Friday Apr 26, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Matt Gabriel
Grand Rapids singer-songwriter whose music draws on an eclectic mix of genres, from pop and rock to folk and country.
Blind Pig: Perpetual Groove
Athens (GA) indie rock jam band. $20 ($22 at the door).
Blue Llama: Ellen Roe Trio
Local jazz trio led by Roe, a pianist whose repertoire includes Disney songs, Star Wars themes, TV themes, classical pieces, and Thelonious Monk classics, along with wildly inventive originals.
Club Above: "Indie Rock Showcase."
With bands TBA. 7 p.m.-midnight.
Conor O'Neill's: Michelle O'Neil
Suburban Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Open Mike
All musicians invited. Hosted by local fiddler Emily Slomovits. Sign-up begins at 7:30 p.m.
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: 50 Amp Fuse
Popular Detroit 70s and 80s classic rock band.
Live: Bugs Beddow Band
Versatile horn-driven R&B, boogie-rock, blues, and jazz ensemble led by veteran Detroit trombonist Beddow.
Mash: Dave Menzo
This local 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. 6-9 p.m. Photo: Myra Klarman.
Mash: Laura Rain & the Caesars
An intense fusion of funk, soul, and blues by this Detroit quintet fronted by vocalist Rain.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike
All musicians invited. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Chuck Swanagan
Local Americana folk-rock singer-guitarist.
Ypsi Alehouse: One Foot in the Groove
Southeast Michigan classic rock quintet. 8-10 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Salmagundi
Local horn-powered Memphis-style rock 'n' roll band. 8-11 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Billy Brandt
Rootsy, country-flavored psychedelic folk-rock by this veteran Detroit singer-songwriter. He is accompanied by dobro player Dave Falk.
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