A weekly showcase featuring local musicians.

Name: Melvin Davis

Sound: Soul and R&B

Special honor: Davis, who has been recording and performing in Detroit since the 1960s, will receive a special honor at the Detroit Music Awards on Friday at the Fillmore Detroit. He’s also set to perform at the award ceremony, along with Sponge, Kash Doll, Frontier Ruckus and more.

Next: Davis also plays Sunday at PJ’s Lager House, 1254 Michigan in Detroit. Rockmill Rhythm & Blues Band and Drew Schultz & the Broken Habits will open the 8 p.m. show, which is $12-$15. Visit or call (313) 961-4668 for information.

Melody Baetens

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