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Concert Weekend: GRiZ, Jeezy, Child Bite, Ebird & Friends and more...

By Gary Graff
ggraff@medianewsgroup, @GraffonMusic on Twitter

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GRiZmas closes with Southfield-raised EDM star GRiZ's shows Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, at the Masonic Temple Theatre, 500 Temple St., Detroit. Friday's show features his music from 2010-17, while Saturday's Imaginarium will be the present and future. Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers open both nights; afterparties will be at the Magic Stick and Majestic Theatre. Tickets $42.50-$85 at 313-638-2724 or TheMasonic.com.

Also Playing:

• Detroit rockers Child Bite play with Easy Action, Strange Magic, Tongue Party and Man At Arms on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Loving Touch, 22634 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors at 7 p.m., $12 at 248-820-5596 or thelovingtouchferndale.com.

• Gary Hoey's annual Ho Ho Hoey Rocking Holiday Tour plays Friday night, Dec. 13, at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Doors at 7 p.m.; $40 at 248-544-1991 or themagicbag.com.

• Local favorite Escaping Pavement plays with One Ton Trolley at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. Tickets $22; 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.

• Rapper Jeezy headlines The Return of Snow, All White Winter Megafest at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, at Detroit's Little Caesar's Arena. Lil Baby, Teyana Taylor, Queen Naija and more are also on the bill. Tickets $79 and up; 313-471-7000 or 313Presents.com.

• Onetime teen sensation Tiffany is part of the Ultimate 80's Party on Friday, Dec. 13, at Saint Andrews Hall, 431 E. Congress St., Detroit. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 and $100 at 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• Arlo McKinley & the Lonesome Sound blends folk, rock, country and soul at 7 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward Ave. Free with museum admission; 313-833-7900 or dso.org.

• The 3D Jazz Trio plays at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, in The Cube at the Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Tickets $15 and $49; 313-576-5111 or dso.org.

• Winger flies in for a Friday the 13th show at the Token Lounge, 28949 Joy Road, Westland. Doors at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $25; 734-513-5030 or thetokenlounge.com.

• The Ragbirds' annual Ebird & Friends Holiday Show, an all-star affair filled with guests, runs through Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Ark, 316 S. Main St., Ann Arbor. Shows at 8 p.m., with 3 p.m. matinee Saturday. Tickets $25-$50 at 734-761-1800 or theark.org.

• Jill Jack celebrates the season with special holiday shows at 3 and 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at 20 Front Street in Lake Orion. Tickets $20 at 248-783-7105 or 20frontstreet.com.

• Go back in time with Kick-The INXS Experience tribute band playing Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Magic Bag, Ferndale. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets $20 at 248-544-1991 or themagicbag.com.

• The Chicago-based Grateful Dead tribute band Terrapin Flyer celebrates its 20th anniversary at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Parliament Room at Otus Supply, 345 E. Nine Mile Road, Ferndale. Tickets $20 advance, $24 at the door. Call 248-291-6160 or visit otussuply.com.

• The Prism Men's Chorus performs A Holiday Extravaganza concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Macomb Center, 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township. Tickets are sold out. Call 586-286-2222 or visit macombcenter.com.

• Audra Kubat, Mike Galbraith, the Darkness Brothers and more will perform to celebrate the birthday of longtime local music promoter Stirling on Saturday, Dec. 14, at PJ's Lager House, 1254 Michigan Ave., Detroit. Doors at 8 p.m. Tickets $7; 313-961-4668 or pjslagerhouse.com.

• Detroit alt.rockers Boys of Fall top a bill with Of Virtue, Kaleido, Gold Route and As We Divide on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Saint Andrew’s Hall, Detroit. Doors at 6 p.m. Tickets $10 advance, $15 day of show; 313-961-6358 or saintandrewsdetroit.com.

• Original Kiss guitarist Ace Frehley rocks Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Token Lounge, Westland. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $50 at 734-513-5030 or thetokenlounge.com.

• Singer and stage actor Tom Butwin & Friends present "Brushes with Broadway" to benefit Stagecrafters theater company at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette St. Tickets $35 and $75 at 248-541-6430 or stagecrafters.org.

• The Gary Greenfelder Orchestra plays a Jazz Christmas Show at 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, as part of B'Jazz Vespers at First Baptist Church, 3000 Willits St., Birmingham. Admission is free, but a collection will be taken for the artists. Call 248-644-0550 or visit firstbaptistbirmingham.org.

• The Michigan Opera Theatre Children's Chorus presents A Winter Fantasy at 4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Detroit Opera House, 1526 Broadway St. Tickets $30; 313-237-7464 or michiganopera.org.

• The Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation presents a holiday concert, including a tribute to the late pianist Vince Guaraldi and a tradtiional Parrandas (Puerto Rican caroling) at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15 at the Hilberry Theatre, 4743 Cass Ave., Detroit. Admission is free. 313-577-2972 or detroitjazzfest.org.

• Singer, songwriter and Detroit native Dan Rodriguez comes back home to play a show in his All I Want for Christmas is Whiskey Tour on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Magic Bag, Ferndale. Doors at 7 p.m. Tickets $18; 248-544-1991 or themagicbag.com.

• R&B veteran Will Downing will be joined by Eric Robertson and Eric Darius at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, at Sound Board in the MotorCity Casino Hotel, 2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit. Tickets $37-$50; 800-745-3000 or soundboarddetroit.com.

• Madball and Smash Your Enemies will head bang the weekend to a close on Sunday, Dec. 15, at the Magic Stick, 4120 Woodward Ave., Detroit. Doors at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $17 advance, $20 day of show; 313-833-9700 or majesticdetroit.com.

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