Live Music in Detroit


With a heaven and hell theme, this is the spot in Detroit for dancing. Housed in an old piano store, the venue is now a techno hothouse. If ever there was a masquerade ball for the apocalypse then this would probabl…
Live Music in Detroit

Baker's Keyboard Lounge

Everyone from Miles Davis to Thelonious Monk to Nina Simone has let loose at the self-proclaimed 'world's oldest jazz club' on Detroit's far northwest side.
Live Music in Detroit

PJ's Lager House

Scrappy bands or DJs play most nights at this small Corktown club. By day it serves surprisingly good grub with a New Orleans/vegan twist (like the tempeh po'boy on gluten-free bread).
Jazz in Detroit

Cliff Bell's

With its dark wood, candlelight and art-deco decor, Bell's evokes 1930s elegance. Local jazz bands and poetry readings attract a diverse young audience.
Baseball in Detroit

Comerica Park

The Detroit Tigers play pro baseball at Comerica, one of the league's most decked-out stadiums. The park is particularly kid friendly, with a small Ferris wheel and carousel inside (per ride $2 each).
Hockey in Detroit

Joe Louis Arena

The much-loved Red Wings play pro ice hockey at this arena where, if you can wrangle tickets, you might witness the strange octopus-throwing custom (yes, a real octopus). A new stadium is slated to open at downtown'…
Live Music in Detroit

Majestic Theater

Majestic Theater, is a concert hall where indie rockers and rap DJs perform.
Basketball in Detroit

Palace of Auburn Hills

The Palace hosts the Pistons pro basketball team. It's about 30 miles northwest of downtown; take I-75 to exit 81.
Theater in Detroit

Puppet ART/Detroit Puppet Theater

Soviet-trained puppeteers perform beautiful shows in this 70-person theater; a small museum displays puppets from different cultures. Shows are typically held on Saturday afternoon.
Live Music in Detroit

St Andrew's Hall

St Andrew's is a well-known alternative band venue in an old church. Downstairs is Shelter, a smaller music/dance club.