Saturday Nov 23, 2013
Local hip-hop MC who tonight celebrates his mixtape release. Opening acts are other local hip-hop acts TBA.
Blind Pig: "Boss Battle League"
A series of rapping contests between local and area hip-hop MCs TBA.
Blue Nile: Louis Johnson
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist. He is joined by bassist Will Austin, and other friends TBA.
Cavern Club: Killer Flamingos
Rock 'n' roll covers and originals by this popular veteran band from Dearborn. Cover, dancing. In the Millennium Club.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Judy Insley & Almost Perfect
Acoustic pop-folk trio led by veteran Oakland County singer- songwriter Insley. With banjoist and guitarist Floyd Raeon and upright bassist Tex Ragsdale.
Elks Lodge: FUBAR
6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Everly Brothers, the Kinks, and the Yardbirds to Miles Davis and Steve Earle. 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Guy Hollerin's: Luther "Badman" Keith Blues Band
R&B-inflected Detroit blues band led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Keith.
Habitat Lounge: Soulstice
Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing.
Lighthouse Coffee Company: Annie Hart
Detroit-area singer-songwriter whose influences range from Alanis Morrissette to Taylor Swift.
Mash: Ross McKal
Jackson folk-rock singer-songwriter who accompanies himself on harmonica, guitar, and ukulele. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Shelter Dogs
Local self-styled "lounge-a-billy" trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss.
Pleasant Lake Inn: Rawhide
Southern rock and country music by this Dexter band.
Tap Room: Screw
Opening act is Thunderbuck Ram,an Ypsilanti rock 'n' roll trio.
Wolverine State Brewing Co.: Dirty Deville
Local reggae-flavored blues-rock quartet. Opening act is Medicinal Groove, a progressive funk jam sextet from Traverse City.
Woodruff's: Dave Menzo & the Cave of Wonders
Ypsilanti indie rock band led by Light Out for the Territory frontman Menzo. Opening acts are the suburban Detroit pop-rock quartet The Orange Line, the Ypsilanti indie rock quintet Skeleton Birds, and the local rock 'n' roll quartet The Howling Loud.
World of Beer: Ryan Dunlap
Acoustic duo led by this northern Ohio pop-folk singer-songwriter and guitarist.