Saturday Jul 12, 2014
Alley Bar & Grill: Ded by Dezine
Southeast Michigan hard-rock and metal quartet.
Blind Pig: The Beach Bang!
Dance party with this local DJ collective that plays garage and 70s rock.
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: Social Bones
Detroit country-rock jam band.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Mark Jewett
Local Americana pop-rock singer-songwriter.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: "Elbow Deep."
Drag show and gay and lesbian dance night hosted by Maxi and Jennifer of the House of Chanel, with a DJ TBA.
Guy Hollerin's: Bobby Murray Band
R&B band led by singer-guitarist Murray, who was the regular guitarist in Etta James' band.
Habitat Lounge: First Call
Detroit R&B dance sextet.
Inverness Inn: Billy Mack & the Juke Joint Johnnies
Local roots-rock quartet, led by former Starlight Drifters singer- guitarist Mack, whose repertoire includes originals and rockabilly, early rock 'n' roll, western swing, and hillbilly bop covers.
Mash: Mike Vial
Howell pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Chris Canas Blues Revolution
Detroit blues band fronted by Canas, a young blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist.
Pleasant Lake Inn: Misconduct
60s-80s rock cover band.
Tap Room: Tetra
Electronic music by this one-woman band.
Wolverine State Brewing Co.: Paul's Big Radio
Rootsy country-pop band led by local singer-songwriter Paul Lippens.
World of Beer: Brandon Harris
Laid-back pop-folk by this acoustic singer-songwriter from Orlando.
Yellow Barn: "Bizarre Dance."
Live music (8-9 p.m.) by The Heart of the Heart (8-9 p.m.), an Eau Claire (WI) indie rock band, and Kithkin (10- 11 p.m.), a Seattle quartet that plays an entranced drum-and- chant-driven brand of rock it calls "treepunk." Also, an open mike (9-10 p.m.) in which participants are given 45 seconds to 5 minutes to do anything they like, from sharing a rap or staging a play sword fight to sharing a hair technique or a new idea you'd like to propose.