MUSIC: Lip-tromboning master at the Star Club

North Carolina songwriter, guitarist and singer Lawrence “Lipbone” Redding, most noted for his ability to imitate brass instruments and incorporate them into his performances, plays at 8 p.m. Friday, March 27, at the Star Club, 311 E. Holly St.

The name Lipbone is a contraction of “lip trombone.” Redding weaves funky rhythms, catchy original songs, brash humor, soulful singing, and inventive guitar playing with exotic and percussive vocal sounds, such as beat-boxing, and utilizes throat singing, one of the oldest forms of music found in a variety of cultures.

Cover is $7. Details: 360-927-1938, starclubbellingham.com.