Friday Aug 2, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Kameryn Ogden Duo
Jazz by the Detroit duo of vocalist Kameryn Ogden and keyboardist Galen Bundy.
Blue Llama: Michael Malis Quartet
Jazz ensemble led by local keynoardist Malis.
Bridgewater Tavern: Dani Jamerson Band
Country & country-rock band led by Sherwood (MI) singer- songwriter and guitarist Jamerson.
Club Above: "Bridging the Gap."
With local R&B and hip-hop acts TBA.
Conor O'Neill's: Scottie Alexander & the Atomic Donuts
Ensemble led by Alexander, a Brighton singer-pianist who plays pop-rock covers by everyone from Elton John and Lionel Richie to Matchbox Twenty and Kings of Leon.
Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker
Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire.
CoOp: Jacob Sigman
Toledo folk-rock singer-songwriter. Openers: James Rose, a L.A. alt-pop singer-songwriter, and Taurus Moon, the stage name of electronica musician Jared Talcott.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: The Mighty Rhythm Bandits
Blues-rock covers and originals by this Tecumseh trio.
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: L'USA
Veteran Royal Oak dance band.
Mash: Nobody's Business
Redford blues and blues-rock band.
Rumpus Room: Open Mike
All musicians invited. Hosted by Jacob Gibson. Sign-up begins at 6 p.m. 7-11 p.m.
Tap Room: "First Friday."
With Kristianna & the DayNites, an Ypsilanti neo-soul/blues fusion quintet band led by singer-songwriter Kristianna Bell. Openers: Violet Sol, a local self-styled "soulful music collective," and Louis Picasso & the Gallery, an Ypsilanti hip- hop/rock quintet fronted by rapper Mark Gholston.
Ypsi Alehouse: Bowdish Brothers
Vintage country and old-time music by this local trio led by singer- guitarist Mike Smith and featuring 2 other members of the Cadillac Cowboys, bassist Gary Munce and pianist and mandolinist Kelly Schmidt. 5-7 p.m.
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.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Otter River
Local outlaw & classic country sextet. 6-11 p.m.
Burlington (VT) funk-rock band. Openers: Violet Sol, a Local self-styled "soulful music collective," and After Hours Radio, a local funk-rock quartet.
Grand Rapids freak folk duo of singer-guitarist Jenn Meade and soundscape artist Ross Turcotte. Openers: Kevin McKay, an ethereal psych-pop band led by singer-songwriter McKay, and Co-Stars, a Detroit bedroom pop band fronted by singer- songwriter Vanessa Ilene. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Mark Palms & Billy King
Duo of Creole du Nord frontman Palms and roots-rock singer- songwriter King.
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