Saturday Sep 7, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Tim Monger
Engaging veteran local singer-songwriter-guitarist whose pop-rock Americana fuses high lonesome tunes with evocative tales drawn from ordinary life. Monger has a CD, Summer Cherry Ghosts, that Allmusic.com calls "a sweetly nostalgic song cycle, filled with sketches of places and people he's loved, memories he treasures--in short, the ghosts of summers past."
Blind Pig: The North 41
Chicago funk-rock jam quintet. $8.
Blue Llama: Kevin Eubanks & Friends
Mainstream jazz by an ensemble led by Eubanks, a composer- guitarist with a relaxed, nuanced style whose best known from his 18-year stint as music director of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. $85-$95 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Beach Daisy
Local indie quartet whose music blends pop, rock, and folk.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: John Finan & Sharon Tse
Singer-songwriter duo. Finan is a Canton singer-songwriter who writes country-tinged folk-pop, and Tse a young singer-songwriter whose repertoire ranges from confessional folk-pop to jazz- inflected songs.
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: Diversity
Top 40 dance band.
Mash: Crossfire Blues Band.
Detroit-area blues and blues-rock quartet.
Mash: Mike Vial
Local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Session Room: The Jazz Bums
Jazz standards by this Dexter sextet.
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.
Ypsi Alehouse: Barker & Broski
Local proto-punk rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter duo of Michael Snyder-Barker and Chris Broski. 5-7 p.m.
Ypsi Alehouse: Soundogs
A danceable, improvisational mix of blues, jazz, and rock by this local ensemble whose repertoire ranges from Billie Holiday, Dave Brubeck, and Miles Davis to Elvis Costello and Wilco. 8-10 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Spark
Local pop-rock quartet fronted by vocalist Robin Grant. With guitarist John Rasmussen, bassist Cy Clone, and drummer Jim Weyman.
Ziggy's: Blue Jeans
Detroit-area pop-rock band fronted by singer-songwriters Tim Sendra and Heather Phares. With drummer David Serra and multi- instrumentalist Fred Thomas. Openers: True Blue, a Detroit rock band led by singer-songwriter Alexandra Barry, along with the veteran area pop-rock band Veronica Lake and pop-folk- singer-songwriter Frankie.
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