Friday Jan 11, 2019
Blind Pig: "Tom Petty Tribute."
With The Insiders, a Kalamazoo-based Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers tribute sextet. $15 ($20 at the door). 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Club Above: U-M School of Dentistry Talent Showcase
With performers TBA. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: J. Washburn Gardner
Ypsilanti pop-folk singer-songwriter and classically trained tenor.
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.
Habitat Lounge: Dan Rafferty Band
Popular 8-piece Detroit pop dance band.
Live: Mike Boyd & the Genessee Ramblers
Veteran local country and blues band led by the versatile singer- songwriter Boyd. 6:30-9 p.m.
Mash: David Roof
Local blues-rock singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: Jennifer Westwood & the Handsome Devils
Self-styled "hill country outlaw swamp music" by this Detroit band led by Westwood, a versatile Detroit Music Award- winning singer-songwriter who formerly fronted the retro outlaw honky-tonk band Waycross Georgia Farmboys. The band's influences range from R.L. Burnside and the Drive-By Truckers to Loretta Lynn and Lucinda Williams.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike.
All musicians invited. Hosted by Jacob Gibson. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Tap Room: Dirty Deville
Local jam-oriented psychedelic prog-rock quartet. Openers: King Under the Mountain, a local doom metal/stoner rock instrumental ensemble, and Shindig Machine, a local postpunk rock trio.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Andy Adamson Quintet
Jazz originals by keyboardist Adamson in styles ranging from traditional to modern electric jazz, along with some free improvisation. With saxophonist Dan Bennett, acoustic and electric bassist Brennan Andes, trumpeter Ross Huff, and drummer John Taylor. The band has a new CD, First Light. $10. 8-11 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Joel Palmer
Veteran Detroit singer-guitarist whose repertoire includes vintage and original blues, swing, and folk-style tunes. Opener: the Chelsea urban folk singer-songwriter duo Annie & Rod Capps.
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