Thursday Feb 27, 2020
Blind Pig: Cam'ron
Renowned veteran hip-hop rapper from Harlem. $25.
Blue LLama: Great Lakes Performing Artists Benefit
2 shows. The early show features boogie-woogie & blues pianist Mark "Mr. B" Braun, the chambergrass quartet Westbound Situation, and the Dave Sharp Worlds Quartet world-music-based jazz ensemble. The late show features classical vocalist Alice McAllister Tillman, the U-M music faculty trio Vox3Machina, and singer-songwriter Abigail Stauffer with Dave the Cellist. $125 includes 3- course tasting menu & 2 house beers or wines. 5 & 8 p.m.
Conor O'Neill's: Dave Menzo
This local pop-rock singer-songwriter uses guitar, bass, synths, and other electronics to improvise instrumental tracks on the spot to sing with. His recent CD, Shhh, is a collection of cinematic soundscapes created entirely with acoustic, electric, and electronic instruments from the Ann Arbor District Library Music Tools collection. Photo: Myra Klarman.
Detroit St. Filling Station: Mr. B.
Traditional boogie-woogie and blues, along with some originals, by this internationally renowned veteran local pianist.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson
Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio.
Last Word: The Pherotones
A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier.
Mash: Fangs & Twang
Ypsilanti trio from Black Jake & the Carnies that plays twangy, high- energy country rock, with songs about vampires, mummies, and other fantastical creatures.
Oz's Music Environment: "Guitarist Network"
All guitarists invited for a weekly jam session and group lesson that concludes with a group performance. 7:30-9 p.m.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Pete Bullard & the Zou Animals
Blues, swing, and rockabilly by an ensemble led by veteran local guitarist Bullard.
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