Saturday Jul 19, 2014
Alley Bar & Grill: 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.
Blind Pig: House of Chanel
Ypsilanti drag queen ensemble that tonight celebrates its 25th anniversary.
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: Ian Gould
Traditional Irish songs, along with contemporary tunes from the likes of U2 and the Beatles, by this Belfast-bred singer-guitarist currently living in Milwaukee.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Angela Predhomme and Kathy Wieland
Double bill. Predhomme is Detroit-area singer-songwriter whose a influences range from Motown and the Beatles to Sarah McLachlan and Norah Jones, and Wieland, who accompanies herself on autoharp, guitar, and banjo, is a local singer-songwriter known for her witty, thoughtful originals about women's lives.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: "Weezer Tribute."
Local bands perform songs by this influential alternative rock band. With Lawnmower, The Landlords, The Future Babies, and Me & the Ghost.
Guy Hollerin's: Lady Sunshine & the X Band
Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle.
Inverness Inn: The HouseRockers
Local party quintet that plays 60s rock, blues, and soul.
Mash: Robert Johnson
Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Bluescasters
Intense, low-down blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet.
Tap Room: Blues Dog Inquisition
Hard-driving classic Chicago blues by this Ypsilanti quintet.
World of Beer: Al Smith
Local 19-year-old singer-songwriter whose music draws on an eclectic array of resources from folk, rock, blues, and jazz.
Yellow Barn: Arbor Reign
Local R&B-inflected alternative rock quintet. Opening acts are the Saline math-rock emo band Bad Television, the Ypsilanti ska-punk quartet The Idiot Effect, the local pop-soul singer- songwriter Casey Windom, and Ypsilanti acoustic rock band Jeremiah Mack & the Shark Attack.