Wednesday Feb 21, 2018
Babs' Underground: Dave Menzo
This local singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His new CD, Shhh, is a collection of cinematic soundscapes created entirely with acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments from the Ann Arbor District Library Music Tools collection.
Blind Pig: Big Something
Burlington (NC) alternative funk-rock sextet known for its exuberant performing style. Advance tickets: $10.
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Thunderwüde
Bluegrass and related roots music by the Chelsea trio of guitarists Jason Dennie and George Merkel and multi-instrumentalist Wes Fritzemeier.
Club Above: Future Teens
Boston self-styled "bedroom pop" indie rock quartet that recently released the CD, Bored and Alone. Opening acts are the local pop- rock band Fallow Land, the Detroit indie rock band Alchemists, and the Ferndale pop-rock band Get Tall.
Detroit St. Filling Station: "Bluegrass Wednesday."
The local progressive bluegrass string quartet Wire in the Wood performs a set and then hosts a jam session during a 2nd set.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Habitat Lounge: Slice
East Lansing pop dance quartet.
Mash: Reeds 'n' Steel
Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof.
Old Town: Treetown Swingtette
Local ensemble that plays a wide range of swing music, from Cole Porter to Django Reinhardt. Members are fiddler Paul Winder, vibes player Cary Kocher, bassist Paul Keller, and singer-guitarist Myron Grant, who also plays harp and bones.
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