Get ready to shop and boogie this Sunday, October 16th at The Mercantile, a pop up marketplace curated by HGTV’s Emily Henderson and created by former Detroiter, Matthew Ford. The Mercantile is a ticketed event that will make stops in Nashville, Detroit and Los Angeles by the end of 2016 and offers a platform for socially conscious brands to tell their story and sell their wares.
The Shadowboxers will be performing their pop-funk jams starting at 6:30. Justin Timberlake is producing the Shadowboxers’ latest album; their single “Build the Beat” is climbing Spotify charts. In Justin Timberlake we trust, always.
Tickets are $15 in advance and $22 at the door; a cocktail voucher is included with each ticket. You can expect one of a kind accessories, home decor, and beauty products from Detroit based brands.The event will be at The Eastern behind Detroit Mercantile Co. in Eastern Market, doors open at 2 p.m. The Mercantile sounds like a lovely way to spend a Sunday afternoon in the city; shopping and listening to live music what could be better?
If you can’t make it out this Sunday, show these socially conscious Detroit brands some love and check out their websites: Love Travels Imports, Branded by Detroit, Better Life Bags, Rebel Nell, Mutual Adoration, Beard Balm, The Giving Keys, Society B, Raven and Lily, Lazlo, Yumbitz, Lead Head Glass, Nisolo, and Fashionkind.