Hey, Detroit friends! Here’s another exciting summer event announcement for you. Fat Tire presents Tour de Fat Detroit on Saturday, August 12, 2017! Singer and songwriter Skylar Grey, along with Tour de Fat’s ensemble cast of performers, will perform at the event. Tour de Fat Detroit will also benefit Slow Roll Detroit. Read on for more details about the event!
Ready your eyes and ears for a mix of musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs. Costumes are highly encouraged (and a mindset to party is mandatory).
For those 21 and older, New Belgium will also be pouring some of its year-round line-up including their flagship beer, the American craft icon Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale, along with Voodoo Ranger IPA and Citradelic Tangerine IPA.
Fat Tire Presents Tour de Fat Detroit
When: Saturday, August 12, 2017, 4:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M.
Location: Chene Park Amphitheatre
2600 Atwater Street
Official Website: http://www.newbelgium.com/events/tour-de-fat/city/detroit
*Tour de Fat Detroit is an all-ages show.
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Skylar Grey Headling Tour de Fat Detroit
Singer and songwriter Skylar Grey will headline the Tour de Fat Detroit show. Valley Hush will also perform.
You may know Skylar Grey from big hits such as Eminem’s “Love the Way You Lie” and Fort Minor’s “Where’d You Go”. Grey co-wrote Eminem and Rihanna’s “Love the Way You Lie”. She was also the guest vocalist for Fort Minor’s “Where’d You Go”, Diddy’s “Coming Home” and Nicki Minaj’s “Bed of Lies”.
Grey’s album Natural Causes is out now. Her single “Kill For You” features Detroit’s own Eminem.
Tour de Fat Detroit Schedule of Events
4:00 PM – Doors Open
4:20 PM – Rahhal
4:40 PM – Fashion Show
Great costumes deserve great admiration. The fashion show is open to all who want to show off their Tour de Fat costume on the catwalk.
5:05 PM – Valley Hush
6:10 PM – Slow Ride
Race your fellow Tour de Fat-goers in a bike race where the last person to cross the finish line is the winner. The catch: if you put a foot down, you’re out.
6:25 PM – KOLARS
7:10 PM – Dance contest
Here’s your chance to strut your stuff. The winner walks away with a New Belgium cruiser bike!
7:45 PM – Skylar Grey
9:00 PM – Curfew
Le Tigre Tent Performing at Tour de Fat Detroit
Tour de Fat Detroit will also feature Le Tigre Tent.
Le Tigre Venues are made up of talented vaudevillians, musicians, artists, and clowns. Each show is a jewel in the crown of intimate theatre that draws upon carnival-esqe sideshow adventures. The performances and art displayed are honed by the professionalism the cast has from working for such companies as Spiegelworld, Blue Man Group, Cirque Du Soleil, 500 Clown, Mucca Pazza & more.
Tickets are on sale now so get yours today!
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