30 23:00:00America/DetroitSound Project“Sound Project has been bringing the eastside some great rock and dance tunes with some of the best local musicians since the 1990’s!” HookHook
Dave Hamilton Band event photo

Dave Hamilton Band

Saturday August 31st

Detroit presents one of our most fun live party bands, The Dave Hamilton Band!! These guys can ROCK any party with their HUGE mix of funk, soul, Motown, pop & rock.

07:00 PM - 10:00 PM

2024-08-31 19:00:002024-08-31 22:00:00America/DetroitDave Hamilton BandDetroit presents one of our most fun live party bands, The Dave Hamilton Band!! These guys can ROCK any party with their HUGE mix of funk, soul, Motown, pop & rock.HookHook
Sunday Funday w/ Motor City Josh & The Big 3 event photo

Sunday Funday w/ Motor City Josh & The Big 3

Sunday September 1st

MOTOR CITY JOSH - FINDING A NEW GEAR

FINDING A NEW GEAR is the 13th album from Detroit’s veteran blues

journeyman, Motor City Josh. Born in Warren, MI to a musical family,

Joshua Steven Ford was the eldest son of parents who were both preachers.

As a youngster, Ford showed interest in the guitar and by the age of 19 he was

earning a living as a full-time musician. HIs earliest heroes included legendary

artists such as Howlin’ Wolf, Albert Collins, and Taj Mahal - all of whose

influences still ring in the echoes of Ford’s best work.

An accomplished songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and renowned slide

guitarist, Motor City Josh spent over 15 years (2000 - 2015) touring

relentlessly throughout the 48 contiguous states. He and his bandmates

logged hundreds of thousands of miles riding up and down the highways and

byways of America. In the process, they amassed a loyal following throughout

the south and all along the east coast - traveling from Key West, FL to

Rockland, ME.

​In 2011, Ford opened The Sound Shop Recording Studios in Macomb, MI. In

his role as both recording engineer and producer, he has worked on more than

250 recording projects - oftentimes collaborating and co-writing songs with his

artists. He has produced recordings by up-and-coming Detroit artists such as

Jennifer Westwood and Pat Smillie. His extensive track record, his boundless

creativity, and his easy-going demeanor have made Josh and the Sound Shop

one of Metro Detroit’s finest recording studios. In 2021, Ford was awarded the

Detroit Music Award (DMA) for “Outstanding Producer”.

After taking 5 years off from the road to help raise his young children, Motor

City Josh is BACK! His latest release FINDING A NEW GEAR (which includes

several co-writes with his wife, Stacia Petrie Ford) packs the punch that his

longtime fans have come to expect! Chock full of humorous lyrics, blazing hot

guitar licks, and a skin tight backing band, FINDING A NEW GEAR is a classic

album from a veteran artist who has finally found his new gear...and, Baby, it’s

WIDE OPEN!!

Awards

1998 Detroit Music Award, Artist Deserving Wider Recognition

2004 Memphis Music Awards, Acoustic Blues Finalist

2010 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues & R&B Recording

2011 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues & R&B Recording

2011 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues & R&B Songwriter

2018 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Record Producer

2020 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Live Performance

2020 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues Songwriter

2020 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues Artist / Group

2021 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Record Producer

Notable Appearances

1996, 1997 Michigan Tastefest

1997 Taylor Blues Festival

2000, 2001 Atlanta Blues Festival

2005-2010 Cowpie Blues Festival

2002 Hayling Island Blues Festival UK

2003 Bring the Blues Festival UK

2005, 2008 Alpena Blues Festival

2010 Kalamazoo Blues Festival

2010 Marquette Area Blues Festival

1997, 2005, 2008 Windsor Blues Festival

​2005, 2006 Illinois Blues Festival

2007 Hot Springs Blues Festival

2007, 2008 Chenango County Blues Festival

2007-2009 The Blue Crab Festival

2009 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival

2009 Daytona Beach Blues Festival

2009 Southwest Florida Blues Festival

2010 North Atlantic Blues Festival

2010 Bonita Springs Blue Festival

2010 Bradenton Blues Festival

2011 BBQ Rib Fest 2012 St. Louis Blues Festival

01:00 PM - 04:00 PM

2024-09-01 13:00:002024-09-01 16:00:00America/DetroitSunday Funday w/ Motor City Josh & The Big 3MOTOR CITY JOSH - FINDING A NEW GEARFINDING A NEW GEAR is the 13th album from Detroit’s veteran blues journeyman, Motor City Josh. Born in Warren, MI to a musical family,Joshua Steven Ford was the eldest son of parents who were both preachers.As a youngster, Ford showed interest in the guitar and by the age of 19 he wasearning a living as a full-time musician. HIs earliest heroes included legendaryartists such as Howlin’ Wolf, Albert Collins, and Taj Mahal - all of whoseinfluences still ring in the echoes of Ford’s best work.An accomplished songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and renowned slideguitarist, Motor City Josh spent over 15 years (2000 - 2015) touringrelentlessly throughout the 48 contiguous states. He and his bandmateslogged hundreds of thousands of miles riding up and down the highways andbyways of America. In the process, they amassed a loyal following throughoutthe south and all along the east coast - traveling from Key West, FL toRockland, ME.​In 2011, Ford opened The Sound Shop Recording Studios in Macomb, MI. Inhis role as both recording engineer and producer, he has worked on more than250 recording projects - oftentimes collaborating and co-writing songs with hisartists. He has produced recordings by up-and-coming Detroit artists such asJennifer Westwood and Pat Smillie. His extensive track record, his boundlesscreativity, and his easy-going demeanor have made Josh and the Sound Shopone of Metro Detroit’s finest recording studios. In 2021, Ford was awarded theDetroit Music Award (DMA) for “Outstanding Producer”.After taking 5 years off from the road to help raise his young children, MotorCity Josh is BACK! His latest release FINDING A NEW GEAR (which includesseveral co-writes with his wife, Stacia Petrie Ford) packs the punch that hislongtime fans have come to expect! Chock full of humorous lyrics, blazing hotguitar licks, and a skin tight backing band, FINDING A NEW GEAR is a classicalbum from a veteran artist who has finally found his new gear...and, Baby, it’sWIDE OPEN!! Awards 1998 Detroit Music Award, Artist Deserving Wider Recognition2004 Memphis Music Awards, Acoustic Blues Finalist2010 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues & R&B Recording2011 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues & R&B Recording2011 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues & R&B Songwriter2018 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Record Producer2020 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Live Performance2020 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues Songwriter2020 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Blues Artist / Group2021 Detroit Music Award, Outstanding Record Producer Notable Appearances 1996, 1997 Michigan Tastefest1997 Taylor Blues Festival2000, 2001 Atlanta Blues Festival2005-2010 Cowpie Blues Festival2002 Hayling Island Blues Festival UK2003 Bring the Blues Festival UK2005, 2008 Alpena Blues Festival2010 Kalamazoo Blues Festival2010 Marquette Area Blues Festival1997, 2005, 2008 Windsor Blues Festival​2005, 2006 Illinois Blues Festival2007 Hot Springs Blues Festival2007, 2008 Chenango County Blues Festival2007-2009 The Blue Crab Festival2009 Chesapeake Bay Blues Festival2009 Daytona Beach Blues Festival2009 Southwest Florida Blues Festival2010 North Atlantic Blues Festival2010 Bonita Springs Blue Festival2010 Bradenton Blues Festival2011 BBQ Rib Fest 2012 St. Louis Blues FestivalHookHook