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Nightspots

Friday Dec 15, 2017

Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Sam Corbin

Lansing pop-folk singer-songwriter whose influences range from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan. [venue info]

Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Sam Corbin

Lansing pop-folk singer-songwriter whose influences range from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan. [venue info]

Avalon Cafe & Kitchen: Nadim Azzam

Local pop-oriented hip-hop singer-songwriter. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Black Note Graffiti

Local progressive metal and alt-rock quintet. Their music has been on Spike TV, MTV, TLC, and other national TV shows and films. Tonight the band celebrates the release of a new vinyl LP. Opening acts are the local reggae-flavored blues-rock quartet Dirty Deville and Pearls of the Swamp, a Blissfield roots-rock trio whose influences range from the Beatles & the Stones to Wilco & Radiohead. Advance tickets: $7 (age 20 & under, $10). [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]

Club Above: "Vinyl Destination"

DJ Nitro spins funk, hip-hop, and house records. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker

Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Ed Dupas

Local country-folk Americana singer-songwriter whose influences range from Springsteen to Steve Earle. [venue info]

Dreamland Theater: Nathanael Paul Romero

Ypsilanti indie pop singer-songwriter. Opening acts are local pop- rock singer-songwriter Nadim Azzam, local pop-soul singer- songwriter Evan Haywood, EMU-student hip-hop MC Sonny Dulphi, and the local experimental hip-hop ensemble The Black Opera. [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]

Habitat Lounge: Soulstice

Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing. [venue info]

Live: The Switchbacks

Local hard-rocking country and blues quintet fronted by vocalist Janet Benson. 6:30-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Robert Johnson

Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Sonic Freeway

Versatile Detroit-area 6-piece dance band whose repertoire includes Motown and classic and country-rock. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Isosceles

Versatile local acoustic trio that plays a mix of jazz, swing, country, pop, and folk. With vocalist Shekinah Errington, bassist Tim Berla, and guitarist Jim Cooney. The band has a recent CD, Triangle. [venue info]

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea: Amy Grace

Young pop-folk singer-songwriter from East Tawas. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Doug Horn Trio

Jazz ensemble led by local alto saxophonist Horn. With pianist Rick Roe and bassist Paul Keller. Tonight they perform songs from their new CD, High Standards, along with other jazz classics and some seasonal favorites. 7-10 p.m. [venue info]


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