The first ever “DETROIT by DETROIT” event will take place Saturday, April 2nd, and will feature a dual stage set-up, with Detroit bands performing…as other Detroit acts! So much talent is born in the Detroit area, and this is an all-new way to showcase it.
This April Fool’s weekend, come see your favorite Detroit bands…as you’ve never seen them before! Plus, check out some of the finalists in our CW50 Viewers’ Choice Challenge…live, in concert!
THE SATIN PEACHES as Lightning Love (HEADLINING MAIN STAGE)
BETTY COOPER as The Detroit Cobras (SIDE STAGE)
THE HANDGRENADES as Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr. (MAIN STAGE)
ILLY MACK as Eminem (SIDE STAGE)
THE KICKSTAND BAND as Andrew W.K. (MAIN STAGE)
THE DRAGS as The Satin Peaches (SIDE STAGE)
CITIZEN SMILE as Macrame Tiger (MAIN STAGE)
MICK BASSETT as Deastro (SIDE STAGE)
SKELETON BIRDS as The Boys Themselves (MAIN STAGE)
PATRICK DAVY & THE GHOSTS as Citizen Smile (SIDE STAGE)
THE ASHLEYS as The Muggs (MAIN STAGE)
WOODMAN as Duende! (OPENING SIDE STAGE)
Participating bands were given the opportunity to cover any Detroit artist that is either currently active in the Detroit area, or has been within recent years. Each act will play 2-3 songs by the Detroit act of their choice, with covered acts ranging from chart-toppers like Eminem to Indie sensation Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.
Doors will open at 8pm, with a $5 cover charge. In light of recent events, proceeds from DETROIT by DETROIT will be donated to the Red Cross disaster relief efforts in Japan. ALL AGES welcome.