See review. This lounge in the basement of the Blue Tractor tavern features live music Wed. 9 p.m.-midnight and Thurs.-Sat., & occasional other nights, 10 p.m.-2 a.m. Weekend happy hour music, 6-9 p.m. Dancing, no cover.
December 4: Matt Gabriel
Grand Rapids singer-songwriter whose music draws on an eclectic mix of genres, from pop and rock to folk and country.
This local singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His recent CD, Shhh, is a collection of cinematic soundscapes created entirely with acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments from the Ann Arbor District Library Music Tools collection. Photo: Myra Klarman.
December 6: Broken Fuzz
Detroit-area rock quartet.
December 7: Nobody's Business
Redford blues and blues-rock band.
December 7: Matt Boylan
Covers and originals by this local pop-folk singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
December 11: David Roof
Local blues-rock singer-guitarist.
December 13: Fangs & Twang
Ypsilanti trio from Black Jake & the Carnies that plays twangy, high- energy country rock, with songs about vampires, mummies, and other fantastical creatures.
December 13: Reeds 'n' Steel
Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and guitarist David Roof. 6-9 p.m.
December 14: The Chris Canas Band
Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.
December 14: Mia Green
Young Detroit-area pop-folk singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Acoustic postpunk rock duo from suburban Detroit.
December 19: Michael May & the Messarounds
Jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet led by vocalist and blues harpist May. 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
December 20: Robert Johnson
Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
December 20: Pajamas
Local pop-rock jam trio.
December 21: Mike Vial
Local pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
December 21: The Invasion
British Invasion cover quartet from Redford led by singer-guitarist David Roof.
December 26: Twenty TwentyFour
Toledo ensemble whose music is an eclectic, danceable mix of jazz, funk, R&B, soul, and rock.
December 27: Dan Orcutt
Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes.
December 28: Twenty TwentyFour
Duo from this Toledo ensemble whose music is an eclectic, danceable mix of jazz, funk, R&B, soul, and rock. 6-9 p.m.
December 28: The Scott Martin Band
Canton alt-country-rock quartet led by singer-songwriter Martin.
December 31: Dave Menzo Band
Ensemble led by local pop-rock singer-songwriter Menzo.
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