Friday Aug 15, 2014
Blind Pig: The Rolling Jays
Local reggae fusion trio . Opening acts are Dirty Deville, a local reggae-flavored blues-rock quartet, and The Fever Tongues, a local pop-punk garage trio.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: As the Crow Flys
Bluesy, rootsy folk-rock by the local acoustic duo of singer- songwriter Sue Nordman and guitarist Tom Hicks.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: Trace the Veins
Ypsilanti punk-rock quartet. Opening act is Maray Fuego, a Grand Rapids punk-folk singer-songwriter and accordionist. The evening concludes with a Heritage Festival After-Party (midnight-2 a.m.) featuring a dance party with DJs.
Elks Lodge: She-Bop & the Riff-Raff
Local septet with a repertoire of vintage and contemporary pop, rock, and blues covers that's fronts by the girl-group-style vocals of Robin Peterson, Laurie Lounsbury, and Jennifer Carr Rumberger. Opening act is West Park Music Society, a local dance band whose music mixes jazz, Latin, and pop. 6:30-8:30 p.m., on the Elks Lodge porch.
Habitat Lounge: Emerging Soul
Versatile Livonia dance sextet whose repertoire includes rock, R&B, funk, and pop favorites.
Mash: Mike Vial
Howell pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Terraplanes
Local band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack that plays a mix of houserocking blues, uptown swing, soulful R&B, and roots rock.
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.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: David C. Bloom & Friends
Chelsea jazz vocal trio that plays jazz standards and ballads from the 30s through the 50s, along with retro-lounge classics and mashups.