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Saturday Mar 14, 2020

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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Creature of One

Multi-genre quintet of Lansing singer-songwriters & multi- instrumentalists. [venue info]

B-Side: "Coming of Age"

Showcase of current, former, and future teens bands associated with the Neutral Zone's 18-year-old Youth Owned Records. [venue info]

Blind Pig: Tiny Moving Parts

All ages admitted. Benson (MN) rock trio. Openers: the Chicago rock quintet Belmont, the Orlando-based progressive pop-punk quintet Capstan, and Jetty Bones, the stage name of Ohio-based alt-pop singer-songwriter Kelc Galluzzo. $20-$23. 8 p.m.-midnight. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Ellen Rowe's Momentum

Mainstream jazz by this all-female octet led by U-M jazz piano professor Rowe. $25-$45. 7 & 9 p.m. [venue info]

Blue LLama: Modern Element

11 p.m. [venue info]

Canterbury House: Ashley Daneman

This jazz-folk singer performs works from her new album, People Are Fragile. Downbeat has praised her music for its "intriguing balance between the soaring virtuosity of Joni Mitchell and the earthy Americana of Becca Stevens." Opener: local jazz singer Emma Lee Aboukasm, a recent U-M jazz studies grad. [venue info]

Conor O'Neill's: "St. Practice Day."

This daylong celebration features Irish ceili dancers, bagpipers and a traditional Irish music ensemble. 2 p.m.-2 a.m. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: Mike Gentry

Local pop-folk singer-songwriter whom longtime Guitar Player editor Jas Obrecht praises as "brilliant at coffeehouse-approved acoustic music, blistering hard rock, and most styles in between." [venue info]

Detroit St. Filling Station: Douglas 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: SpaceCat SpaceCat

Versatile pop, rock, & soul dance band from Clawson fronted by singer-guitarist Steve Reid and singer-keyboardist Breanna Byrnes. [venue info]

Inverness Inn: Billy Mack & the Juke Joint Johnnies

Roots-rock quartet, led by former Starlight Drifters singer-guitarist Mack, whose repertoire includes originals and rockabilly, early rock 'n' roll, western swing, and hillbilly bop covers. 8 p.m. [venue info]

Mash: Chris Canas Band

Detroit blues band fronted by young blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist Canas. [venue info]

Mash: David Roof

Local blues-rock singer-guitarist. 6-9 p.m. [venue info]

Rumpus Room: Harper & the Midwest Kind

Blues-rock band led by Peter Harper, a blues singer-songwriter from Australia, now transplanted to Grass Lake, who plays blues harp and didgeridoo. The band has an acclaimed CD on the Blind Pig label, Down to the Rhythm. [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Melissa Welsh Melissa Welsh

Pop-folk story songs by this local singer-songwriter who accompanies herself on baritone ukulele. With mandolinist Rod Foster. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Malty Taskers Jug Band Malty Taskers Jug Band

Old-time music from blues and country to hokum. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: The Mighty Rhythm Bandits

Blues-rock covers and originals by this Tecumseh trio. 8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Canceled: The Switchbacks Canceled.: The Switchbacks

Local hard-rocking country and blues quintet fronted by vocalist Janet Benson. 8-11 p.m. [venue info]

Ziggy's: 734 Saturdays

Open mike, along with a featured performer TBA. Sign-up starts at 7 p.m. [venue info]

Zou Zou's Cafe: The Renegades

Classic rock, Motown, & blues cover band from Gregory. [venue info]


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