Small’s Bar in Hamtramck continues its 10-year anniversary celebration with a pair of special weekend shows. Punk rockers the Almighty Lumberjacks of Death will reunite Friday (Nov. 30); tickets are $7. On Saturday (Nov. 21) the Hentchmen, the Muggs and the Shakey Jakes — a new group formed by Speedball and Seduce veterans Chuck Burns and David Black — will rock, with tickets priced at $8. Doors open at 8 p.m. for both shows. Small’s Bar is at 10339 Conant St. Call (313) 873-1117 or visit www.smallsbardetroit.com.
Detroit rock singer-songwriter Nick Schillace will welcome colleagues from Pittsburgh (Mike Tambour) and the U.K. (Ben Reynolds) at 8 p.m. Friday (Nov. 20) at Bo House in Exile, 2739 Edwin St., Hamtramck. Schillace also will perform with Joel Peterson as Duo Unduo. A $5-10 donation is suggested. Call (313) 737-6606 or visit www.nickschillace.com.
Singer-songwriter Drew Nelson rolls in from Grand Rapids to play at 8 Friday (Nov. 20) at the Karen Joy Theatre at Upland Hills School, 2575 Indian Lane,
Oxford. Detroit’s Tim Diaz will open. Tickets are $15. Call (248) 693-2878 or visit www.karenjoytheatre.org.
The local rock bands No Resolve and Spiral Crush and Nathan Montgomery will perform at Donate Life, a benefit concert paying tribute to Michael Gaddes, a double lung transplant recipient who passed away last month, and his family. The performers hope to raise awareness for organ donations and will have laptop computers set up to allow attendees to register. The show takes place Saturday (Nov. 21) at the Eagle Theater, 15 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (248) 858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.