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Sunday Feb 11, 2018

Blind Pig: Magic Giant

Los Angeles Americana pop band that plays infectious sing-alongs and tunes that blend folk instruments with big drums and dance rhythms. Opening act is The Brevet, a southern California alternative rock quartet. Advance tickets: $12 ($15 at the door). 7:30-11 p.m. [venue info]

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: "Song Circle"

All invited to drop in to play their work or just listen. Hosted by veteran singer-songwriter Annie Capps. 2-5 p.m. [venue info]

Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: The Wes Fritzemeier Jazz Experience

With the Chelsea ensemble of pianist Brian Brill, bassist Jed Fritzemeier, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier. 6-8 p.m. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Traditional Irish Session

All invited to join or listen to an instrumental jam session. [venue info]

Old Town: Ralston Bowles

Acclaimed Grand Rapids singer-songwriter whose songs are known for their nervy, biting wit. "Ralston Bowles's music is a puckish satire on the mores of contemporary society--a droll spoof aimed at the head and the heart," says WYCE-FM (Grand Rapids) station manager Michael Packer. "He's the Cheshire Cat of the folksters, slyly romping in an unpredictable wonderland." [venue info]

Ravens Club: Heather Black Project

Vintage jazz and blues by an ensemble led by Heather Schwartz, a talented local singer whose vocal style also reflects gospel, R&B, soul, and hip-hop influences. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Phil Ogilvie's Rhythm Kings Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings

This local 10-piece big band is one of the few to specialize in the old- time big-band music of the late 1920s and early 1930s associated with Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver. Arrangements by the renowned early-jazz pianist James Dapogny and tubaist Chris Smith. [venue info]


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