Get dancey and sappy with James Linck, Jaws that Bite, Duane, and Goldzilla at Old Miami

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It might be a bold statement, but Detroit-based artist and producer James Linck is an island unto himself with his soul-pop stronghold. Last year, the alt-R&B crooner with a taste for textural synths released the single “Heart Shapes,” which finds Linck leaning into acceptance: “You can switch like blades/ Or you can dig like spades/ Hearts will break and take new shapes/ So I just let it make what it makes.” To round out an evening of feel-good dance energy, jazz guitarist Mike D. Sabatini’s project Jaws That Bite (think atmospheric chillwave) will perform, along with old-school lo-fi techno artist Duane and veteran emcee Goldzilla.

Doors open at 9 p.m. on Friday, June 14, at the Old Miami; 3930 Cass Ave., Detroit; 313-831-3830; Tickets are $5.

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