Friday Mar 20, 2020
Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Sam Corbin
Lansing pop-folk singer-songwriter whose influences range from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan.
Blue LLama: Vanessa Rubin & the Motor City Groove Collective
Ensemble led by this veteran local alto saxophonist and flutist. $10- $30. 7 & 9:30 p.m.
Bridgewater Tavern: Ian Stewart
Acoustic blues and folk singer songwriter.
Cleary's Pub: Shaun Garth Walker
Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire.
Conor O'Neill's: Baccano
Toledo progressive rock jam quintet.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: John Churchville
Local tabla player, accompanied by several musician friends, who plays Indian classical, light classical, fusion, and folk music.
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: FreeLance
Local dance rock cover band whose repertoire ranges from Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder to AC/DC and Guns & Roses to Maroon 5 and Bruno Mars.
Local horn-powered Memphis-style rock 'n' roll band featuring vocalist Sheila Rhodes. 8:30 p.m.
Mash: 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. 6-9 p.m.
Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose
An eclectic mix of genres from funk and blues-rock to hard country by this Westland quintet fronted by vocalist Carol Holmes.
Rumpus Room: The Crossing
Traditional Celtic music and originals in in the same vein by this veteran Chicago-based quintet. Opener: Wes Fritzmeier & Friends, an eclectic mix of Celtic, bluegrass, folk, and jazz by the local duo of multi-instrumentalist Fritzmeier and composer
Silvio's Organic Pizza: Mary Ann Kirt
Pop-folk and indie rock originals by this local singer-guitarist.
Ypsi Alehouse: Blues Jam
Ypsi Alehouse: Karl Sikkenga
Folk-styled originals by this local singer-guitarist. 5-7 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Blueshouse and Brain Plasticity Ukulele Collective
Double bill. Blueshouse is a local blues trio led by veteran English singer-guitarist Mike Brooks, and Brain Plasticity is a collective, also led by Brooks, comprised of some 20 musicians of various ages and levels of expertise. Instruments include ukuleles, guitar, flute, percussion, trumpet, accordion, bass and melodica. 7-10 p.m.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Dirk Kroll Band
Blues-based rock by a band led by this Pontiac singer-songwriter. Opener Matthew Davies, a Milwaukee Americana folk-rock singer-songwriter.
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