Entertainment

Booking Service in Ann Arbor

U of M Ticket Office

If you happen to arrive on a fall weekend and wonder why 110,000 people – the size of Ann Arbor's entire population, more or less – are crowding into the school's stadium, the answer is football. Tickets are nearly …
Live Music in Detroit

Majestic Theater & Populux

The Majestic Theater and smaller Majestic Cafe host beer-splattered rock shows, while next door club Populux brings on the electronic dance music. The entertainment complex also holds a bowling alley and pizza joint…
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'…
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).
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).
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.
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.
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.
Opera in Detroit

Detroit Opera House

Gorgeous interior, top-tier company and nurturer of many renowned African American performers.
Live Music in Ann Arbor

Blind Pig

Everyone from John Lennon to Nirvana to the Circle Jerks has rocked the storied stage.