Friday May 24, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: John Natiw
Roots-oriented Americana singer-songwriter from Canton.
Blue Llama: Ralph Peterson & the Messenger Legacy Band
Art Blakey tribute band led by drummer Peterson, a former longtime member of Blakey's Jazz Messengers. The band has a brand-new CD, Legacy: Alive Vol. 6 at The Side Door. $30-$40. 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Corndaddy
Local alt-country band led by singer-songwriters Kevin Brown and Jud Branam whose music filters early 70s country-rock through the influences of bluegrass, power pop, and British Invasion bombast.
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: Killer Flamingos
Rock 'n' roll covers and originals by this popular, veteran band from Dearborn. Cover, dancing. In the Millennium Club.
Live: The Rhythm Machines
A mix of classic rock, soul, funk, R&B, and jazz fusion by this veteran Detroit-area quartet whose repertoire includes interpretive covers of everyone from Jimi Hendrix and Stanley Clarke to James Brown and Curtis Mayfield. With guitarists Julius O'Steen and Terry Gordinier, bassist Ben Piner, drummer John Marion. 6:30-9 p.m.
Mash: David Roof
Local blues-rock singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: The Bluescasters
High energy blues-infused rock'n'roll quartet.
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: Chuck Swanagan
Local Americana folk-rock singer-guitarist.
Ypsi Alehouse: Songwriters Showcase
Performers TBA. 5-10 p.m.
Ziggy's: "Pathway to Pasture."
With the local jazz-inflected progressive funk-rock quartet Chirp, the local funk-rock quartet,Ma Baker, and the local funk-rock septet Liquid Thickness. 8 p.m.-1 a.m.
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