Machine Shop concerts
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present a benefit concert April 1 for the Plummer family with performances by Strawman, Wake of Destruction, Neighborhood Muscle and Paresthesia. There is a minimum $5 donation at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. Drowning Pool will perform April, with Pop Evil. This show is sold out. Doors open at 7 p.m. 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.
Laser Rock Shows
FLINT — Laser Rock Shows at Longway Planetarium will amaze your senses on Fridays and Saturdays throughout April. Each show combines hit music with choreographed multicolor laser imagery for a sensory experience unlike any other. These shows have been enjoyed by audiences worldwide. Show times are 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 for one show or $8 for two shows. Details: Call 810-237-3400 or visit www.sloanlongway.org. — 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 rock music and Saturday’s are county. Details: Call 810-694-5960 or visit www.jewelgolf.com. — G.G.
Color Purple at The Whiting
FLINT — The Whiting will present “The Color Purple,The Musical about Love”, at April 10 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. for two performances only.
Tickets prices range from $23-$67 and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased online at TheWhiting.com, by calling 810-237-7333 or (888) 8-CENTER or by walk-up at The Whiting Ticket Center.
The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley Street in Flint, just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the Flint Cultural Center campus. — G.G.
Dance party scheduled
GRAND BLANC — Dance each Tuesday evening at the Jewel of Grand Blanc, 5270 Perry Rd. There is a dance party from 7-10 p.m. They play Swing, Latin and Ballroom. Food and drinks are available before and during the dances. The cover charge is only $3 per person. — G.G.
DAVISON TWP. — Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines Chorus of Davison is seeking female singers for membership openings. Women of all ages who love to sing, perform and are interested in improving their vocal skills are invited. Come and receive free vocal lessons. Rehearsals are at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., in Davison Township, Monday nights from 7-10 p.m.
Details: Call 810-742-0977or visit www.songofthelakes. webs.com. — G.G.