Wednesday Jul 16, 2014
Bar Louie: Laith Al-Saadi
Soulful acoustic rock and blues covers and originals by this local singer-guitarist.
Bigalora: Ron Brooks Trio
Mainstream bebop-rooted jazz by this trio led by veteran local bassist Brooks. With pianist Tad Weed and drummer George Davidson.
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: "Live Bluegrass"
Bluegrass and related roots music by the Chelsea trio of guitarists Jason Dennie and George Merkel and multi-instrumentalist Wes Fritzemeier.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: Blues Jam
Hosted by Blues Dog Inquisition, an Ypsilanti quintet that plays hard-driving classic Chicago blues. All blues players invited.
Habitat Lounge: Scotty Alexander Duo
Pop-rock covers by everyone from Elton John and Lionel Richie to Matchbox Twenty and Kings of Leon by this duo led by Brighton singer-pianist Alexander.
Mash: "Abud: A Bard."
The stage name of James Abud, metro Detroit singer-songwriter and guitarist whose one-man shows blend covers of jazz, pop, and Broadway classics with folk-fusion originals that reflect an eclectic mix of influences, from Arabic and American folk music to rock, jazz, classical, bluegrass, and musical theater. The music is interspersed with zesty jokes and hilarious tales of life as a musician and music researcher.