Friday Feb 22, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Washtenaw County Divorcees
Old-time string band of local singer-guitarists Kyle Rhodes, Greta Van Doren, and Hannah Lewis.
Blind Pig: That 1 Guy
The stage name of Mike Silverman, a Las Vegas-based classically trained bassist who has created his own instrument, the Magic Pipe, which his website describes as a "system of electronically wired steel plumbing, shaped somewhat like a harp, with a thick bass string wired from top to bottom and a hole that billows smoke during the climax of his live shows." $15. 9 p.m.-1 a.m.
Club Above: Liquid Thickness
Local funk-rock sextet. Opener: Violet Sol, a Local self- styled "soulful music collective."
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Rochelle Clark
Chelsea singer-songwriter who's half of the Americana duo The Potter's Field.
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: Atomic Radio
Detroit quartet that plays 70s-90s rock and pop favorites.
Live: Drivin' Sideways
Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson's alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist Tyler Stipe, bassist Pat Prouty, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King. 6:30-9 p.m.
Mash: The George and Laura Duo
Funky soul and R&B by the duo of vocalist Laura Rain and her husband, guitarist George Friend. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Invasion
British Invasion cover quartet from Redford led by singer-guitarist David Roof.
Ypsi Alehouse: Trembling Earth
Manchester-based blues-inflected folk-rock jam band. 8-10 p.m.
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. 8-11 p.m.
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