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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Jud Branam & Kevin Brown Jud Branam & Kevin Brown

Local alt-country duo, both singer-songwriters from Corndaddy whose music mixes equal parts of Gram Parsons and Uncle Tupelo. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Counter Cosby

Reunion of this veteran local band that plays sarcastic, goofy, prog- rock metal. Openers: the Detroit rock 'n' roll quintet The Lucid Furs, the Detroit self-styled "dirty crunchy rock" trio The Loveseats, and the Ypsilanti rock 'n' roll quartet ZZvava. $8-$11. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Mogue Doyle

Original Irish rock by this local quartet, along covers of the Pogues and others. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: John Finan & Sharon Tse

Singer-songwriter duo. Finan is a Canton singer-songwriter who writes country-tinged folk-pop, and Tse a young singer-songwriter whose repertoire ranges from confessional folk-pop to jazz- inflected songs. [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]

Guy Hollerin's: Thornetta Davis

Soulful, rocking Detroit-style R&B by a band led by Davis, a powerful, Etta James-style vocalist. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: FreeLance

Local dance rock cover band whose repertoire ranges from Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder to AC/DC and Guns & Roses to Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars. [venue info]

Mash: Matt Boylan

Covers and originals by this local pop-folk singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: The Urban Legend Trio

Soul-based music by this Toledo ensemble whose music also draws on elements of blues, funk, R&B, and jazz. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Unkle Lay Lee's Moonshine All-Stars

An eclectic mix of music in various genres by this Milan strings & more quintet. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Dave Boutette

Veteran local folk-rock singer-guitarist whose genial songs about the small ups and downs of ordinary life draw on a range of influences from Chuck Berry to Bob Dylan to Paul Westerberg. He performs with his wife, singer Kristi Davis, a former Radio City Rockette. Tonight's holiday show features lots of sing-alongs. [venue info]

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