Tuesday May 1, 2018
Blind Pig: The Happy Fits
New Jersey indie rock trio. Openers: the local rock quartet The Kelseys, the local funk-rock quintet After Hours Radio, and Fangs & Twang, an Ypsilanti trio from Black Jake & the Carnies that plays twangy, high-energy country rock, with songs about vampires, mummies, and other fantastical creatures. $5-$8.
Detroit St. Filling Station: "Open Mike Talent Night."
Open mike for musicians, poets, storytellers, and other performers.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Habitat Lounge: Dave Menzo
This local pop-rock singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His recent 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. Photo: Myra Klarman.
Oz's Music Environment: "Songwriters Open Mike"
All songwriters invited. Hosted by Jim Novak.
Ravens Club: Chris Buhalis
Popular local singer-songwriter who sings engaging, fresh-minded folk-country originals, often with an acerbic topical edge, in a rich, warm voice. His latest CD, Big Car Town, is a collection of songs exploring and celebrating his working-class heritage.
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