Saturday Dec 1, 2018
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Sam Corbin
Lansing pop-folk singer-songwriter whose influences range from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan.
B-Side: "Battle of the Bands."
Local teen bands in all genres compete in 2 rounds for gigs at Top of the Park, on WCBN-FM, and more. Participants: the indie rock band Left Lanes, the deathcore band Colorless Exile, the indie pop band SunnyHeadache, the alternative rock band Alt Facts, the neo-soul ensemble Prophecy, and the funk band Impulse. 7-11 p.m.
Blind Pig: Bars of Gold
Ferndale postpunk pop-rock quintet. Openers: Minihorse, a local rock band, and Dogleg, a local posthardcore emo band. $10.
Bona Sera: "PoptART."
Drag show. 11 p.m.-1:30 a.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Chirp
Local jazz-inflected progressive funk-rock quartet.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: San, Emily, & Jacob
Multi-instrumentalist San Slomovits (best known as half of the popular family-friendly duo Gemini) and his violinist daughter, Emily Slomovits, are joined by bassist Jacob Warren to perform a wide range of traditional and contemporary acoustic folk, jazz, and classical music, including material from their CD, Innocent When You Dream.
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.
Guy Hollerin's: Jimmy McCarty & Mystery Train
Popular rockabilly and roots-rock band led by veteran Detroit guitarist McCarty.
Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose
An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes.
Mash: Mike Vial
Local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Brotha James
80s-style pop-rock with an inspirational edge by Elk Rapids one-man band Jeremy Reisig. Opener: Jacob Gibson, a Howell singer- songwriter. 8:30 p.m.-midnight.
Zou Zou's Cafe: John Latini
Acoustic rock-based originals by this popular veteran local rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter. His new CD, The Blues Just Makes Me Feel Good, is a collection of soul-infused R&B songs.
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