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Saturday Dec 2, 2017

Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Rochelle Clark

Chelsea singer-songwriter who's half of the Americana duo The Potter's Field. [venue info]

Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Rochelle Clark

Chelsea singer-songwriter who's half of the Americana duo The Potter's Field. [venue info]

Avalon Cafe & Kitchen: Jay Frydenlund

Chirp singer-guitarist who plays rock 'n' roll, blues, and folk covers and originals. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Desmond Jones and Broccoli Samurai

Double bill. Desmond Jones is a Grand Rapids funk-rock jazz fusion quintet, and Broccoli Samurai is an electronica jam band from Cleveland. Opening act is Act Casual, a local rock, blues, and funk quintet. Advance tickets: $10 ($12 at the door). [venue info]

Blue Nile: Louis Johnson

Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist. On Saturdays he is joined by bassist Will Austin and other friends TBA. [venue info]

Canterbury House: Josh Harlow

Ann Arbor-based jazz composer-pianist. [venue info]

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Annie Capps Annie Capps

Local singer-songwriter and electric guitarist who writes thoughtful, distinctively personal, warmly exuberant folk-rock songs that are both musically sophisticated and down-home. She's accompanied by her husband, guitarist Rod Capps. Capps has a new CD, Searching for Neverland. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Jive Colossus

Local 9-piece ensemble with a killer horn section fronted by vocalist Shelly Catlan that plays Afro-Caribbean, funk, rock, and blues dance music. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Bill Edwards

Veteran local country singer-songwriter whose songs have been covered by the likes of Lee Roy Parnell and T. Graham Brown. His collaboration with former Ann Arborite Whit Hill, "What'd I Do," was featured in the HBO series True Blood. [venue info]

Dreamland Theater: "Nightmare Before Christmas"

Costume party with performances by the Ypsilanti roots music garage duo Gruesome Twosome, the Ypsilanti jangly blues- rock quartet Cig Butts, the Detroit self-styled "dark bedroom pop" duo Dear Darkness, and the Detroit old-school punk band Sros Lords. $10 7 p.m.-midnight. [venue info]

Earle: Rick Burgess Trio

Jazz ensemble, named after the late jazz pianist and Earle cofounder Burgess, featuring drummer Robert Warren and a rotating roster of bassists and pianists. [venue info]

Guy Hollerin's: Lady Sunshine & the X Band

Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle. The band has a new CD, Big Sexee. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: SpaceCat

Detroit-area pop dance band. [venue info]

Mash: The Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas. [venue info]

Mash: The George and Laura Duo

The George and Laura Duo. Funky soul and R&B by the duo of vocalist Laura Rain and her husband, guitarist George Friend. [venue info]

Tap Room: "Boylesque"

Drag show. 10:30 p.m.-2 a.m. [venue info]


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