Plan on attending Downtown Brown’s Brown Christmas 2019, Saturday, December 28, 2019, from 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM (EST) at PJ’s Lager House,1254 Michigan Avenue, Detroit. Phone (313) 961-4668.
The evening will be hosted by a very personable Jimmy Doom.
PJ’s Lager House has been a Corktown fixture since 1914 when it opened as a neighborhood bakery and restaurant.
During Prohibition, it masqueraded as a furniture store but emerged a beer garden the minute the 21st Amendment was passed repealing Prohibition.
Prior to being renamed The Lager House in 1965, it was known as the Doemer Beer Garden, Doemer Brothers Tavern, and The Doemer Tavern. The bakery/restaurant/bar served up great food and drink to city pols, Corktown neighbors, unionists, bookies, bettors and sports fans alike.
Enter the ’90s and a new era of punk and attitude. The kitchen was replaced with a sound system and the Lager House became known as a hangout for bands such as the White Stripes and the Von Bondies.
Now PJ has brought back the kitchen with Detroit attitude and a dash of New Orleans flavor. Hamburgers are handmade from fresh, ground steak. Veggie burgers are made from house-made falafel. The gumbo is the real thing.
The evening will feature the musical stylings of Steve Harvey Oswald
Carmel Liburdi and friends
Carmel Liburdi is a singer/songwriter from Detroit, MI who is out to change the way we look at solo acoustic artists. With a unique blend of influences including: ragtime, jazz, punk, blues, world music, and indie, her sound is full of rhythm, soul, and wit. Her music and interactive, conversational stage presence will lift your spirits and make you want to dance.
And Pancho Villa’s skull
https://equalrecordings.bandcamp.com/… Pancho Villa’s Skull is not afraid to let you know how they feel and “The Mariachi Punk” EP is proof. It’s everything you would expect from this band. With song topics ranging from the violence in the USA, to something funny that happened in Mexico, to the inadequate immigration policy.
Tickets are available online for a paltry $12 USD (plus a minor processing fee) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brown–