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
September 1: Antighost
Grand Rapids punk-rock trio. Openers: the Connecticut postrock quintet Con Etiquette, the Detroit postpunk indie pop-rock quintet You Rest, You Joy Life, and the South Lyon progressive hard-rock quartet Avalanche. $8 ($10 at the door).
September 4: Christian French
Indiana electronic-pop singer-songwriter. Opener: Astn, the stage name of Panama City Beach (FL) pop R&B singer-songwriter John Austin Sanders. $12 ($15 at the door).
September 5: Tiny Tree
Muskegon postrock duo. Openers: the Muskegon hardcore quartet Pharoin, the Grand Rapids death metal band Pain Divine, and the Grand Rapids doom metal band Funeral Noise. $7-$10.
September 6: Trembling Earth
Manchester-based blues-inflected folk-rock jam band, Openers: Deadicated, a Detroit psychedelic jam band that specializes in the music of the Grateful Dead and its circle, and Scotty Karate, a one-man postpunk honky-tonk rock 'n' roll band from Chelsea whose Get It in the Teepee won acclaim one critic for its "intricately written songs and lyrics [that] pour from the heart with poetic sarcasm and leave a delicious aftertaste." $6-$9.
September 7: The North 41
Chicago funk-rock jam quintet. $8.
September 11: Ducktails
The stage name of New Jersey art-pop singer-songwriter Matthew Mondanile. Openers: Werewolf Hair, a local garage rock band, and Michael Kofron, a St. Louis introspective pop-folk singer-songwriter. $10.
September 12: Unknown Crowe
Southern Michigan trio that plays noisy, frenetic postgrunge garage rock. Openers: Modern Lady Fitness, an Ypsilanti psych- rock quartet, and LVRS, a Jackson noise-rock trio. $5-$8.
September 13: Car Crash Jake
Ypsilanti indie rock band led by singer-songwriter Jacob Assell. Openers: local rock bands Escape Route, The Nine, No- Nonsense, Turnt, Belt, Sapona, and Ryan Werner. $10 ($12 at the door).
September 16: Cursive
All ages admitted. Veteran Omaha indie rock band fronted by singer-songwriter Tim Kasher. Opener: Oquoa, an Omaha space-rock quartet. $16 ($18 at the door). 8 p.m.-midnight.
September 17: Boyscott
Connecticut rock quartet. Openers: Den-Mate, an art-pop ensemble led by rural Virginia singer-songwriter Jules Hale and Brother Son, a popular Detroit rock quartet. $8-$10.
September 19: Lily Talmers
Michigan indie pop-folk singer-songwriter. Openers: 2 other area pop-folk-singer-songwriters, Frankie and Kamryn Thomas. $7-$10.
September 26: Desmond Jones
Grand Rapids funk-rock jazz fusion quintet. $8.
September 28: Ian Noe
All ages admitted. Acclaimed country-folk singer-songwriter from rural Kentucky who writes about lost love, poverty, and death. Opener: Jeremy Ivey, a stylistically versatile Nashville-based singer-songwriter. $10 ($12 at the door). 8 p.m.-midnight.
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