Schedule of Upcoming Events


9/26:7pm Godzilla Vs. The Phoenix: Art and Performance Collide CLOSING show hosted by Mickey Mandrake, featuring Bastion, Fuzzgun, The Fleshy Timeclock, Hula Hoop by Kyari Cloudcakes, dance by Stella Rothe Wilfinger and Kelly Doyle, last chance to catch this amazing art show!

9/27:7pm Dave Nash Peterson, Tin Scribble, Lemix J. Buckley, and Gravity Lense

9/28:7pm Jay Squared album listening party feat. performances by Malcolm Elliott/ MAZ/ Jody Watts/ B-Free/ Whyandotte/ Pharoah Soul/ Santana Davinci/ Jae Retch/ sounds by Nick Speed

10/4:7pm Sink or Swim (full hip-hop showcase) w/ DJ Creecha

10/5:7pm Pass The Mic Detroit, features tba

10/11:6pm Hallow Art V: Art and Variety show. Come celebrate our 5th year of our Halloween-themed art show. Over 60 works of art! A mini-haunted house! Vendors! Food! featuring performances by Know Lyfe, Secret Sircus Pole Dance Soiree, High Arrow, Cosmic Lightshapes, Soren Soto, Hans Barbe, dance by Stella Rothe Wilfinger and Kelly Doyle

10/4:8pm La Boheme COMEDY NIGHT music by Black Feather and more!

10/17:7pm Marc Winter, Carmel Liburdi, Victorian Halls (Chi) and more tba!



Open Mic and Jam now every Wednesday !

Wednesday nights from 8pm – 12am, The Phoenix Café presents Free Your Mind ! Open Mic and Open Jam sessions. There will be a jam session to kicks things off, followed by open mic, and then another open jam session to close out the night. House drum kit, bass and guitar amps, and mics available for use. This is an excellent chance for musicians to collaborate or just get up on stage and show everyone whatcha got !


What We Offer

  • Music

    The Phoenix Café hosts a vast array of genres by local, regional and out-of-state acts. Genres include Rock, Funk, The Blues, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pop, Folk, Punk, Country, Reggae, Experimental and Instrumental. There is also a good dose...
  • Open Mics

    Wednesday (8pm-12am) Buddha Funk Open Mic and Jam hosted by Wood Zombie and D Funk Dez.  Music all night whether it be people rapping to their own beats or a full band to back up singers that jump...
  • Rentals

    To book the space for an entire evening, the Phoenix Café requires a $50 deposit to lock in a date, and another $100 upon arrival of the host. There will be a volunteer on staff, but the...
  • Store

    The Phoenix gift shop includes prints, originals, comic books and t-shirts from resident artists and music (cd’s, cassettes, vinyl) from local and regional bands and solo artists. An arrangement can be made for work to be dropped...