Wednesday Nov 20, 2013
Black Pearl: Garret Bielaniec & Billy Raffoul
Classic rock and blues covers by this singer-guitarist duo.
Blind Pig: Houndmouth
Acclaimed young alt-country-rock quartet from southern Indiana that recently released his Rough Trade debut, From the Hills Below the City. Opening act is the Wheeler Brothers, an up-and-coming young Austin-based Americana folk-rock quintet that features 3 lead vocalists and an ambitious variety of song forms. Advance tickets: $10 ($12 at the door).
Habitat Lounge: Slice
East Lansing pop dance quartet.
Katie's Food and Spirits: Acoustic Open Mike
All musicians invited. Hosted by John Germain and Drake Morency.
Mash: Open Mike Night
All musicians invited.
Ravens Club: Ron Brooks Trio
Mainstream bebop-rooted jazz by this trio led by veteran local bassist Brooks. With pianist Tad Weed and drummer George Davidson.
Woodruff's: Elephant Rescue
Niles (MI) rock duo that describes their music as "a smokey jambalaya of thunderous funk, heavy blues, ruckus rock 'n roll served with a side of jazz." Opening acts are Pines, a local indie rock band, and Kwesi Kankam, a soulful folk-rock singer-songwriter from Toledo whose influences include Ben Harper and Jack Johnson.