Friday Mar 6, 2020
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Bekah Greenman
Livonia singer-songwriter whose repertoire also includes jazz standards and pop covers.
Babs' Underground: WEMU 5:01 Jazz Series
With a jazz ensemble led by local drummer Sean Dobbins.
Blue LLama: Kathy Kosins
Quartet led by this acclaimed Detroit soul-drenched jazz vocalist, whom the Chicago Tribune called "one of the most alluring voices in jazz." With pianist Michael Malis, bassist Marion Hayden, and drummer Tariq Gardner.
Blue LLama: Oliver Mayman Quartet
Club Above: "Bridging the Gap."
With local R&B and hip-hop acts TBA.
Conor O'Neill's: Brant Duet
Duo fronted by Rootstand frontman Brant Losinski, who plays a lively mix of country blues, Irish pub classics, and popular favorites.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Taller Than They Appear
Quartet of veteran area singer-songwriters who accompany each other with soulful vocal harmonies and on an eclectic array of instruments, from bells, bongos, woodblocks, washboards and whistles to guitars, violins, and ukuleles. Members are Jere Stormer, Bobby Pennock, Sigrid Christiansen, and Lauren Crane.
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: Dan Rafferty Band
Popular 8-piece Detroit pop dance band.
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: Dan Orcutt
Veteran local folk-rock singer-songwriter. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: Dave Menzo Band
Ensemble led by local pop-rock singer-songwriter Menzo.
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Bob Skon
Folk-rock covers and originals by this local singer-songwriter known for his wry songs about love and loss.
Tap Room: "First Friday."
With Steve Somers & Friends, jazz & blues standards by an ensemble led by WCC jazz guitar instructor Somers and featuring members of the WCC Jazz Band.
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.
Ypsi Alehouse: Shannon Lee & the Silver Linings
Acoustic country-folk Americana ensemble led by veteran local singer-songwriter Lee. 8-10 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Devyn Mitchell
Plymouth pop-folk singer-songwriter. 7-9 p.m.
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