The Crofoot Ballroom
1 South Saginaw Pontiac, MI 48342
The Crofoot Ballroom is our flagship venue. The building itself was originally built in 1830, making it Oakland County’s oldest commercial building. The Crofoot has housed barbers, meat markets, saloons, lunch rooms, shoe stores, and now a state of the art concert venue and event space. The venue opened in 2007, and features five separate event spaces, that can be activated separately or joined together for one large strolling event.
The Pike Room
1 South Saginaw Pontiac, MI 48342
Located on the second floor of the Crofoot complex, the Pike room is an intimate space perfect for small nationals or bigger locals.
The Vernors Room
1 South Saginaw Pontiac, MI 48342
Named after the fact that the room once housed a Vernor’s soda fountain, the Vernors room is a uniquely shaped room, with 2 levels and a mezzanine level with huge windows and patio access.
68 Commerce Ave SW Grand Rapids, MI 49503
This long-needed midsize venue, in downtown Grand Rapids, bridges the gap between the many much larger rooms in the market and a very healthy DIY scene. Beautiful, well-designed, clean venue with top-quality sound and lights, large stage, crazy pinball selection, and an unmatched atmosphere in a popular neighborhood. Past acts include Guided By Voices, The Wonder Years, Kate Nash, Hum, Cannibal Corpse, Shakey Graves, and many more.
2700 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48912
Our favorite little dive bar that still allows us to do all-ages shows, Mac’s Bar is one of Michigan’s longest tenured music venues. Located near the border of Lansing and East Lansing, just a mile from the campus of Michigan State University, this popular dive bar features great sight lines and sound, making for an intimate show for crowds of 20 to 200! Past shows include Manchester Orchestra, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Frank Turner, and Murder By Death.
4120 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48201
The Magic Stick got its start in the early 90’s when the Majestic’s owners removed eight bowling lanes from the second floor alley, replacing them with ten pool tables and a dance floor. The concept quickly caught on as the basement motif provided an ideal backdrop for the burgeoning garage, alt rock and electronic scenes in Detroit. Later, the remaining four upstairs lanes were removed and the dance floor was expanded to complete the construction of what would become one of city’s legendary rock rooms.
140 E. 2nd St, Flint, MI 48502
Recently restored and re-opened in the heart of downtown in storied Flint, Michigan, The Capitol Theatre is a gem in a market that needs some good things to come their way. The theatre, originally opened in 1928, seats 1600. They spared no expense in the restoration process, and the building is well appointed and features a top-of-the-line D&B sound system. The historic venue hosted acts such as AC/DC, The Ramones, Fugazi, Green Day, Pantera, Black Sabbath, and King Diamond, during two stints of notable activity in the 70’s and then the 90’s.
414 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI 48933
Just blocks from the Capitol, in the up-and-coming “Stadium District” in downtown Lansing, and just minutes from 45,000 college students at Michigan State University, The Loft has become one of the best secondary market clubs in the Midwest. Great sound, stage, location, and atmosphere. The Loft has hosted Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, AWOLNATION, Owl City, Danny Brown, GRiZ, and Bastille in recent years.
The Loving Touch
22634 Woodward Ave Ferndale, MI 48220
Named after the old massage parlor that used to be next door, the Loving Touch is now a staple to downtown Ferndale’s bursting community. With walls of plants, and beer menus that feature beer from the brewery connected to the venue, seeing a show at the loving touch will provide a unique concert environment.
17360 Lahser Rd Detroit, MI 48219
This ornate playhouse located in the Old Redford neighborhood of Detroit features a full sized stage, a grand foyer, and an original Golden-Voiced Barton Theatre pipe-organ. The Redford is one of the crowd jewels of Detroit Theatre architecture, and is lovingly maintained by the Motorcity Theatre Organ Society.
The Emerald Theatre
31 N Walnut St Mt Clemens, MI 48043
Newly renovated in 2016, the Emerald Theatre, with a capacity of 1,620 on its main floor, balcony and mezzanine levels is one of the largest venues of its kind in metropolitan Detroit. Throughout the years, the theatre’s stage has been the platform for local rising-star performers, as well as some of the greats: Kid Rock, the Cult, Alice in Chains, Styx, Gerald Albright, Uncle Kracker, Vince Neil, Mike Posner, The Cult, The Psychedelic Furs, Motörhead, Pearl Jam, and more.
355 East Kalamazoo Ave Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Super well-appointed, gorgeous live room located inside the world-famous Bell’s Brewery complex in downtown Kalamazoo. 21+ welcome, great for folk, indie, alternative, jam, and other stuff. They also feature an outdoor garden space where they host 8-10 shows per summer (900 cap). Recent past shows include G Love and Special Sauce, Of Montreal, Greensky Bluegrass, and Drive-By Truckers.
613 S. Main Frankenmuth, MI 48734
Built in 1894, this rental hall in the heart of beautiful downtown Frankenmuth (Michigan’s little German town) is a great spot for concerts, speaking engagements, and weddings.
Flint Local 432
124 W. 1st Street Flint, MI 48502
Flint Local 432 is one of the longest-running all-ages venues in the country, having hosted thousands of bands since its start over three decades ago. “The Local” is a one part of Red Ink Flint, a youth focused non-profit that provides access to the arts and other activities in downtown Flint.
The Blind Pig
208 S. First Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104
The Blind Pig opened its doors in 1971 and has an impressive resume of bands that have graced their stage. Nirvana stated in an interview with MTV that it was their favorite venue to play, and the venue has played host to everyone on the way up from Pearl Jam to Dave Matthews Band. The room is known for warm vibes, good sound, and a tiny stage.
1105 S. Washington Lansing, MI 48910
The Robin Theatre is housed in a 100 year-old building in Lansing’s historic automobile manufacturing district, REO Town, which has since transformed into a burgeoning arts district. The 100-cap venue is best described as “mostly” a black-box theatre, with very simple and elegant design.
PJ’s Lager House
1254 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48226
Dripping with personality, PJ’s Lager House, a Corktown fixture since 1914, is one of Detroit’s best small rooms. Great food and an impressive history, without a doubt one of Detroit’s most important small venues.
USA Hockey Arena
14900 North Beck Road Plymouth, MI 48170
A state of the art facility located at the nexus of 3 major expressways, moments away from three of Michigan’s largest high schools, a short drive from 4 major university campuses- University of Michigan, MSU, Wayne State, and Eastern Michigan University.
Kalamazoo State Theatre
404 S. Burdick Kalamazoo, MA 49007
An absolute gem of a theatre in one of the fastest growing cities in the Midwest, the State is a historic fixture of the beautiful Kalamazoo downtown, and has been since 1927. The room is seated, but seats can be cleared for a GA pit. Recent shows include Iron and Wine, Jason Isbell, Wilco, and Ghost.
10339 Conant St Hamtramck, MI 48212
Located in Hamtramck, right outside of Detroit, Small’s was established in 1999. The building, originally a bank, dates back to 1923. Small’s is a mainstay in the Detroit music community.
2932 Caniff St. Hamtramck, MI 48212
A bastion of DIY ethics located in Metro Detroit’s traditionally Polish community, Hamtramck, the non-profit Sanctuary took over the old Paychecks Lounge space in 2018, and hasn’t looked back. Known mostly for rowdy hardcore and punk shows, the Sanctuary actually hosts a well-rounded slate of concerts, art installations, film screenings, and other community events.
3011 W Grand Blvd Detroit, MI 48202
Detroit’s largest art object, the ornate building, completed in 1928, is one of the major works of architect Albert Kahn, and is designed in an Art Deco style, constructed of limestone, granite, and several types of marble. The Fisher family financed the building with proceeds from the sale of Fisher Body to General Motors. It was designed to house office, retail space, and a grand arcade used for public gatherings.
Russell Industrial Center
1600 Clay St Detroit, MI 48211
Spanning several buildings and millions of square feet, the Russell Industrial Center is Detroit’s premier facility for commercial space. With a history spanning nearly a century, the complex began as a manufacturing facility but has now been revitalized as a canvas for countless artists. The vast spaces have been used for festivals, weddings, concerts, and film shoots, including major Hollywood motion pictures, like Batman vs Superman.
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant
461 Piquette St Detroit, MI 48202
The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant is recognized as one of the most significant automotive heritage sites in the world, and is a museum and the oldest factory open to the general public in the world, and is a historic national landmark.
West Riverfront Park
1801 W. Jefferson Detroit, MI 48216
Formerly owned by the Detroit Free Press, West Riverfront Park (home to Mo Pop festival) spans 20 acres along the riverfront. The park is spacious, with wide sidewalks and benches and plenty of lush green land right along the Detroit River.
The Garden Theatre
3929 Woodward Ave Detroit, MI 48201
Located in the heart of the burgeoning Midtown neighborhood in Detroit is a family-owned, 1200 capacity room that was beautifully renovated and re-opened five years ago, Until now, it has mostly been used as a room for private events. Recent events include Rodriguez, The Roots, Bone Thugs N Harmony, and Mayer Hawthorne. We are looking to make this room a space to be reckoned with in the Detroit music scene for years to come.
Underground at DIME
1265 Griswold Street Detroit, MI 48226
Located in the lower level of the Detroit Institute of Music Education, the Underground at DIME is a new space featuring a large stage and open area for seating (or dancing!), state-of-the-art sound system, dressing rooms, bar area, coat check and ticket booth. The room also has a built in audience of students!
1130 Wealthy Street SE Grand Rapids, MI 49506
The Wealthy Theatre was constructed in 1911 for vaudeville and live theater, and later became a neighborhood movie house. It served during World War I as a warehouse for the Michigan Aircraft Company, and in the 1960s, offered the only regional venue for foreign films. It closed in the late 1970s and stood empty, decaying for more than 25 years before the South East Economic Development neighborhood association launched a capital campaign to fund its restoration. The Theatre re-opened in 1998 as a community arts center and heralded a transformation of the entire Wealthy Street business district.
Fountain Street Church
24 Fountain St NE Grand Rapids, MI 48503
Built in 1924, this Italian Romanesque church is an architectural marvel. While the space is a functioning church, they pride themselves on being open-minded and allowing performance of all types to grace their historic stage. Past performances and speeches include Little Richard, U2, King Crimson, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Amelia Earhart, Winston Churchill, and Malcolm X. It’s a great spot for comedy, folk, or anything intended for a seated audience.
REO Town Festival Site
We have the ability to close South Washington right outside our office to host a cool block party or festival. Currently the site of Three Stacks Music Festival, we could probably add one or two more events in the artistic neighborhood of REO Town in Lansing, which features a mix of great homegrown restaurants, art galleries, a cool little record store, and is populated by supportive people who love the arts. It’s one of the hottest areas in Lansing for creatives and our first choice for the home of our west Michigan office!
620 Gratiot Ave Saginaw, MI 48602
Counter Culture is a Saginaw based non-profit art gallery and music venue. With an emphasis on every area in the humanities, Counter Culture serves as an art collective and social hub, giving people from every walk of life a chance to mingle and participate in building and fortifying a healthy culture.
425 W Western Ave Muskegon, MI 49440
Muskegon’s premier destination for vibrant entertainment, event hosting, and art exhibits. The complex has a rich history, and honors that past through thoughtful use of space, careful restoration, and technology. Muskegon is a small port city that mixes industry and tourism, mostly highlighting the beautiful beaches and campgrounds on Lake Michigan. The venue’s got a great year-round calendar including orchestral performances, local theatre, and touring productions.
Adado Riverfront Park
201 E Shiawassee St Lansing, MI 48933
Home to Common Ground and Prime Music Festivals (both produced by our friends at MI Entertainment) and owned by the city of Lansing, the beautiful downtown park along the Grand River is a great spot for a festival or an outdoor one-off. The central location in the state plus the proximity to 45,000 college students at nearby Michigan State University make Lansing a sleeper pick for a great spot to host a show in a venue this size.
EMU Convocation Center
799 North Hewitt Road Ypsilanti, MI 48197
The EMU Convocation Center is a multi-purpose sports and entertainment complex located on Eastern Michigan University’s west campus in Ypsilanti. The room possesses a very rich concert history including performances from Jay-Z, Bob Seger, Ellie Goulding, The Killers, and more. Its location between the Detroit and Ann Arbor markets makes it a popular concert destination. The venue was built in 1998 and features state-of-the-art hospitality and production.
333 E Michigan Ave Lansing, MI 48933
The largest convention center in the state of Michigan lies along the Grand River in downtown Lansing, and is a flexible and functional blank canvas – perfect for a concert or boutique festival. The space is often used for EDM events, but a multi-stage, indoor alternative festival is something we’ve long been planning to drop in this space.
The Arena at Dow Event Center
201 E Shiawassee St Lansing, MI 48933
Home to the Saginaw Spirit (minor league hockey), this recently updated arena has played host to KISS, Brad Paisley, Kid Rock, Bob Seger, Katy Perry, and so many more great concert events over the years. In past lives, the room was known as Wendler Arena and Saginaw Civic Center. The community space is owned by Saginaw County and managed by SMG.
Huntington Event Park
300 Johnson St. Saginaw, MI 48607
A beautiful outdoor grass amphitheatre in the heart of downtown Saginaw and part of the Dow Event Center complex, the Huntington Event Park has hosted concert events ranging from Rob Zombie to Old Crow Medicine Show, Beach Boys to Bryan Adams. It is known as the premiere outdoor event location in Saginaw County. The facility is operated by SMG.
The Red Room at Dow Event Center
303 Johnson St Saginaw, MI 48607
A flexible ballroom space within the Dow Event Center, the Red Room has hosted concert events for Kane Brown, Waka Flocka Flame, The Wonder Years, Blue October, and more! The room features a large stage with built in sound and lights.
303 Johnson St Saginaw, MI 48607
A longtime staple in the Tri-Cities area of Michigan, the Dow Theater has hosted a variety of events over the year, including Jerry Seinfeld, Jeff Dunham, David Blaine, Kansas, and more. The beautiful room hosts community events, plays, family events, comedy, and live concerts year-round.