Friday Apr 12, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Alex Mendenall
Lansing soul-folk singer-songwriter.
B-Side: "Indie Rock Show."
With 4 local teen bands, the indie rock trio The Present Company, the upbeat pop-rock quintet The Left Lanes, an ensemble led by indie pop-folk singer-songwriter Hazel Byers, and the middle school all-female pop-rock cover band Sonic Flashback.
Blind Pig: Jacob Sigman
Toledo folk-rock singer-songwriter. Openers: The Kelseys, a local rock quartet, and Saomi Nofia, a local electro-pop singer-songwriter, $9-$12.
Blue Llama: Ravi Coltrane Quartet
Ensemble led by prominent postbop saxophonist Coltrane, the son of jazz icons John and Alice Coltrane. $45-$55. 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Circ Bar: Camila Ballario
Local classically trained pop singer-songwriter whose music blends elements of pop, folk, rock, jazz, and country . 6-9 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Corndaddy
Local alt-country band led by singer-songwriters Kevin Brown and Jud Branam whose music filters early 70s country-rock through the influences of bluegrass, power pop, and British Invasion bombast.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Ed Dupas
Local country-folk Americana singer-songwriter whose influences range from Springsteen to Steve Earle. Opener: Audra Kubat, a veteran Detroit Music Award-winning pop-folk singer-songwriter.
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: Persuasion
Versatile Detroit R&B dance band.
Live: The Stomp Rockets
Garage-rock quartet led by vocalist Dan Mulholland, the former leader of the Watusis, the Vibratrons, and several other great local rock 'n' roll bands. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose
An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes.
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.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike.
All musicians invited. Hosted by Jacob Gibson. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Ypsi Alehouse: John Louis Good
Jackson singer and multi-instrumentalist who plays folk and country music on guitar, harmonica, kazoo, jaw harp, and bass. 8-10 p.m.
Ypsi Alehouse: Wake Up Jamie
Ypsilanti acoustic indie pop-rock trio. 5-7 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Chef Chris Cookin' Up the Blues
An evening of postpunk downhome blues by a duo led by veteran local vocalist and blues harpist Chef Chris Sirvinskis.
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