Thursday Jun 8, 2017
Blind Pig: Tetra
One-woman band who plays electronic dance funk. Opening acts are the local jazz-rock trio Honey Monsoon, the local modern jazz ensemble The Estar Cohen Project, and local Experimental postpunk jazz singer-songwriter Alex Koi, a U- M music student from Pittsburgh who cites Laurie Anderson, Bjork, Radiohead, and Debussy among her influences.
Café Verde: Sandor Slomovits & Friends
Best known as half of the popular acoustic folk duo Gemini, singer- songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Slomovits if joined by other local musicians TBA.
Conor O'Neill's: Wych Elm
Local string sextet that plays a stylishly pungent, soul-infused mix of folk, rock, jazz, and old-time music.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist.
Habitat Lounge: Slice
Veteran East Lansing pop dance quartet.
Mash: The Shelter Dogs
Local self-styled "lounge-a-billy" trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss.
Oz's Music Environment: "Guitarist Network"
All guitarists invited for a weekly jam session and group lesson that concludes with a group performance. 7:30-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike
All musicians invited. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m.
Rush Street: Los Gatos
Popular local Latin jazz quintet led by drummer Pete Siers that specializes in the old-school music of Cal Tjader, Mongo Santamaria, Tito Puente, and Joe Cuba. The band has amassed a large following among both jazz aficionados and salsa dancers.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
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