Weekend Forecast: 5.04-5.09

By Calem Heady

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Detroit Music Awards- May 4th- The Fillmore

This is the 27th annual Detroit Music awards, hosted by Hard Rock Cafe. Join in the accolades and awards presentation. The Detroit Music Awards Foundation is a non-profit that has helped give due recognition to all the amazing musical talent in the city since it's inception. Helping to preserve Detroit's rich musical past, while promoting its future talent and stars 

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1xRun Open House- May 4th- 2905 Beaufait, Detroit 

1xRUN has moved locations! Come on and celebrate with us fam. BBQ, Cold drinks, and colder beats by 1xRun's own Jesse Cory and Craig Hejka. Catering by Detroit Sausage Company, Inc. and Lot No. 40. 1xRUN is a Detroit based print company. Promoting local artists, and curating renowned prints since 2010

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Jorja Smith wsg Ama Lou- May 4th- El Club

I hope you got your tickets already for this sold out banger of a show! Touring after the release of her new single "Let Me Down". The impeccable skill with which she controls her voice, and is able to create these ethereal soundscapes over layered beats that leave the listener transported. From Walsall in the UK she has been making music professionally since 2011. Support by Ama Lou 

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Kirko Bangz  Cinco De Mayo Eve- May 4th- Mariscos El Salpicon 

From Houston Texas Kirko Bangz promises a hype show. With much success as a platinum selling artist making a name in the music scene as an up and coming producer as well. 4 stages in four rooms plus many more artists to help facilitate a party crawl atmosphere all in one venue. 

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A Night For Dancing- May 4th- Temple Bar

Get your dancing shoes out, and come ready to boogie down this Friday. Local talent Haz Mat and Dj Pontchartrain bring some of the best in Detroit style house, disco, and dance. If you haven't seen them live yet be sure to treat yourself this weekend. Welcome in the summer by dancing the winter blues away!

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WEISS wsg Pat Osiris- May 5th- Grasshopper Underground 

We're not in Bristol anymore. This is Weiss Second time at the Grasshopper since his Michigan debut back in October. From London bringing very clean UK style House, Dance, and Techno. This should have you excited for movement weekend and is a great warm up if you need to sate your itch

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Amtrac at The Works- May 5th- The Works

Hosted by Country Club Disco. Amtrac brings a highly immersive sound. In the same vein as Matthew Dear, but still original. His Synth forward and heavy beats pair perfectly with his eerily calm vocals. From Kentucky His unique sound is too good to miss. Perfect for a late summer night

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Eastern Artist Market- May 6th- The Eastern Detroit 

Join in the festivities at the first annual Eastern Artist market! Featuring 38 local artists. Cash bar and catering by Esto's Garage, and Naughty Boy's Rolled Ice Cream. Skip the brunch or head over after to round out your Sunday 

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HAIM with Lizzo- May 8th- The Fillmore

Live nation Presents HAIM with Lizzo. This should be a interesting mix of music. HAIM a pop rock L.A. based trio of Sisters with dreamy lyrics and vocals meets the raunchy self love laden bars and rhymes stacked over high energy beats that Lizzo is renowned for.  This event should have a refreshingly feminine energy for what is too often a male dominated music scene

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Dope Music Documented- May 9th- Norwest Gallery of Art

This collection of visual media with music as it's muse. 6 artists curated by Asia Hamiltion: SUPER CY, Jimmy Gold Fingers, Trilogy Beats, Lamar Landers, Mar Mnz, Photo Sensei. Free to the public, come delight your aesthetic sensibilities 

Are we missing an event or would you like your event added to the next Weekend forecast? Email us at general@iamblackshep.co.