Monday Mar 24, 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.
Blind Pig: Ron Pope
Rootsy pop-rock by this NYC-based, Georgia-bred singer- songwriter whose music ranges from guitar-fueled anthems to introspective ballads. His new CD, Calling off the Dogs, is a collection of atmospheric, moody songs exploring the course of a couple's relationship Opening act is Von Grey, an all- female alt-folk Americana quartet from Atlanta known for its delicious vocal harmonies. Advance tickets: $15.
Brewed Awakenings Cafe: Open Mike
The weekly lineup features mostly acoustic musicians, but performers of all sorts are invited.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Paul Keller Orchestra
Award-winning 15-piece big band led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D'Angelo. Tonight, the PKO is joined by 2 guests from Toledo, vocalist Lori Lefevre Johnson and guitarist Chris Buzzelli. Also, a middle set by the Clague Middle School Jazz Band, directed by Jay MacArthur.