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Mash

207 E. Washington [map]
222-4095
mashbar.net

See review. This lounge in the basement of the Blue Tractor tavern features live music Wed. 9 p.m.-midnight and Thurs.-Sat., & occasional other nights, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Weekend happy hour music, 6-9 p.m. Dancing, no cover.

 

November 1: Adam Labeaux

An eclectic mix of jazz, folk, soul, funk, and rock originals by this local singer-songwriter, a former Ragbirds guitarist.

November 2: Laura Rain & the Caesars

An intense fusion of funk, soul, and blues by this Detroit quintet fronted by vocalist Rain.

November 3: Rick Straub

Acoustic covers of singer-songwriter pop-folk and folk-rock by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

November 3: Brett Mitchel & the Giant Ghost

Midland pop-rock band led by Mitchell, a singer-songwriter and drummer whom Grand Rapids Press music critic John Sinkevics calls "the new millennium's version of Marshall Crenshaw."

November 4: Syd Burnham

Bluesy, funky folk-rock by an ensemble led by this the young Brighton singer-songwriter and guitarist Burnham. 6-9 p.m.

November 4: Nobody's Business

Redford blues and blues-rock band.

November 8: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof.

November 9: Barelyon

Soulful pop-rock by this Detroit duo.

November 10: Robert Johnson

Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

November 10: 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.

November 11: Zander Michigan

The stage name of Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter Zander Melidis. 6-9 p.m.

November 11: Sonic Freeway

Versatile Detroit-area 6-piece dance band whose repertoire includes Motown and classic and country-rock.

November 15: David Roof

Local blues-rock singer-guitarist.

November 16: Kari Holmes Band

Contemporary country-pop, along with classic country covers, by a band led by Nashville-based, Detroit-bred singer-songwriter Holmes.

November 17: Mike Vial

Local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

November 17: The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers

High-energy Appalachian bluegrass by this Pittsburgh-based quintet of musicians who hail from mountain towns of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland. Their music draws on old-time, jamgrass, rockabilly, and swing.

November 18: Matt Boylan

Covers and originals by this local pop-folk singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

November 18: Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.

November 22: Steve Nardella Rock 'n' Roll Trio

Ann Arbor's most passionate and compelling roots-rocker performs fiercely cathartic, blues-drenched reworkings of rock 'n' roll and rockabilly classics and obscure gems, along with some authentic Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker blues.

November 24: Adam Labeaux

An eclectic mix of jazz, folk, soul, funk, and rock originals by this local singer-songwriter, a former Ragbirds guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

November 24: Rock Jones

Detroit roots rock, classic country, and blues quintet.

November 25: Dan Orcutt

Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

November 25: The Invasion

British Invasion cover quartet from Redford led by singer-guitarist David Roof.

November 29: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof.

November 30: The Shelter Dogs

Local self-styled "lounge-a-billy" trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss.

December 1: Syd Burnham

Bluesy, funky folk-rock by an ensemble led by this the young Brighton singer-songwriter and guitarist Burnham. 6-9 p.m.

December 1: Nobody's Business

Redford blues and blues-rock band.

December 2: The Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.

December 2: The George and Laura Duo

The George and Laura Duo. Funky soul and R&B by the duo of vocalist Laura Rain and her husband, guitarist George Friend.

December 6: Barelyon

Soulful pop-rock by this Detroit duo.

December 7: Rock Jones

Detroit roots rock, classic country, and blues quintet.

December 8: 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.

December 8: Adam Labeaux

An eclectic mix of jazz, folk, soul, funk, and rock originals by this local singer-songwriter, a former Ragbirds guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

December 9: Darwin Mamassian

Brighton folk singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

December 9: Steve Nardella Rock 'n' Roll Trio

Ann Arbor's most passionate and compelling roots-rocker performs fiercely cathartic, blues-drenched reworkings of rock 'n' roll and rockabilly classics and obscure gems, along with some authentic Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker blues.

December 13: David Roof

Local blues-rock singer-guitarist.

December 14: Jennifer Westwood & the Handsome Devils Jennifer Westwood & the Handsome Devils

Self-styled "hill country outlaw swamp music" by this Detroit band led by Westwood, a versatile Detroit Music Award- winning singer-songwriter who formerly fronted the retro outlaw honky-tonk band Waycross Georgia Farmboys. The band's influences range from R.L. Burnside and the Drive-By Truckers to Loretta Lynn and Lucinda Williams.

December 15: Robert Johnson

Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

December 15: Sonic Freeway

Versatile Detroit-area 6-piece dance band whose repertoire includes Motown and classic and country-rock.

December 16: Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost

Midland pop-rock band led by Mitchell, a singer-songwriter and drummer whom Grand Rapids Press music critic John Sinkevics calls "the new millennium's version of Marshall Crenshaw."

December 16: Zander Michigan

The stage name of Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter Zander Melidis. 6-9 p.m.

December 20: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof.

December 21: The Shelter Dogs

Local self-styled "lounge-a-billy" trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss.

December 22: Steve Nardella Rock 'n' Roll Trio

Ann Arbor's most passionate and compelling roots-rocker performs fiercely cathartic, blues-drenched reworkings of rock 'n' roll and rockabilly classics and obscure gems, along with some authentic Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker blues.

December 22: Mike Vial

Local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

December 23: Dan Orcutt

Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

December 23: The Invasion

British Invasion cover quartet from Redford led by singer- guitarist David Roof.

December 27: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof.

December 28: Laura Rain & the Caesars Laura Rain & the Caesars

An intense fusion of funk, soul, and blues by this Detroit quintet fronted by vocalist Rain.

December 29: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose

An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes.

December 29: Reeds 'n' Steel

Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof. 6-9 p.m.

December 30: Colin Dexter & the Memphis Thrillbillies

Classic rockabilly, including lots of early Elvis pop ballads, by this southeast Michigan quintet fronted by young Elvis tribute artist Dexter.

December 30: Mike Vial

Local pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

December 31: Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.




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