Friday Jun 2, 2017
Blind Pig: "Fuzz Fest IV."
June 1-3.With 30-minute sets by 11 different area heavy rock bands each night, $10 (under age 21, $12) cover per night. 8 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Tonight: Headliner is the Detroit thrash band S.N.A.F.U. Opening acts are the Portage (MI) heavy rock quartet BoneHawk, the Columbus hard-rock band Lo-Pan, the local stoner doom metal trio Wizard Union, the Redford doom metal band Stone Ritual, the Detroit rock 'n' roll quintet The Lucid Furs, the Lansing doom/occult metal quartet Cruthu, the Detroit psychedelic blues-rock garage quartet Red Stone Souls, the local hard-rock band Rotokiller, the Detroit psychedelic metal-rock band Lavamoth, and the Ypsilanti punk band Hellghillies. .
Club Above: Gina Sicilia
This Nashville-based blues singer-songwriter from Philadelphia celebrates the release of her new CD, Tug of War, a collection that blends originals with blues-steeped covers of the Beatles' "All My Loving" and the Exciters' "Tell Him." Advance tickets $12.50-$18 at eventbrite.com.
Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker
Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Amy Dixon-Kolar
Chicago pop-folk singer-songwriter best known for her 2009 YouTube hit "Rosa Sat-A Song for Barack Obama."
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: 50 Amp Fuse
Popular Detroit 70s and 80s classic rock band.
6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Everly Brothers, the Yardbirds, and Dylan to priceless obscurities like Love's "Alone Again Or" and The Foundations' 1968 hit "Build Me Up Buttercup."
Mash: Mike Vial
Local folk-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 Schug, and drummer Nick Collins.
Tap Room: "First Friday."
This month's show is part of the "Ypsiarboroo" festival with pop- punk singer-songwriter Matt Wixson (8 p.m.), the Grand Rapids all-female Celtic-flavored punk-folk quartet Sorry Hunny (9 p.m.), the Detroit rock 'n' roll sextet Nina & the Buffalo Riders (10 p.m.), and the Brighton classic rock jam quintet People Movers Band (11 p.m.).
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