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Friday Mar 20, 2020

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Ann Arbor Distilling Co.: Sam Corbin

Lansing pop-folk singer-songwriter whose influences range from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan. [venue info]

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. [venue info]

Bridgewater Tavern: Ian Stewart

Acoustic blues and folk singer songwriter. [venue info]

Cleary's Pub: Shaun Garth Walker

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

Conor O'Neill's: Baccano

Toledo progressive rock jam quintet. [venue info]

Crazy Wisdom Tea Room: John Churchville

Local tabla player, accompanied by several musician friends, who plays Indian classical, light classical, fusion, and folk music. [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: 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. [venue info]

Live: Salmagundi

Local horn-powered Memphis-style rock 'n' roll band featuring vocalist Sheila Rhodes. 8:30 p.m. [venue info]

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. [venue info]

Mash: Detroit's Own Soul Purpose 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. [venue info]

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 [venue info]

Silvio's Organic Pizza: Mary Ann Kirt

Pop-folk and indie rock originals by this local singer-guitarist. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Blues Jam

8-10 p.m. [venue info]

Ypsi Alehouse: Karl Sikkenga

Folk-styled originals by this local singer-guitarist. 5-7 p.m. [venue info]

Zal Gaz Grotto: Blueshouse and Brain Plasticity Ukulele Collective 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. [venue info]

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. [venue info]


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