Friday Aug 1, 2014
Blind Pig: Ann Arbor Soul Club
Classic soul music by the local DJ duo of Brad Hales and Robert Wells.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Annie Capps
Local singer-songwriter and electric guitarist who writes thoughtful, distinctively personal, warmly exuberant folk-rock songs that are both musically sophisticated and down-home. She's accompanied by her husband, guitarist Rod Capps, and tonight they are joined by mandolinist and harmony vocalist. Jason Dennie.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: "First Friday"
With bands TBA.
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: The Chris Canas Blues Revolution
Detroit blues band fronted by Canas, a young blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist.
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.
Pleasant Lake Inn: Park Side Wes
Local blues-rock and funk cover trio.
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 Shug, and drummer Nick Collins.
World of Beer: Painted White
Detroit acoustic duo of singer Holly Schiavulli and guitarist Garret Schmittling whose repertoire includes classic funk, pop dance hits, classic and modern rock, and even a few country songs.