Friday Jan 3, 2020
Blind Pig: Equipment
Toledo power-pop trio. Openers: the Ypsilanti metal-inflected pop- punk quartet Tequila Deer, the Milwaukee pop-punk quartet Honey Creek, and the local electro-funk band Space Cadet. $10.
Conor O'Neill's: Richard Delcamp Duet
Duo led by local singer-songwriter & banjoist Rick Delcamp, a member of the popular local roots music sextet Bird into Bear.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Billy Brandt
Rootsy, country-flavored psychedelic folk-rock by this veteran Detroit singer-songwriter. He is joined tonight by some of his musical colleagues.
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.
6-piece band led by guitarist Randy Tessier and featuring vocalist Sophia Hanifi. Its repertoire is an eclectic mix of originals by Hanifi and Tessier and covers of everyone from the Yardbirds, the Byrds, and Dylan to Barbara Lewis' "Hello Stranger," the Foundations' 1968 hit "Build Me Up Buttercup," The Kinks' "Dead End Street," and priceless obscurities like Love's "Alone Again Or."
Mash: Robert Johnson
Solo acoustic folk and blues by this Northville singer- guitarist. 6-9 p.m.
Rumpus Room: Comedy Night."
With Chris Young, a veteran area comic who specializes in quick- witted, clean, observational humor. Opener: Khurum Sheikh, a retired Ann Arbor Police detective. Jan
Silvio's Organic Pizza: K Michael Joseph
Local singer-songwriter whose music is an acoustic blend of electropop, nu jazz, and electro-acoustic ambient music.
Sweetwaters Plymouth Green: "Talent Night."
Open mike for all performers.
Ypsi Alehouse: Pearl Street String Band
Versatile acoustic quartet whose repertoire includes traditional jigs, reels, waltzes and airs from Irish, French- Canadian, New England and Southern/old-time sources, and more. 5-7 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Old School
Local rock band.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Emery Plews Band
Ypsilanti postpunk country ensemble led by singer-guitarist Alayna Plews and singer-bassist Anthony Emery.
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