Make the most out of your holiday weekend by checking out all of the great things going on around Metro Detroit with AMP Radio’s Labor Day Weekend Cheat Sheet!
As Above, So Below – Friday, August 29
Description (via IMDB): “When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.” Starring Perdita Weeks, Ben Feldman and Edwin Hodge.
The November Man – Wednesday, August 27
Description (via IMDB): “An ex-CIA operative is brought back in on a very personal mission and finds himself pitted against his former pupil in a deadly game involving high level CIA officials and the Russian president-elect.” Starring Pierce Brosnan, Luke Bracey and Olga Kurylenko.
Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 – Friday, August 29 @ DTE Energy Music Theatre – Gates @ 5pm
Description: “Funny Or Die Presents Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 will feature performances by the world’s greatest comedians, including: Chris Hardwick, Jim Jefferies, Sarah Silverman, Bill Burr, Chris D’Elia, Michael Che, DJ Trauma, Ron Funches, Nate Bargatze and hosted by Brody Stevens”
Ticket info can be found HERE.
Masters of the Mic – Sunday, August 31 @ DTE Energy Music Theatre – Gates @ 6pm
Description: “Masters of the Mic featuring DMX, Rakim, Naughty By Nature, EPMD, Slick Rick and Black Sheep will perform at DTE Energy Music Theatre on Sunday, August 31 at 7:30 p.m.”
Ticket info can be found HERE.
Arts, Beats & Eats 2014 – Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1 @ Downtown Royal Oak
Description: “Now in its 17th year, Ford Arts, Beats & Eats Presented by FirstMerit Bank takes place in Downtown Royal Oak. The festival will offer more than 200 performances on ten stages, a highly ranked Juried Fine Arts Show, local restaurants with some of the finest cuisine in metro Detroit and international, regional and local attractions that will make the city of Royal Oak the premier destination for Labor Day weekend 2014.”
Information on the lineup and other details can be found at www.ArtsBeatsEats.com.
Detroit Jazz Festival – Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1 @ Hart Plaza
Description: Jazz lovers should head down to Hart Plaza this weekend to check out the 34th annual Detroit Jazz Festival featuring five stages and over 100 acts over the course of four days. The festival also offers meet and greets, activities for the kids, fireworks and more, and it’s all free!
More details can be found at www.detroitjazzfest.com.
Hamtramck Labor Day Festival – Saturday, August 30 – Monday, September 1 @ Downtown Hamtramck
Description: To get your fill of Labor Day fun, check out the Hamtramck Labor Day Festival this weekend, which features live music on two stages, rides and games, an art fair, food tents, canoe races, a 5K run, parade and much more!
More details can be found at www.hamtownfest.com.
Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair – Friday, August 29 – Monday, September 1 @ Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi
Description: “Fifth Third Bank Michigan State Fair at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi will be happening all Labor Day Weekend! Then, on Sunday, Gillian from The Coop Show will be hosting the Michigan State Fair Idol Singing Contest!”
Details and specific times can be found at www.michiganstatefairllc.com.
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox – Friday, August 29 @ 8:10pm – AWAY
*Double Header – Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox – Saturday, August 30 @ 1:10pm and 7:19pm – AWAY
Detroit Tigers vs. Chicago White Sox – Sunday, August 31 @ 2:10pm – AWAY
Detroit Lions vs. Cleveland Indians – Monday, September 1 @ 4:05pm – AWAY