Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
— The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Hank III and Assjack on Oct. 15. Tickets are $15 in advance. On Oct. 16 Finger Eleven will perform, with Taddy Porter and Tripp N Dixie, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 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
— 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: Lester Bangs on Oct. 23. Voodoo Honey will perform Nov. 13. Details: Call 810-694-5960 or visit www.jewelgolf.com. — G.G.
Third annual Vampire Ball at Vertigo Theatrics
— The time is drawing near for the 3rd Annual Vampire Ball at the Historic Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., Flint. The ball, put on by Vertigo Theatrics, will take place Oct. 16. Minalibir and vampiresses Jacqueline and Icuka welcome their guests, invite them to partake of the nights festivities as they are mesmerized by the redesign of the Grand Ballroom and enjoy the music and entertainment by: Voltaire, Hellblinki Chamber Ensemble, DJ Cypher and The Lunatic Vagabonds. Psychic Readings will be available for $1 a minute from Linda Forbes & Friends from 8:30-11 p.m. Heavy Hors d’ oeuvres included with ticket and there will be a cash bar. Tickets $20 advance/$25 door available online at: www.vertigotheatrics. com or call 810-239-7469. — G.G.
Ladies Shopping Expo at Holy Rosary
— Vendors and shoppers are wanted for the Ladies Shopping Expo at Holy Rosary, 5191 Richfield Rd., on Nov. 13, from 9 a.m. -4 p.m.
Reserve an 8-foot table for only $25. First come, first served.
Call Kim Kallas at 810-744-9228 or Jill Ayre at 810-736-4220 for details. — G.G.