Detroit, MI

Wednesday in Detroit: New comedy club set to open in downtown Detroit this month

Ashanti Seabron
(Michel Grolet/Unsplash)

(DETROIT, Mich.) Hello and welcome to this Wednesday's edition of the Detroit Daily Round-Up. Happy Hump Day — let's finish out the last half of this week!

Today is Wednesday, June 1, let's check out Detroit's biggest stories of the day.

New comedy club set to open in downtown Detroit this month

Detroit House of Comedy, Downtown Detroit's new comedy club, has officially announced its first slate of shows, which will begin on June 24.

The comedy venue is located at 2301 Woodward Avenue, and will feature stand-up, improv and podcasts from established local, regional and national headliners, as well as up-and-coming comedians from Detroit and throughout Michigan.

The schedule of upcoming events at DHOC are as follows:

Hans Kim June 24 + 25

Jeff Horste June 30 - July 2

Sasheer Zamata July 7 - 9

Shane Torres July 14 - 17

Ali Siddiq July 21 - 23

Michael Ian Black July 28 - 30

Jessica Kirson August 4 - 6

Pete Lee August 11 - 13

And Then We Had Sex Podcast: The Live Experience August 14

Darius Bennett August 18 - 20

Doug Stanhope August 26

Josh Adams August 27

Mo Mandel September 1 - 3

Tickets for all upcoming performances at DHOC go on sale to the public on Monday at 10 a.m. ET.

Pistons Owner Tom Gores to invest $20M towards community center in Detroit

Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores is investing $20 million towards constructing a new multi-use community center in Detroit's Rouge Park.

In a statement, Gores discussed the development of the new community center and what it will provide for Detroiters.

The facility itself will be the best of its kind and provide residents with a safe space to learn, play and grow. But more than just a building, we will create a hub that brings together people from the neighborhood and throughout the city who want to make a difference in this community.

Anita Baker hosting one-night-only show in Detroit

Eight-time Grammy Award-winning performer and Detroit-raised Anita Baker will perform a special one-night-only homecoming show at Little Caesars Arena on Friday, July 22 at 8 p.m.

Tickets start at $69.50 and will go on sale Friday, June 3 at 10 a.m. at,, and the XFINITY Box Office at Little Caesars Arena.

This is original content from NewsBreak’s Creator Program. Join today to publish and share your own content.

Comments / 0

Published by

Your go-to news source for everything happening in Detroit. Ashanti Lee Seabron is a lifelong Michigander who's worked as a writer since 2013. He's committed to detailed and pertinent news for Metro Detroit.

Detroit, MI

More from Ashanti Seabron

Comments / 0