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Homegrown Happenings: Junk Monkeys, Computer Perfection and more...
 

By GARY GRAFF
Of the Oakland Press

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• Detroit rockers the Junk Monkeys will reunite for their first show in more than eight years on Saturday (Oct. 10) to play a benefit for the Forgotten Harvest food bank at PJ’s Lager House. Space Heaters are also on the bill. Showtime is 10 p.m. Tickets are $7 with all proceeds going to Forgotten Harvest. PJ’s Lager House is at 1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit. Call (313) 961-4668 or visit www.pjslagerhouse.com.

• The eclectic Ferndale ensemble Computer Perfection, which features former members of Pas/ Cal, celebrates the release of its new CD, “We Wish You Well on Your Way to Hell,” with a performance Friday (Oct. 9) at

the Pike Room in The Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Winter Hinterland and Angela’s Loop Clarinet also will play. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.

• Grand Rapids’ Domestic Problems, a longtime Detroit area favorite, reunites for a show on Saturday (Oct. 10) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Jamie McCartny opens the night. Doors are at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.

• Cats and the Fiddler, the trio of 14-year-old bluegrass prodigies, take to the stage at Saturday (Oct. 10) at Unity’s Acoustic Coffeehouse in the Unity of Livonia Church, 28660 Five Mile Road. An open mic kicks things off at 7:30 p.m., with the band to follow. Tickets are $12. Call (734) 421-1760 or visit www. unityoflivonia.org.

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