Thursday Apr 11, 2019
Blind Pig: Lee Field & the Expressions
Classic soul by this Brooklyn ensemble fronted by veteran soul singer Fields. Opener: Neal Francis, a Chicago-area self-styled "New Orleans soul" singer-songwriter. $18 ($20 at the door).
Blue Llama: Tim Haldeman Quintet
Blues- and bebop-based jazz in a variety of styles and forms by this local ensemble led by saxophonist Haldeman.
Circ Bar: "Dance Party."
With different DJs TBA each week.
Conor O'Neill's: Dave Menzo
This local pop-rock singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His recent CD, Shhh, is a collection of cinematic soundscapes created entirely with acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments from the Ann Arbor District Library Music Tools collection. Photo: Myra Klarman,
Detroit St. Filling Station: "Bluegrass & Beer Thursday."
The local Pontiac Trailblazers, a bluegrass quartet led by bassist Ryan Shea, performs a set and then hosts a jam session during a 2nd set. Bring your instrument.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson
Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio.
Last Word: The Pherotones
A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier. Photo: Mark Bialek.
Mash: The Scott Martin Band
Canton alt-country-rock quartet led by singer-songwriter Martin.
Oz's Music Environment: "Guitarist Network"
All guitarists invited for a weekly jam session and group lesson that concludes with a group performance. 7:30-9 p.m.
Sweetwaters Plymouth Green: "Live Jazz."
With U-M music student ensembles TBA.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
Ypsi Alehouse: Team Love
Local trio led by singer-songwriter & bassist Tim Berla that plays originals and covers in an eclectic mix of styles, from jazz, swing, and Latin to country. With guitarist Kip Godwin and clarinetist & percussionist Charles Dayringer. 7-9 p.m.
Ziggy's: Wax Kings!
Ypsilanti hip-hop DJ collective.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Open Mike
All acoustic musicians invited. Hosted by Annie Capps.
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