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Concert Weekend: Concert of Colors, Raconteurs,Shinedown, Kaash Doll and more...
The 27th annual Concert of Colors' extended run rolls through July 18 this year at the Fisher Music Center, Detroit Institute of Arts and other Cultural Center venues with weekend performances by David McMurray & the Black Light Collective, Ramy Essam. Ben Sharkey, the Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue, celebrating Motown Records' 60th anniversary -- and so much more, all for free. Details at concertofcolors.com -- Gary Graff
The Raconteurs, fronted by Detroit natives Jack White and Brendan Benson, open a North American four Friday and Saturday, July 12-13, at the Masonic Temple Theatre, 500 Temple Ave., Detroit. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets remain for Saturdays show, $45-$79.50. 313-638-2724 or themasonic.com.
The mandolin great Sam Bush will be pickin' and you'll be grinnin' at 8 p.m. Friday, July 20, in the Parliament Room in Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. $40 advance, $45 at the door. 248-291-6160 or otussupply.com.
We Were Promised Jetpacks lifts off a 10th anniversary celebrate for its album "These Four Walls" on Friday July 12, at the Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Catholic Action opens. Doors at 8 p.m. $18. 248-820-5596 or thelovingtouchferndale.com.
Nebraska's rootsy Wildwoods make the trek to 20 Front Street in Lake Orion for a show at 8 p.m. Friday, July 12. $18. 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.
Detroit rapper Kash Doll has a homecoming with some "Friend" on Friday, July 12, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors at 7 p.m. $30. 313-961-8137 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
The Marshall Tucker Band opens the Chevrolet Rockin' on the Riverfront series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 12, on the plaza behind the GM Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit. Admission is free. gmrencen.com.
Jack Russell's Great White swims into town Friday, July 12, at the Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road, Westland. Doors at 7 p.m. $25. 734-513-5030 or tokenlounge.com.
Delbert McClinton rocks The Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, at 8 p.m. Friday, July 12. $50. 734-761-1800 or theark.org
Shinedown, Seether, Pop Evil, Badflower, Wilson and more will be part of Riff Fest 2019, starting at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at the DTE Energy Music Theatre, Sashabaw Road east of I-75, Independence Township. $30 and up. 313-471-7000 or 313Presents.com.
The veteran Austin, Texas troupe Okkervil River visits Saturday, July 13, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Lip Talk opens. Doors at 8 p.m. $20. 248-544-1991 or themagicbag.com.
H.R. from punk icons Bad Brains performs with Downtown Brown on Saturday, July 13, at the Loving Touch, Ferndale. J. Navarro & the Traitors open. Doors at 8 p.m. $15. 248-820-5596 or thelovingtouchferndale.com.
Blues rocker Carvin Jones brings his band for a show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, Ferndale. $20 advance, $25 at the door. 248-291-6160 or otussupply.com.
Synth rockers TWRP and Protomen perform Saturday, July 13, at the Crofoot Ballroom, 1 S. Saginaw St., Pontiac. Doors at 7 p.m. $20-$99. 248-858-9333 or thecrofoot.com.
Kristen Kelly, Chancie Neal, Jimmy Stanley and Mike Bruno present A Night in Nashville at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. $22. 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.
Canadian pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen brings her Dedicated Tour to town for a show Saturday, July 13, at the Fillmore Detroit, 2115 Woodward Ave. Doors at 7 p.m. $39-$60.50. 313-961-5451 or thefillmoredetroit.com.
Indie rock trio Sebadoh is joined by Eleanor Friedberger on Saturday, July 13, at the Shelter Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors at 7 p.m. $23. 313-961-8137 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
Headbangers Static-X celebrates the 20th anniversary of its "Wisconsin Death Trip" album on Saturday, July 13, at Harpo's Concert Theatre, 14238 Harper Ave., Detroit. Devildriver and Dope also perform. Doors at 5:30 p.m. $25. 313-824-1700 or harposlive.com.
Dave Alvin plays "King of California" to commemorate its 25th anniversary at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 13 at The Ark, Ann Arbor. Dead Rock West opens. $30. 734-761-1800 or theark.org
Jill Scott brings a night of soul at 7 p.m. Sunday, July 14, to the Fox Theatre, 2211 Woodward Ave., Detroit. $49.75 and up. 313-471-7000 or visit 313Presents.com.
It might -- no, it will -- get loud when Miss May I, The World A live, Thousand Below and Afterlife set up shop Sunday, July 14 in the Shelter, Detroit. Doors at 6 p.m. $20. 313-961-8137 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.
Junior Brown picks 'n' grins at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at The Ark, Ann Arbor. $25. 734-761-1800 or theark.org.
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