This local club features live music most Wed.-Sat. and occasional other nights, 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. (unless otherwise noted). Also, occasional early shows, usually 7-10 p.m. Cover, dancing. Advance tickets sold at the 8 Ball Saloon (below the club) and at blindpigmusic.com
March 1: The Dirty News
Detroit rock quintet. Openers: the Ypsilanti progressive blues-rock quartet Strange Flavors, the local rock, blues, and funk quintet Act Casual, and the Detroit rock 'n' roll quintet The Lucid Furs. $7.
March 2: Aaron Carter
Best-selling dance-pop singer-songwriter. Opener: Max Muscato, a blues-inflected pop-rock singer-songwriter from Buffalo. $20 ($25 at the door).
March 6: Mike Doughty
Pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist whose repertoire includes an engaging mix of personal, political, and whimsical songs. Tonight he performs the entirety of his old band Soul Coughing's 1994 debut album Ruby Vroom. Opener: Wheatus, a progressive pop sextet from Long Island whose music is an eclectic mix of everything from Motown and 70s rock to metal and hip-hop. $20 ($22 at the door).
March 9: Deadicated
Detroit psychedelic jam band that specializes in the music of the Grateful Dead and its circle. Openers: Trembling Earth, a Manchester-based blues-inflected folk-rock jam band, and Mega Weedge, a Ween tribute band. $10 ($15 at the door).
March 10: Local H
Veteran Chicago alternative rock duo. $15 ($18 at the door). 9 p.m.- midnight.
March 13: R.A. The Rugged Man
Renowned veteran hip-hop rapper known for his deft, socially aware lyricism. $20.
March 13: Dave Stone.
Veteran Atlanta-bred stand-up comic known for taking on the insane parts of life, from paranormal apparitions to misleading fast food commercials. Opener: Ayomide Iyapamuk. $10. 8-11 p.m.
March 15: Nadim Azzam
Local pop-oriented hip-hop singer-songwriter who tonight celebrates the release of a new EP.
March 16: Electric Six
Energetic, irreverent guitar-based rock by this widely acclaimed Detroit quintet whose music has been described as a "bizarre genetic splicing of punk, new wave, disco, and arena rock." Opener: DaveTV. $15. 10 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
March 18: Max Frost
All ages admitted. Austin alternative pop-rock singer- songwriter. Openers: Mikey Mike, an eccentric alt-pop singer-songwriter whose influences range from Stevie Nicks to Kurt Cobain to Kanye West., and UPSAHL, the stage name of Phoenix indie pop-rock singer-songwriter Taylor Upsahl. $15 ($17 at the door). 8 p.m.-midnight.
March 21: Fools for Thought
Local pop-rock quintet fronted by singer-guitarist Veronica Freel. Opener: Evan Parness, a U-M student singer-songwriter. $5- $8.
March 27: Deals Gone Slack
Ensemble featuring members of the popular NYC ska and rocksteady band the Slackers. Openers: 7 Chakraz, a veteran local alternative rock band, and J. Navarro & the Traitors, a Detroit ska & reggae septet $10.
March 28: Andrea Doria
Riverview jazz-inflected pop-rock quartet. Openers: the local indie rock band Seaholm, the the Detroit indie rock band] Read the Sun, and the Ypsilanti metal-inflected pop-punk quartet Tequila Deer. $7-$10.
March 31: Hayes Carll
Talented Texas honky-tonk troubadour whose songs draw on a wide array of influences, from the pantheon of Texas singer-songwriters to Dylan and John Prine, but his deepest affinity is with the barroom poetics of early Tom Waits and the Beat and postbeat writers--from Kerouac to Bukowski--who shaped Waits. Opener: Ben Dickey, the Little Rock singer-songwriter and actor who won the 2018 Sundance Film Festival's Special Jury Award for Achievement in Acting for his portrayal of Blaze Foley in Blaze. $20.
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