Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Day of the New with special guests Red Stone Sould and Superlast, Aug. 3. Tickets are $15 in advance. Short’s Brewing Company will also be holding a Tap Takeover during this time.
Blackberry Smoke, with special guests Tripp N Dixie, will perform Aug. 4. Tickets are $15 in advance.
The Indi-Grace Birthday Bash will be held Aug. 10, featuring The Hangers on, Avenue Sky, Nuroksol, After the Minor, Plethora and Atoms Divide. Tickets are $5.
For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 810-715-2650. — G.G.
Live entertainment at Louie’s Sports Tavern
LAPEER — Louie’s Sports Tavern, 3301 Davison Rd., will feature Davison Magpie tonight (Aug. 2). The band will perform starting at 9:30 p.m.
Music by R&R Lighting and Sound will be Aug. 3 starting at 9:30 p.m.
The Big Bill Harwell Band will perform the blues Aug. 4 starting at 9:30 p.m.
Details: Call 810-667-1500. — G.G.
Red Roots to perform
FLINT — The Red Roots in concert with the Lanes on Aug. 18 at the Church, 742 Neubert Ave. Flint. The concert is from 6:30-8 p.m. The Lanes will open for the Red Roots. A love offering will be taken up for The Red Roots, otherwise the concert is free. Thank you and have a blessed day. — G.G.
Whaley House open for tours
FLINT — The Whaley House, 624 E. Kearsley St., is open for tours Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Visit www.whaleyhouse.com for a full calendar of events. Details: Call 810-471-4714. — G.G.
Muscle Cars at Sloan
FLINT — Muscle Cars are on display at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., through Sept. 16. From a 1957 Chrysler 300 to a 1987 BuickGNX, this exhibit is sure to appeal to visitors of all ages.
Since they stormed on the scene in the mid-sixties, these high-powered behemoths changed the face of the automotive industry forever. Learn the stories that shaped each one of these American icons.
Follow the inception and evolution of the modern phenomenon known as the Muscle Car. Sponsored by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, Autopolooza, MotorCities National Heritage Area and 103.9 The Fox. Details: Call 810-237-3450. — G.G.