Friday Mar 1, 2019
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.
B-Side: "Working Title."
Live acoustic indie bands & chill wave DJs TBA, along with a workspace for screenprinting and other art activities.
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.
Club Above: "Bridging the Gap."
With local R&B and hip-hop acts TBA.
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.
Dreamland Theater: Kristianna
Ypsilanti R&B and soul singer-songwriter. No cover. 8 p.m.-midnight.
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.
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.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike.
All musicians invited. Hosted by Jacob Gibson. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Peter Lynch
This Cajun fiddler from the local band Sel de Terre leads an ensemble of musicians TBA
Sweetwaters Plymouth Green: "Talent Night."
Open mike for all performers.
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
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.
Ypsi Alehouse: Stout Hearted String Band
Local old-time music quintet. 5-7 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Katon & Perkins
Blues and blues-rock by the veteran local duo of singer-guitarist Michael Katon and bassist Todd Perkins.
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