Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Kid Rock — Private Invitation Only Event, part of the Jim Beam Live Music Series, April 16. No tickets will be sold, this is an invitation only event. On April 22, the Russel Wayne Project will debut the EP release of “Eagle Flying Free.” Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door. 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 at Longway Planetarium in April
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.
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.
The “Like OMG! Totally 80s Burlesque Show!” at Churchill’s
FLINT — Churchill’s Food & Spirits, 340 S. Saginaw St., will host the Like OMG! Totally 80s Burlessque Show! May 7 from 9- 10 p.m. The Fischer Bodies burlesque troop will perform, wearing shoulder pads, lacquered red nails and acid washed jeans.
It will be an evening of classic burlesque with an 80s twist in honor of Michael Absher’s 25 years of DJ’ing service in the Flint community. Please come and enjoy our tribute to the decade that won’t die. Come dressed in totally 80s attire. Details: 810- 238-3800. — G.G.