Wednesday Aug 13, 2014
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.
Live: The Switchbacks
Local hard-rocking country and blues quintet. Opening acts are K Michael Joseph, a local singer-guitarist who performs an eclectic array of covers from Badfinger to the Cowboy Junkies and Smashing Pumpkins, along with a few originals, and local singer-songwriter Shannon Lee. 7- 10 p.m.