Friday Jun 16, 2017
Bona Sera: "Ypsiarboroo."
With the Ypsilanti roots music garage duo Gruesome Twosome (7 p.m.), the psychedelic blues-rock trio Cyrano Jones (8 p.m.), the Ypsilanti indie rock band Vagrant Symphony (9 p.m.), the local psychedelic space-rock synthesizer-and-guitar band Vision Explored (10 p.m.), the local techno band Doogatron (11 p.m.), the Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio Cetan Clawson (midnight), and the pop-rock jam trio Pajamas (1 a.m.).
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Emergency Bluegrass System
Local bluegrass quartet led by guitarist Jason Dennie and mandolinist Kyle Rhodes. $10. 8:30-10:30 p.m.
Club Above: The Walking Beat
Detroit rock band.
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: SpaceCat
Versatile pop, rock, & soul dance band from Clawson fronted by singer-guitarist Steve Reid and singer-keyboardist Breanna Byrnes.
Mash: Russell James Pyle
Alt-country singer-songwriter from Albuquerque, a former artist-in- residence at Big Bend National Park. 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 Schug, and drummer Nick Collins.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Elen Rowe Trio
Jazz trio led by pianist Rowe, a M jazz professor whose repertoire includes original compositions and reimagined versions of standards. With bassist Paul Keller ad drummer Pete Siers. $10. 7-10 p.m.
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