Saturday Nov 9, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Borr McFerrin
Blind Pig: Start Making Sense
Talking Heads tribute band from Bethlehem (PA) Opener: Ruby Dear, a rock trio fronted by singer-songwriter (and Start Making Sense member) Jenny Founds. $15 ($18 at the door).
Blue Llama: Vincent Chandler Septet
Jazz ensemble led by veteran Detroit composer- trombonist Chandler.
Canterbury House: Flappers & Flapjacks.
A U-M music student ensemble led by violinist-vocalist Allie Taylor performs music of the 1920s, including woks by such composers as Fats Waller, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, and Irving Berlin. Pancakes served. All encouraged to dress up in their favorite 1920s style. 8:30-10 p.m.
Circ Bar: "Circ Saturday"
Dance party with DJ Beau. $5 includes brunch buffet. Noon-5 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Bird into Bear
Highly regarded local acoustic roots-music folk- rock sextet, formerly known as Dragon Wagon, that calls its music "bluegrass folk-rock with a touch of Irish whiskey."
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Stuart Benbow
Acoustic pop-folk originals and covers by this veteran local singer-songwriter and guitarist who grew up in Ontario.
Local electronic musician whose songs blend dynamic vocals with beatboxing.
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.
Lo-Fi: Emily Jane Powers
Ypsilanti pop-folk singer-songwriter. Opener: Handgrenades, a Downriver indie rock quartet.
Mash: Chris Canas Band
Detroit blues band fronted by blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas.
Mash: Mia Green
Young Detroit-area pop-folk singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: James Henes
Local alternative rock singer-songwriter and guitarist.
Ypsi Alehouse: Playin' Chicken
Local quartet of veteran musicians that plays folk, country, rock, swing, and originals. With bassist Mike Knight, guitarist-mandolinist Bill Connors, fiddler Mary Seelhorst, and guitarist-harmonica player Myron Grant. 8-10 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Stomp Rockets
The latest of several great local garage-rock bands led by the charismatic vocalist Dan Mulholland. 7-10 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Jake Arthur
Massachusetts-bred local folk-rock singer-songwriter.
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