When: Sat., Jan. 23, 8 p.m. 2016
On a Saturday night filled with great local Detroit and Michigan-area rock ’n’ roll, add this bill, which has Due North performing with Jake Simmons and the Little Ghosts, Smash the Jukebox, and Jimmy Vee. Whew. Due North are from Detroit and have a punk-influenced sound with rock ’n’ roll originality. The band cites the Replacements, Tom Petty, and the Clash as major influences of their work. Soul-punksters Jake Simmons and the Little Ghost are from Kalamazoo, and they released a new LP called No Better. The event also includes Detroit punk rockers Smash the Jukebox and local artist Jimmy Vee.