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Blind Pig

208 S. First St. [map]
996-8555
blindpigmusic.com

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/calendar.

 
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November 1: Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers

Nov. 1 & 2. Lansing pop-funk and soul quartet led by singer- songwriter Hertler. Opener: Paddlebots (Nov. 1), a high- energy Michigan progressive soul-pop duo, and The Stellars, a local indie rock duo. $15 ($20 week of show, $25 at the door).

November 2: Joe Hertler & the Rainbow Seekers

Nov. 1 & 2. Lansing pop-funk and soul quartet led by singer- songwriter Hertler. Opener: Paddlebots (Nov. 1), a high- energy Michigan progressive soul-pop duo, and The Stellars, a local indie rock duo. $15 ($20 week of show, $25 at the door).

November 3: James McMurtry

First local appearance in 20 years by this country-rock singer- songwriter from Texas who specializes in laconic, fully realized tales about the cracks in the surface of the American Dream and the ordinary people who fall through them. His deadpan delivery and minimalist melodicism often provoke comparisons to Lou Reed. Opener: Bonnie Whitmore, an acclaimed young Texas singer-songwriter whose influences range from Steve Earle and Kim Richey to Tom Petty. $20. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

November 6: Chris Webby

All ages admitted. Connecticut rapper whose 2014 album Chemically Imbalanced peaked at #2 on the Billboard R&B chart. Openers: area hip-hop MCs Redd and Rocky, and Lansing hip-hop MC Knowledge Da MC. $25. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

November 7: Billy Raffoul

All ages admitted. Canadian pop-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist with a soulful vocal style $12 ($15 at the door). 8 p.m.- midnight.

November 8: El Ten Eleven

Layered, hypnotically pulsing postrock instrumental dance music by the L.A. duo of guitarist-bassist Kristian Dunn and drummer Tim Fogarty. "El Ten Eleven's songs are all lifts and falls, transitioning easily from mellow indie sounds to full-on bounce-worthy rock and back again all within the span of four minutes," says OC Weekly. Opener: RYLR, a Chicago experimental pop-rock metal trio. $14 ($16 at the door).

November 9: Approachable Minorities

Ypsilanti hip-hop ensemble. Openers: the Ypsilanti pop-folk trio Truman, the local teen deathcore band Colorless Exile, local R&B singer Reigna Reign, and the popular local soul-inflected hip-hop singer and rapper Nickie P, along with Hybrids and Gypsy Music Collective. $10.

November 14: Wood Chickens

Madison psychedelic cowpunk trio. Openers: the Ypsilanti surf-psych garage sextet Electric Blanket, the local alt-rock quartet Towner, and the Ypsilanti psych-rock quartet Modern Lady Fitness $6.

November 15: Black Dahlia Murder

Detroit death metal quintet. Openers: the Cleveland metal-thrash band Midnight, the Detroit doom metal quintet Temple of Void, and the Toledo death metal quartet Mutilatred. $18 ($20 at the door).

November 17: Temple of the Fuzz Witch

Detroit doom-rock band. Openers: The Ypsilanti psych-stoner metal drum 'n' bass duo Bubak, the Grand Rapids stoner metal trio Rip Van Ripper, and the Detroit-area fuzz-rock quartet Toe Cutter. $7-$10.

November 18: The Sea and Cake

Jazz-inflected indie rock by this veteran Chicago trio. $16 ($18 at the door). 9 p.m.-1 a.m.

November 21: Dirty Deville

Local jam-oriented psychedelic prog-rock quartet. Openers: the Ypsilanti math rock trio Parker Projection, the area metal band Manwolf, and the local stoner rock trio Electric Huldra. $7-$10.

November 28: Aqueous

Popular Buffalo groove-rock jam quartet. Opener: EGi, a Chicago progressive funk-rock quartet. $15. 8 p.m.-midnight.

November 30: Rubblebucket

Veteran Brooklyn-based avant-pop-rock quintet whose music blends elements of psychedelia, Afrobeat, and rock. Opener: And the Kids, a Northampton (MA) almost-all-female art-pop quintet. $18.




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