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Concert Weekend: Scott Morgan, Fantasia, Jake Bugg, Thrice and more...
Veteran and venerable Ann Arbor rocker Scott Morgan celebrates the release of “Rough & Ready,” his new collaboration with the Sights, on Friday, Dec. 1, at the Loving Touch, 222634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Dumpster Machine and Stomp Rockets also perform. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call 248-820-5596 or visit thelovingtouchferndale.com.
— Gary Graff
• Not-to-be-missed British expatriate Davy Knowles brings his hot guitar playing to town at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Callahan’s Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Tickets are $20 and $25. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.
• Americana stalwarts Bill Bynum and Company perform Friday, Dec. 1, at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.
• Jazz singer Chante Cann performs at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at the Jazz Cafe in the Music Hall Center, 350 Madison Ave., Detroit. Tickets are $15-$40. Call 313-887-8500 or visit musichall.org.
• “American Idol” alumnus Fantasia celebrates her holiday album “Christmas After Midnight” with a performance at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Detroit’s Music Hall Center 350 Madison Ave. Tickets are $54.50-$127. Call 313-887-8500 or visit musichall.org.
• Montreal’s Busty and the Bass blends rap, brass and synthesizers on Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Caye also performs. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $13. Call 248-544-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.
• British troubadour Jake Bugg and Jake Lemond team up on Friday, Dec. 1, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress, Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• Steve Gornall and the Blue Collar Blues Band reunite for their annual holiday show at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at Callahan’s Music Hall. Admission is $10. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.
• Georgia rapper Rittz headlines a bill with Sam Lachow, Eric Biddines, Rae Rock and Redd on Saturday, Dec. 2, at Saint Andrews Hall. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $29. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.
• Hard rock veterans Winger play Saturday, Dec. 2, at the Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road, Westland. Doors open at 7 p.m. Most Wanted and Second Echo are also on the bill. Tickets are $25 in advance, $35 at the door. Call 734-513-5030 or visit tokenlounge.com.
• Victor Wainwright puts on a boogie-woogie piano display at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3, at Callahan’s Music Hall. Tickets are $15 and $20. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.
• Thrice and Circa Survive play angsty modern rock on Sunday, Dec. 3, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with Chon and Balance & Composure also on the bill. Tickets are $29.99-$55. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.
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