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Friday May 25, 2018

Canterbury House: Ethan Setiawan Band

A varied repertoire that blends Americana-based folk and classical influences by an ensemble led by Setiawan, a Goshen-bred multi- instrumentalist and singer who won the 2014 National Mandolin Championship. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: "A Little Help: A Tribute to the Beatles"

Performances by The Adam Plomaritas Trio, Fangs and Twang, Big Red Oak, The Strangers, Mike Gentry, Shannon Lee, Eric Moore, James Henes, Gannon Alexander, Izzie & Shannon, and Milan Seth. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Robin Monterosso

Twangy Americana with blues and soul flavors by this Metro Detroit singer-songwriter who at age 47 recently released her first CD, What I Didn't Say. [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: Bugs Beddow Band

Versatile horn-driven R&B, boogie-rock, blues, and jazz ensemble led by veteran Detroit trombonist Beddow. [venue info]

Live: Drivin' Sideways Driviní Sideways

Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson's alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist Tyler Stipe, bassist Pat Prouty, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King. [venue info]

Mash: Dan Orcutt

Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. [venue info]

Mash: The Invasion

British Invasion cover quartet from Redford led by singer-guitarist David Roof. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: Black Jake & the Carnies Black Jake & the Carnies

Popular Ypsilanti octet that calls its energetic, foot-stomping blend of punk, old-time music, and bluegrass "crabgrass." [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: "Piano-Rooney!"

Celebration of the return to the Grotto of a Yamaha C-6 grand piano from the Nelson Schantz Piano Spa where, for the past two months, it was being reconditioned, restored, and refreshed. Pianists James Dapogny, Duncan McMillan, Rick Roe, and Mr. B each short sets, accompanied by bassist Paul Keller and drummer Pete Siers. $10. 7-10 p.m. [venue info]


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