Wednesday May 8, 2019
Blind Pig: Political Lizard
Grand Rapids-area pop-rock quartet. Openers: the Saline post-emo math rock quartet Bad Television, the Howell depressive emo-rock quartet Impartial Hearts, and Bombastic Dream Pussy, the stage name of Ferndale dream-pop singer-songwriter Hayley McNichol. $5-$8.
Blue Llama: Bob Sweet Quartet
Jazz ensemble led by veteran local drummer Sweet, an original member of the Sun Messengers.
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery: Thunderwude
Bluegrass and related roots music by the Chelsea trio of guitarists Jason Dennie and George Merkel and multi-instrumentalist Wes Fritzemeier.
Detroit St. Filling Station: Detroit Street Hot Club
Vintage jazz in the style of Django Reinhardt's 1930s Parisian swing by the local quartet of guitarists Andrew Brown and Michael Harrington, bassist Ryan Shea, and violinist Tyler Rindo.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Habitat Lounge: Wych Elm
Local string sextet that plays a stylishly pungent, soul- infused mix of folk, rock, jazz, and old-time music.
Mash: Matt Gabriel
Grand Rapids singer-songwriter whose music draws on an eclectic mix of genres, from pop and rock to folk and country.
Old Town: Bop Dragons
Latin jazz trio. With guitarist Stephen Ragsdale, bassist Wallace Chan, and drummer Christopher Ohmer.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Pete Bullard & the Zou Animals
Blues, swing, and rockabilly by an ensemble led by veteran local guitarist Bullard.
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