Thursday May 16, 2019
Blind Pig: Luke Winslow-King
Cadillac-bred Americana singer-songwriter and guitarist who currently lives in New Orleans, Winslow-King specializes in a style of prewar pop music steeped in blues and jazz, along with originals in the same vein. $10 ($12 at the door).
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.
Elks Lodge: Hip-Hop Open Mike.
All hip-hop artists invited.
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.
Mash: The Jakobs Ferry Stragglers
High-energy Appalachian bluegrass by this Pittsburgh-based quintet of musicians who hail from mountain towns of Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Maryland. Their music draws on old-time, jamgrass, rockabilly, and swing.
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.
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.
Whitmore Lanes & Lounge: Open Mike
Hosted by area singer-songwriter Mark Vashon.
Ziggy's: The Dove & The Wolf
Paris/Philadelphia-based dream pop duo. Openers: Michelle Blades, a Paris-based pop band led by Panamanian singer- songwriter Blades, and shuttershop, an Ypsilanti duo of Frontier Ruckus members.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Blue Rays Trio
Eclectic blues-based trio with bassist Ralph McKee, guitarist Peter Holland, and harmonica player Tim Douthit.
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