Friday Nov 22, 2013
Blind Pig: Kaleido
Detroit pop-rock quintet fronted by vocalist Christina Chriss. Opening acts are Shinobi Ninja, a self-styled "genre twisting rock circus" from Brooklyn whose music blends hip-hop, punk, metal, and pop, and The Bronze Way, a Detroit pop-punk duo. Advance tickets: $10 ($12 at the door).
Blue Nile: Louis Johnson
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist.
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Jake Prince Trio
Local indie groove-rock band. Opening act is The Retro Frames, a Chelsea indie rock band led by singer-songwriter Van Reesema. No cover. 8 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Social Bones
Detroit country-rock jam band.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Joel Palmer
Veteran Detroit singer-guitarist whose repertoire includes vintage and original blues, swing, and folk-style tunes.
Elks Lodge: Tim Haldeman Trio
Blues- and bebop-based jazz in a variety of styles and forms by this local ensemble led by saxophonist Haldeman.
Habitat Lounge: Soulstice
Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing.
Live: Drivin' Sideways
Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson's alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist George Bedard, bassist Pat Prouty, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King. 6:30-9 p.m.
Intense, low-down blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet.
Mash: Mike Vial
Howell pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Kimberly Gnagey
Plymouth singer-songwriter whose music draws on folk, blues, and jazz idioms. She is accompanied by Karlye Walker.
Woodruff's: Adam's Ale
Cleveland jam band whose music embraces a range of idioms from folk and funk to rock and reggae. Opening acts are Social Bones, a Detroit country-rock jam band, and Happy Little Trees, a Toledo Grateful Dead-style jam band.
World of Beer: Shane Piasecki Band
Folk-rock trio led by Piasecki, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter originally from Toledo.