Monday Mar 17, 2014
Arena: Laith Al-Saadi Trio
An eclectic mix of roots Americana, classic rock, and blues, including many originals, by a jazz-tinged, jam-oriented trio led by local singer-guitarist Al-Saadi. With drummer Skeeto Valdez and bassist Jordan Schug.
Brewed Awakenings Cafe: Open Mike
The weekly lineup features mostly acoustic musicians, but performers of all sorts are invited.
Conor O'Neill's: "St. Patrick's Day."
This daylong celebration features Irish ceili dancers, bagpipers and a traditional Irish music ensemble. Live music by The Diggers, a Detroit band that plays traditional Irish ballads and drinking songs, along with Bruno's Boys, a Detroit-area duo that plays traditional Irish songs of drinking and rebellion, accompanied on a wide array of instruments, and Shaun Garth Walker, a local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire. 7 a.m.-2 a.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Keller Orchestra
Award-winning 15-piece big band led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo and occasional guest vocalists. Also, each week features a middle set by a guest student ensemble.