Saturday May 31, 2014
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.
Conor O'Neill's: Acoustic Rewind
80s and 90s pop covers by this Detroit acoustic duo.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Mark Dignam
Introspective pop-folk by this Dublin-bred singer-songwriter who now lives in Pittsburgh.
Guy Hollerin's: The Bluescasters
Habitat Lounge: Emerging Soul
Versatile Livonia dance sextet whose repertoire includes rock, R&B, funk, and pop favorites.
Inverness Inn: Act III
Jackson classic rock band.
Mash: The Chris Canas Blues Revolution
Mash: The Wine Bar Duo
Vintage Americana and contemporary songs of all sorts by the local duo of pianist Jacob Sayraf and vocalist and ukulele player William Bennett. 6-9 p.m.
Wolverine State Brewing Co.: The Medicinal Groove
Progressive funk jam dance sextet from Traverse City.
World of Beer: Jay Fry
Local rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Ground Zero
Local 80s hardcore band. Opening acts are Borax, a revival of the uncompromisingly silly mid-90s local quintet that blends lurching rhythms, warped hardcore tunes, occasional lapses into tastefully executed lounge-trash, and lost-love/horror-movie lyrics., and Blammo, a veteran local sextet that plays a blend of wickedly humorous, socially observant originals and choice punk covers by the likes of Patti Smith, the Dead Kennedys, X, and the Ramones.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Keith Parmentier
Local singer-songwriter known for his folk- and country-style ballads.