Thursday Nov 21, 2013
Blind Pig: Raya Brass Band
Brooklyn-based quintet that plays exuberant Balkan party music. Opening acts are Ornamatik, a local band that plays funkified versions of traditional music from all over the Balkans, and Wisaal, a Lansing sextet whose music fuses Arabic, Indian, and klezmer with Western harmonies and charged pop rhythms.
Conor O'Neill's: Mossy Moran
Traditional singer from Ireland.
Elks Lodge: The Glimpses Duo/Trio/Quartet/Quintet
Modern jazz and improvised music by a variable cast of local musicians led by alto, tenor, and baritone saxophonist Dan Bennett.
Habitat Lounge: Slice
East Lansing pop dance quartet.
Mash: Nobody's Business
Redford blues and blues-rock band.
Melange Subterranean Bistro: Doug Horn Trio
Classic jazz from the American Songbook by this ensemble led by local alto saxophonist Horn. With various drop-in guests TBA.
Ravens Club: Alex Belhaj New Orleans Trio
Local ensemble led by guitarist Belhaj that plays a range of New Orleans jazz styles, from struts, stomps, cakewalks, and rags to pop tunes, marches, and classical favorites.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Neal Anderson Quintet
Local jazz ensemble led by trumpeter Anderson.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
Vinology: Ingrid Racine Trio
Mainstream and contemporary jazz by an ensemble led by former Nomo trumpeter Racine. With keyboardist Michael Malis and bassist Josef Deas.
World of Beer: Lucas Paul Band
Local quartet led by pop-rock singer-songwriter Paul.