Friday Mar 14, 2014
Blue Nile: Louis Johnson
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist.
Cavern Club: Killer Flamingos
Rock 'n' roll covers and originals by this popular, veteran band from Dearborn. Cover, dancing. In the Cavern Club.
Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker
Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Dan Hazlett
This Detroit-area singer-songwriter and guitarist plays blues-, R&B-, folk-, and jazz-influenced originals on topics that range from the outlandish to the sublime.
Elks Lodge: Jordan Otto Quintet
Straight-ahead and Latin jazz by this local ensemble led by drummer Otto. With saxophonist Maria Navedo, trumpeter Walter Cano, and pianist Nathan Flanders.
Habitat Lounge: Jerry Ross Band
7-piece Detroit show band.
Alley Bar & Grill: Bert Danger & the Flat Heads
Pinckney rockabilly band whose music incorporates punk, jazz, R&B, outlaw country, and honky-tonk influences.
Live: Mike Smith & the Cadillac Cowboys
Veteran local country band led by singer-guitarist Smith. 6:30-9 p.m.
Mash: The HouseRockers
Local party quintet that plays 60s rock, blues, and soul.
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: Sonicrain
Straight-ahead jazz by this Novi-based ensemble.
Woodruff's: Pulp Culture
Detroit post-hardcore progressive rock quartet. Opening acts are the Waterford progressive metal quintet Amanita, the Detroit punk-rock garage trio The Excommunicators, and the Ypsilanti rock 'n' roll quartet Zombie Jesus & the Chocolate Sunshine Band.
Woodruff's: The Hawks
Opening act is Salmagundi, a Detroit band that plays classic horn-powered Memphis-style rock 'n' roll. 6-9 p.m.