Thursday Dec 20, 2018
Blind Pig: Trembling Earth
Manchester-based blues-inflected folk-rock jam band Openers: Jive Colossus, a local 9-piece Afro-Caribbean funk-rock dance band, and Nina & the Buffalo Riders, a Detroit rock 'n' roll sextet $10 ($12 at the door).
Detroit St. Filling Station: "Bluegrass & Beer Thursday"
The local Pontiac Trailblazers, a bluegrass quartet led by bassist Ryan O'Shea, performs a set and then hosts a jam session during a 2nd set. Bring your instrument.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Elks Lodge: "Hip-Hop Open Mike."
All hip-hop artists invited.
Habitat Lounge: Wych Elm
Local string sextet that plays a stylishly pungent, soul-infused mix of folk, rock, jazz, and old-time music.
Last Word: The Pherotones
A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier.
Mash: Dave Menzo
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.
Oz's Music Environment: "Guitarist Network."
All guitarists invited for a weekly jam session and group lesson that concludes with a group performance. 7:30-9 p.m.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Open Mike
All acoustic musicians invited. Hosted by Judy Banker & Ed Dupas.
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