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Nightspots

Saturday May 24, 2014

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." [venue info]

Blind Pig: Paulina Jayne

Detroit country-pop singer-songwriter. Opening acts are Aeris, a Detroit post-hardcore pop-rock quintet, and the Mike Leslie Band, a blues-infected Detroit pop-rock trio fronted by singer- songwriter and guitarist Leslie. [venue info]

Blue Nile: Louis Johnson

Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist. He is joined by bassist Will Austin, and other friends TBA. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: The Hip Replacements

Local septet that plays classic rock, soul, and blues. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Dr. Mike & the Sea Monkeys

Whitmore Lake acoustic duo whose quirky, funny, and sometimes heartrending blues and folk-style originals are based on work of the award-winning humorist and nationally syndicated columnist Mike Ball. [venue info]

Elks Lodge:

TBA. [venue info]

Guy Hollerin's:

No music. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Phoenix Theory

Detroit Top 40 dance band featuring members of Scoot Magoo and 50 Amp Fuse. [venue info]

Inverness Inn:

TBA. [venue info]

Live: The Rhythm Machines

A mix of classic rock, soul, funk, R&B, and jazz fusion by the veteran Detroit-area quartet of guitarists Julius O'Steen and Terry Gordinier, bassist Ben Piner, and drummer John Marion. With guest drummer Muruga Booker, a renowned percussionist who has played with the likes of George Clinton, Jerry Garcia, and Weather Report. 6-9:30 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Laura Rain & the Caesars

An intense fusion of funk, soul, and blues by this Detroit quintet fronted by vocalist Rain. [venue info]

Mash: Mike Vial

Howell pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Pleasant Lake Inn: John Patrick Peters Band

Jackson band that plays classic and modern rock. [venue info]

Tap Room: Ann Arbor Music Center Adult Blues Band

Ensembles of Ann Arbor Music Center adult students perform covers of John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, and other postwar blues singers. 5-7:30 p.m. [venue info]

Tap Room: Pancho and Lefty.

Acoustic duo. [venue info]

Wolverine State Brewing Co.: Hoodang Hoodang

Wry, pungent alt-country by this local ensemble led by singer- songwriter and guitarist David Rossiter that describes its influences as "English murder ballads, hardcore American country music, and careful-you'll-cut-yourself electric blues." With guitarist Dave Keeney, bassist Ralph McKee, and percussionist John Crawford, often along with guest vocalist Sophia Hanifi. The band recently released the superb CD, Blissfield. [venue info]

World of Beer: Logan White Duo

Duo led by local pop-folk singer-guitarist White. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Radiant Marks

Local pop-punk garage band. Opening acts are Cosmic Light Shapes, a Detroit psychedelic pop trio, and The Loveseats, a Detroit indie trio that plays self-styled "dirty crunchy rock." [venue info]


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