Saturday Feb 2, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Darrin James Band
Blues-inflected folk-rock by this local singer-songwriter whose new CD, Strange Storm, is a collection of songs responding to the contemporary climate of constant violence, blatant greed, religious hypocrisy, and political chaos.
Blind Pig: The North 41
Chicago funk-rock jam quintet. Opener: Act Casual, a local rock, blues, and funk quintet. $10.
Conor O'Neill's: Randy Brock Group
Detroit blues trio.
Conor O'Neill's: Rootstand
Local band whose music blends bluegrass, blues, reggae, and Celtic folk idioms and instrumentation.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Angela Predhomme
Detroit-area singer-songwriter whose influences range from Motown and the Beatles to Sarah McLachlan and Norah Jones.
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: The Chris Canas Band
Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.
Mash: Mia Green
Young Detroit-area pop-folk singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: Weekend Comeback
Pop-rock, Motown, and country party band.
Rumpus Room: Donya Kiana & Company
Ensemble led by Kiana, a local singer-songwriter who specializes in darkly brooding ballads inspired by traditional English and Irish themes. Opener: Monte Pride, a Lansing pop-folk singer- songwriter.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Bob Skon
Folk-rock covers and originals by this local singer-songwriter known for his wry songs about love and loss.
Ypsi Alehouse: StickMan
Saline acoustic rock quo of singer-ukulele payer Jennifer Judge Hensel and bassist Mark Hensel. 8-10 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Michael Smith & Friends
Ensemble led by singer-guitarist Smith, the frontman of the veteran local country band Cadillac Cowboys.
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