Friday Aug 22, 2014
Blind Pig: The Macpodz
Immensely popular local jam band that plays an invigorating mix of R&B, soul, rock, and hard jazz it calls "disco bebop."
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Billy Brandt
Veteran Detroit country-flavored folk-rock singer-songwriter. He is joined tonight by 2 veteran singer-guitarists, John Holk and Drew Howard.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: Lizerrd
Ypsilanti postpunk rock 'n' roll quintet. Opening acts are My Pal Val, a Detroit experimental alternative rock trio, and 1876, a Flint rock 'n' roll party thrash quartet.
Elks Lodge: "Tribute to Giant Step!"
An evening of 90s nu jazz with DJ Charlie Munk in live performance with trumpeter Ingrid Racine and saxophonist Ella Campbell.
Habitat Lounge: The Front Men
Detroit vintage-rock band.
Mash: The Canastas
Local quintet that plays vintage jump blues, rockabilly, and rock 'n' roll.
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: Steve Rich & Tim Prosser
The local duo of singer-guitarist Rich and singer-songwriter and "mandolin maniac" Prosser performs a mix of acoustic originals and traditional music.
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.