Friday Feb 17, 2017
B-Side: WCBN-FM Fundraiser
Benefit for the U-M student-run radio station, with performers TBA.
Club Above: Peter Croce
Chicago DJ who plays rocksteady disco music. Opening acts are the house & techno DJs Chicago) Stephen Koller, Moppy, and Roman Martinez.
Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker
Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Beverly Meyer
Singer-songwriter with a rich, soulful voice whose emotionally engaging songs draw on blues, jazz, folk, and pop idioms.
Earle: Rick Burgess Trio
Jazz ensemble, named after the late jazz pianist and Earle cofounder Burgess, featuring pianist Gil Scott Chapman, bassist Russell Tessier, and drummer Robert Warren.
Habitat Lounge: Persuasion
Versatile Detroit R&B dance band.
Live: Cellar Cats
An eclectic mix of rock 'n' roll, Motown, blues, soul, R&B, progressive rock, and swing by this ensemble of veteran local musicians fronted by singer-flutist Patty O'Connor. With guitarist ad harmonica player Myron Grant, guitarist Kip Godwin, keyboardist Mark Wight, bassist Terry Gordinier, drummer John Marion, and Charles Dayringer on congas, clarinet, and sax. 6:30-9 p.m.
Mash: Athens Creek
Southeast Michigan acoustic country-flavored folk-rock trio. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: Rock Jones
Detroit roots rock, classic country, and blues quintet.
Necto: Shoot the Messenger
Versatile honky-tonk band led by singer-bassist Chris Goerke and featuring vocalist Jackie Edelman. The band's huge repertoire includes blues, country, rockabilly, rock 'n' roll, and R&B. With singer-guitarist Steve Newhouse and singer- drummer Tom Twiss. 5:30-8:30 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 Schug, and drummer Nick Collins.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Liz Royce
Rock, folk, blues, and country classics by this local torch singer and pianist.
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