Saturday Jul 27, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Acoustic Ash
Stage name of Utica-based folk singer-songwriter Ash Harris, who cites Tracy Chapman, k.d. lang, and Sarah McLachlan as influences.
Ann Arbor Marriott Ypsilanti Eagle Crest: Lady Sunshine & the X Band
Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle. The band has a new CD, Big Sexee.
Blind Pig: Jamie Kennedy
Veteran actor-comedian best known from his role as Randy Meeks in the first 3 Scream movies. 8-11 p.m. $20-$25.
Blue Llama: Andrew Bishop Quartet
Jazz ensemble led by this U-M music professor, a versatile multi- instrumental reeds player, composer, and improviser.
Conor O'Neill's: Adam Labeaux & the Cloudbuilders
Energetic folk-rock & soul band fronted by former Ragbirds guitarist Labeaux.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Mary Ann Kirt
Pop-folk and indie rock originals by this local singer-guitarist. 5-7 p.m.
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: Fusion
Top 40 dance band.
Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose
An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes.
Mash: Mia Green
Young Detroit-area pop-folk singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Deadicated
Grateful Dead tribute band.
Session Room: Billy Mack & the Juke Joint Johnnies
Roots-rock quartet, led by former Starlight Drifters singer-guitarist Mack, whose repertoire includes originals and rockabilly, early rock 'n' roll, western swing, and hillbilly bop covers.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Blueshouse and Brain Plasticity Ukulele Collective
Blueshouse is a local blues band led by veteran English singer- guitarist Mike Brooks, and The Brain Plasticity is collective is comprised of some 20 musicians of various ages and levels of expertise. Instruments include ukuleles, guitar, flute, percussion, trumpet, accordion, bass and melodica. 7-10 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Michael Brooks
Local blues band led by veteran English singer-guitarist Mike Brooks.
Zou Zou's Cafe: 4Peace4
Postbop jazz by this ensemble led by local guitarist Carl Michel. With vocalist Chris McCall, saxophonist Paul VornHagen, and bassist Keith Malinowski.
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