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Aoife O'DonovanAoife O'Donovan

Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 7 PM

"Aoife O'Donovan's singing is almost too gorgeous for its own good," exclaims the Washington Post.

For a decade, O’Donovan wielded her instrument with tensile strength as the captivating lead singer of the Boston-based progressive string band Crooked Still. She was a featured vocalist on "The Goat Rodeo Sessions," the Grammy-winning album by Yo-Yo Ma, Stuart Duncan, Edgar Meyer and Chris Thile. She has made regular appearances on A Prairie Home Companion and collaborated with some of the most eminent names in music across a wide variety of genres from Alison Krauss to Dave Douglas. Now, O'Donovan returns for an unforgettable evening of genre-bending music!

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ChargauxMix @ The Max feat: CHARGAUX

Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7 PM

WSG HARDCORE DETROIT BREAK-DANCE COLLECTIVE
Brooklyn based string duo, Chargaux blends the acoustic elements of violin and viola with modern sounds and beats. Utilizing elements of visual art and creative fashion, they truly are a singular entity. The Chargaux sound has been featured on several major works including two Grammy-nominated projects – Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid m.a.a.d City and J Cole's 2014 Forest Hills Drive – and the DIVERGENT film.

This performance will also feature Haleem “Stringz” Rasul and the Hardcore Detroit break-dance collective.

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Om @ The MaxOm @ The Max

Sunday, Mar. 5 at 10:30 AM

Practice yoga to live chamber music. Namaste. Yoga instructor Rebecca Ruth (Detroit Yoga Lab) leads a slow yin style group yoga session open to all skill levels—accompanied with chamber music performed live by members of the DSO.

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Salsa DanceSalsa Dance Party feat. CJO

Friday, Mar. 24 at 8 PM

Arrive early for a dance lesson with Award-winning Latin dancer/instructor Mambo Marci and stay for the open dance floor, DSO Civic Jazz Orchestra’s live music set, plus food and drinks specials!

Salsa dance lesson — 8 PM
Live DJ + Live Music — 9-11 PM

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Past Events

Red BaraatThe DSO and WDET Present: Red Baraat

Monday, September 12 at 7 PM

Famously dubbed "The best party band in years" by NPR, Red Baraat is a pioneering eight-piece band from Brooklyn, New York. Conceived by dhol player Sunny Jain, the group has drawn worldwide praise for its singular sound: a merging of hard driving North Indian Bhangra with elements of go-go, rock and jazz—fueled by 3 master rhythm makers, the muscle of horns, a raucous guitar and a booming sousaphone.
6 PM – Mix. Mingle. Eat. Drink. Shop.
7 PM – Listen. Dance.


Strange Beautiful MusicStrange Beautiful Music IX

Saturday, September 17 at 2 PM
Wasserman Projects Gallery, Eastern Market – 3434 Russell St., Detroit

New Music Detroit brings their 9th annual marathon music festival, Strange Beautiful Music to Wasserman Projects Gallery – a unique warehouse-style arts space in Eastern Market! The avant-garde production features experimental and far-reaching sounds ranging from contemporary chamber music and European folk to experimental electronics and noise improvisation.


Marcus Elliott"The Hang"
feat. The Marcus Elliott Quartet

Friday, October 7 at 10 PM
(immediately following Chick Corea Trio concert)

Saxophonist/composer/educator Marcus Elliot is quickly gaining recognition for his imaginative improvising, and fervently thoughtful voice on the saxophone. Elliot will be joined by pianist Michael Malis, bassist Ben Rolston, and drummer Steven Boegehold.


Om @ The MaxOm @ The Max

Monday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 PM

Practice yoga to live chamber music. Namaste. Certified yoga instructor and DSO Librarian Ethan Allen leads a group yoga session open to all skill levels—accompanied with chamber music performed live by members of the DSO.


Salsa dance partySalsa Dance Party
Feat. Civic Jazz Orchestra

Friday, Oct. 28 at 8 PM

Arrive early for a dance lesson with Award-winning Latin dancer/instructor Mambo Marci and stay for the open dance floor, DSO Civic Jazz Orchestra’s live music set, plus food and drinks specials! Salsa dance lesson - 8pm ; Live DJ + Live Music – 9 -11pm


Om @ The MaxOm @ The Max

Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 6:30 PM

Practice yoga to live chamber music. Namaste. Certified yoga instructor and DSO Librarian Ethan Allen leads a group yoga session open to all skill levels while accompanied chamber music performed live by members of the DSO.


Storm LargeStormy Love: Songs of Seduction and Obsession
Feat. Storm Large & Le Bonheur

Wednesday, Nov. 30 at 7 PM

Storm Large may appear to be a six foot tattooed Vargas pin up girl, but with a voice that goes from a velvety purr to a mighty Valkyrie in a single phrase, Ms. Large is a vocalist whose iconoclastic talent defies the laws of nature. She returns with her fearless 4-piece band Le Bonheur to deliver American songbook classics, Broadway tear-jerkers and rock goddess anthems.


Sean Dobbins"THE HANG" FEAT.
Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet

Thursday, Dec. 1 at 10 PM

Looking for a place to hang after the Dianne Reeves concert? Join us for the "The Hang"—a post-concert late night jam session in The Cube featuring live music, plus drink and food specials.

Southeastern Michigan jazz drummer Sean Dobbins has been the most active sideman on the local scene during the first decade of the new millennium for good reason. A facile, limber, inventive, and playful musician who adds extreme value to any band, his happy persona and zest for life easily translate into every performance.


Sonny Knight and the Lakers44th Annual Noel Night
Sonny Knight and the Lakers

Saturday, Dec. 3 at 7 PM

Presented by the DSO and Midtown Detroit Inc., Minneapolis based retro-soul band Sonny Knight and the Lakers will treat event attendees to back-to-back performances (7:00 & 8:15pm) featuring original music plus holiday favorites. Sonny Knight and the Lakers exist in the afterglow that soul luminaries like James Brown created with his raucous, kinetic, and supreme live performances. Released in mid-2015, Sonny Knight and the Lakers Do It Live, from the eponymous group, is a loving return to the height of live Rhythm and Blues, with Knight and his band perfectly capturing the uproarious vibe and rebellious musicianship of an era long gone.


Karriem RigginsKarriem Riggins' Blend

Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 9 PM

BLEND is a brand-new DJ experience presented by acclaimed hip-hop producer/drummer DJ Karriem Riggins spinning some of his favorite music. He calls it a kaleidoscope of music – soul, funk, hip hop, jazz, rock, and more! It's a blend that keeps the head nodding and the people dancing.


MozartIn Search of Mozart

Monday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 PM & Friday, Jan. 27 at 1 PM

@ THE MAX – Film Screening:

"Outstanding...a must-see film," hails the Chicago Sun Times. In Search of Mozart traces the composer’s life through his music and extensive correspondence. The music takes center stage with over 80 works featured, revealing striking parallels between the music and Mozart's own experiences.

General Admission: $7


Om @ The MaxOm @ The Max

Sunday, Jan. 29 at 10:30 AM

Practice yoga to live chamber music. Namaste. Certified yoga instructor and DSO Librarian Ethan Allen leads a group yoga session open to all skill levels—accompanied with chamber music performed live by members of the DSO.

ANY QUESTIONS?

WHAT TO WEAR?
There is NO dress code for Mix @ The Max. Be casual, rock those skinny jeans, or come straight from work in your chic business attire - its up to you!

NETWORKING?
Doors open an hour before the event so come early, grab a cocktail, and meet someone new!

FOOD/DRINK?
Not only does each Mix have a full bar, Chef Mike will have a menu of quick bites ready to snack on during the performance. Yeah, you read that right, you can eat and drink during the concert!