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207 E. Washington [map]

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.


March 1: Laura Rain & the Caesars Laura Rain & the Caesars

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

March 2: Darwin Mamassian

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

March 2: Kari Holmes Band

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

March 3: 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."

March 3: Zander Michigan

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

March 7: Reeds 'n' Steel

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

March 8: The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers The Jakob's Ferry Stragglers

Pittsburgh acoustic Americana quintet whose music draws on old- time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing to create an original brand of tight, high-energy string band music.

March 9: Robert Johnson

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

March 9: 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.

March 10: Mia Green

Young Detroit-area pop-folk singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.

March 10: Michael May & the Messarounds

Jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet led by vocalist and blues harpist May.

March 14: Adam Labeaux

An eclectic mix of jazz, folk, soul, funk, and rock originals by this local singer-songwriter, a former Ragbirds guitarist. He recently released the CD Itch.

March 15: Nadim Azzam

Local pop-oriented hip-hop singer-songwriter whose new EP, Here's To Changes Vol. 1, is a collection of songs about love and loneliness he wrote as a troubled teen.

March 16: William Boley

A mix of pop, folk, and rock by this versatile Plymouth singer- guitarist. 6-9 p.m.

March 16: Laura Rain & the Caesars Laura Rain & the Caesars

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

March 17: Mike Vial

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

March 17: Nobody's Business

Redford blues and blues-rock band.

March 21: David Roof

Local blues-rock singer-guitarist.

March 22: 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.

March 23: Sonic Freeway

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

March 23: Matt Boylan

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

March 24: Jason Dean

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

March 24: The Chris Canas Band

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

March 29: 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.

March 30: 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.

March 30: Dan Orcutt

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

March 31: The Invasion

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

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