St. Patty’s events in the D!

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Hey fellow Detroiters!

YES! Daylight Savings Time is back in effect! I’m sure we are all looking forward to the “longer” days and being able to enjoy daylight well into the evenings!

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 25: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the game agains the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on October 25, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

DETROIT, MI – OCTOBER 25: Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions warms up prior to the game agains the Minnesota Vikings at Ford Field on October 25, 2015 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

As you probably already know, Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson announced his retirement from the NFL after 9 great seasons. I’m bummed I didn’t get to see a live Lions game this past season, but we wish him all the best!

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***On sale now: Marlon Wayans at The Fillmore Detroit on May 6.

Tigers season is coming up in a couple of weeks – you can still get tickets via the resale route. Check out tickets HERE.

Snoopy St Patty

This Thursday, March 17th is the day everyone likes to be a little Irish – St. Patrick’s Day! Just about every bar or restaurant will have a special going on to celebrate this day, but here are a few highlights:

-One of my favorite places to be in Midtown, Tony V’s Tavern-open at 11 a.m. and they have drink specials all day, and $2 corned beef and cabbage sliders – sure to be yummy!

Bookies Bar and Grille

Briggs Detroit-open at 11 a.m. – 22 beers and 2 infusions on tap

Exodos Rooftop Lounge -Shamrock the Rooftop

The Town Pump Tavern– open at 11 a.m. – 20% of proceeds going towards Detroit Firemen’s Fund

Level Two in Greektown

Old Shillelagh

-Have some corned beef at Z’s Villa, on Piquette east of Woodward

Here’s what else is going on in the D this week!

-The family-friendly Matilda the Musical runs all week through Sunday, March 20th at the Fisher Theatre. You can get tickets HERE.

Monday, March 14:

The Piano Guys at the Fox Theatre

Wednesday, March 16:

-Country music star Bonnie Raitt performs at Detroit Opera House

Gaelic Storm at St. Andrew’s Hall

St. Patty’s Day – Thursday, March 17:

Celtic Woman at the Fox Theatre

Boyz II Men at Sound Board at Motor City Casino

Friday, March 18:

Frank Caliendo at The Fillmore

Rachel Platten at St. Andrew’s Hall

Silento at the Fox

Thunder from Down Under at the Sound Board (Motor City Casino)

Saturday, March 19:

AMA Supercross at Ford Field

Brit Floyd at the Detroit Opera House

Detroit Derby Girls at the Masonic Temple – doors open at 5 p.m.

Pink Floyd Experience at The Fillmore

-Plymouth-based cover band Been There Done that, with special guest Kelly Marion Kerr at The Majestic

T.I. at the Masonic

10th Annual Blues Festival at the Fox Theatre

Sunday, March 20:

-Last day for Matilda the Musical at Fisher Theatre

Dancing in the Streets at the Fox Theatre<

*Don’t forget about the M-1 rail
construction
going on along Woodward, through the end of this year!

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