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Homegrown Happenings: ? and the Mysterians, Allcoy and more...
 

By GARY GRAFF
of the Oakland Press

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— ? and the Mysterians, the pride of Bay City and best known for their chart-topping 1966 hit “96 Tears,” drop into the metro area to play Saturday night, April 16, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Detroit. The Ruiners will also perform. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.

— Hard rockers Allcoy celebrate the release of their new album, “Loud Music For Quiet People,” Saturday night, April 16, at the Pike Room in The Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Get Home Safe, The Gamma Foundation, The Bronze Way and the Mud Sons are also on the bill. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 day of show. Call 248-858-9333 or visit www.thecrofoot.com.

— Broken Day Machine, Mansfield Park, Konniption Fit, Mound Road Engine and others will perform at the Spring Thaw MS Benefit, raising money for the Michigan chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Saturday, April 16, at the Majestic Theatre, 4140 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is $12. Call 313-833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.

— The music of Charlie Parker, Dexter Gordon, Stan Getz and others will be celebrated when the Doug Horn Quartet performs “A Tribute to Sax Greats” at this month’s B’Jazz Vespers, 6 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the First Baptist Church, 300 Willits St., Birmingham. Admission is free, though an offering will be taken for the musicians. Call 248-644-0550 or visit www.firstbaptistbirmingham.com.

— Detroit Music Awards nominees the Hot Club of Detroit say goodbye to saxophonist Carl Cafagna when the group performs on Thursday, April 21, at Orchestra Hall in Detroit as part of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra’s jazz series. Cafagna is leaving the group amicably to spend more time with his family. The Anant Cohen quartet will also be on the show, which starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $58 and $42. Orchestra Hall is at 3711 Woodward Ave. Call 313-576-5100 or visit www.detroitsymphony.org.



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