Friday Jan 10, 2014
Blue Nile: Louis Johnson
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Ebb Tide
Folksy country, blues, and rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter trio.
Habitat Lounge: Persuasion
Versatile Detroit R&B dance band.
Live: Lady Sunshine & the X Band
Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle.
Mash: Mike Vial
Howell pop-rock singer-songwriter. 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.
Rush Street: Legendary Wings
Local jazz quintet that focuses on dynamic, challenging, and less commonly heard music from the modern jazz repertoire interspersed with free improvisation. The usual lineup features saxophonists Dan Bennett and Tim Haldeman, Fender Rhodes electric pianist Matt Endahl, bassist Jordan Schug, and drummer Nick Collins.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Steve Rich & Tim Prosser
The local duo of singer-guitarist Rich and singer-songwriter and "mandolin maniac" Prosser performs a mix of acoustic originals and traditional music.
Woodruff's: Cattledog Orchestra
Brighton world music quartet. Opening act is Hullabaloo, a veteran local ska and 80s-style pop quintet. 6-8 p.m.
World of Beer: Logan White Duo
Duo led by local pop-folk singer-guitarist White.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Keller Orchestra
This award-winning 15-piece big band, led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo and occasional guest vocalists, tonight celebrates its 25th anniversary