CONCERTS / EVENTS

Hasan Minhaj: Before The Storm

Hasan Minhaj: Before The Storm

Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 7 PM

2nd show added! Saturday, September 8,2018 at 10 PM

Hasan Minhaj: Before The Storm is the follow up to the sold-out national tour of his one man show Homecoming King. This brand new show tackles the dizzying political climate with innovative media, incisive comedy, and his signature storytelling style.

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Iliza: Elder Millennial Tour

Iliza: Elder Millennial Tour

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 8 PM

Iliza is one of today’s leading comedians with a fan base who show their loyalty by creating their own Iliza inspired swag to wear to her shows. She recently completed hosting her late night limited run talk show “Truth & Iliza,” on Freeform (formerly ABC Family). The self styled talk show is a cross between social commentary, politics, pop culture and Iliza’s specific brand of feminism. In November 2017, she released her first book Girl Logic: The Genius and the Absurdity (Hachette Boo

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Joan Baez Fare Thee Well… Tour 2018

Joan Baez Fare Thee Well… Tour 2018

Tuesday, October 2 at 7:30 PM.

This show is SOLD OUT

Six decades after becoming a regular on the coffee house scene that was emerging around Club 47 in Cambridge, MA, Joan Baez determined that “2018 will be my last year of formal extended touring.” With her 2017 Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame induction topping off a lifetime of awards and honors for her recordings and human rights achievements around the globe, the symmetry of Joan’s decision reverberates. “I’m looking forward to being on the road with a beautif

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NJFK: Nugget & Fang

NJFK: Nugget & Fang

Sunday, October 7 at 1:30 PM. Part of the Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just for Kids Live Perfoming Arts Series Presented by Toyota.

ArtsPower’s under-the-sea musical tells the story of Nugget, a minnow, and Fang, a shark, who get along swimmingly — until Nugget’s first day of minnow school. There, Nugget learns that minnows are supposed to be afraid of sharks! To regain Nugget’s trust, Fang takes desperate and hilarious measures. Nothing goes as planned. Fang is moping in deep waters when he notices that Nugget and his minn

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St. Paul & The Broken Bones

St. Paul & The Broken Bones

Monday, October 8 at 8:00 PM.

St. Paul and The Broken Bones is a six-piece soul band based in Birmingham, Alabama, United States, that formed in 2012. The band is composed of Paul Janeway, Browan Lollar, Jesse Phillips, Andrew Lee, Al Gamble, and Allen Branstetter.

Brought to you by LiveNation and Ann Arbor’s 107one. Tickets at Ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 1-800-745-3000.

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Welcome to Night Vale

Welcome to Night Vale

Tuesday, October 9 at 8:00 PM.

Welcome to Night Vale, the hit fiction podcast is coming to the Michigan Theater for a live segment on October 9. WELCOME TO NIGHT VALE is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events.

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A2SO Pops: Around the World with Disney / Afternoon Performance

A2SO Pops: Around the World with Disney / Afternoon Performance

Sunday, October 14 at 2:00 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

Experience the magical music of Disney live with original classics from the movies we love.

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A2SO Pops: Around the World with Disney / Evening Performance

A2SO Pops: Around the World with Disney / Evening Performance

Sunday, October 14 at 5:00 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

Experience the magical music of Disney live with original classics from the movies we love.

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An Evening With They Might Be Giants

An Evening With They Might Be Giants

Wednesday, October 24 at 8:00 PM.

They Might Be Giants is dedicated to making each performance a high-volume celebration of their original music. It’s always spontaneous and occasionally ribald (That means just for adults, everybody! No kids admitted!), and now for the first time, they’re on a full tour with show-stopping trumpet genius Curt Ramm (Nile Rogers, Bruce Springsteen). They Might Be Giants’ 80-city world tour includes the US, Canada, and Europe, with an eye for more far-flung territories in the new year.read more

A2SO: Mahler 9 (Symphony No. 9 in D Major)

A2SO: Mahler 9 (Symphony No. 9 in D Major)

Saturday, October 27 at 8:00 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

Featuring a 7pm pre-concert lecture!

Sublime. Deeply personal. Melodies that convey the love of Nature, pastoral calm, and stillness. And through it all, the ever-present heartbeat of the master composer, Gustav Mahler, prevails. A magnificent journey for your heart and soul.

Tickets available at a2so.com beginning Wednesday, August 1.

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Whose Live Anyway?

Whose Live Anyway?

Monday, October 29, 2018 at 8 PM

WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? is 90 minutes of hilarious improvised comedy and song all based on audience suggestions. Cast members Ryan Stiles, Greg Proops, Jeff B. Davis, and Joel Murray will leave you gasping with the very witty scenes they invent before your eyes. Audience participation is key to the show so bring your suggestions and you might be asked to join the cast onstage! WHOSE LIVE ANYWAY? showcases some of the improv games made famous on the long-running TV show as well as some exciting new on

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Iron and Wine

Iron and Wine

Friday, November 2 at 8:00 PM.

beast epic. n. 1. A long, usually allegorical verse narrative in which the characters are animals with human feelings and motives. 2. A Grammy-nominated album by the band Iron & Wine.

Beast Epic is the sixth proper full-length record from Iron & Wine and was released (Aug 2017) after a four-year gap to critical acclaim. The album was nominated for Best Americana record at the 2018 Grammy Awards and was included on many year-end lists.

Iron & Wine is the musical project of

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Arlo Guthrie

Arlo Guthrie

Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 7:30 PM

Arlo Guthrie – “Alice’s Restaurant” – Back By Popular Demand Tour. Featuring Sarah Lee Guthrie.

Presented by The Ark and The Michigan Theater.

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NJFK: Rosie Revere, Engineer

NJFK: Rosie Revere, Engineer

Sunday, December 2 at 1:30 PM. Part of the Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just for Kids Live Performing Arts Series presented by Toyota.
Ms. Greer’s classroom includes three inquisitive out-of-the-box thinkers. Rosie Revere has big dreams, Iggy Peck has a relentless passion for architecture, and Ada Twist’s curiosity can drive her teacher crazy. A fun new Theatreworks USA musical based on the books Rosie Revere, Engineer, Iggy Peck, Architect and Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty which spotlights the STEM curriculum (focu

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NJFK: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!: King for a Day

NJFK: Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!: King for a Day

Sunday, January 13 at 3:00 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just For Kids Live Performing Arts Series presented by Toyota.
The grr-ific musical for little tigers and grown-ups alike is back with an all-NEW show for 2017-2019! The hugely popular Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE!, based on the #1 PBS KIDS TV series, has delighted live audiences on stages across the country. Now, your favorite characters are hopping back on board Trolley and coming to your town with DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD LIVE: KING FO

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NJFK: Peg + Cat LIVE!

NJFK: Peg + Cat LIVE!

Saturday, February 23 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just for Kids Live Performing Arts Series presented by Toyota.
Based on the Emmy-winning PBS Kids show PEG + CAT (produced by The Fred Rogers Company and 9 Story Entertainment), this totally awesome musical features wild comedy, countless favorite songs from the show, and Peg’s super coolest pal Ramone! When Peg’s Mom asks Peg and Cat to mail some really important letters they come face to face with a really big dog. Really Big Problem! To so

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A2SO: Scottish Fantasy

A2SO: Scottish Fantasy

Saturday, March 9 at 8:00 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

Featuring a 7pm pre-concert lecture!

Maxwell Davies An Orkney Wedding, With Sunrise
with Timothy Michling, bagpipes
Bruch Scottish Fantasy with Aaron Berofsky, violin
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 3 in A minor “Scottish”

Combine your soft spot for all things Scotland with the dash provided by your A2SO, and you’ll have an evening of delights. Concertmaster Aaron Berofsky weaves his always elegant-silky sound, and Principal Oboe

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A2SO Pops: The Music of Harry Potter / Saturday Evening

Friday, March 16 at 8:00 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

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A2SO Pops: The Music of Harry Potter / Sunday Family Matinee

A2SO Pops: The Music of Harry Potter / Sunday Family Matinee

Sunday, October 14 at 2:00 PM. Presented by the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra.

Pre-concert activities 2:30-3:30 pm

Instrument Petting Zoo

ALL patrons (including little ones) MUST have a ticket to enter the event.

Come in your favorite Harry Potter costume! Ollivander has been hard at work crafting wands — have one pick you at the preconcert activities. There will be a myriad of real instruments for youngsters to try in the Michigan Theater lobby before the concert at the Instrument Petting Zoo.

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NJFK: Junie B. Jones

NJFK: Junie B. Jones

Sunday, April 7 at 1:30 PM at the Michigan. Part of the Benard L. Maas Foundation Not Just for Kids Live Performing Arts Series Presented by Toyota.
Dear first-grade journal,

Hooray, hooray! TheatreworksUSA is making a musical (that is a play all jumbled together with singing and dancing, I believe). And what do you know! It’s all about me, Junie B. Jones! This is the bestest musical ever, I tell you! It’s got loads of funny songs, and it’s based on a bunch of books this lady, Barbara Park, wrote about me and th

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