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Give Kids a Smile Day March 30
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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Joanna Ransdell

Ypsilanti pop-folk singer-songwriter, the frontwoman of the acoustic ensemble Joanna & the Jaywalkers. She is accompanied by one of her band members, cellist Anthony Marchese. [venue info]

B-Side: "Working Title."

Live acoustic indie bands & chill wave DJs TBA, along with a workspace for screenprinting and other art activities. [venue info]

Blind Pig: The Dirty News

Detroit rock quintet. Openers: the Ypsilanti progressive blues-rock quartet Strange Flavors, the local rock, blues, and funk quintet Act Casual, and the Detroit rock 'n' roll quintet The Lucid Furs. $7. [venue info]

Club Above: "Bridging the Gap."

With local R&B and hip-hop acts TBA. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: George Heritier

Oak Park acoustic Americana singer-songwriter who specializes in songs about living in Michigan. He has a recent CD, In My Element. [venue info]

Dreamland Theater: Kristianna

Ypsilanti R&B and soul singer-songwriter. No cover. 8 p.m.-midnight. [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]

Live: FUBAR FUBAR

6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Their repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Yardbirds, the Byrds, and Dylan to the Foundations' 1968 hit "Build Me Up Buttercup" and priceless obscurities like Love's "Alone Again Or." 6:30-9 p.m. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: Open Mike.

All musicians invited. Hosted by Jacob Gibson. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Peter Lynch

This Cajun fiddler from the local band Sel de Terre leads an ensemble of musicians TBA [venue info]

Sweetwaters Plymouth Green: "Talent Night."

Open mike for all performers. [venue info]

Tap Room: "First Friday."

With blues-rock covers and originals by the Tecumseh trio The Mighty Rhythm Bandits and jazz & blues originals by Blue Lines, the duo of vocalist Ira McDonald, who plays guitar and piano, and harmonica player Fred Crandal [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: K Michael Joseph

Local singer-songwriter whose music is an acoustic blend of electropop, nu jazz, and ambient music. Also, an eclectic mix of covers. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Stout Hearted String Band

Local old-time music quintet. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Katon & Perkins

Blues and blues-rock by the veteran local duo of singer-guitarist Michael Katon and bassist Todd Perkins. [venue info]


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