Lead singer and guitarist Murray Lightburn of The Dears will be playing a solo acoustic show at The Pike Room in Pontiac on Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. The band formed in 1995 and has gone through several lineup changes through the years. Currently, the band consists of Lightburn, his wife Natalia Yanchak on keyboards and Jeff Luciani on drums. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. For more information, visit thecrofoot.com.