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Crossroads Bar & Grill

517 W. Cross, Ypsilanti [map]
340-5597
www.facebook.com/pages/The-Crossroads-Bar-Grill/163632703660654

This bar & grill near EMU features live music Tues., Wed., Fri. & Sat. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. DJ with Motown records Mon. 9 p.m.-2 a.m. and "Hari Karaoke" (except as noted) Thurs. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Cover (Thurs.-Sat. only), dancing.

 

March 3: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

March 6: "Ypsi-Stock"

Headliner is Ill Minded, a Downriver thrash quintet. Opening acts are the Detroit hardcore bands Ante Up, Smash Your Enemies, Downcast, Arson, Lake Effect, Taking Dreams, Short Leash, Like Statues, Argus, Liberator, and Wolftrap. 5 p.m.-2 a.m.

March 7: "P-Funk Nite"

With a live band featuring former members of legendary funk- rock collective George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic.

March 10: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

March 13: "College Night"

DJ Adrenalin spins hip-hop, R&B, reggae, and Top-40 records.

March 14: Dead in 5

Detroit outlaw rock band featuring Mansfield Park lead singer Robert Libres and former members of 60 Second Crush. Opening acts are Grouper Soup, a suburban Detroit Michigan metal-rock quartet featuring former members of Death & Taxes, Paperbag, and Wound, and Downspeed, a Toledo outlaw metal band.

March 17: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

March 21: The Hatefuls

Self-styled local "sleaze" punk quintet. Opening acts are Cockhorse, a Mount Clemens rock 'n' roll quartet, and Human Skull, a local punk-rock trio.

March 24: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

March 27: Muruga Booker & Friends

Versatile local worldbeat jam-funk band led by Muruga Booker, a renowned percussionist who has played with the likes of George Clinton, Jerry Garcia, and Weather Report. Opening acts are The Switchbacks a local hard-rocking country and blues quintet fronted by vocalist Janet Benson, and Corridors, an Ypsilanti rock band.

March 28: Junglefowl

Ypsilanti pop-rock duo. Opening acts are White Bee, a Detroit neo-soul quintet, and Truman, an Ypsilanti pop- folk trio.

March 31: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

April 1: Blues Jam

Hosted by Blues Dog Inquisition, an Ypsilanti quintet that plays hard-driving classic Chicago blues. All blues players invited.

April 3: Amino Acids

Detroit punk-surf garage band. Opening acts are Minus 9, an Ypsilanti minimalist hardcore band, and Disinformants, an Ypsilanti Detroit-style rock 'n' roll trio.

April 4: Harm's Way & the LSGH Clan

Veteran local hardcore trio fronted by two rappers. The band's single, "Chong Sized Bong," reached #4 on High Times POT 25 list and was featured in Tommy Chong's film Best Buds. Opening acts are the Ypsilanti hard-rock trio Jeramie Dean Yates Band, the Ypsilanti self-styled "stoner metal punkadelic surf" trio Zen Banditos, and another band TBA.

April 7: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

April 8: "Acoustic Open Mike"

All acoustic musicians invited.

April 10:

TBA.

April 11: Marcus on Demand

Dance music DJ.

April 14: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

April 15: Blues Jam

Hosted by Blues Dog Inquisition, an Ypsilanti quintet that plays hard-driving classic Chicago blues. All blues players invited.

April 16: "Heavy Flow Comedy Show"

With several stand-up comics TBA.

April 17: 5th Annual Nirvana Tribute

Several local bands perform Nirvana songs, including the Ypsilanti indie rock band The Vagrant Symphony, the Caseville post-hardcore quartet Big Empty Sky, the suburban Detroit postpunk trio Fucking Swords & Fire, the Detroit soulful pop-rock duo. Barelyon, the new local rock band Flycatcher, and the Romulus pop-rock band Mental Health Day.

April 18:

TBA.

April 21: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.

April 22: "Acoustic Open Mike"

All acoustic musicians invited.

April 24: Sounds 8

Dance party with this DJ collective.

April 25: The Muggs

Downriver 70s-style blues-rock trio. Opening acts are The Beggars, a local retro garage rock 'n' roll band, and Devil Elvis, an Ypsilanti punk-rockabilly Elvis tribute band.

April 28: "Showcase Tuesday"

With up-and-coming local bands TBA.



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