2019 Best of Washtenaw—Music & Entertainment

. June 3, 2019.

New Artist/Band

Liquid Thickness
Runner up: Girl Fight

Local Album

City of Trees Vol. 2
Runner up: Ellen Rowe’s Momentum


DJ KnowLedge
Runner up: DJ Nitro


The Ragbirds
Runner up: May Erlewine


Dre Dav
Runner up: DJ Graffiti


Ron Brooks
Runner up: Speak Mahogany


Laith Al-Saadi
Runner up: Scissor NOW!

Open Mic

734 Saturday’s at Ziggy’s
Runner up: The Ark’s Open Stage

Live music Venue

The Ark
Runner up: The Blind Pig


Circ Bar
Runner up: Blue Karaoke

Bowling Alley

Revel & Roll
Runner up: Bel-Mark Lanes

Radio Station

89.1 WEMU
Runner up: WCBN

Music Lessons

Ann Arbor Music Center
Runner up: Oz’s Music


Detroit Gallery Crawl

Explore the art scene As the weather in Michigan turns cool, if you are curious about Detroit’s art scene and in the mood for a short 45 minute road trip, now is a great time to head downtown. When I began exploring Detroit several years ago, my hunt for significant art and artists was more

A Place to Co-Operate

The CoOp’s community-focused approach is music to our ears “The vision was, honestly, to bring people together,” says Frances Master, one of six UM students who operate The CoOp, a space inside Openfloor Studio (231 S. State St.). Undeniably, it is refreshing to hear that motivation for creating opportunities to experience live music, as that’s

Constant Buzz

Dominick’s boasts a long history (and an even longer menu) If you ask the townies, “Ann Arbor has changed over the years.” If you ask the busy and bustling crowds of U-M freshmen, they’ll ask: “What?” So, who’s right— the aging hippies who complain about the changing times, or the young newbies eagerly awaiting the

A Wicked Good Time at The Michigan & State

Halloween season is upon us, and the Michigan and State Theaters are offering up treats with hardly a trick in sight. Those who revel in all things Halloween should start marking calendar dates because there’s a lot to scream about all month long— after all, Halloween comes but once a year, at least officially. Don’t-miss