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                                                                                 MICHIGAN  MONTHLY ___________________________________________________________________________________________________

                                                                                        January, 2017                                        ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

DETROIT PISTONS --  THE PALACE


Dec. 26       vs. Cleveland Cavaliers; 7:30 pm
Dec. 28       vs. Milwaukee Bucks; 7:30 pm

Dec. 30       at Atlanta Hawks; 8 pm
Jan. 1         at Miami Heat; 6 pm
Jan. 3         vs. Indiana Pacers; 7:30 pm
Jan. 5         vs. Charlotte Hornets; 7:30 pm
Jan. 7         at Portland Trailblazers; 7 pm
Jan. 10        at Sacramento Kings; 7:30 pm
Jan. 12        at Golden State Warriors; 7:30 pm
Jan. 13        at Utah Jazz; 8:30 pm
Jan. 15        at Los Angeles Lakers; 6:30 pm
Jan. 18        vs. Atlanta Hawks; 6:30 pm
Jan. 21        vs. Washington Wizards; 6 pm
Jan. 23        vs. Sacramento Kings; 7:30 pm
Jan. 28        at Miami Heat; 7:30 pm
Jan. 30        at Boston Celtics; 8 pm
Feb. 1         vs. New Orleans Pelicans; 7:30 pm
Feb. 3         vs. Minnesota Timberwolves; 7:30 pm
Feb. 4         at Indiana Pacers; 7 pm
Feb. 6         vs. Philadelphia 76ers; 7:30 pm
Feb. 8         vs. Los Angeles Lakers; 7:30 pm
Feb. 10       vs. San Antonio Spurs; 7:30 pm
Feb. 12       at Toronto Raptors; 6 pm
Feb. 13       at Milwaukee Bucks; 7 pm
Feb. 15       vs. Dallas Mavericks; 7:30 pm
 

DETROIT LIONS:  On Fox TV unless otherwise noted

 Dec. 26       at Dallas Cowboys; 8:30 pm
Jan. 1         vs. Green Bay Packers; 1 pm

 

MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL – 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit; www.motorcitycasino.com; 313-237-7711; Ticketmaster


Jan. 13        Faith Evans
Jan. 27        Maze, Frankie Beverly
Feb. 2         Lynyrd Skynyrd
Feb. 17       Lisa Lampanelli
March 3      Barenaked Ladies

 

THE DETROIT ZOO – detroitzoo.org; 248-541-5717
 
Nov. 18 – Dec. 31          Wild Lights
Jan. 21 & Feb. 4            Wild Winter at The Zoo
Feb. 14                         Love Gone Wild
March 18                       Conservation Gala


CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOWS

Jan. 14-22   North American Int’l Auto Show; Cobo Center, Detroit; 313-877-8777; naias.com
Feb. 24-26   Autorama; Cobo Center, Detroit; 313-877-8777; naias.com
 

THE PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS -- 248-377-0100, www.palacenet.com;

Dec. 30       Trans-Siberian Orchestra
Jan. 1         Harlem Globetrotters
Jan. 8         Winter Bridal Celebration Show
Jan. 12-15   Ice Age on Ice:  CANCELLED
Jan. 27        The Lumineers:  The Cleopatra World Tour
Feb. 11       Winter Jam Tour Spectacular
Feb. 20       Game of Thrones®
Feb. 25       Eric Church


DETROIT RED WINGS – JOE LOUIS ARENA

JoeLouis.box-officetickets.com, T.M:  248-645-6666; on Fox Detroit unless otherwise noted


Dec. 27       vs. Buffalo Sabres
Dec. 29       at Ottawa Senators; 8 pm
Jan. 1         at Toronto Maple Leafs; 3 pm; NBC
Jan. 4         at Anaheim Ducks; 10:30 pm
Jan. 5         at Los Angeles Kings; 10:30 pm
Jan. 7         at San Jose Sharks; 10:30 pm
Jan. 10        at Chicago Blackhawks; 8:30 pm
Jan. 12        at Dallas Stars; 8:30 pm
Jan. 14        vs. Pittsburgh Penguins; 7 pm
Jan. 16        vs. Montreal Canadiens; 3 pm
Jan. 18        vs. Boston Bruins; 8 pm; NBCSN
Jan. 20        at Buffalo Sabres; 7 pm
Jan. 22        vs. New York Rangers; 12:30; NBC
Jan 24         at Boston Bruins; 7 pm
Jan. 25        vs. Toronto Maple Leafs; 7 pm
Jan. 31        vs. New Jersey Devils; 7:30 pm
Feb. 3         vs. N.Y. Islanders; 7:30 pm
Feb. 4         at Nashville Predators; 8 pm
Feb. 7         vs. Columbus Blue Jackets; 7:30 pm
Feb. 9         at Washington Capitals; 7 pm
Feb. 11       at Columbus Blue Jackets; 5 pm
Feb. 12       at Minnesota Wild; 3 pm; NBC
Feb. 15       vs. St. Louis Blues; 8 pm; NBCSN
Feb. 18       vs. Washington Capitals; 2 pm


QUOTE:

Giving presents is a talent; to know what a person wants, to know when to get it, to give it lovingly and well. –

Pamela Glenconner

 

HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN:

Ticketmaster:  800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com

Joe Louis Arena:  313-963-6606; olympiaentertainment.com

Fox Theatre:  313-471-6611; olympiaentertainment.com

Cobo Center:  313-983-6616; cobocenter.com

The Palace of Auburn Hills:  248-377-0100


 

thru Jan. 1   Rochester’s Big, Bright Light Show; 248- 335-9522
 

Dec. 31       Century Banquet Center New Year’s Eve Las Vegas Style; dinner show, dancing with live music & D.J.; appetizers & deluxe bar; buffet dinner, champagne toast, breakfast; $59.99 plus 19% service & sales tax; 33204 Maple Lane, 14 & Hoover, Sterling Heights; tickets: 586-264-7990
 

Dec. 31       New Year’s Eve in Never Never Land & Macomb County New Year’s Eve Gala; downtownMountClemens

 
Jan. 6-8       Plymouth Ice Festival;

                  http://www.plymouthmich.org/events/ Plymouth-Ice-Festival_ET547.html

 
Jan. 7         The Nicole New Quartet – 2 Stones live music event; $30 includes concert, wine tasting, appetizers; Tipping Point Theatre, 361 E. Cady, Northville; tickets: 248-347-0003

 
Jan. 8         K of C Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 am-11:00 am; St. Paul of Tarsus Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township, Various prices, Includes pancakes, sausage, juice, coffee. 586-228-1210

 
Jan. 13        Euchre Tournament (21 & over); 6 pm; $15 includes snacks, coffee, tea, pop, beer, water; $5 extra for food; St. Peter’s Church, Fr. Welch Hall, 95 Market, Mt. Clemens; limited to 100 players; RSVP to Pat, pac.spc123@gmail.com, 586-601-5031; 586-468-4578

 
Jan. 28        K of  C Euchre tournament, 5-9 pm; St. Paul of Tarsus Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township, $7.50 per person, includes light meal, beverages, limited to first 40 players to register, 586-263-0544
 

Jan. 28        Michigan Antique Radio Club Winter Vintage Electronics Expo; 9-3; $5; radios, video games, records, vintage TV stuff, more; Costick Center, 28600 Eleven Mile, Farmington Hills; michiganantiqueradio.org

 
Feb. 10       Motor City Laugh-A-Thon with Earthquake, Don “DC” Curry, more; Fisher Theatre; BroadwayInDetroit.com, 313-872-1000
 

Feb. 11       Bette Midler & Tom Jones Tribute; Marquis Theatre, 135 E. Main Street, Northville; 248-349-8110, marquistheatre@sbcglobal.net
 

Feb. 12       Valentine’s Concert by New Century Chorale; St. Christopher’s, Grand Blanc; newcenturychorale.org
 

FOX THEATRE – 313-471-6611
 

Dec. 30-31     John Oliver
Jan. 21           Chris Tucker
Jan. 22           Kings of Leon
1/26 – 2/12     Sesame Street Live
Feb. 14          Valentines Love Affair wsg Chrisette Michele
Feb. 16          An Acoustic Evening with Rick Springfield and Richard Marx
Feb. 17-18      Annie:  Sitting on Top of the World
Feb. 25          Musiq Soulchild
Feb. 27          The Worship Tour:  We Are Here

 
JOE LOUIS ARENA – olympiaentertainment.com

 
Dec. 28       The Big Show At the Joe, Trey Songz, Chris Brown, Lil Yachty, Young M.A., more...
Dec. 29-30  Great Lakes Invitational
Jan. 28        Jeff Dunham
Feb. 2         Red Hot Chili Peppers
Feb. 4         MMA Fight Night at the Joe:  IFL 66
Feb. 10       Duel in the D
Feb. 11       Katt Williams Live
Feb. 17       Charlie Wilson

 
ANDIAMO CELEBRITY SHOWROOM – Warren; 586-268-3200, AndiamoShowroom.com; 800-745-3000

 
Dec. 29-30  The O’Jays
Jan. 14        James Torme - CANCELED
Jan. 27-28   The Temptations
Feb. 4         Avery Sunshine & Anthony David
Feb. 10       Elvis to The Max
Feb. 12       The Whispers
Feb. 24       Tony N’ Tina’s Wedding
 

CAESARS WINDSOR – 1-800-991-7777 ext. 22481, CaesarsWindsor.com; T.M.
 

Jan. 14        Sarah Silverman
Jan. 20        Tony Orlando
Jan. 27        Dancing With The Stars
Feb. 4         Gary Allan
Feb. 18       Ron White
Feb. 24       Chris Young
 

THE MASONIC TEMPLE -- 500 Temple Avenue, Detroit; 313-832-7100; themasonic.com

 
Dec. 29       Lavell Crawford
Dec. 30       Holiday Soul Jam:  Bloodstone, The Manhattans, more
Dec. 31       Trap or Die Jeezy vs. Everyone NYE
Jan. 21        The Book of Pleasures with Bobby Brown
March 3      Gabriel Iglesias Fluffu Mania World Tour:  20 Years of Comedy
 

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE – michiganopera.org


 
Dec. 22-27     Shen Yun 2017
Jan. 11-22      Andrew Lloyd Webber:  The Phantom of The Opera
Feb. 1-26       The Lion King
Feb. 17-19      Ballet Weekend in Chicago
 

MARK RIDLEY’S COMEDY CASTLE - 310 S. Troy, Royal Oak, 248-542-9900, www.comedycastle.com

 

Dec. 29-31     Andy Hendrickson
Jan. 5-7          LA Hardy
Jan. 12-14      Dan Grueter
Jan. 18-21      Shane Mauss
Jan. 25           LA Express Comedy Challenge Finals
Jan. 26-28      Rob Little
Feb. 2-4         The Amazing Johnathan
Feb. 8            Salvation Army Comedy For A Cause with Joe DeVito
Feb. 9-11       Joe Devito
Feb. 12          Guardians for Animals Fundraiser
Feb. 16-18      Keith Alberstadt
Feb. 23-25      Clinton Jackson
Feb. 26          Dick Gregory
March 2-4       Roy Wood, Jr.

 
COBO CENTER – 313-877-8777; cobocenter.com


 
Jan. 14-22   North American International Auto Show; naias.com
Feb. 11       America’s Best Detroit Championship
Feb. 11-13   Extreme Gymnastics
Feb. 11-19   Detroit Boat Show
Feb. 16-18   Nation of Islam – Saviour’s Day
Feb. 24-26   Autorama; autorama.com; 248-373-1700
 

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE –

46100 Grand River, Novi; www.suburbancollectionshowplace.com or 248-348-5600
 

Jan. 7-8          Novi Bridal Expo
Jan. 12-15      Ultimate Fishing Expo
Jan. 19-22      Winter Dog Classic
Jan. 24-30      Novi Home Show
Feb. 4-5         Antique Arms Collectors Show
Feb. 8-12       Camper & RV Show
Feb. 10-12      American Sewing Expo – Sewcial
Feb. 18-19      Gun & Knife Show
Feb. 23-26      Outdoorama
Feb. 23-26      Cottage & Lakefront Living Show
 

THEATRE CALENDAR:

Fisher Theatre:  313-872-1000; www.broadwayindetroit.com

Gem & Century Theatre:  313-963-9800, www.gemdetroit.com

Hillberry Theatre:  313-577-2972, www.hilberry.com


 

Nov. 11 -        A Christmas Carol; Meadow Brook
Dec. 13 -        Beautiful – The Carole King Musical;


Jan. 8            Fisher Theatre; BroadwayInDetroit.com, 313-872-1000


Dec. 29 -        Sister’s Christmas Catechism; City
Jan. 1            Theatre; olympiaentertaiment.com
 
Jan. 4-29        Mom’s Gift; Meadow Brook Theatre, 207 Wilson Hall, Rochester; mbtheatre.com, 248-377-3300

Jan. 20 -         Men Are From Mars – Women Are From

Feb. 4            Venus Live! City Theatre; olympiaentertaiment.com

Jan. 20 -         In The Heights – Latin rhythms and hip-

Feb. 12          hop; Stagecrafters The Baldwin Theatre, Royal Oak; stagecrafters.org, 248-541-6430

Feb. 3-19       Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Musical; River Bank Theatre, 358 S. Water, Marine City; riverbanktheatre.com, 810-278-1749

Feb. 8 -          Altar Boyz; Meadow Brook Theatre, 207

March 5         Wilson Hall, Rochester; mbtheatre.com, 248-377-3300

Feb. 21 -        Hedwig & The Angry Inch; Fisher Theatre;

March 5         BroadwayInDetroit.com; 313-872-1000

Feb. 24 -        Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill with

March 12        jazz singer Billie Holliday; 2nd Stage, Stagecrafters The Baldwin Theatre, Royal Oak; stagecrafters.org, 248-541-6430

 
REDFORD THEATRE – 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit; 313-537-2560, redfordtheatre.com


 
Jan. 7         World Premiere of The Horse Dancer; 7 pm; black-tie event; $25; wine, cake, coffee
Jan. 13-14   Blade Runner
Jan. 27-28   The Maltese Falcon
Feb. 10       Arsenic & Old Lace – Cary Grant Tribute
Feb. 11       Charade, 2 pm; Notorious, 8 pm
Feb. 24-25   Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life
 

CANTON VILLAGE THEATER – 50400 Cherry Hill Road; 734-394-5300, cantonvillagetheater.org

 

Dec. 27          Free Tap Workshop
Dec. 31          Detroit Circus
Jan. 13-15      Canton One Act Festival
Jan. 16           Canton Celebrates Dr. King
Jan. 21           Larry Callahan & Selected of God Concert
Feb. 4            Simple Gifts – The Cashore Marionettes
Feb. 24-25      Breathe:  A True Story
 

MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS - Macomb Community College, 44575 Garfield, Clinton Twp; 586-286-2222, www.MacombCenter.com



Jan. 13        Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Jan. 21        Swan Lake by Russian National Ballet Theatre
Jan. 28        Elvis Lives!
Jan. 29        Late Night Catechism
Feb. 17       Pilobolus:  Shadowland
Feb. 25       Let It Be (Beatles tribute)
Feb. 28       The Rainbow Fish; 9:30 & noon
March 3-4    Stomp

 
LORERNZO CULTURAL CENTER – 586-445-7348, LorenzoCulturalCenter.com


 
March 31     Michigan Opera Theatre – Dress rehearsal for The Girl of The Golden West; 9:30am-4pm; $52; includes lunch & motorcoach transportation

 

FORD COMMUNITY & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER –

15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn; 313-943-2350; dearborntheater.com

 
Jan. 6         Russian National Ballet Theatre “Sleeping Beauty”; 8 pm
Jan. 13        Colin & Brad “Two Man Group”; 8 pm
Jan. 21        Alexander Zonjic’s Jazz Series Live In Studio A; 7 pm
Feb. 3         Five Irish Tenors perform “Voices of Ireland”; 8 pm
Feb. 11       Alexander Zonjic’s Jazz Series Live In Studio A; 7 pm
 

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS – www.dia.org


 
Detroit Institute of Awesome

Dec. 26-27  Tea-Time Theatre:  Alice in Wonderland
Dec. 28-29  Tea-Time Theatre:  Kiki’s Delivery Service
Dec. 30       Tea-Time Theatre:  The Secret World of Arrietty
Dec. 31       Tea-Time Theatre:  Boy and The World
 

Sunday Music Bar:

Jan. 8      Iridescent Flutes
Jan. 15     Michele May
Jan. 22     Xiao Dong Wei
Jan. 29     Mick Dobday
Feb. 5      Benny Rubin, Jr.
Feb. 12    Ahya Simone
Feb. 19    Ian Finkelstein
Feb. 26    Chace
 

Special Events:


Jan. 26        FJC Art Seen:  Bitter/Sweet:  Coffee, Tea, Chocolate
Feb. 4         “Say What I See” Writing & Art Educator Workshop
Feb. 12       FAAAA Alain Locke Awards


DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Orchestra Hall, Detroit; www.dso.org or 313-576-5111

 

Dec. 31          New Year’s Eve Concert
Jan. 5            Beethoven & Schubert
Jan. 6-8          Love Is All You Need
Jan. 6-8          Beethoven & Schubert
Jan. 12-15      Virtuosity of Cho-Liang Lin
Jan. 19-20      Mozart Fest:  Symphony 39
Jan. 27           Mozart Fest:  Clarinet Concerto
Jan. 28-29      Mozart Fest:  Symphony 40
Jan. 29           Om @ The Max
Jan. 30           A DSO Chamber Recital
Feb. 1-26       The Holler Sessions – Detroit Public Theatre
Feb. 2-3         Mozart Fest:  Nachtmusik
Feb. 3-4         Mozart Fest:  Jupiter Symphony
Feb. 5            Mozart Requiem
Feb. 12          Sphinx Finals Concert
Feb. 15          Aoife O’Donovan
Feb. 17          Joe Lovano / Brian Blade
Feb. 17-18      Gershjwin Rarities
Feb. 19          CYE Family Experience
Feb. 22-23      Music through the Ages
Feb. 23          Pops Open Rehearsal; 7:30 pm
Feb. 23-26      Neighborhood Series:  Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony
Feb. 24-26      A Night at the Academy Awards
Feb. 28          A DSO Mardi Gras
 

SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT – Mt. Pleasant; 800-585-3737, www.soaringeaglecasino.com

 
Dec. 27       I Love The 90’s Tour
Dec. 28       Jim Gaffigan
Dec. 29       Night Ranger and Ratt
Dec. 30       Lonestar, Diamond Rio
Dec. 31       New Year’s Eve Celebration
Jan. 5         Clueless Murder Mystery Dinner
Jan. 27        Mike Tyson:  Undisputed Truth Live
Feb. 11       TruTV Impractical Jokers
Feb. 17-18   The Price Is Right Live
 

GIBRALTAR TRADE CENTER -- Mt. Clemens:
586-465-6440, www.gibraltartrade.com


For concealed pistol license training class, register in the market office or call Aim Straight at 586-565-1403
 

12/30 – 1/1   Gun & Knife Show
Jan. 7-8        Garage Sale / Mom to Mom Sale
Jan. 14-15     Detroit Swap Meet
Jan. 20-22     Holistic Festival / Sports Cards & Collectibles Show
Jan. 21         Motor City Hot Wheel Club
Jan. 29         WPC Mopar Swap Meet
Feb. 3-5        Renaissance Festival
Feb. 10-12    Gun & Knife Show
Feb. 17-19    Sports Cards & Collectibles Show
Feb. 24-26    American Show Pro’s Home Improvement Show
 

LIVINGSTON COUNTY / BRIGHTON – 517-548-1795, 800-686-8474; lccvb.org


 
Dec. 31       New Year’s Eve Gala; 7pm-2am; strolling dinner stations; Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Howell; cgliv.com; 517-545-1000
Dec. 31       New Year’s Eve Extravaganza; 9am-9:30pm skiing; 8 pm DJ, 10pm fireworks; Mt. Brighton; mtbrighton.com; 810-229-9581
Jan. 5         Clairvoyant Guidance with Georgiann; 6:30-7:30 pm; Hartland’s Cromaine Library; 810-632-5200, cromaine.org
Jan. 7         Family Tech Saturdays; 10-noon; Hartland’s Cromaine Library; cromaine.org, 810-632-5200
Jan. 7-8       Ski Girls Rock Ski Camps; Mt. Brighton; 810-229-9581, mtbrighton.com
Jan. 8         Winter Marketplace; 10-2; Howell Opera House; howelloperahouse.com; 517-540-0065
Jan. 13-16   Winter Sale; downtownBrighton.com; 810-227-5086
Jan. 14        Frosty Freestyle Cross Country Ski Race; Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton; 810-231-4084, 734-426-8211; metroparks.com
Jan. 15        Krazy Klassic Cross Country Ski Race; Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton; 810-231-4084, 734-426-8211; metroparks.com
Jan. 15        National Rubber Ducky Day; 1-2:30; Howell Aquatic & Fitness Center; 517-540-8355, howellrecreation.org
Jan. 22        Winter Marketplace; 10-2; Howell Opera House; howelloperahouse.com; 517-540-0065
Jan. 28        Hartland Family Winterfest; noon-7; Hartland Heritage Park; hartlandtwp.com; 810-632-7498
Jan. 28        Ice Fishing for Beginners; 1 pm; Kensington Nature Center, metropark.com, 810-227-8917
Jan. 29        Ice Fishing for Beginners; 1 pm; Huron Meadows Metropark; metroparks.com; 810-227-8917
Feb. 2         Groundhog Day – Woody’s Prediction; 7-10 am; Howell Nature Center; 517-546-1677, howellnaturecenter.org
Feb. 18       The Raisin Pickers; 7:30 pm; Brighton Center for the Performing Arts; 810-299-4130; brightonperformingarts.com
 

ROCHESTER REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – 71 Walnut, Suite 110; 248-651-6700, www.rrc-mi.com


 
Feb. 8-10    Michigan Senior Olympics Men’s Hockey Tournament 60+
Feb. 8-19    Michigan Senior Olympics Winter Games
 

MICHIGAN PHILHARMONIC – 734-451-2112 or www.michiganphil.org


 
Jan. 22        Miniature Masterpieces; 2 pm; The Inn at St. John’s Chapel, Plymouth
Feb. 11       Couch Potato Pops; 7:30 pm; The Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton
March 5      A Touch of the Irish; 2 pm; First United Methodist Church, Plymouth
 

HEALTH EVENTS:


 
Jan. 3      American Red Cross Blood Drive; 10:30 am – 4:30 pm; Henry Ford Macomb Clinton Township hospital, Medical Pavilion, 4th Floor, Room 3; appt,: RedCross.org and enter code HENRYFORDMACOMB or 800-733-2767

 

Jan. 7      Childbirth Workshop; 8:30-4; $65; Henry Ford Macomb Clinton Township hospital, Medical Pavilion, 4th Floor, Room 3; register, 800-532-2411

Jan. 9      Breastfeeding; 7-9:30 pm;  $20; Henry Ford Macomb Clinton Township hospital, Medical Pavilion, 4th Floor, Room 3; register, 800-532-2411

Jan. 12     Blood Pressure Screenings; 11-1; Henry Ford Macomb Clinton Township hospital lobby (main entrance); register, 800-532-2411

Jan. 18     American Red Cross Blood Drive; 1:00-7:00 pm, St. Paul of Tarsus Church, 41300 Romeo Plank Road, Clinton Township; register: 586-228-1210
 

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES –


 
Jan. 28        Ice Fishing for Beginners; 1 pm; Kensington Nature Center, metropark.com, 810-227-8917

Jan. 29        Ice Fishing for Beginners; 1 pm; Huron Meadows Metropark; metroparks.com; 810-227-8917

 
STERLING HEIGHTS – sterling-heights.net; Parks & Recs: 586-446-2700; Music in the Park held at Dodge Park Amphitheater at 7 pm:  586-446-2692

 
Feb. 26       Olivia Millerschin in Concert; 3-5 pm; Rec Center; tickets: 586-446-2700
March 12     Blackthorn in Concert; 3-5 pm; Rec Center; tickets: 586-446-2700
 

ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATRE – 318 W. Fourth; www.royaloakmusichtheatre.com; 248-399-2980


 
Dec. 30-31  Greensky Bluegrass
Jan. 12        Reel Big Fish
Jan. 13        Datsik, Virtual Riot
Jan. 24        Alter Bridge
Jan. 28        Jacob Sartorius
Feb. 3         Infected Mushroom
Feb. 4         Steven Wright
Feb. 9         Pepper & Less Than Jake
Feb. 10       Circa Survive
Feb. 11       Christopher Titus
Feb. 14       Stephen Lynch
 

MGM GRAND DETROIT EVENT CENTER – Ticketmaster


 Jan. 20        G. Love & Special Sauce, Ripe
 

THE GRASSHOPPER UNDERGOUND – Ferndale; Ticketmaster


 
Jan. 7      Soul Goodman
Jan. 13     Sage Armstrong, Wood Holly
Jan. 27     Stacey Pullen
Jan. 28     Araabmuzik
Feb. 3      Wax Motif, Wuki

 
FILLMORE – 2115 Woodward; Detroit; 313-961-5450, T.M., www.livenation.com


 
Dec. 29       Blackberry Smoke, Whiskey Myers
Dec. 31       New Year’s Eve Resolution Ball
Feb. 3-4      Umphrey’s McGee
 

THE SHELTER – Detroit; Ticketmaster



 Jan. 14        Location Tour starring Khalid
Jan. 15        Huey Mack, Achromatik
Jan. 21        Fifth and Main
 

LOVING TOUCH – Ferndale; Ticketmaster

 

Dec. 29       The Strangers
Dec. 30       The Erers
Jan. 5         Pancho Villa’s Skull
Jan. 10        Great Good Fine Ok with Signature Mistakes
Jan. 14        Secret Friends Fest
Jan. 27        A Year In New York
Jan. 30        Margaret Glaspy, Bad Bad Hats
Feb. 4         Lemix J Buckley Live A/V Show
 

THE TOKEN LOUNGE –Ticketmaster


 
Jan. 12     Udo Dirkschneider
Jan. 24     Lukas Graham
Jan. 26     Quiet Riot
 

NEW CENTURY CHORALE – Sarah Stockton, Artistic Director; www.newcenturychorale.org

 

Dec. 10       Christmas Concert; St. Christopher’s, Grand Blanc
Dec. 11       Christmas Concert; Trinity Lutheran, Fenton
Feb. 12       Valentine’s Concert; St. Christopher’s, Grand Blanc
 

THE MAGIC STICK – 4120 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-9700, www.majesticdetroit.com; Ticketmaster

 

Dec. 29    Joker, An-Ten-Nae, Gladkill
Dec. 30    The Black Dahlia Murder, Mustard Plug; Majestic Complex
Dec. 31    The Dirtbombs, Soledad Brothers
Jan. 18     Cold Cave, Drab Majesty
Jan. 21     Motez, Admn, Sonya Alverez
Jan. 26     Purity Ring (DJ Set)
Jan. 27     Louis the Child; Majestic Theatre
Jan. 28     Boom Box; Majestic Theatre
Feb. 2      Sham 69, Gallows Bound; Café
Feb. 2      G Jones, Visions Tour, The Widdler, Eastghost
Feb. 3      Drive By Truckers, Kyle Craft; Majestic
Feb. 3      Illenium
 

THE RUSSELL – Detroit; Ticketmaster


 
Dec. 10       Meltdown 6.5
Dec. 31    Bass Supremacy
 

MAGIC BAG – 22920 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-3030, www.themagicbag.com


 
Dec. 31    The Mega 80s New Year’s Eve Bash
Jan. 6      Lurrie Bell, Thornetta Davis, Johnny Rhoades
Jan. 7      Joe Louis Walker, Jim McCarty & Mystery Train
Jan. 12     Blackalicious, Lushlife
Jan. 20     Iggy Pop, The Stooges
Jan. 21     Crashing Cairo, The Science Fair
 

SAINT ANDREWS HALL – www.livenation.com


 
Dec. 31       Electric Six, Queen Kwong
Jan. 6         Blackbear
Jan. 11        August Burns Red, Protest the Hero, In Hearts Wake, more
Jan. 13        Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker
Jan. 22        The Devil Makes Three, Lost Dog Street Band
Jan. 26        Sam Roberts Band, Hollerado
Jan. 27        Dashboard Confessional, Vinyl Theatre
Feb. 2         Badfish – A Tribute To Sublime, The Creepshow
Feb. 3         The Cadillac Three, Brent Cobb
Feb. 4         Talib Kweli, Styles P, K’Valentine

 

BLEU – Detroit; Ticketmaster


 
Dec. 31       Bleu Out – New Year’s Eve 2017
Jan. 7         The Turn Up On Woodward
Jan. 12        Afton Showcase
 

MUSIC HALL CENTER - Ticketmaster


 
Jan. 21     Live Lit Laughter
Jan. 29     Gregory Porter, Eric Roberson
Feb. 2-3   Benny Golson Quartet; Jazz Café
 

SMALL’S – Hamtramck; Ticketmaster


 

HAPRO’S -- Ticketmaster


 
Jan. 7         Orgy, Powerman 5000

 
MAC’S BAR – Lansing; Ticketmaster


 
Jan. 6         Eddie J, Lucas Holliday, Bobby Knuckles
Jan. 14        Oigs Fest, Cavalcade
Jan. 28        Shane Mauss
Jan. 29        Methedras
 

WHARTON CENTER FOR PERFORMING ARTS –

750 E. Shaw Lane, East Lansing; whartoncenter.com; 517-432-2000

 
Jan. 10-15   Beautiful – The Carole King Musical
Feb. 21-26   Cabaret
Mar. 17-19   Rent

 

PIKE ROOM @ THE CROFOOT –

1 South Saginaw, Pontiac; 248-858-9333;

Ticketmaster or with link to partner site Ticket Web
 

Dec. 26       River Oaks, Mark Rose; Pike Room
Jan. 6         Mat Kerekes, Elder Brother; Pike Room
Jan. 6         First Friday Comedy Showroom; Vernors Room
Jan. 7         Sheridan, Assume Nothing; Pike Room
Jan. 13        Winter Blast Bash; Pike Room
Jan. 20        Vesperteen and Lilac Lungs; Pike Room
Jan. 21        Taylor Davis; Pike Room
Jan. 21        Sycamour, Shapes & Colors; Ballroom
Jan. 22        Superjoint, Child Bite; Ballroom
Jan. 25        Wax Tailor; Ballroom
Jan. 25        The Lemon Twigs; Pike Room
Jan. 26        Rich the Kid; Ballroom
Jan. 29        P.O.S.; Pike Room
Feb. 1         Kevin Garrett

 
DOW EVENT CENTER – Saginaw; Ticketmaster


 
Jan. 13-14   Michigan Brew Ha-Ha

 
DETROIT EASTERN MARKET – SHED 3 – Ticketmaster


 
Dec. 28    Get Real

 

HAPPENINGS AROUND THE STATE . . . www.michiganfun.com

 

Jan. 19-21         Caro                    Winter Fest & Snowmobile Races; 989-673-7424
Jan. 25-30         Frankenmuth        Zehnder’s Snow Fest; 800-863-7999
Jan. 28-29         Marquette             Noquemanon Ski Marathon; 866-370-7223
Feb. 2-5            East Tawas          Perchville USA; 877-868-2927
Feb. 16-20         Marquette             Marquette Up 200/Midnight Run/Jack Pine 30; 906-228-3072
Feb. 18             Marquette             Downtown Showdown Ski & Snowboard Rail Jam; 906-228-9475
Feb. 24-25         Comstock Park     Michigan Brewers Guild Winter Beer Festival; 517-327-5004
March 4            East Lansing        Quiet Water Symposium
March 15-18      Clare                    Irish Festival; 989-386-2442
 

OTHER WEBSITES TO CHECK FOR EVENTS IN THE AREA:
 
2 Stones Events   www.2stonesevents.com/new-events
 
Lexington Village Theatre -- www.lexingtonvillagetheatre.com
 
Kayak fishing in central Michigan on Facebook, visit Michigan Kayak fishing.com or River Bassin trails.com
 
Oakland County Football Club – They play at Stoney Creek HS:   www.oaklandcountyfc.com/       

Hunting Calendar:  http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153--312005--,00.html

Weekly Fishing report:  http://www.michigan.gov/dnr/0,4570,7-153-10364-34956--,00.html