Midwest Fest IX
This week’s main draw is, without a doubt, Midwest Fest at the Blind Pig. Detroit rappers Guilty Simpson and Red Pill will be sure to put on amazing shows when they both play on Saturday. Also, local Ypsilanti band Minihorse will play on Thursday and promise to bring some real kinetic energy to their set. -BL
Blind Pig, 208 S First St., Ann Arbor
Thursday, August 18-Saturday, August 20 8pm-2am, $10-20
Superhero Bar Crawl
Dress as your favorite superhero or create your own as the vault of midnight team leads a super-powered bar crawl! Wristband purchase will include drink specials, cool swag, pizza and the chance to win some great prizes! -ZM
Vault of Midnight, 219 S. Main St.
Saturday, August 20, 6pm, $10
No More Parties in AA Music Fest
This is the dopest street party you can hit on Saturday. T.R.I.B.E. brings awareness to the gentrification changing Ypsilanti and Detroit with an all-day sonic platform for underrepresented artists spanning Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. Grab your tix now. -SF
Downtown Ypsilanti, N Washington St.
Saturday, August 20, $10
Adventure Lab’s Trappy Hour
Trappy Hour is a one hour live-action puzzle game where you and your team have one hour to find clues and solve puzzles to repair the timeline and escape the room. It’s a little bit of mystery, adventure and space time set in small groups of 3-6 make it less chaotic. -JB
Pointless Brewery & Theatre, 3014 Packard.
Saturday, August 20, 10am, 12pm, 2pm, $20
Reggae Roots w/ DJ Ryan Gimpert
Reggae and beer! Savor your weekend wind-down outside with a few frosty beers while Ryan Gimpert spins the deepest reggae cuts on Sunday evening. This is the spot to mellow in some island sounds while it’s still warm out. -SF
Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse, 307 River St.
Sunday, August 21, 5-8pm, free