Friday Oct 18, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Hoodang
Local ensemble led by singer-songwriter and guitarist David Rossiter that plays wry, pungent alt-country whose musical roots range from English murder ballads and roadhouse blues to various modes of hardcore country and on its new CD Blue Yodel, a generous helping of insinuating country-rock.
Blind Pig: "Break the Cycle: A Benefit to End Domestic Violence."
With the Ypsilanti rock 'n' roll quartet Zzvava, the northwest Ohio funk band The Funk Factory, the local funk-rock jam quartet Ma Baker, and Tetra Music Project, an electronic dance music ensemble. Proceeds benefit the Wayne County domestic violence and sexual assault agency First Step. $10.
Club Above: Flatland Harmony Experiment
Indianapolis progressive bluegrass trio that's playing with the Jackson Symphony tomorrow night.
Conor O'Neill's: Snack Time
Classic rock covers by this ensemble off local parents with time on their hands.
CoOp: Jordan Hamilton
Experimental sonic landscapes by this singer- songwriter whose music is an eclectic mix of hip-hop, folk, soul, and classical music. Opener: Ana Gomulka & Andrea Holther-Cruz, a duo of singer-keyboardists from the local acid jazz quintet Honey Monsoon.
Dreamland Theater: Empool
Debut of the revival of this early 70s art-noise project by the veteran local duo of twin brother guitarists Larry and Ben Miller. They describe the music they plan to make as "art-psych improvisation bordering pure chaos as it builds and fades in and out of itself with little regard for common tonality and rhythm." Opener: Frank Pahl & Terri Sarris. 7-8 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: SpaceCat
Versatile pop, rock, & soul dance band from Clawson fronted by singer-guitarist Steve Reid and singer-keyboardist Breanna Byrnes.
Live: Laura Rain & the Caesars
An intense fusion of funk, soul, and blues by this Detroit quintet fronted by vocalist Rain. 6:30-9 p.m.
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: Robert Johnson
Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
Ypsi Alehouse: Heart Cruze
Versatile mix of blues, rock, folk, and country. 5-7 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Salmagundi
Local horn-powered Memphis-style rock 'n' roll band. 8-11 p.m.
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