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Saturday Feb 9, 2019

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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Matt Gabriel

Grand Rapids singer-songwriter whose music draws on an eclectic mix of genres, from pop and rock to folk and country. [venue info]

Blind Pig: "Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems."

Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett, directors of the award-winning documentary Dirty Country, cohost a screening of the latest in their popular series of compilations from their impressive collection of strange, outrageous, hilarious, and profoundly stupid videos, along with highlights from an infamous cable access show (Dancing with Frank Pacholski) and an update on Phueher & Pickett's fake strongmen act Chop & Steele. $14 in advance at foundfootagefest.com and at the door. 9-10:30 p.m. [venue info]

Bona Sera: "Friends with Benefits Dance Party"

Dance Party with a DJ. Proceeds benefit a charity TBA. [venue info]

Canterbury House: "Tribute to Nancy Wilson"

Jazz vocalist Justin Showell, a U-M musical theater student, leads a quintet in arrangements of Nancy Wilson songs. Followed by a jam session. With trumpeter Josie Ala, pianist Cole Abod, bassist Mohan Ritsema, and drummer Eliza Salem. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: John Churchville John Churchville

Local tabla player, accompanied by several musician friends, who plays Indian classical, light classical, fusion, and folk music. [venue info]

Dreamland Theater: "Soap Opera."

Variety show with several Ypsilanti performers in a program of skits, comedy, poetry, dance, performance art and music that bills itself as a "night of sinister secrets, passionate feuds, and villainous alter egos." [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: Bobby Murray Band

R&B band led by singer-guitarist Murray, who was the regular guitarist in Etta James' band. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Dan Rafferty Band

Popular 8-piece Detroit pop dance band. [venue info]

Mash: Jason Dean

Local singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: The Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: Fangs and Twang

Ypsilanti trio featuring 3 members of Black Jake & the Carnies-guitarist Andy Benes, bassist Joe Bertoletti, and drummer Billy LaLonde-that plays twangy, high-energy country rock, with songs about vampires, mummies, and other mythical creatures. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: The Newport Blues

Local electric blues and blues-rock quintet. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Ziggy's: 734 Saturdays

Open mike, along with a featured performer TBA. Sign-up starts at 7 p.m. 8-11 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Summerland and Ed Dupas

An evening of song-swapping with Summerland, the stage name of Oklahoma singer-songwriter Nadia Piotrowsky, and Dupas, a local country-folk Americana singer-songwriter whose influences range from Springsteen to Steve Earle. [venue info]


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