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Music: Pop, Rock, Jazz, Blues, & Traditional - Week of March 1, 2021

Nationally known artists visit Kerrytown Concert House, other clubs, and campus venues, crowning a flourishing nightlife scene. Home to considerable local talent, Ann Arbor's also a stop for up-and-comers on the college circuit. Note: Most bands in this category are listed in Nightspots.

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March 2021
 7 p.m.  Free!  Online 

Bill Edwards and Michelle Held: On the Tracks Singer-Songwriter Showcase.

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Double bill. Edwards is a veteran local country singer-songwriter whose songs have been covered by the likes of Lee Roy Parnell and T. Graham Brown, and Held is a a Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter with a distinctively soulful vocal style.
7 p.m. Online at Free, donations appreciated. 330-5226. [map]

 8 p.m.  Online 

Seth Bernard: The Ark Family Room Series.

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A Lake City native known for his clever, funny, and candidly insightful folk-, rock-, and jazz-based songs about his life, Bernard founded Earthwork Music, a collective of musicians who focus their work on environmental advocacy, social justice, and community building.
8 p.m., for livestream URL see Free; donations appreciated. 761-1451.



March 2021
 5 p.m.  Online 

Rufus Wainwright: The Ark Livestream Series.

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Every Fri. (except Mar. 5) through Mar. 26, and Mar. 4. The son of Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle, this acclaimed young singer-songwriter specializes in lush, piano-based neocabaret pop ballads that he sings in what Rolling Stone calls "a rough-silk voice [that] sounds like a worn, inebriated diva sweeping down a staircase." These concerts are part of a series of 18 weekly shows from his Laurel Canyon home in which Wainwright performs his entire studio discography in chronological order.
5 p.m., for URL and tickets ($20 in advance, $25 day of show), see



March 2021
 4:15 p.m.  Free!  Online 

"Rathbun/Fries Duo": Kerrytown Concert House Live @ The 415.

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Two members of the WMU jazz faculty-saxophonist Andrew Rathbun, well known in NYC jazz circles for his melodic improvisations, and pianist Matthew Fries perform original compositions, jazzy interpretations of Debussy classics, and more. Live from KCH.
Online at Free, donations accepted. [map]

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