Anti-Freeze Blues Fest gets gritty with Eliza Neals, James Montgomery, and more.



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Got a serious case of the blues? Well, that’s a good thing for once. In fact, it’s just what the doctor ordered. Eliza Neals & the Narcotics headline night one of the Anti-Freeze Blues Festival, a benefit for the Detroit Blues Society. Detroit Music Award-winner (and former Metro Times cover girl) Neals and her Narcotics blend contemporary blues and classic rock to form a totally unique and sexy sound that is hot enough to warm the bluest of hearts. James Montgomery and Jim McCarty will headline night two with support from Tosha Owens, Bobby Murray, RJ’s Soul Blues Gang, and more.

Anti-Freeze Blues Fest will take place at the Magic Bag Friday, Jan. 5 and Saturday, Jan. 6 at 7 p.m.; 22920 Woodward Ave., Ferndale; 248-544-1991;; Tickets are $20.

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