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Friday Dec 27, 2019

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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Rob Crozier

Solo performance by this local jazz bassist, who also plays ukulele, didgeridoo, and more. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Funkwagon

Gospel-infused funk-rock by this Burlington (VT) band now based in Detroit. Openers: the Hamtramck self-styled "psycho-funk" quintet The Scapes, the Ypsilanti groove-oriented psychedelic rock band Social Meteor, and the suburban Detroit funk-based psych-jazz sextet Funkmanship. $10. [venue info]

Blue Llama: Curtis Taylor

Straight-ahead jazz standards & originals by this quartet led by this trumpeter known for his lyrical, seductively melodic improvisational style. $15-$35. 7 & 9:30 p.m. [venue info]

Blue Llama: Gerard Gibbs & Organized Crime

Funk-inflected jazz by this Detroit trio led by veteran Hammond B-3 organist Gibbs. With guitarist Perry Hughes and drummer Jabari Kersey. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker

Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Annie & Rod Capps Annie & Rod Capps

Annie Capps is a local singer-songwriter and electric guitarist who writes thoughtful, distinctively personal, warmly exuberant folk-rock songs and ballads that are both musically sophisticated and down- home. She's accompanied by her husband, singer-guitarist Rod Capps. [venue info]

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. [venue info]

Habitat Lounge: Atomic Radio

Detroit quartet that plays 70s-90s rock and pop favorites. [venue info]

Live: Hoodang 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. [venue info]

Mash: Dan Orcutt

Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose Detroitís 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. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Joanna Ransdell & Anthony Marchese

Ypsilanti pop-folk singer-songwriter, the frontwoman of the acoustic ensemble Joanna & the Jaywalkers. She is accompanied by one of her band members, cellist Anthony Marchese. [venue info]


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