Ultra Mega Awesome Extreme 8: All Killer! No Filler!

. May 1, 2015.

Saturday 30, The Sanctuary

A group of local music enthusiasts have been putting on a spectacular show for the past 10 years called Ultra Mega Awesome Extreme. This iteration has a heaping helping of local and touring acts, many of which delve into the Chip-Tune genre, a brand of electronic music that integrates video game 8-bit sounds into its composition. Scissor Now!, The Detroit Party Marching Band, The Amino Acids, Saskrotch, and Super Thing are among the 14 acts to play.

7pm, Saturday, May 30. $10. The Sanctuary, 1501 E. Outer Dr., Detroit. 

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