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Concert Weekend: Hanson, Pixies, Steel Panther, Curren$y and more...
 

By Gary Graff
ggraff@digitalfirstmedia.com, @GraffonMusic on Twi

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Remember “MMMBop?” The Hanson hit turns 25 this year, and the Oklahoma brother trio is on the road celebrating, including a show Friday, Oct. 6, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are sold out. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

Related: Hanson at Saint Andrews, 5 Things To Know

Also Playing:

• Cosmic rockers Sun Seeker and Biddeford perform Friday, Oct. 6, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.

• Rising EDM star Rezz spins on Friday, Oct. 6, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St. Tickets are $20 in advance, $30 day of show. Call 248-399-2980 or visit royaloakmusictheatre.com.

• Ginger Baker’s son Kofi Baker brings his Cream Experience show to Callahan’s Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills, at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6. Tickets are $20 and $15. Tickets for the original Sept. 8 date will be honored. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.

• Singer Carmen Bradford and trumpeter Byron Stripling join forces for four concerts paying tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Friday through Sunday, Oct. 6-8, at Orchestra Hall, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets are $24-$155. Call 313-576-5111 or visit dso.org.

• Australian troubadour Paul Kelly brings his optimistically titled Life Is Fine Tour to the Magic Bag in Ferndale on Saturday, Oct. 7. Jess Cornelius is also on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.

• Pixies and Sunflower Bean play Friday, Oct. 6. at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Door open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35-$75. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

Related: Pixies at the Fillmore, 3 Things To Know

• Detroit favorites Kenny Parker and Jim McCarty play the blues, and rock, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, at Callahan’s Music Hall. Tickets are $12 and $10. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.

• The Colorado bluegrass quartet Head For The Hills pick and grin on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Old Salt Union also performs. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 248-29106160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Canadian rock troupe Theory Of A Deadman come alive on Saturday, Oct. 7, at Saint Andrews Hall. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $51. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• Rappers Boosie BadAzz and Blac Youngsta thrown down on Saturday, Oct. 7, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $45-$65. call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

• Modern rockers Trashcan Sinatra play a special acoustic trio tour celebrating the group’s 30th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Magic Bag in Ferndale. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.

• Guitar gunslinger Tommy Castro and his band the Painkillers celebrate their new album, “Stompin’ Ground,” with a show at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 8, at Callahan’s Music Hall. Tickets are $38 and $32.50. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.

• Rootsy progeny Billy Strings comes from Nashville back to his native Michigan to play Sunday, Oct. 8, at Otus Supply in Ferndale. Whiskey Shivers is also on the bill. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Call 248-29106160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Comic hard rockers Steel Panther crank it up, with local rockers Wilson opening, on Sunday, Oct. 8, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.10-$45. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

• Curren$y, Kent Jones and Corner Boy P, wrap it up on Sunday, Oct. 8, at Saint Andrews Hall, Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $20-$45. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

For interviews with some of these acts visit TheOaklandPress.com/Entertainment throughout the week.

Web Site: www.TheOaklandPress.com/Entertainment

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