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Saturday Jun 8, 2019

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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Libby DeCamp

Romeo (MI) Americana roots music singer-songwriter and multi- instrumentalist. [venue info]

Blind Pig: The Insiders

Kalamazoo-based Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers tribute sextet. $15 ($20 at the door). [venue info]

Blue Llama: Kurt Elling

Elling is a celebrated jazz vocalist from Chicago with a rich, octave-leaping baritone who possesses awesome command of rhythm, texture, phrasing, and dynamics, often sounding more like a virtuoso jazz musician than a mere singer, and his idiosyncratic blend of soulful crooning, scat, vocalese, and spoken-word improvisations provoked Artie Shaw to call him "the most interesting and innovative jazz singer to come along in years." $45-$55. 7 & 9:30 p.m. [venue info]

Bona Sera: "Ypsiarboroo #8"

Headliner is Unknown Crowe, a southern Michigan trio that plays noisy, frenetic postgrunge garage rock. Openers: the theatrical Detroit goth band N2 Submission, the Ypsilanti rock 'n' roll trio Thunderbuck Ram, and the Detroit neopsychedelic surf- garage band Friends of Dennis Wilson. [venue info]

Club Above: "Indie & Alternative Rock Showcase"

Bands TBA. 7:30 p.m.-midnight. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Anthony Paparelli

1990s to contemporary acoustic rock covers by this singer- guitarist. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Mike Ward

Veteran Detroit folk-rock singer-songwriter whose influences range from the Clancy Brothers to Dylan, Prine, and Springsteen. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Ani Band Ani Band

Detroit septet fronted by vocalist Ani Patterson that plays a varied mix of Top 40, Motown, R&B, funk, and rock dance music. [venue info]

Mash: The Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Bob Skon

Folk-rock covers and originals by this local singer-songwriter known for his wry songs about love and loss. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Mary Ann Kirt

Pop-folk and indie rock originals by this local singer- guitarist. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: The Randaliers

A diverse mix of familiar and lesser-known rock, blues, alt- country and R&B covers by this local trio of chanteuse Vicki Dischler and guitarists C. Russell and Phil Campbell. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Bob Hausler & Bill Hunt

Double bill. Hausler is a veteran Saginaw singer-songwriter and guitarist, and Hunt is an Ypsilanti-bred blues & folk- based singer-songwriter whose chief influences are Fred Eaglesmith and Chris Knight. [venue info]


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