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Concert Weekend: Lynyrd Skynyrd, David Byrne, Chicago/REO and more...
 

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

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Lynyrd Skynyrd brings its Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour, accompanied by fellow southern rockers the Charlie Daniels Band, the Marshall Tucker Band and Jamey Johnson, for a 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, show at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Sashabaw Road east of I-75, Independence Township. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.



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Steffanie Christi'an, Young Punk, Zander Michigan and Greater Alexander perform at the Detroit showcase for NPR's Tiny Desk Concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets are $10 advance, $15 day of show. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.



Americana all-stars the Punch Brothers perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, 318 W. Fourth St. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $35-$55. Call 248-399-2980 or visit royaloakmusictheatre.com.



Nick Piunti & the Complicated Men celebrate the release of his new album, "Temporary High," with a show on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Chris Richards & the Subtractions and the Corktown Popes also perform. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $8. Call 248-546-3696 or visit lovingtouchferndale.com.



Australia's Castlecomer visits on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Pike Room in the Crofoot, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 advance, $12 day of show. Call 248-858-9333 or visit thecrofoot.com.



Former Talking Heads frontman David Byrne brings his buzzed-about American Utopia 2018 Tour to town at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, at the 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Benjamin Clementine opens. Tickets start at $37.50. Call 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.



The Brooklyn duo of Gabriel Royal and Madison McFerrin offer a soulful night at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 10, in The Cube at the Fisher Music Center, Tickets are $12-$39. Call 313-576-5111 or visit dso.org.



The current incarnation of Blackfoot brings its Southern rock to Westland on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15. Call 734-513-5030 or visit thetokenlounge.com.



Slightly Stoopid, Stick Figure and Pepper bring some ska-punk fun to the Meadow Brook Amphitheatre on the Oakland University campus in Rochester Hills at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11. Tickets start at $25. Call 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.



Biomassive and Baccano play an OABI Detroit afterparty at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Otus Supply in Ferndale. $5 cover at the door. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussupply.com.



DussePalooza, a partnership between the Roc Nation label and D'usse Cognac, will bring music and drinks to town from 4-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St. Tickets are $50. Call 313-961-6358 or visit saintandrewsdetroit.com.



Guitar hero Eric Gales shreds on Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Token Lounge in Westland. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20-$30. Call 734-513-5030 or visit thetokenlounge.com.



Daniel Washington with the River Raisin Ragtime Revue and Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, at the Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Tickets are $50. Call 734-761-1451 or visit theark.org.



Chicago just named the top American band of the past 60 years by Billboard and REO Speedwagon team up for a classic rock night at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the DTE Energy Music Theatre. Michael Tolcher opens. Tickets start at $29.50. Call 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.

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