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Homegrown Happenings: Heatstock, Brilliance and more...
 

By GARY GRAFF
for Journal Register Newspapers

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The annual two-day Heatstock blues festival takes place Friday and Saturday (July 29-30) in Fostoria, north of Lapeer, with performances by Motor City Josh & the Big Three, Jeff Grand & the Grandmasters, Psychild, the Billy Davis Rhythm Machine, the Alligators and more. The site is at 915 Garfield Road. One-day tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the gate; a two-day pass is $50 in advance, $60 at the gate. Camping is available. Visit www.nocover.net for more details.



The drive to recall Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gets loud on Friday (July 29) with a benefit show featuring Mule Drive, Nobody's Business and White Shag at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.



Detroit area rapper Brilliance, riding the momentum of his singles "Shades Down" and "Beautiful in Every Way," hits the stage Saturday (July 30) at the Pike Room in the Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Drew32 and Lewis Hensley share 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.



The Matt Keil Band brings its heavily improvised offerings to the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, on Saturday (July 30), along with Precious Few and the Nines. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-544-3030 or visit www.themagicbag.com.



Amy Gore of the Gore Gore Girls and the Gorevettes brings her latest group, Amy Gore & Her Valentines, to the Magic Stick Lounge on Saturday (July 30). Jeecy & the Jungle and Thee Kaipirinas will also perform. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $7. Call 313-833-9700 or visit www.majesticdetroit.com.



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