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Entertainment & Events in Detroit, Michigan

Special Events

  • Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato
    5020 John R Street
    Detroit, MI 48202
    Detroit Science Center
    313-577-8400
    The Accidental Mummies of Guanajuato is a 10,000 square-foot exhibition, featuring 36 accidental mummies on loan from the Museo de las Momias de Guanajuato, the exhibition combines science, history and cultural anthropology to immerse the visitor in the world of a Mexican city over 100 years ago where deceased residents naturally mummified in their crypts. This will be the very first time these mummies have been seen outside of Mexico. more

Cinema

  • Detroit Film Theatre
    5200 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-833-3237
    A respected downtown theater that features artful, controversial, and little known films every weekend from autumn to spring. more

Night Life

  • Envy
    234 West Larned
    Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-962-3689
    One of the best night spots in Detroit, this intimate club offers a variety of music, dancing, and drinks and is available for private functions. more

  • Magic Stick
    4120 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    DOWNTOWN
    313-833-9700
    One of Detroit's premiere nightlife spots that features a full bar and lounge, ten billiard tables, a huge dance floor, and live entertainment by local and national acts every night of the week.

  • Second City Detroit, The
    2301 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    313-965-2222
    This comedy theatre provides a variety of entertaining, top name comedians with show times at 8:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and at 8:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday nights. more

  • Marilyn's on Monroe
    419 Monroe
    Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-963-1980
    One of Detroit's best night spots, Marilyn's features nightly entertainment including darts, dancing, and a wide range of music styles. They also serve lunch and dinner entrees with catering services available.

  • St. Andrews Hall
    431 East Congress Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-961-6358
    Historic three level brownstone that is one of Detroit's hottest, largest, and loudest dance night spots with music ranging from live alternative to rap and hip-hop to techno music. Many top name entertainers have performed here including Pearl Jam, the Cure, and Jane's Addiction.

  • Leland City Club
    400 Bagley Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-962-2300
    One of Detroit's trendiest dance clubs, this darkly lit club features a state-of-the-art sound system and hosts a popular Sunday night Retro Party. Bands such as Nine Inch Nails and Thrill Kill Kult are regularly playing here.

  • Parabox Cafe
    1927 Michigan Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48216
    CORKTOWN
    313-965-3333
    A heart-pumping dance club where you can listen and dance to the hot sounds of salsa, merengue, and rumba. Early evening lessons are available to learn the Latin-style dances. A strict dress code is enforced; no jeans or T-shirts.

  • Old Shillelagh Irish Club
    341 Monroe Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    GREEKTOWN
    313-964-0007
    Famous Irish bar with a traditional Irish pub atmosphere that features live Celtic folk music, traditional Irish drinking songs both upstairs and down, and pool tables and dart boards in the game room.

  • Music Menu
    511 Monroe Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    GREEKTOWN
    313-964-6368
    Great live Cajun tunes, blues, and jazz music permeate from this intimate bar that also serves wonderful Creole dishes in a lively, fun atmosphere.

  • Karras Bros. Tavern
    225 Joseph Campau
    Detroit, MI 48207
    313-259-2767
    Non-smoking classic corner bar with warm wood accents and original 1926 terazzo floor.  more

  • Lava Hookah Lounge
    45655 Hayes Road
    Detroit, MI 48315
    Located in Shelby Township
    586-532-5282
    LAVA Hookah Lounge is a whole new experience in late night lounging. LAVA is a hip hookah lounge, offering over 100 flavors of Al Fakher and STARBUZZ PREMIUM tobacco flavors to choose from, to give you the ultimate smoking experience. The friendly environment is welcoming to experienced smokers, new smokers, and non-smokers alike. LAVA furnishes all the necessities for a friendly study environment, as well as a great place to retreat from the daily grind and enjoy friends, food, free video games (Xbox360 & PS3), arcade gaming, and some of the best hookahs around. All of Lava's 2,500 square feet is filled with comfy leather couches. They also offer Wi-Fi access.  more

  • Baker's Keyboard Lounge
    20510 Livernois Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48221
    313-345-6300
    "The world’s oldest jazz club," Baker's Keyboard Lounge has been host to almost every well-known jazz musician in the nation, including Stan Getz, John Coltrane, Oscar Peterson and Dizzy Gillespie. more

  • Floods Bar & Grill
    733 Saint Antoine Street
    Detroit, MI 48226
    313-963-1090
    Downtown Detroit's hottest night club for over 20 years. Stop by and see why Flood's Bar and Grille is the best place for a diverse crowd, great soul food and some of the best live R&B, jazz and soul in Detroit. They are located right across the street from Greektown Casino. Enjoy valet parking and plenty of great music, food & drinks.  more

  • Lefty's Lounge
    5440 Cass Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48202
    313-831-5338
    Former pro baseball pitcher, Dave Marcon, opened Lefty's in 2008. Enjoy their 16-50 inch flat screens, 1/2 lb. burger, great pizza and 21 beers on tap. Great place to go before and after any game downtown. They also offer internet access and a private banquet room. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Andiamo Celebrity Showroom
    7096 East 14 Mile
    Detroit, MI 48092
    Located in Warren
    586-268-3200
    Reminiscent of a Las Vegas style showroom, this intimate venue features national performing acts such as The Temptations, Don Rickles, and The Platters.

  • Detroit Opera House
    1526 Broadway
    Detroit, MI 148226
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    313-961-3500
    Located in a restored 1922 theater, the Detroit Opera House features a very large orchestra pit and superb acoustics. Home of the Michigan Opera Theatre, grand operas and dance performances are performed here. more

  • Detroit Symphony Orchestra
    3711 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    313-576-5111
    Directed by Neeme Jarvi, this world renowned symphony orchestra performs high quality concerts in Detroit's Orchestra Hall, which is known for its grand decor and superb acoustics.

  • DTE Entergy Music Theatre
    175 Sashabaw Road
    Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS
    248-377-0100
    Open late May through Labor Day, you can enjoy a variety of music ranging from classical to heavy metal at this outdoor concert site.

  • Fox Theatre
    2211 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    313-471-3200
    "The nation's second largest theatre," built in 1928, Fox Theatre features a wide range of performances, including Broadway shows, dramas, comedies and musical events. more

  • Majestic Theatre
    4120 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    DOWNTOWN
    313-833-9700
    Known as the final place that Harry Houdini ever performed, this unique and historical live music venue is one of Detroit's best spots for national jazz, blues, rock, and reggae concerts. Special events are also held here.

  • Music Hall Center for the Performing Arts
    350 Madison Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-963-2366
    This beautiful and historic theater features a 1,700 seat auditorium stage and many lounges. The finest in dance, drama, comedy, popular music, opera, jazz, and family entertainment is performed here. more

  • State Theatre, The
    2115 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    DOWNTOWN
    313-961-5450
    Built in 1925, this theater has an Italian Renaissance theme and offers a large variety of concerts, dances, and special events.

Plays & Productions

  • Bonstelle Theatre
    3424 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-577-2960
    Performing quality theatre productions ten weekends a year, this theatre company specializes in a wide range of dramas from Shakespeare to the 21st century.

  • Detroit Repertory Theatre
    13103 Woodrow Wilson
    Detroit, MI 48238
    DOWNTOWN
    313-868-1347
    This theatre company performs a variety of motivating plays and dramas in an intimate 194 seat theatre. Shuttle services are available from downtown hotels and restaurants. more

  • Fisher Theatre
    3011 West Grand Boulevard
    Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN, FISHER BUILDING
    313-872-1000
    Elegant theater that is conveniently located in the spectacular Fisher Building and features national touring acts, as well as a Best of Broadway series. more

  • Historic Gem & Century Theatres
    333 Madison Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48226
    Located in Downtown Detroit
    313-963-9800
    Built in the 1920's by leading Detroit architect George D. Mason, this intimate and elegant theatre with intricate painted ceilings is host to world class musical and comedy performances. more

  • Hilberry Theatre
    4743 Cass
    Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-577-2972
    The only graduate repertory company in the country, this highly acclaimed Wayne State University graduate school company performs classic and outstanding modern plays from October to May.

  • Plowshares Theatre Company
    2870 East Grand Boulevard
    Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-872-0279
    Michigan's only African American professional theater company that performs high quality, entertaining African American plays, comedies, and new works. more

  • Studio Theatre, The
    4743 Cass
    Detroit, MI 48202
    DOWNTOWN
    313-577-2972
    Five intensive and challenging plays are performed in this intimate 112-seat theatre including a variety of exciting and controversial works.

Sporting Events

  • Detroit Fury
    2 Championship Drive
    Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS, THE PALACE
    248-377-0100
    Watch exciting arena football at The Palace during the summer in seats that are very close to the field.

  • Detroit Lions
    Brush & Adams
    Detroit, MI 48226
    FORD FIELD
    313-962-4345
    Come see the Detroit Lions play some of the NFL's best football teams at the Silverdome. more

  • Detroit Pistons
    2 Championship Drive
    Detroit, MI 48326
    AUBURN HILLS, THE PALACE
    248-377-0100
    One of the leading NBA scorers, Jerry Stackhouse, is a part of this exciting NBA team that plays top name NBA teams at The Palace.

  • Detroit Red Wings
    600 Civic Center Drive
    Detroit, MI 48226
    DOWNTOWN
    313-983-6606
    The Red Wings are Detroit's popular hockey team that plays exciting and hard hitting hockey at the Joe Louis Arena. more

  • Detroit Tigers
    2100 Woodward Avenue
    Detroit, MI 48201
    Located Across from The Fox Theatre
    313-962-4000
    This Major League Baseball team plays its home games from April through October at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit. more

  

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