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Old Town

122 W. Liberty [map]

This downtown corner bar features live music Sun., Wed., & occasional other nights, 8-10 p.m. No dancing, no cover. The performers are usually accompanied by various drop-in friends.


May 2: Pete Siers Trio

Vintage New Orleans and Chicago-style jazz by an ensemble led by local drummer Siers. With pianist James Dapogny and clarinetist Ray Heitger.

May 9: Nick Collins Quartet

Local jazz ensemble led by drummer Collins. With pianist Rick Roe and bassist Jordan Schug. The 2nd set features guest performances by trumpeter Justin Walter and saxophonists Dan Bennett, Tim Haldeman, and Janelle Richman.

May 13: Tim Monger

Engaging veteran local singer-songwriter-guitarist whose pop-rock Americana fuses high lonesome tunes with evocative tales drawn from ordinary life. Monger has a CD, Summer Cherry Ghosts, that calls "a sweetly nostalgic song cycle, filled with sketches of places and people he's loved, memories he treasures--in short, the ghosts of summers past." He's joined tonight by other musicians TBA.

May 16: Tristan Cappel Trio

Local jazz ensemble led by saxophonist Cappel.

May 20: Kevin & the Glen Levens Kevin & the Glen Levens

Local quartet whose eclectic repertoire ranges from traditional Irish music to rockabilly, bluegrass, novelty songs, and roots- rock originals.

May 23: Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet

World music-based jazz by this ensemble led by local bassist Sharp.

May 30: Nick Adams & the Aral Sea Divers

Vintage 20s & 30s swing jazz by this local sextet.

June 6: Justin Walter Quartet

Local jazz ensemble led by trumpeter Walter.

June 13: Paul Keller Quartet

High-energy mainstream jazz by this local ensemble led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo.

June 20: Heid/Krahnke/Spangler Trio

An entertaining mix of jazz styles from bebop and Latin-flavored tunes to spirited blues by this trio of Detroit-area veterans: pianist Bill Heid, bassist Kurt Krahnke, and drummer RJ Spangler.

June 27: Harrington Brown

Local guitar duo of Michael Harrington and Appleseed Collective frontman Andrew Brown.

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