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Interview:
Concert Weekend: LARS, the Fags, Jeezy, Maysa and more...
 

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

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Some hometown heroes return to action this weekend at area venues. LARS, the rap duo featuring King Gordy and D12’s Bizarre, throws down Friday, Feb. 23, at the Shelter, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com. ... The same night, rock trio the Fags reunites to smoke the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors open at 8 p.m. with the Devious Ones also on the bill. Tickets are $12. Call 248-541-1991 or visit themagicbag.com.

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• Detroit favorites the Brothers Groove get together for a show at 8 p.m. Friday in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets are 10 in advance, $12 day of show. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Texas singer-songwriter Jon Dee Graham visits at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, at the Trinity House Theatre, 38400 W. Six Mile Road, Livonia. Ben de la Cour opens. Tickets are $20 general public, $17 for subscribers. Call 734-464-6302 or visit trinityhousetheatre.org.

• Mexican romantic music duo Los Temararios spreads the love on Friday, Feb. 23, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $30-$99. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

• Former Trampled Under Foot guitarist Nick Schnebelen shows off his new band at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, at Callahan’s Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., Auburn Hills. Tickets are $15 and $20. Call 248-858-9508 or visit atcallahans.com.

• Rappers Jeezy and Detroit’s Tee Grizzley throw down Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Fillmore Detroit. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35-$99.50. Call 313-961-5451 or visit thefillmoredetroit.com.

• Lettuce and Galactic team up for a night of improvisational cosmic jams on Saturday, Feb. 24, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• Rock Harley celebrates Johnny Cash’s birthday (which is Feb. 26) with his tribute show at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 day of show. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.

• Detroit’s Civic Jazz Orchestra, directed by Marcus Elliott, performs at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, The Cube in the Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets are $15 or free with a Paradise Jazz Series membership. Call 313-576-5111 or visit dso.org.

• R&B singer Maysa and saxophonist Najee team up at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, at Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit. Tickets are $43-$53. Call 313-309-4700 or visit soundboarddetroit.com.

• Electronic rock duo Missio, along with Welshly Arms, brings the weekend to a close on Sunday, Feb. 25, at Saint Andrews Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $18-$31. Call 313-961-8137 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.

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