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
January 3: Fallow Land
Local pop-rock quartet. Openers: the NYC indie rock quintet. Fernway, the Detroit lo-fi indie rock band Ness Lake, and Parkway & Columbia, a Brighton quintet that plays atmospheric, melodic indie rock $7. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
January 4: Matt Braunger
Affable Chicago-based comic, a regular on MADtv during its final season, who blends often dark oddball tales with goofy one-liners. $15. 9 p.m. (doors open at 8 p.m.).
January 5: Mike Concannon Band
Concannon is a local singer-songwriter whose music draws on rock, blues, soul, and country influences. He recently released his debut CD, Better Late Than Never. Openers: Jim Roll, a local band led by this nationally prominent local singer-songwriter known for his barbed alt-country-flavored folk-rock ballads and love songs., and Brian Lillie, a popular local folk-rock singer-songwriter. $12. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
January 9: Shaggy 2 Dope
All ages admitted. Acclaimed Detroit horrorcore hip-hop rapper. Opener: Ouija Macc, a Detroit horrorcore hip-hop rapper. $20 ($25 at the door). 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
January 10: Avidya
Gaithersburg (MD) experimental groove metal band. Openers: Zilched, a Detroit noise pop garage trio fronted by singer- songwriter Chloe Drallos, and Image over Being, the stage name of Lexington (MI) experimental soul singer-songwriter & drummer Travis Siegfried, along with the local retro grunge trio Pursuer. $5-$8.
January 11: "Tom Petty Tribute."
With The Insiders, a Kalamazoo-based Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers tribute sextet. $15 ($20 at the door). 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
January 16: Jonathan Brown
Openers: Eddie Logix, Goldzilla, Mr. Furious, Sntnck, and Tru Klassick.
January 17: Deadicated
Detroit psychedelic jam band that specializes in the music of the Grateful Dead and its circle.
January 18: "Life of Kanye Dance Party"
With DJ Ell.
January 19: Cory Wong
Minneapolis funk-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, currently a member of the popular funk band Vulfpeck. $20.
January 24: Throwaway
Detroit rock duo. Openers: the local sax-driven postpunk drum 'n' bass trio Scissor Now!, the Ypsilanti hip-hop ensemble Louis Picasso & The Gallery, and the Ypsilanti neo-soul blues fusion quintet Kristianna & the DayNites
January 25: "Haute to Death"
DJ dance party
January 26: Seven Chakra
Local hip-hop ensemble. Openers: the Birmingham hip-hop duo Kolorblind, Vic Ruggiero, TPG, and Katy Shay
January 30: "Live hip-hop Night."
With One.Be.Lo, Isaac Castor, and Dead Breed.
January 31: "Homeless Shelter Benefit."
With Nadim Azzam, Oren Levin, Tru Klassick, MYNA, and Shai-Li.
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