Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature the Lifted CD release with Westfall and Amplaphi on Nov. 19.
On Nov. 20 is the Ballz Deluxe CD release with Spiral Crush, Recoil and Panic Trigger starting at 7 p.m. On Nov. 24 Taproot will perform with Given Six, Avenue Sky and Triple Aces. Tickets are $15 in advance.
For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com,
Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze Tattoos in Davison, High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 715-2650. — G.G.
Country-western fun at Wild Spurs
GRAND BLANC — Wild Spurs, part of The Jewel Entertainment Complex, at 5270 Perry Rd., features live bands Friday and Saturday nights. Friday nights are country music and Saturday’s are rock and roll.
Upcoming bands include: Terrie Lea & The Mustangs on Jan. 15 and March 5 at 8 p.m.; and Voodoo Honey will perform Feb. 11 at 9 p.m.
Details: Call 810-694-5960 or visit www.jewelgolf.
com. — G.G.
FLINT TWP. — The community is invited to an Evensong Candlelight Meditation Concert 4 p.m. Nov. 21 at Life Enrichment Center, 2512 S. Dye Rd.
The concert, hailed as “a truly uplifting experience,” features Norma Gentile’s classically trained voice assisted by chanting, a choir of Tibetan singing bowls and a Schruti Box, which is a devotional instrument in India.
Attendees are invited to meditate and soothe their souls with the sounds of the concert, which is a time of sacredness and devoted to deep, inner healing.
Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students.
Christmas musical at First Baptist Church
LAPEER — “A Colonial Christmas” musical at the First Baptist Church of Lapeer, 1212 Knollwood Dr., Lapeer, Dec. 11-12.
No tickets required. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 7 p.m. Details: 810-664-8814. — J.H.
GRAND BLANC — The First Congregational United Church of Christ in Grand Blanc will once again be filled with music as they gear up for their 23rd Annual Messiah Sing.
The performance is 4:30 p.m. Nov. 21 at the First Congregational United Church of Christ, 6494 S. Belsay Rd. The event is free and open to the public. — A.B.