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Thursday May 2, 2019

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Blind Pig: The Slackers

Ska and rocksteady by this popular New York City band that fleshes out its sound with everything from the traditional horns to pedal steel guitar and violin. "The Slackers are perhaps the best and the brightest of American ska to date; they reinvent their sound with each album, keeping the music fresh, alive, and relevant," says AllMusic.com reviewer Margaret Crandall. Opener: Green Room Rockers, an Indiana ska band. $14 ($18 at the door). [venue info]

Blue Llama: Debashish Bhattacharya

Renowned Indian slide guitarist whose music fuse classical Hindustani ragas with romantic Hawaiian lap-steel slide guitar music. $30-$40. 7 & 9:30 p.m. [venue info]

Circ Bar: "Dance Party"

With different DJs TBA each week. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker

Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire. [venue info]

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. [venue info]

Earle: Jake Reichbart

Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson

Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio. [venue info]

Last Word: The Pherotones 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. [venue info]

Mash: Weekend Comeback

Pop-rock, Motown, and country party band. [venue info]

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. [venue info]

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. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Open Mike

All acoustic musicians invited. Hosted by Judy Banker. [venue info]


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