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Friday May 11, 2018

Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Alex Anest

Local jazz guitarist. [venue info]

B-Side: "Indie Rock Show."

With the local bands Rosewood, The Left Lanes, and The Day Dream Project. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Hillbilly Knife Fight

Horn-fired postpunk metal-rock by this suburban Detroit sextet. Openers: Weeping Prophet, the Ypsilanti psych-stoner metal drum 'n' bass duo Bubak, and the local stoner rock trio Electric Huldra. $7-$10. [venue info]

Bona Sera: "Friends with Benefits Dance Party"

Dance party with DJ Selina Style, a burlesque show by Luna Legare, and a screening of the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show (movie starts at 8:30 p.m.). Costumes encouraged. Doors open at 8 p.m. [venue info]

Club Above: Man Eating Lion and Foreveratlast

Double bill. Man Eating Lion is a progressive alternative quartet, and Foreveratlast is an Indianapolis postpunk rock trio. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Mark Jewett

Local Americana pop-rock singer- songwriter who recently released the CD Love Has No Heart of Its Own, Opener: Amy Petty, a Saginaw-based pop-folk singer-songwriter known for her evocative songs on emotionally intimate themes. [venue info]

Earle: Rick Burgess Trio

Jazz ensemble, named after the late jazz pianist and Earle cofounder Burgess, featuring drummer Robert Warren and a rotating roster of bassists and pianists. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Soulstice

Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing. [venue info]

Live: Lady Sunshine & the X Band Lady Sunshine

Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle. The band's latest CD is Big Sexee. 6:30-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Rick Straub

Acoustic covers of singer-songwriter pop-folk and folk-rock by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: The Terraplanes

Local band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack that plays a mix of houserocking blues, uptown swing, soulful R&B, and roots rock. [venue info]


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