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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Frontier Ruckus

Frontier Ruckus’ effortless lyrical storytelling is more than enough to put them at the vanguard of their jangly-pop and alt-folk contemporaries, but their meticulous instrumental layerings make them true standard setters. Sidestepping tired clichés, their 2017 LP Enter The Kingdom encapsulates their arrestingly relatable songwriting like never before.

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Ann Arbor, MI
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Dominick’s
Cozy spot for traditional Italian eats & pizza with cocktails in Mason jars & a patio with fountain.
812 Monroe St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Agave Tequila Bar
Latin American fare served in an unfussy cantina with a full bar & sidewalk tables.
211 N Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Frita Batidos
Stark white space with picnic table seating serves colorful cuban street food & tropical cocktails.
117 W Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Ann Arbor Distilling Company
Ann Arbor Distilling Co. is located just a couple of blocks west of Ann Arbor's downtown, in a turn-of-the-century 6000 sq ft former flour mill.
220 Felch St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
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Arbor Brewing Company Brewpub
Light-filled pub in an 1870s space serves American fare & handmade beers brewed with solar energy.
114 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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The Last Word
Cozy, stylish bar serving up classic cocktails & many whiskeys, plus local craft beers & wine.
301 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
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Beezy’s
Chill eatery & coffeehouse serving breakfasts & lunches featuring locally sourced ingredients.
20 N Washington St, Ypsilanti, MI 48197, USA
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Unity Vibration
The brewery produces artisan Kombucha Tea and Kombucha Beer products using the healthiest ingredients possible.
93 Ecorse Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48198, USA
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Arbor Vitae Loft
Arbor Vitae Loft above Wazoo Records on the third floor is host to up and coming artists in the Ann Arbor area.
304 1/2 S State St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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The Yellow Barn
The Yellow Barn is Ann Arbor’s most intimate venue for live music and performance.  Located centrally in downtown Ann Arbor and yet hidden from the flow of everyday life, the historic Yellow Barn is a warm and rustic 2,500 square-foot venue that is the perfect escape into a world of art, motion, and music.
410 W Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
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Club Above
Club Above offers live music, DJ’s, and interactive entertainment several nights a week.
215 N Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Rackham Auditorium
Rackham Auditorium has been the site of numerous notable lectures, performances, and academic symposia in the 60-plus years since its opening.
915 E Washington St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
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Fleetwood Diner
Retro-style venue dishing American classics including its signature "hippie hash" 24/7.
300 S Ashley St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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Nichols Arboretum
The arboretum is operated by the University of Michigan and located on the eastern edge of campus.
Nichols Arboretum, Angell, MI, USA
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The Blind Pig

Established as a home for blues musicians, the historical venue has famously hosted acts like Joan Baez, Sonic Youth, Pearl Jam and Nirvana.

208 S 1st St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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The Ark
The Ark, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, is a nationally known acoustic and folk music venue. It has been in existence in various locations since 1965. It currently seats about 400 and features more than 300 live performances each year.
316 S Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
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