Three standout blues guitarists will take the stage at Callahan's Music Hall, 2105 South Blvd., in Auburn Hills over the next few days.
On Thursday, Roomful of Blues founder Duke Robillard is in the spotlight. On Friday, lefty Coco Montoya, pictured, visits, and, on Saturday, Detroit legend Eddie Kirkland, who played with John Lee Hooker for many years, comes to Callahan's.
Also on Thursday, the Broken Arrow Blues band hosts its Blues MEGA Jam at Nancy Whiskey's Pub, 2644 Harrison, Detroit (313-962-4247).
On Friday, Eastsiders can catch big Shorty at the Cadieux Cafe, 4300 Cadieux Road, Detroit. While you're there, try a Belgian beer and some feather bowling.
Keep an eye out for Luther "Badman" Keith at the Royal Oak Holiday Parade, 10 a.m. Saturday morning in downtown Royal Oak; and Saturday night at the Stonehouse Bar, 19803 Ralston near East State Fair, in Detroit (313-892-0125).
Also Saturday, the David Gerald Band will be at the Ford Yacht Club, 29500 South Pointe, in Grosse Ile (734-676-8422); and the Chris Canas Band will perform at Dick O'Dows, 160 W. Maple Road, Birmingham (248-642-1135).
On Sunday, catch Planet D Nonet for an early 4 p.m. show at the The Blue Goose, 28911 Jefferson Ave., St.Clair Shores (586-296-0950). In the evening at the Blue Goose, an open jam takes the spotlight.