Friday May 17, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Lily MacPhee
Blue Llama: Laila Biali Trio
Ensemble led by Biali, a Juno-winning jazz singer- songwriter and pianist. $15-$25 & 9:30 p.m.
Common Cup: Matt Moore
Conor O'Neill's: Anthony Paparelli
1990s to contemporary acoustic rock covers by this singer-guitarist.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Open Mike
All musicians invited. Hosted by local fiddler Emily Slomovits. Sign-up begins at 7:30 p.m.
Detroit St. Filling Station: "New Orleans Swing Party"
With Djangophoique, a local ensemble led by guitarist Andrew Brown that plays music inspired by the legendary gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt. With trumpeter Ross Huff, clarinetist Tyler Rindo, washboard player Vince Russo, and bassist Ryan Shea.
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.
Live: The Switchbacks
Local hard-rocking country and blues quintet fronted by vocalist Janet Benson. 6:30-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike
All musicians invited. Hosted by Jacob Gibson. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: James Henes
Local alternative rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Ypsi Alehouse: Phillip, Rod, & Linden
Local Americana rock 'n' roll trio. 8-10 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: She-Bop
Local girl-group-style trio of lead vocalist Elizabeth Royce, singer- guitarist Laurie Lounsbury, and singer-French hornist Morgan Lamonica. With guitarist Johnny Rasmussen, bassist Al Kalaf, and drummer Kinks Heiss. 7-10 p.m.
Ziggy's: Stomp Rockets
The latest of several great local garage-rock bands led by the charismatic vocalist Dan Mulholland. Opener: The Vicissitones, a local instrumental rock 'n' roll quartet that plays a blend of originals and surf, horror, and spy covers.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Joe Summers Trio
This local trio led by guitar virtuoso Summers plays an eclectic mix of standards, Latin jazz, and classic swing.
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