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Nightspots

Blind Pig

208 S. First St. [map]
996-8555
blindpigmusic.com

This local music club features live music 4 (Wed.-Sat.) or more nights a week, with a varied assortment of local and out-of-town rock 'n' roll, blues, reggae, and dance bands, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted). Also, occasional early shows, usually 7-10 p.m. Karaoke on Mon.; closed most Sun. & Tues. If there's an opening act, the headliner usually goes on stage between 11:30 p.m. and midnight. Cover, dancing. If advance tickets are sold, they are available at the 8 Ball Saloon (below the club) and at etix.com.

 

August 3: Terrible as the Dawn

Local emo-punk duo. Opening acts are the local doom metal/stoner rock instrumental ensemble King Under the Mountain, the Detroit melodic hardcore punk quartet Daisys, and Normal Park, an Ypsilanti punk quartet.

August 5: Kevin Devine & the Goddamn Band

Alt-rock trio from Brooklyn, fronted by singer-songwriter and multi- instrumentalist Devine. A Paste review praises his 2016 album as deft, barefaced, and thoughtful. Opening act is NYC rock 'n' roll quartet The Dig. Advance tickets: $14 ($16 at the door).

August 17: Paddlebots

High-energy Michigan progressive soul-pop duo. Opening acts are Grand Rapids reggae, rock, and funk septet Melophobix, the Mount Pleasant funk fusion quartet Big Sherb, and Act Casual, a local rock, blues, and funk quintet.

August 18: Black Note Graffiti

Local progressive metal and alt-rock quartet. Their music has been on Spike TV, MTV, TLC, and other national TV shows and films.

August 22: Atlas Genius

Australian electro-pop duo of brothers Keith and Michael Jeffrey. An AllMusic review says their most recent album, Inanimate Objects, "offers up a propulsive guitar- and synth-driven collection of Killers and Imagine Dragons-esque stadium anthems that crackle and pop in all of the right places." Advance tickets: $18.




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