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Friday Jul 11, 2014

Alley Bar & Grill: Bert Danger & the Flat Heads

Pinckney rockabilly band whose music incorporates punk, jazz, R&B, outlaw country, and honky-tonk influences. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Cult Heroes

Pioneering local punk band led by vocalist Hiawatha Bailey that's been riding its own rock 'n' roll maelstrom almost 4 decades. Opening acts are The State, a 30-year-old local posthardcore rock band fronted by the stentorian vocals of singer- poet Preston Woodward, and The Tens, a young Hamtramck punk quartet. [venue info]

Blue Nile: Louis Johnson

Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist. [venue info]

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Cousin Curtiss

Exuberant, vibrant blues- and folk-style songs about small-town like by this Onekama (MI) native, an NMU student who accompanies himself on guitar and harmonica, with splashes of kazoo, beat-boxing, and scat singing. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Jay Stielstra

Folk-country originals by this highly regarded veteran local singer- songwriter. He is accompanied by vocalist Judy Banker, who also plays guitar and mandolin. Stielstra's most recent CD is Don't Let Me Down Easy. [venue info]

Crossroads Bar & Grill: Wax Kings!

Ypsilanti hip-hop DJ collective, featuring DJH Brexx, Eggs Blackly, DJ Dock, and Prophet Ecks. [venue info]

Elks Lodge: Jordan Otto Quintet

Straight-ahead and Latin jazz by this local ensemble led by drummer Otto. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: First Call

Detroit R&B dance sextet. [venue info]

Mash: Abigail Stauffer

Local singer-songwriter with a rich, resonant alto voice who's known for her piercing, emotionally direct pop-folk and pop-rock songs. She released her debut CD, Alone to Dream, in 2011, and she has just completed her sophomore effort. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Michael May & the Messarounds

Jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet led by vocalist and blues harpist May. [venue info]

Pleasant Lake Inn:

TBA. [venue info]

Rush Street: Legendary Wings

Local jazz quintet that focuses on dynamic, challenging, and less commonly heard music from the modern jazz repertoire interspersed with free improvisation. The usual lineup features saxophonists Dan Bennett and Tim Haldeman, Fender Rhodes electric pianist Matt Endahl, bassist Jordan Schug, and drummer Nick Collins. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: J. Washburn Gardner

Ypsilanti pop-folk singer-songwriter. [venue info]

World of Beer: Avon Dale

Memphis quartet whose music is a raw, rugged mix of blues, soul, and rock. [venue info]

Yellow Barn: The Hawks

Local rock band. Opening acts are Trembling Earth, a local blues-inflected rock 'n' roll jam band, and The PreMadonnas, a local rock 'n' roll quartet. [venue info]

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