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Thursday, June 15

7:30pm EDT

Seraphine Collective Presents the Collective Knowledge Showcase
Featuring performances by Pancho Villa (Detroit), Free Bleeders (Detroit), Friendship Commanders (Nashville), Deekah (Detroit), and Sacramento Knoxx (Detroit). $5 admission to support the Collective Knowledge Network Gathering at AMC2017.

Thursday June 15, 2017 7:30pm - 11:00pm EDT
Third Man Records 441 W Canfield St, Detroit, MI 48201

9:00pm EDT

Welcome Party: Detroit Culture Council x One Mile
Hear about how cross-disciplinary creative communities are collaborating to re-establish a Culture and Arts Council in the city, meet the folks moving the work forward, and do it while partying with "the Mothership"! Featuring sounds by Jay Daniel and Spin INC., with an interactive fashion show by Detroit Clothing Circle.

Thursday June 15, 2017 9:00pm - Friday June 16, 2017 1:00am EDT
ONE Mile 7615 Oakland St Detroit, MI 48211
Friday, June 16

7:00pm EDT

AMC Kids Party
Hosted by Detroit's Cumbia Poder, this dazzling event for kids and caregivers of all ages will feature Cumbia DJs, face-painting, bubble making, exciting lights and coloring stations, live silkscreening and more. Join the AMC community as we celebrate kids with the hottest party of the summer. This community event is free and open to the public followed by a screening of the animated classic “Ferngully” hosted by the New Center Park summer series.

New Parents! Detroit Mama Hub will set up a comfortable, private space where families with young children can feed their babies, change diapers, and find a bit of rest during the party Friday June 16th at New Center Park. Staff will be on hand to answer questions and provide support. 

Friday June 16, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
New Center Park 2998 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202

8:00pm EDT

Get Down, Stay Ready
A night of music collaboratively co-presented by the Seraphine Collective & Sterling Toles. The Seraphine Collective is an inclusive, supportive, and active community of feminists fostering creative expression and camaraderie among marginalized musicians and artists in Detroit. Sterling Toles is an east-side-bred, Cass-Corridor-educated Detroiter who views himself as a healer using sound.

Seraphine and Sterling have come together to curate a fabulous line-up on two stages featuring performances and sets by Malik Alston & The Linwood Ensemble, Mahogany Jones, Supercoolwicked, Satomi The Red Fox, Anthology of Booty DJ Crew (D.C., NOLA), Mel Wonder, and Misha.

Friday June 16, 2017 8:00pm - Saturday June 17, 2017 2:00am EDT
The Marble Bar 1501 Holden St, Detroit, MI 48208

8:00pm EDT

Karaoke + Bowling
Karaoke and unlimited bowling in the Garden Bowl, all the lanes, all night long. Karaoke is hosted by Breezee. Free for registered AMC participants.

Friday June 16, 2017 8:00pm - Saturday June 17, 2017 2:00am EDT
The Garden Bowl 4120 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

9:00pm EDT

Thundercunts: Boom Concepts Party
Hosted by the coordinators of the BOOM Concepts Practice Space. Join us for music, art, and elevation hosted by Pittsburgh-based AMCers. Trap! Twerk! House! Move! With special guests featuring Detroit based DJs.

Friday June 16, 2017 9:00pm - Saturday June 17, 2017 1:00am EDT
Baltimore Gallery 314 E Baltimore Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Saturday, June 17

7:30pm EDT

The Gathering: An AMC Youth Party!
Join The Power of Youth and the Youth Activism in Hip Hop track coordinators as they co-host a party for AMCers 25 and under! Join us as we network, share media, design and dance together. Motor City Street Dance Academy from Detroit will be hosting a Bboy/Bgirl session. Members of the Youth Fighting For Justice Mixtape project will be releasing their mixtape created in the Midwest. This will also be an opportunity to tour The Alley Project and Grace In Action Detroit. Youth from all over are welcome to this party!

Saturday June 17, 2017 7:30pm - 11:00pm EDT
Grace in Action 1725 Lawndale St, Detroit, MI 48209

8:00pm EDT

Join us for our signature music event of the Allied Media Conference! Two stages: inside the museum and outside in Mike Kelley's Mobile Homestead. Performances and sets by: Tunde Olaniran, Rimarkable, Danni Cassette, Latasha Alcindor, Mic Write, Whodat, Ladymonix, Rick Wilhite. Hosted by Mother Cyborg. Visuals by l05. Entry is free for registered AMC participants.

Saturday June 17, 2017 8:00pm - Sunday June 18, 2017 2:00am EDT
MOCAD 4454 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

8:00pm EDT

Gender Blender
Presented by FtM Detroit, Gender Blender brings transmasculine identified people in the metro Detroit area together. This is a space where everyone, regardless of their gender identity or sexual orientation, can feel safe, have fun, and build new connections. The Gender Blender is one of the biggest regular gatherings of trans and queer people and their allies in the metro Detroit area, and each one is bigger and better than the last. What is quickly becoming one of the hottest parties in Detroit, the Gender Blender is the perfect way to meet new people, listen to great music brought to you by DJ UnDcided, and win awesome prizes in our raffle! No cover.

Saturday June 17, 2017 8:00pm - Sunday June 18, 2017 2:00am EDT
Circa 1890 Saloon 5474 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Sunday, June 18

6:00pm EDT

Black Independence Celebration
What does freedom look like? What stories will and should be told about black history? Chicago space cultivators will commemorate Juneteenth through an evening of art, film, music, dance and storytelling. This program will engage storytellers, visual artists, filmmakers and musicians from Detroit, Chicago and more. Hosted by AMFM, Black Eutopia and Party Noire.

"Nosh Pit" food truck will be serving vegetarian food options from 6pm-10pm. 

Sunday June 18, 2017 6:00pm - 10:00pm EDT
Baltimore Gallery 314 E Baltimore Ave, Detroit, MI 48202

8:00pm EDT

Allied Ever After
The AMC is over! Come get down with your AMC friends. Sets by: the Anthology of Booty DJ Crew (DC, NOLA), DJ Mike Meow, BEIGE, and (____) STACKS.

Sunday June 18, 2017 8:00pm - Monday June 19, 2017 2:00am EDT
Cass Cafe 4620 Cass Ave, Detroit, MI 48201