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420 Cannabis Music Festival

Adado RIverfront Park, Lansing

420 Cannabis Festival powered by JARS celebrates the legalization of recreational marijuana in Michigan. Join us for music and cannabis culture. Two days of music, cannabis and food! This is the first official Michigan marijuana smoke friendly event. August 13-14 | 10AM-10PM DAILY Adado Riverfront Park, Lansing, MI For ages 21+ ARTIST LINE-UP: Headliner Saving Abel , Full House, La Corporacion, Keegan, Rock City, Rich Regal , Cutthroat Situation ,Sada Baby, Doobie, Kelsey Lynn, Sway Boi, No Sleep Milli and more! DJ LINE-UP: To be announced TICKET OPTIONS: GA 2 Day Pass- Friday & Saturday tickets available for GA. This is general entry and access to both days of the festival. All tickets have access to the Hot Box consumption lounge. GA Friday- Friday tickets available for GA. This is general entry and access to only Friday featuring pop and rock artists. All tickets have access to the Hot Box consumption lounge. GA Saturday- Saturday tickets available for GA This is general entry and access to only Saturday featuring rap and hip-hop artists. All tickets have access to the Hot Box consumption lounge. VIP- Friday & Saturday tickets available for VIP. This is exclusive front viewing with secured area. Tickets include a gift bag and more! UPDATES: Follow us on IG @420cannabisfestival RULES: 21+ with valid ID Adhering to all CDC and guideline established by the state of Michigan PRODUCED AND MANAGED BY CEP PRESENTS

BBQ, Bands & Booze Bonanza!

Smalls Bar, 10339 Conant, Hamtramck

Join Dead In 5 for our FIRST show back since the Zombie Apocalypse (Pandemic). We will be joined by our friends - Prog rockers Imminent Sonic Destruction, Joan Jett's illegitimate sons & daughters Liz and The Luckouts, and the monstrous beat masters Freak Box. BBQ available for sale by Renegade Kitchen. Doors 7:30 pm - first band on at 8:30 pm. Dead In 5 hits at 10:30 pm sharp.

Dead In 5 Opening for Joel Hoekstra, Brandon Gibbs & Mark Mendoza

Token Concert Lounge, 28949 Joy Rd., Westland

Join Dead In 5 for a Night of Guitar Wizardry at The Token Lounge. Dead In 5 debuts the dual guitar weaponry of returning guitarist Brent Hall and Dave Seymour. We hit the stage at 9 pm followed by blistering sets by Whitesnake/Thin Lizzy Bassist Marco Mendoza, and Whitesnake/Trans Siberian Orchestra/Cher Guitarist Joel Hoekstra + Devil City Angels' Brandon Gibbs. FREE Meet & Greet After the Show!


Christmas Jingle XI

The Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Rd., Westland, MI

$10 ADV/$15 DOS

Rock City Mayhem

Diesel Concert Lounge, 33151 23 Mile Rd, New Baltimore, MI

Join Dead In 5, Elsie Binx, Kougaran, Casting Shadows and more for a night of Killer Detroit music!  Dead In 5 Rocks the Theatre Stage at 9 pm sharp! All Ages welcome!



Metal Rage in the Capitol

Macs Bar, 2700 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing, Michigan

$8 in advance/$10 DOS

Night of the Living Metal

Corktown Tavern, 1716 Michigan Ave., Detroit, MI

Join Dead in 5 for a NIGHT of LIVING METAL!!! We will ROCK alongside Crimson Winter, Lisa Hurt Runae Moon and Torn Away Halloween is near so dress in costumes if you dare!    


Swashbucklers Bash!

Swashbucklers Bash Grounds, 2282 W. Wells Rd., Caro, Michigan

Join us for the Swashbuckler's Bash! Camping spots available on a first come first serve basis, bring a tent! $10 at the door, $15 for couples.
18 and up. Music from
The Electric Temple
Arsenic Tea Party
Dead in 5
Abstract Aura
AllDay MonDay
Tightly Wound
Super Horn Dog
Rated R
Decayed Grace
Scott Green
Handjobs for the Homeless Live sound provided by
Steven Jacob LullSteve LullJustice Lull Food by
Tamale Rose Sponsored by
Studio 42 Tattoo
Moonlight Studios
Strange Friends Media SFM
Survivor Girl Podcast
Mitch's Fake Radio Tickets available here!



Rockin' The Bacchus

Bacchus Social Club, 3671 Montgomery, Marlette, Michigan

No Charge for show! BYOB 😁 Food provided ($5/person)
FREE CAMPING! Bring campers/tents Featuring:  
Dead In 5

Oscar Goldman Overdrive
75 Days of Sun



Leila Arboretum, 928 Michigan Ave. W., Battle Creek, MI

Leilapalooza is a fund raising event for the Leila Arboretum Society and Kingman Museum in Battle Creek Michigan.
Looking for something fun to do in Battle Creek this summer?
Don't want to spend a lot of money or travel far away to have a good time?
Do you love music?
Leilapalooza is a one day music festival held on the beautiful grounds of the Battle Creek Leila Arboretum. Supported by the City of Battle Creek, Calhoun County, The Battle Creek Metropolitan Area Mustache Society and more.
This is a FREE event! ($10 per car load for on site parking)
6 Stages
No outside alcohol permitted (this is a city park!!! and we don't want you going to jail!!! We love you!!!)

Free! Parking $10


Warrior Soul wsg Dead in 5 + Hillbilly Knife Fight

UFO Factory, 2110 Trumbull Ave, Detroit, MI

Dead in 5 is honored to rock with former Geffen Recording artists Warrior Soul (featuring Detroit legend Kory Clarke) for their Detroit CD release party!! More info coming soon!

Texas Hippie Coalition with Dead in 5 & Dragsaw

The Machine Shop, 3539 South Dort Highway, Flint, MI

Dead in 5 opens for Texas Hippie Coalition at The Machine Shop.  This is an EARLY show - Doors 7 pm, We hit at 8 pm!  

Dead in 5 CD Release Bash!

The Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, MI

Join Dead in 5 for our CD release party on Friday May 17 at The Loving Touch in Ferndale, Michigan.We are celebrating the release of our new disc "Automatic Death Machine" featuring 7 blistering head banging tracks!Very special guests fellow hard rockers Ballz Deluxe, the high Priestesses of Punk CHOKING SUSAN + Celtic rock band Bill Grogan's Goat! founder Richard Rockman aka RIKKI ROXX MC's the event!Doors 7 pm, Music starts at 8 pm, This is an EARLY (sound curfew of Midnight for live music) and ALL AGES show!Tix are $8 in advance $10 at the door!Raise your HORNS and Come PARTY with US!  


Small's Bar

Small's Bar, 10339 Conant, Detroit, MI

Save the date! More info coming soon!!

Motor City Muscle Fest

Hart Plaza, Detroit Riverfront, 1 Hart Plz, Detroit, MI

Dead in 5 is excited to rock the inaugural Motor City Muscle Fest - featuring classic cars and live bands including Reverend Horton Heat, Dead Kennedys, Detroit Cobras, Sponge, Death and more!   We hit the RIVER FRONT stage (South East Side of Hart Plaza - see map below) on Friday August 17 at 7:30 pm.  We are direct support for The Bullet Boys. Free and All Ages welcome to attend!  


Uncle Sam Jam

Uncle Sam Jam, 23470 Allen, Woodhaven, MI

Join us on Saturday July 14 for a FREE show with Sebastian Bach!!! ALL AGES welcome!  



Dead in 5 with SEDUCE

Harpos Concert Theater, 14238 Harper Avenue, Detroit, MI

Dead in 5 is direct support for metal legends SEDUCE!



New Way Bar, Ferndale, MI

You're on the guest list!!! It's like the first round is on us!!! Doors 8 pm, Punk Funk Rock pioneers Brother's From Another Planet open the show! Dead in 5 hits the stage at 10 pm for a long set featuring songs from our 3 discs!! Ages 21 and over welcome.  

Last in Line

Token Concert Lounge, Westland, MI

We are direct support for Last in Line featuring rock legends Vinny Appice & Vivian Campbell! Tickets are $30 at the door - or get 'em for $25 from us!!!