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This is Metro Times' 6th Annual Hamtramck Blowouttm

Metro Times created Blowout to spotlight the wealth of local talent in the metro Detroit music scene. This year's festival features nearly 170 performances over 3 nights at 13 venues. The event features well-known Detroit acts as well as breaking and brand-new artists. An all access wristband gains you access to all showcases, which will feature musical genres from rock to blues to electronic to hip hop and much more. Past performers have included such notable acts as Eminem and Jack White.

Metro Times Hamtramck Blowout is one of the largest, most-attended all-local music festivals in the Midwest and has been a resounding success. Local musicians are offered the opportunity to play Blowout and receive significant exposure and promotion around a major musical event. Thousands of music-lovers experience 3 nights of some of the best music around, and because of the event's success, Metro Times has been able to make donations to the Motor City Music Foundation to help produce the Detroit Music Awardstm, and WDET-FM. This year, Metro Times hopes to also make a donation to the Mother Waddles Perpetual Mission in Hamtramck.

Blowout kicks off with a special pre-event party featuring performances by The Fags, The Fondas, Real Rean, and The Singles. The pre-event party is free to all participating musicians and only $5 for the general public and is also your only chance to purchase an all-access wristband at the discounted rate of only $10.

Blowout is all about the local music and local musicians and this year Metro Times will show our appreciation to Blowout musicians attending the pre-event by entering them into a random drawing for prizes including...

Presence in a FREE 52 week ad campaign in Metro Times, the largest, most-read weekly in metro Detroit
Clear Channel Concert Tickets
A 6 hour recording session at Sound Camp Recording Studio
Ticket packs to RENT
Free photo session from Popfolio Photography
Prizes from Guitar Center including an acoustic guitar and $100 gift certificate and Jim Beam Swag
And other prizes from Dearborn Music, Tower Music, and much more...


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 5

PRE-PARTY @ Magic Stick
4120 Woodward Detroit (313 833 9700)
FREE TO ALL BLOWOUT MUSICIANS
8pm - $5 - 18 and up
The Fags / 12 AM
The Fondas / 11 PM
Reael Rean / 10:15 PM
The Singles / 9:30 PM

THURSDAY, MARCH 6

SMALL'S
10339 Conant (313 873 1117)
Lisboa / 1:00 AM
Hot Hot Heat / 12:00 AM
Slumberparty / 11:00 PM
Blanche / 10:00 PM
Kate O'Hara / 9:15 PM
Jawbone / 8:30 PM

PAYCHECK'S LOUNGE
2932 Caniff (313 368 8192)
Sonic Vibe / 12:15 PM
Crazy Flying Giants / 11:15 PM
The Sillies / 10:15 PM
Ray Street Park / 9:15 PM
HOLBROOK CAFÉ
3201 Holbrook (313 874 1965)
Kielbasa Kings / 12:15 AM
The Kingsnakes / 11:15 PM
Lucas / 10:15 PM
Lorelei / 9:15 PM
NEW DODGE
9122 Jos Compau (313 874 5963)
Dead Heroes / 12:15 AM
Proper Villains / 11:15 PM
Bomb Pops / 10:15 PM
Dead Ringers / 9:15 PM
ROADRUNNER’S RAFT
2363 Yemens (313 873 RAFT)
Eric Weir / 12:30 AM
The Trembling / 11:30 PM
Kevin Boyer / 10:30 PM
Mod Orange / 9:45 PM
Hairshirt / 9:00 PM

CARBON LOUNGE
11474 Jos Compau (313 366 9278)
DJ Matt Clarke (Substance) / 12:15 AM
Kevin Reynolds (BUMP Detroit) / 11:15 PM
DJ Antonio (BUMP Detroit) / 10:15 PM
Howard Fusion (Instant Vintage) / 9:15 PM
LUSH
10241 Jos Compau (313 872 6220)
Miz Korona / 1:00 AM
Invincible / 12:45 AM
Neco Red / 12:30 AM
Mysterious / 12:15 AM
Ms. Murder / 12:00 AM
Nigeri Earth / 11:15 PM
Nina Da Pimp / 10:45 PM
RedBone / 10:30 PM

TIGHT FITTIN’ JEANS
12002 Jos Compau (313 892 9689)
Colic / 12:45 AM
Bowlscraper / 11:45 PM
St. Thomas Boy’s Academy / 10:45 PM
Blame Thrower / 9:45 PM
Rat Bastards / 8:45 PM
ATTIC BAR
11667 Jos Compau (313 365 4194)
Starlight Drifters / 12:15 AM
Deadstring Brothers / 11:15 PM
Bill Parker & His Motherscratchers / 10:15 PM
The Sleeves / 9:15 PM
OUTER LIMITS
5507 Caniff (313 368 8192)
CoupDetroit / 12:15 AM
The Mobius Loop / 11:15 PM
The Press Club / 10:00 PM
SHANANIGAN’S
3216 Carpenter (313 892 6018)
My White Mama / 12:15 AM
Tamara Bedricky / 11:15 PM
Blake Chen / 10:15 PM
The Strange / 9:15 PM
7 BROTHERS
11821 Jos Compau (313 365 6576)
Changes / 12:15 AM
Nebali / 11:15 PM
Jelly Adams / 10:15 PM
Standing Room Only / 9:15 PM
WHISKEY IN THE JAR
2741 Yemens (313) 873-4154
The Rioteers / 12:15 AM
The Blue Sunrays / 11:15 PM
Desolation Angels / 10:15 PM
Tripper / 9:15 PM

FRIDAY, MARCH 7

SMALL'S
10339 Conant (313 873 1117)
The Corvairs / 12:15 AM
The Witches / 11:15 PM
The Alphabet / 10:15 PM
Summersault / 9:30 PM
Mode / 8:45 PM

PAYCHECK'S LOUNGE
2932 Caniff (313 368 8192)
Brian O'Blivion's Snake Oil Slick / 1:00 AM
Bootsy X & The Lovemasters / 12:00 AM
Nick Pivot's Cocktail Shake / 11:15 PM
Haf Life / 10:15 PM
HOLBROOK CAFÉ
3201 Holbrook (313 874 1965)
War Machine / 12:15 AM
Jendza / 11:15 PM
The Ruiners / 10:15 PM
Motor City Burgers / 9:15 PM
NEW DODGE
9122 Jos Compau (313 874 5963)
Nice Device / 12:30 AM
Pas/Cal / 11:30 PM
Scott Allen & The Breakdance / 10:30 PM
Showdown at the Equator / 9:30 PM
ROADRUNNER’S RAFT
2363 Yemens (313 873 RAFT)
Dangerville / 12:30 AM
Eight Ball Grifter / 12:30 AM
Cinecyde / 10:30 PM
3-D Invisibles / 11:30 PM
Long Black Sedan / 9:30 PM
CARBON LOUNGE
11474 Jos Compau (313 366 9278)
DJ Shortround / 1:00 AM
DJ Number 9 / 12:00 AM
Sound Circle Collective / 11:00 PM
Sean Deason / 10:00 PM
Jeffrey Woodward / 9:00 PM

LUSH
10241 Jos Compau (313 872 6220)
Paradime / 1:00 AM
Syndysyringe / 12:15 AM
Trip / 11:10 AM
Tru Stone / 10:40 PM
DJ Graffiti / 9:40 PM
Adrinalyn / 9:00 PM
Drastic Measure / 8:30 PM

TIGHT FITTIN’ JEANS
12002 Jos Compau (313 892 9689)
Caulfield / 12:30 AM
Demonsweat / 11:30 PM
The Gibbons / 10:30 PM
The Book Was Better / 9:30 PM
ATTIC BAR
11667 Jos Compau (313 365 4194)
Mindcandy / 1:00 AM
60 Second Crush / 12:00 AM
Gold Cash Gold / 11:00 AM
This Frequency Five / 9:00 PM
Molly / 9:00 PM
OUTER LIMITS
5507 Caniff (313 368 8192)
Jackie Stroker / 12:15 AM
The Impaler / 11:15 PM
Downtown Brown / 10:15 PM
Ninety Six West / 9:15 PM
SHANANIGAN’S
3216 Carpenter (313 892 6018)
Superdot / 12:15 PM
Edith Head / 11:15 PM
Prime Ministers / 10:15 PM
The Civilians / 9:15 PM
7 BROTHERS
11821 Jos Compau (313 365 6576)
Jen Cass / 12:15 AM
Audra Kubat / 11:15 PM
The Troubadours / 10:15 PM
Tangerine Trousers / 9:15 PM
WHISKEY IN THE JAR
2741 Yemens (313) 873-4154
Ethos / 12:15 AM
Dirge / 11:15 PM
Jettison Red / 10:15 PM
Eric Orman / 9:15 PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 8

SMALL'S
10339 Conant (313 873 1117)
The Go / 12:15 AM
Gore Gore Girls / 11:15 PM
The Cyril Lords / 10:15 PM
The Valentinos / 9:15 PM

PAYCHECK'S LOUNGE
2932 Caniff (313 368 8192)
Broadzilla / 12:15 AM
The Lanternjack / 11:15 PM
Forge / 10:15 PM
Peter Torque / 9:15 PM
HOLBROOK CAFÉ
3201 Holbrook (313 874 1965)
Brothers Groove / 12:15 PM
Jill Jack / 11:15 PM
The Wrenfields / 10:15 PM
Maggie’s Farm / 9:15 PM
47Uma / 8:15 PM
NEW DODGE
9122 Jos Compau (313 874 5963)
Firewerk / 12:30 AM
sweatysuedelips / 11:30 PM
Radium / 10:30 PM
Braillehouse / 9:30 PM
ROADRUNNER’S RAFT
2363 Yemens (313 873 RAFT)
The Doornails / 12:15 AM
Solla Saloon / 11:15 PM
The Forbes Brothers / 10:15 PM
Porchsleeper / 9:15 PM
CARBON LOUNGE
11474 Jos Compau (313 366 9278)
Paris / 1:00 AM
Todd Osborne (Ghostly International) / 12:00 AM
Dykehouse (Ghostly International) / 11:00 PM
Brendan Gillen (Interdimensional Transmissions) / 10:15 PM
Jan D (Flow) / 9:15 PM
Chuck Flask (Paxahau) / 8:15 PM

LUSH
10241 Jos Compau (313 872 6220)
Ayro (Omoamusic, Color Collective) / 1:00 AM
Brownstudy aka Jason Hogans (Planet E, Color Collective) / 12:00 AM
Scott Zacharias (Landau, Color Collective) / 11:00 PM
John Stoll (elementdetroit.com, Color Collective) / 10:00 PM
Kaku (Layout, Color Collective) / 9:00 PM

TIGHT FITTIN’ JEANS
12002 Jos Compau (313 892 9689)
Thunderbirds Are Now! / 12:45 AM
The W-Vibe / 11:45 PM
New Grenada / 10:45 PM
The Icicles / 9:45 PM
Army/Navy / 8:45 PM
ATTIC BAR
11667 Jos Compau (313 365 4194)
Jelly’s Pierced Tattoo / 12:30 AM
Black Bottom Collective / 11:15 PM
Funktelligence / 10:15 PM
Tri-Force / 9:15 PM
OUTER LIMITS
5507 Caniff (313 368 8192)
Creepy Clyde / 12:30 AM
Amino Acids / 11:30 PM
The Jollys / 10:30 PM
Man / 9:30 PM
SHANANIGAN’S
3216 Carpenter (313 892 6018)
A Thousand Times Yes / 12:30 AM
Adam’s Castle / 11:30 PM
Panther Attack / 10:30 PM
The Fozzys / 9:30 PM
The Sunday Painters / 9:30 PM
7 BROTHERS
11821 Jos Compau (313 365 6576)
Urban Folk Collective / 12:15 AM
Roman de Bleu / 11:15 PM
Jo Serrapere / 10:15 PM
Scott Fab / 9:15 PM
WHISKEY IN THE JAR
2741 Yemens (313) 873-4154
Yellow Morgan / 12:15 PM
Prop Down / 11:15 PM
Tripline / 10:15 PM
12 Fl. Oz / 9:15 PM