Dolewite will perform its “Night Before Thanksgiving” concert on Wednesday.

For years, Dolewite has made it a tradition to perform in St. Joseph on the night before Thanksgiving.

Usually, it would be with the ‘80s cover band Blue Oyster Culture Club. This time, it’s doing on its own.

The group will perform at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27 at The Metropolitan, 107 S. 6th St.

While B.O.C.C. had to tap out because of scheduling conflicts, Dolewite wanted to make sure it would get in its rare performances at its old stomping grounds.

“We don’t get that many opportunities here in town. And it’s fun to play in front of the friends and family here locally,” drummer Mike “Sumo” Bransfield said in a previous interview.

While the concert has bounced around different locations, from VFW Halls to the former No Place concert hall, its current location holds some memories for one of its members. The Metropolitan used to be Room 107, a bar and concert venue that Bransfield managed a decade ago.

That kind of nostalgia will be perfect for the night, as JoeTowners and former residents reunite for a night of hip-hop tunes from the ‘90s and 2000s — just like it began 13 years ago.

“It was something that was just a fun idea between friends and it was making people happy,” Bransfield said in previous interview.. “The chemistry on stage is real good, so the show’s tighter than it’s ever been.”

Presale tickets are $7 and available at or $10 at the door.

— Andrew Gaug | St. Joe Live

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