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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Brett Mitchell

Midland alt-pop-rock singer-songwriter whom Grand Rapids Press music critic John Sinkevics calls "the new millennium's version of Marshall Crenshaw." [venue info]

Banfield's: Salmagundi Salmagundi

Local horn-powered Motown/Memphis soul tribute band. 8-11 p.m. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Allie Taylor & Friends

Jazz ensemble led by violinist Taylor, a U-M music grad student who is a 3-time winner of Downbeat Student Music Awards in the jazz vocal and pop/rock/blues categories. 11 p.m. [venue info]

Blue LLama: PD9 Sun Ra Band

A tribute to Sun Ra by this side project of the Detroit Music Award- winning Planet D Nonet, a a self-styled "space-age swing band" led by veteran drummer RJ Spangler and trumpeter James O'Donnell. $10-$30. 7 & 9 p.m. [venue info]

Canterbury House: Dwelling

Solo project of local percussionist Jacob Rogers. 8 p.m. [venue info]

Canterbury House: Vaguely Yiddish

Klezmer standards and offbeat originals by this local ensemble. Billed as a belated bat mitzvah party for 24-year-old Zoe Cutler, the evening ends with a dance party featuring mid-2000s music. All encouraged to wear their best middle-school outfits. 8:30 p.m. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: Shaun Garth Walker

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

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Eric Moore

Veteran local singer-songwriter known for his playfully ironic lyrics and jazz- and blues-inflected fingerstyle guitar playing. [venue info]

Detroit St. Filling Station: Doug Brown

Americana covers & originals in an array of genres by this veteran local singer-keyboardist who has played with everyone from Chuck Berry & Koko Taylor to the Four Tops. [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: Persuasion

Versatile Detroit R&B dance band. [venue info]

Mash: Mike Vial

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

Mash: The Scott Martin Band

Canton alt-country-rock quartet led by singer- songwriter Martin. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: Mo' Easy

Local band whose music is rooted in the blues, jazz, pop, rock, and funk of postwar New Orleans, especially Professor Longhair. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Sterling G Project

Local jazz-funk ensemble led by keyboardist Sterling G. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Barker & Broski

Local proto-punk rock 'n' roll singer-songwriter duo of Michael Snyder-Barker and Chris Broski. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: Robin Grant Project

Local folk-rock ensemble led by vocalist Grant. [venue info]

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