Saturday Nov 30, 2019
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Matt Gabriel
Grand Rapids singer-songwriter whose music draws on an eclectic mix of genres, from pop and rock to folk and country.
Blind Pig: JuJu
With DJ Graffiti. No cover.
Blue Llama: Dee Dee Bridgewater & the Memphis Soulphony
Ensemble led by renowned jazz singer Bridgewater, a Saginaw native who recently completed a run as the lead role of Billie Holiday in the off- Broadway production of Lady Day. She's very expressive vocalist who uses lots of whoops and hollers and other nonverbal sounds in a style that borders on scat singing. $65-$85. 7 & 9:30 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: Ceolsige
The stage name of local classically trained pop- rock singer-songwriter Kelsey Detering.
Detroit St. Filling Station: Pontiac Trailblazers
Local bluegrass quartet led by mandolinist Michael Spaly & fiddler Jordan Adema. They are joined by guest musicians TBA to play music from the Grateful Dead's 1970 LPs Workingman's Dead and American Beauty.
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: Sean Z
Detroit pop-rock band led by singer-songwriter Sean Z.
Mash: JD & the Salingers.
Postmodern pop with strains of country, soul, and punk by this local band fronted by singer- songwriter Jason Dean.
Mash: Reeds 'n' Steel
Acoustic jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by the duo of singer and harmonica player Michael May and a guitarist TBA. 6-9 p.m.
Ypsi Alehouse: Jeremiah Mack & Shark Attack
Ypsilanti acoustic postpunk pop-rock trio. 5-7 p.m.
Ypsi Alehouse: Wake Up Jamie
Ypsilanti acoustic indie pop-rock trio. 5-7 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: The Switchbacks
Local hard-rocking country and blues quintet fronted by vocalist Janet Benson. 8-11 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Marcus Shelton
An eclectic mix of rock covers by this singer-pianist, an opera singer recently transplanted to Michigan from the Pacific Northwest.
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