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Riverscene Indie Music Festival

Wenonah State Park, 111 Center Ave, Bay City, MI

The Riverscene Indie Music Festival is set for June 1-3, 2018 in Bay City, MI. The main stage will be located at the beautiful Wenonah Park on the Saginaw River's edge. Performance locations throughout the city including the historic State Theatre and other small room venues will be sure to give festival goers the ultimate listening and viewing experience.

The festival will feature 50+ bands! Artists from from all over the country and Canada will converge at Bay City to bring one of the most eclectic and diverse festivals to the area.

For your food and drink experience, the festival will feature food trucks and craft beer to satisfy your taste pleasures. Festival goers are also encouraged to try out the local fare within city blocks of the festival grounds. Bay City is truly a great place to adventure!

Chris Richards and the Subtractions - Peaks and Valleys Record release Party

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PJ's Lager House, 1254 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI

Mark your calendars! Our Peaks and Valleys release party is all set for Saturday May 19th - Where we'll be playing the entire new record in order from beginning to end. The record will officially be released on Friday April 27th - we'll have plenty of the LP's (red wax) and CD's for the evening.

We'll be sharing the stage with pals Television City (who also will be releasing their outstanding new record on 4/27) and opening the show will be our pal and Power Pop genius- Nick Piunti.

Yowza....That's a great lineup! You may not want to miss this one.

PJ's Lager House is located in Corktown on Michigan Ave. down the street from Old Tiger Stadium and has excellent food, a great music room and a fabulous outdoor party patio. The Parking lot is safe and secure with well lit guarded parking.

Chris Richards + the Subtractions - Power Popaholic Fest 2014

The Rock Shop, 249 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn

The Subtractions are headlining the 2014 Power Popaholic Fest in Brooklyn. Joining some great artists that night in Eric Barao, Paul Bertolino, London Egg and Stephen Lawrenson.



Ann Delisi's Essential Music Listening Parties - with the Subtractions

Majestic Cafe Detroit, 4120 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

Ann Delisi's Essential Music Listening Parties - Majestic Cafe Listening Room, Detroit - Time: 7:00PM - 9:15PM (Chris Richards and the Subtractions 8:30PM - 9:15PM). We'll be performing tracks from Mystery Spot, Sad Sounds of the Summer, Get Yer La La's Out as well as tracks from our Electric Boogaloo EP- the bonus is hanging with Ann and the band.

Price is it's free. See you there.



Detroit International Pop Overthrow

PJ's Lager House, 1254 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI

7:30 The Sugar Clouds
8:15 The Phenomenal Cats
9:00 Chris Degnore and the Black Drops
9:45 Chris Richards & The Subtractions
10:30 Fireking
11:15 The Blue Squares
12:00 The Hand Grenades

$10.00 at the door


Corktown Popes EP release party

Callahan's Music Hall, 2105 South Boulevard, Auburn Hills, MI

We have more good news- our Special Guests have confirmed for Nov 16th at Callahan's Music Hall. That's right, our good friends CHRIS RICHARDS and the SUBTRACTIONS will be hitting the stage with all the fury and fun their power-pop trio brings to every show they play ! You can get your tickets at today!

$7.00 advance tickets- $10 at the door


Get Yer La La's Out release party!

The Berkley Front, 3087 12 Mile Rd, Berkley, MI

C'mon people...we've given you reason to celebrate...we've made a new record. Get Yer La La's is coming soon. The pop tunesmith Ryan Allen and His Extra Arms shall be playing to. Still need more reasons? The Corktown Popes shall be performing as well. More reasons?

How about you'll get a copy of Get Yer La La's out with your paid admission...How them's apples?

The music shall start at 9...So get there early.

See You There.

TBD Age limit: 21+


Detroit -International Pop Overthrow

Paychecks Lounge, 2932 Caniff, Hamtramck, MI

Please join the Subtractions for a night of fun and frolicking as we play the last evening of the IPO in Detroit. Bands TBD...but we do know our pals from Boston, Fireking, shall be on the bill. Mark it down and don't be late.

TBD Age limit: 21+