Groove goes Galactic, Kerrytown KindleFest, BeauSoleil – This Week’s Friday5

. December 4, 2015.
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This week’s Friday5 is live, and features a couple of concerts, including a performance that prominently features trashcans, a holiday craft show, and the start of Midnight Madness in Kerrytown. Have a great weekend with us as your guide!

 

Friday, December 4

Groove presents Groove goes Galactic
7:30PM
Michigan Theater
$8

Groove performs using traditional and nontraditional instruments (garbage cans, brooms, toothbrushes, etc.) to creating a unique blend of music and choreography.

Michigan Theater, 603 E. Liberty St.
734-668-8397 | michtheater.org

Kerrytown District's 7th Annual KindleFest
6:00PM
Kerrytown
Free

Start the Midnight Madness in Kerrytown for a fun-filled evening of shopping and dining. You'll find great holiday sales throughout the stores, live music featuring the Joe Summers Gypsy Jazz Quartet, strolling carolers, treats and more!

Kerrytown | facebook.com/kerrytownkindlefest

 

Saturday, December 5

All The Trimmings 2015 Holiday Sale
10:00AM
Chelsea Fairgrounds
Free

Ninth annual artisans’ show featuring creative and unique local talent – woodcarvings, bears, folk paintings, textiles, jewelry, antiques and collectibles, rug hooking, felting, honey and fresh Christmas greens. Free refreshments, free admission and plenty of free parking.

Chelsea Fairgrounds, 20501 W. Old U.S. Highway 12, Chelsea
734-475-2159 | allthetrimmingsshow.blogspot.com

 

Britishmania: A Beatles Tribute
7:00PM
Pease Auditorium
$10-$30

Britishmania Beatles Tribute invites you to take a memorable trip back to the 1960's to experience the wonderful sound and stage persona of The Beatles! Re-live what it was like to see them during the epic periods of their career.

Pease Auditorium, 494 College Pl., Ypsilanti
734-487-2282 | emutix.com

Sunday, December 6

BeauSoleil: A Joint 50th Anniversary Celebration for The Ark and WEMU
7:30PM
The Ark
$25-$50

Over nearly four decades of exploring the panorama of Louisiana music, BeauSoleil and leader Michael Doucet have re-created a culture and become its ambassadors.

The Ark, 316 S. Main St. Ann Arbor
734-761-1800 | theark.org

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Grove Studios Grand Opening

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Audiotree Music Festival (Kalamazoo) – Sept 22/23

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