Pontiac’s Clutch Cargo’s and Detroit electronic music promoters Paxahau join forces to present Therapy, a special dance party that will take place the second Friday of each month beginning Oct. 12 in the venue’s basement iLounge. The inaugural Therapy session will feature DJs John Acquaviva and Shawn Michaels. Clutch Cargo’s is at 15 S. Saginaw St. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $10. Call (248) 333-2362 or visit www.paxahau. com.
Detroit soul-rock singer and Kid Rock protege Ty Stone, who’s preparing his first major label album for release in 2008, headlines Blender magazine’s latest Blender Rocks Detroit showcase at 9 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 13) at the Magic Bag, 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale. Five Horse Johnson, Dirty Americans and Dirt Road Logic are also on the bill. Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit the McCarty Cancer Foundation. Call (248) 544-3030 or visit www. themagicbag.com.
Detroit-bred blues harmonica player James Montgomery comes home Sunday (Oct. 14) to be the inaugural act at Dylan’s, a new tapas and sushi restaurant and club in Grosse Pointe Park owned by his brother, John Montgomery. James Montgomery and his bassist, David Hull, will be joined by Detroit Wheels and Rockets partners Jimmy McCarty on guitar and Johnnie “Bee” Badanjek on drums. The show begins at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $10. Dylan’s is located at 14502 Mack Ave. Call (313) 884-6030.