Saturday Mar 30, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Shawn Butzin
Country-rock Americana singer-songwriter from Traverse City with an acclaimed debut CD, Northern Trails.
Bona Sera: Scritch Detroit
Dance party with DJs.
Club Above: "Ectomorph."
Techno dance party with DJs & live musicians.
Conor O'Neill's: The Strangers
Royal Oak rock trio.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: February Sky
Chicago-based duo of guitarist, banjoist, and dulcimer player Susan Urban, a singer-songwriter who writes story songs and humorous slice-of-life vignettes, and guitarist Phil Cooper, who sings original arrangements of traditional and contemporary songs.
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: SpaceCat
Detroit-area pop dance band.
Mash: Michael May & the Messarounds
Jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet led by vocalist and blues harpist May.
Mash: Mike Vial
Local pop-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Harper & the Midwest Kind
Blues-rock band led by Peter Harper, a blues singer-songwriter from Australia, now transplanted to Grass Lake, who plays blues harp and didgeridoo. The band has an acclaimed CD on the Blind Pig label, Down to the Rhythm.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Mary Ann Kirt
Pop-folk and indie rock originals by this local singer-guitarist.
Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea: K Michael Joseph
Local singer-songwriter whose music is an acoustic blend of electropop, NUJazz, and electro-acoustic ambient music. Opener: Pop-folk and indie rock originals by local singer-guitarist
Ypsi Alehouse: BDI Blues Band
Ypsilanti quintet, sometimes known as Blues Dog Inquisition, that plays hard-driving classic Chicago blues. 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.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Sarah Swanson Band
Local ensemble led by singer-songwriter Swanson that plays soulful, anthemic indie rock.
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