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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.

 

October 3: Quinn XCII

Detroit-bred singer-songwriter whose music blends hip-hop, electronic, and dream pop influences. Opening act is Shallou, the stage name of Chicago-based electronic musician Joe Boston. $15 in advance; $18 at the door.

October 4: Brother Ali

Hip-hop artist who's earned critical acclaim for his personal, socially conscious, and inspiring songs. Opening acts are hip-hop MC Sa-Roc, whose fiery lyrics revolve around themes of spiritual evolution and social injustices, and DJs Last Word & Sol Messiah. $18 in advance; $20 at the door.

October 5: Lazara

High-energy funk, rock, and jazz quartet from Kalamazoo. Opening acts are local rock, blues, and funk quintet Act Casual and East Lansing electronic pop-soul trio SR2. $5 in advance; $8 at the door.

October 6: Mitski

Sold out.

October 7: Tru Klassick

Area hip-hop MC. Opening acts are Michigan rappers Prhyme Rhyme Boss, King Milo, Leaf Erikson, WuZee, and JTubbs & Eli Yon.

October 13: Mustard Plug

High-energy, theatrical postpunk ska by this popular veteran band from Grand Rapids. Opening acts are Fort Wayne reggae-ska-rock band Unlikely Alibi and Detroit garage-punk duo The Idiot Kids. $12 in advance; $14 at the door.

October 14: Spafford

Prescott (AZ) electro-punk quartet. Opening act is Hayley Jane & the Primates, an Americana, soul, and rock quintet from Boston. $15 in advance & at the door.

October 17: Gryffin

L.A. electronic dance music producer. Opening acts are DJ Autograf and Detroit electro-pop artist Ayokay. $16 in advance & at the door.

October 19: Chris Webby

All ages admitted. Connecticut rapper whose 2014 album Chemically Imbalanced peaked at #2 on the Billboard R&B chart. $20 in advance & at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m.

October 20: Jacob Sigman

Toledo folk-rock singer-songwriter. Opening acts are the high-energy Michigan progressive soul-pop duo Paddlebots and local rock quartet The Kelseys. $7 (age 20 & under, $10).

October 21: "Well Rounded"

All ages admitted. Break-dancers battle each other in teams of 3. Cash prize. $15 in advance & at the door. 3 p.m. (doors open at 1 p.m.).

October 22: Wes Tucker

Family-friendly concert by this young pop singer-songwriter. $25 in advance and at the door. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

October 27: Snow Tha Product

All ages admitted. Texas-based Latina hip-hop artist. $15 in advance and at the door. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.




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