Saturday Mar 15, 2014
Alley Bar & Grill: Midnight Special
Pinckney quintet that plays classic rock and blues from the Allman Brothers to ZZ Top.
Bar Louie: Brett Mitchell & the Giant Ghost
Midland pop-rock band led by Mitchell, a singer-songwriter and drummer whom Grand Rapids Press music critic John Sinkevics calls "the new millennium's version of Marshall Crenshaw."
Blind Pig: The Bang!
Dance party with this local DJ collective that plays garage and 70s rock.
Blue Nile: Louis Johnson & Friends
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist, who is joined by bassist Will Austin, and other friends TBA.
Conor O'Neill's: "St. Practice Day."
Live music by The Diggers, a Detroit band that plays traditional Irish ballads and drinking songs, along with Shaun Garth Walker, a local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide- ranging repertoire. 11 a.m.-2 a.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: John Churchville
Local tabla player, accompanied by several musician friends, who plays Indian classical, light classical, fusion, and folk music.
Guy Hollerin's: The Terraplanes
Local band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack that plays a mix of houserocking blues, uptown swing, soulful R&B, and roots rock.
Habitat Lounge: The Breakers
Veteran local classic rock band that plays 60s-80s covers.
Inverness Inn: Big Riggs Band
Classic rock and country-rock by this Mason (MI) quintet.
Mash: Mike Vial
Howell pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Bluescasters
Intense, low-down blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet.
Pleasant Lake Inn: Eclipse
Manchester band that plays classic country and early rock 'n' roll.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Will Mefford
Improvisations on jazz standards by this local pianist.
Wolverine State Brewing Co.: Ghost City Searchlight
Dearborn postpunk quartet whose music draws on Celtic and American folk idioms. Opening act is Devil Elvis, an Ypsilanti punk-rockabilly Elvis tribute band.
Woodruff's: "Elbow Deep"
Drag show and gay and lesbian dance night hosted by Maxi and Jennifer of the House of Chanel, with a DJ TBA.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Teddy Williams
Detroit-area R&B singer-songwriter.