Saturday Jan 12, 2019
B-Side: "Athena's Mix of Hip-Hop and Rap."
A mix of regional talent and local teens.
Canterbury House: Girl Noise
Club Above: Stop Watch
Local postpunk indie rock quartet. Openers: Approachable Minorities, an Ypsilanti hip-hop ensemble, and Summer Like the Season, a Detroit electronic art-rock quartet. 8 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Scottie Alexander
Brighton singer-pianist who plays pop-rock covers by everyone from Elton John and Lionel Richie to Matchbox Twenty and Kings of Leon.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Michele Held and Annie Bacon
Double bill. Held is a a Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter with a distinctively soulful vocal style, and Bacon, a recent transplant from San Francisco, is a veteran Americana folk-rock singer-songwriter.
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: Laura Rain & the Caesars
An intense fusion of funk, soul, and blues by this Detroit quintet fronted by vocalist Rain.
Habitat Lounge: Dan Rafferty Band
Popular 8-piece Detroit pop dance band.
Mash: Chris Canas Band
Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.
Mash: Matt Boylan
Covers and originals by this local pop-folk singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Bird into Bear
Highly regarded local acoustic roots-music folk-rock sextet, formerly known as Dragon Wagon, that calls its music "bluegrass folk-rock with a touch of Irish whiskey." Opener: Glass City Groove, Versatile Toledo pop, rock, and R&B cover band led by the father- son rhythm section of percussionist Ray and drummer Brandon Benson. No cover.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Agenda 21
Detroit activist reggae-rock trio, fronted by singer-songwriters Sherry Lutz and Leslie Glapa Panzica, featuring songs about radioactive leaks, Monsanto, the war racket, government lies, and more.
Ypsi Alehouse: Pearl Street String Band
Versatile acoustic quartet whose repertoire includes traditional jigs, reels, waltzes and airs from Irish, French-Canadian, New England and Southern/Old-Time sources, and more. 5-7 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: LeLe XO
Alt-pop singer-songwriter from Sterling Heights debuted at #33 on the iTunes Alternative charts.
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