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Homegrown Happenings: The Sillies, Vox Pop, Surrogate Band
 

By GARY GRAFF
Of the Oakland Press

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Early Detroit punk rockers the Sillies will celebrate the band’s 30th anniversary Friday (August 10th) at the Ritz, 24300 Hoover Road, Warren. Roommates singer Beau will be the group’s special guest, while Radiocraft, Slave to the Beautiful and Killin’ Machine will open. Doors open at 8 p.m. Admission is $5 for 21 and older, $8 for 18-20. Call (586) 756-6140 or visit www.thesillies.com.

The Vox Pop, a local “supergroup” featuring former members of the Killer Flamingos, Robb Roy and Bridge, as well as moonlighting Wrenfields singer Noreen Novrocki, will play one of its periodic shows 9:30 p.m. Saturday (August 11th) at Silky’s Martini & Music Cafe, 21931 Michigan Ave., Dearborn. Cover is $5 after 8:30 p.m. for men only. Call (313) 565-6278 or visit www.silkys.com.

The Surrogate Band, Detroit’s leading Pink Floyd tribute group, will perform a rare outdoor gig 7 p.m. Friday (August 10th) as part of the Concerts at the CourtHouse series in downtown Howell. The group, which usually specializes in re-creating a specific concert, will present a “Best of Pink Floyd” show this time. Admission is free. Call (517) 540-0065 or visit www. downtownhowell.org.

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