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102 S. First St. [map]
623-1443
livea2.com

This lounge features live music Fri. & Sat. happy hour 6:30-9 p.m. and occasional evenings. Also, DJs, Thurs.-Sat. 10 p.m.-2 a.m. No cover (except Fri. & Sat. after 11 p.m.), dancing.

 

May 3: FUBAR FUBAR

6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Yardbirds, the Byrds, and Dylan to the Foundations' 1968 hit "Build Me Up Buttercup" and priceless obscurities like Love's "Alone Again Or." 6:30-9 p.m.

May 3: Andy Adamson Quintet Andy Adamson Quintet

Jazz originals by keyboardist Adamson in styles ranging from traditional to modern electric jazz, along with some free improvisation. With saxophonist Dan Bennett, acoustic and electric bassist Brennan Andes, trumpeter Ross Huff, and drummer John Taylor. The band has a new CD, First Light. 6:30-9 p.m.

May 11: Lady Sunshine & the X Band Lady Sunshine

Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle. The band's latest CD is Big Sexee. 6:30-9 p.m.

May 12: Andrew Bishop's Prelude Theory Andrew Bishop's Prelude Theory

A2 Jazz Fest Spring Series features a blast through reeds player Bishop's musical past with influences ranging from 1980s synth pop and Motown to Bach, Shostakovich and jazz. With Max Bowen (guitar), Jordan Anderson (piano), Jonathan Taylor (drums), and Tim Flood (bass). 7-9:30 p.m.

May 18: The Terraplanes The Terraplanes

Local band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack that plays a mix of houserocking blues, uptown swing, soulful R&B, and roots rock.

May 24: Tim Haldeman/Tim Flood/Nick Collins

Jazz Trio of local stalwarts - Tim Haldeman (sax), Tim Flood (bass) and Nick Collins (drums). No Cover

May 25: Drivin' Sideways Driviní Sideways

Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson's alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist Tyler Stipe, bassist Pat Prouty, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King.

June 1: FUBAR FUBAR

6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Yardbirds, the Byrds, and Dylan to the Foundations' 1968 hit "Build Me Up Buttercup" and priceless obscurities like Love's "Alone Again Or." 6:30-9 p.m.




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