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Meet Paleo Joe, the Dinosaur Man August 2nd, 7pm

Everyone is invited to celebrate a summer of reading at Sanilac District Library on Tuesday, August 2 at 7 p.m. with Paleo Joe, the Dinosaur Man. Meet a real dinosaur hunter and learn about his adventures digging up bones.  PaleoJoe will bring dinosaurs to life with the story of his discovery of a 60-foot long Camarasaurus.

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12:00pm: Chris Canas Band

The Chris Canas Band can be seen blazing a trail in the Metro Detroit  area and beyond. In 2007 the Chris Canas Band won their first Blues Competition when they competed in the West Michigan Blues Society challenge. They also won the Kalamazoo Valley Blues Association challenge in 2010, the Detroit Blues Society challenge in…

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2:00pm: Sweet Willie Tea

Authentic roots, blues and Americana with a genuine, bona fide, one-of-a-kind, old-time, one-man-band!  No laptop, no backing tracks, just the real deal in the tradition of Dr. Isaiah Ross “The Harmonica Boss” and Jesse “Lone Cat” Fuller. Performing Delta-style bottleneck slide steel, 6 and 12-string acoustic, cigar box, diddly bow, and electric guitars, the ukulele, banjo,…

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6:00pm: Red Herring

Every once in a while, a group of young musicians meet by chance and are drawn to each other by their passion for music. Red Herring is one of those bands. Comprised of four young musicians between 12 and 15, they possess rock sensibilities beyond their youthful ages. This is no more evident than in their…

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3:30pm: The Alligators

Detroit has a very rich musical history. over the years many artists have gone out in the world and made their Detroit roots known. Yet there are many more artists who have labored away year after year, staying in and around the general region. One of these gems is The Alligators. The Alligators have become…

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5:30pm: Bobby Murray with Lenny and Tosha

Tosha Owens. From her trademark fedora hat to her marvelous mix of Blues, Rock, Funk, and R&B, Detroit singer Tosha Owens has the word performer written all over her.  While most singers struggle to create a unique Brand Identity for themselves, there’s no doubting what Tosha is all about and why audiences are always asking for more. If you miss the sounds…

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7:30pm: Roadside Rick and the Breakdowns

“Roadside Rick & the Breakdowns is a high energy professional rocking blues band based out of Port Huron Michigan. Band members include Rick Wittner on Guitar/vocals, Blues veteran/legend Harry “Pappy” Rybinski on bass, Hugh Midnight on harmonica/vocals, and drummer extraordinaire Doug Torres keeping the beat. This crew is on a mission to keep the blues…

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9:30pm Headline Act: Howling Diablos

The Howling Diablos rockin, funky, blues jam style is an institution in Detroit, and everywhere they have toured, they bring a great live music experience. Since their formation in the 90’s they have toured with and opened for acts including George Clinton’s Parliament Funkadelic, The J. Geils Band, ZZ Topp, Alice Cooper, Albert Collins, Ben Harper,…

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9:30pm Headline Act: Kenny Parker Band, featuring Jimmy McCarty

Kenny Parker Band:  In the mid-’90s, Detroit blues guitarist and songwriter Kenny Parker released his debut album for the London-based JSP Records, Raise the Dead. Parker’s blues education began with the Beatles in the early 1960s, but it wasn’t long before he discovered the roots of their music. Parker grew up in Albion, Michigan and…

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