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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop

FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present OTEP, with special guests Butcher Babies and One Eyed Doll, Aug. 18. Tickets are $15.

Halestorm, with special guests Fifth Way and The Hangers On will perform Aug. 24. This show is sold out.

Buckcherry with special guests Wayland and Tripp n Dixie will perform Aug. 14. Tickets are $35 in advance.

Rock Star, and ’80s Hair Band tribute concert, will take place Aug. 25. This is a low dough concert.

For tickets to all shows go to, 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. 16) starting at 9:30 p.m. Michigan Native, Drew Machak, a singer/songwriter, combines blues, pop and soul — singing everything from The Black Keys to Stevie Wonder to originals you can’t hear anywhere else.

Sam VanWagoner & Jeremey St. John LIVE — Two guys from Waterford that simply LIVE to PLAY MUSIC. Sam and Jeremy met at Waterford Kettering High School. Afterwards, they both started pursuing the local music scene as solo acts. Now they jam together instead. They will perform at Louie’s Aug. 17 starting at 9:30 p.m.

On Aug. 18, the band Westfall will play a mixture of rock and alternative met by great vocal harmonies. Westfall will perform starting at 9:30 p.m.

Details: Call 810-667-1500. — 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 for a full calendar of events. Details: Call 810-471-4714. — G.G.

Muscle Cars at the Sloan Museum through Sept. 16

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- ’60s, 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.

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