Today, Nov. 6: The Front Street Blues Band is at Memphis Smoke, 100 S. Main St., Royal Oak. Also, Champagne and The Motor City Blues Crew at Bert’s, 2727 Russell St., Detroit (313-567-2030) .
Sunday (Nov. 7): Several blues artists will be among a diverse selection of fine entertainers at Paul Miles 4th annual benefit at Memphis Smoke, this one benefiting The Heat and Warmth Fund. It starts at 7 p.m. Included on the bill are Miles, Kroon, MotorCity Tones, Zhelin, Tracy Kash Thomas, David Nefesh, Steve Somers & Valerie Barrymore, Sonnie Day, and Luther "Badman" Keith. An outstanding house band will include Nefesh, Ken Murphy, Larry Everhart, Robert Reeves, Darryl Lee, and Big Al. Wow!
Also Sunday, Gher & His Really Good Band perform a 3 p.m. gig at the New Way Bar, 3130 Woodward Ave., Ferndale.