Thursday Mar 20, 2014
Blind Pig: Miniature Tigers
Brooklyn pop quartet whose music blends elements of indie rock, synthpop, and dream pop. Opening acts are Bear Hands, a Brooklyn postpunk rock quartet, and Total Slacker, a Brooklyn pop-rock garage quartet that calls its music "slimegaze." Advance tickets: $12.
Conor O'Neill's: Don & Dickie
Duo of guitarist Don Sicheneder and banjoist Rich Delcamp from the popular local roots music sextet Dragon Wagon.
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: Scotty Alexander Duo
Pop-rock covers by everyone from Elton John and Lionel Richie to Matchbox Twenty and Kings of Leon by this duo led by Brighton singer-pianist Alexander.
Mash: The John Rhoades Trio
Jazz-inflected blues by this Detroit-area trio led by singer-guitarist Rhoades, the former guitarist in Motor City Josh's 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 jazz ensemble led by trumpeter Anderson.
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.
Vinology: Gwenyth Hayes Group
Jazz-soul fusion by this ensemble fronted by Hayes, a local singer- songwriter and bassist whose music ranges from sultry jazz ballads and neo-soul arrangements to funk grooves and down-and-dirty blues.
Wolverine State Brewing Co.: The Understory
Husband-and-wife acoustic folk-rock singer-songwriter duo of Jessica and Matt McCumons.
Woodruff's: Jim Cherewick & the Wicker Chairs
Local band led Cherewick, a local folk-rock singer-songwriter who writes intricate, emotionally forthright songs. Opening acts are Loose Teeth, a local rock quartet fronted by singer- songwriter Greg McIntosh, and Lost Boys, a local thrash- rock trio.