Thursday Oct 17, 2019
Blind Pig: Moon Hooch
This Brooklyn trio plays a saxophone-based brand of nu jazz it dubs "cave music," explaining "it's like house but more wild, more jagged, more free, more natural to live in." Opener: Jaw Gems, a self-styled "ratchet jazz" ensemble from Portland (ME) whose music blends elements of indie rock, hip-hop, electronic dance music, and ambient dreaminess. $15 ($17 at the door).
Club Above: "Indie Rock Night."
With the rock & punk bands Handguns, Second Suitor, In Winds, Common Nonsense, Car Crash Rhetoric, & Conway.
Conor O'Neill's: Jay Frydenlund
Chirp singer-guitarist who plays rock 'n' roll, blues, and folk covers and originals.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Elks Lodge: Hip-Hop Open Mike
All hip-hop artists invited.
Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson
Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio.
Last Word: The Pherotones
A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier.
Mash: Dave Menzo
This local singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His recent CD, Shhh, is a collection of cinematic soundscapes created entirely with acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments from the Ann Arbor District Library Music Tools collection. Photo: Myra Klarman.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike.
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer-guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
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