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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop

FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, presents Sponge, April 7, with special guests Ballz Deluxe, Dead in 5 and Spiral Crush. Tickets are $15 in advance.

Demise of the Enthroned will perform April 8, with special guests After the Minor, Absorbed, Pick Axe Preacher, Fate of Misery and Hate Unbound. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show.

Good Funkin’ Friday is April 14, with Skinny Sowl, Blackmail, Two O’Clock High and Jenn McMillan. Tickets are $5 in dvance and $8 the day of the show.

Tickets are available online at Paradise Express, located directly across the street from the Machine Shop in the Dort Mall 810-743-0330, High Octane Apparel located on Thompson Road in Fenton or at the club during business hours.

All ticket sales at outlets are cash only.

Details: Call 810-715-2650. — G.G.

Entertainment at Louie’s Sports Bar in Lapeer

LAPEER – Louie’s Sports Bar, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature the Trixx Partyband, April 7, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. the Incredibles will perform April 8, from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Details: Call 810-667-1500. – G.G.

International Youth Concert: Musicians from U.S. and France to perform

FLINT — Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra (FYSO) will be joined on stage by their special guests, the Courbevoie Youth Symphony of Paris, France, for an evening of extraordinary music on April 13, at 7 p.m. at The Whiting auditorium. The two symphonies will perform the national anthems for France and the United States of America, Bacchanale from Samson and Delilah, as well as selections from Phantom of the Opera.

Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra is delighted to have Courbevoie Youth Orchestra as its sister orchestra, a relationship that began in 2012 when FYSO performed in Paris, France. Since then, Courbevoie has visited Flint twice, and FYSO performed in France again in 2016. In addition to sharing a love for music and performance, the members of the two orchestras enjoy learning more about one another’s cultures – FYSO enjoys sightseeing in Paris and tasting exotic French foods like escargot. The Courbevoie Youth Orchestra members state how friendly people are in the Flint area, how beautiful the FSPA and area auditoriums are and the wonderful shopping in the area.

Ticket prices range from $6-$12 and are available online at FYSO-international-festival-concert, or by calling 810-238-1350. – G.G.

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