Friday Aug 29, 2014
Blind Pig: Bad Television
Saline math-rock emo band. Opening acts are the local progressive metal-rock fusion ensemble Ryan Yunck Band, the Washington, D.C., alternative rock band Drawbridges, and the local pop-rock band The Euphorics.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Michelle Held and Audra Kubat
Double bill. Held is a Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter with a distinctively soulful vocal style, and Kubat is a veteran Detroit Music Award-winning singer-songwriter.
Crossroads Bar & Grill: The Macpodz
Immensely popular local jam band that plays an invigorating mix of R&B, soul, rock, and hard jazz it calls "disco bebop."
Habitat Lounge: Cancel Monday
Versatile Livonia dance band fronted by vocalist Deena Shields.
Live: Drivin' Sideways
Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson's alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist George Bedard, bassist Pat Prouty, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King. 6:30-9 p.m.
Mash: Dan Dahsoulman & Jake Lives Band
Local septet fronted by vocalist Dan "Dahsoulman" Carter that plays a mix of R&B, soul, and blues.
Mash: Michael May Duo
Duo led by local blues and blues-rock singer-harpist May. 6-9 p.m.
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: Tim Berla
Local singer-songwriter whose enigmatic originals draw on aneclectic range of styles from jazz to folk and country. He also plays an eclectic mix of covers.
World of Beer: Dan Mazur Duo
Pop and rock covers by a duo led by this Dearborn singer- guitarist.