Thursday Jan 23, 2014
Blind Pig: BlueLine Brass Band
Local octet led by trombonists Chris Plakosta and Ryan Chen whose music, rooted in the beats of New Orleans 2nd-line music, embraces an assortment of grooves, from pop and soul to funk, ska, and hip-hop. Opening acts are Asante, a local jazz quartet whose music reflects hip-hop, soul, and R&B influences, and Ryan Wolfe, a local pop singer-pianist whose influences range from P-Funk and Stevie Wonder to Coldplay and John Mayer.
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: Fallon Duo
Detroit pop duo fronted by vocalist Fallon Deluca.
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.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Neal Anderson Quintet
Local composer-pianist, the winner of the 2010 U-M New Music on the Block competition, whose music ranges in style from classical and jazz to Argentine tango and Persian piano music.
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.