Friday Aug 27, 2021
Ark: Lee DeWyze
Alternative rock singer-songwriter best known as the winner in May 2010of the 9th season of American Idol. His hit "Blackbird Song" was featured on The Walking Dead. His latest album, Paranoia, is a collection of darkly cinematic songs with dreamy electronic soundscapes. $20-$70.
Blind Pig: Canceled: "Grand Re-opening Extravaganza."
Aug. 27-29. Headliner is Stormy Chromer, a popular local progressive jam-rock quartet. The lineup of local openers includes the jazz-inflected progressive funk-rock quartet Chirp, the rock, blues, and funk quintet Act Casual, the versatile local horn-fired funk sextet Sabbatical Bob, the rock 'n' roll quartet ZZvava, the psych-rock garage band Warlock's Grave, the self-styled "soulful music collective VioletSol, hip-hop MCs Tru Klassick and MC Kadence, the post-hip-hop synth-pop dance music Beanstalk, and the electronic downtempo dance musician Scüter. $15 (3-day pass, $35).
Blue LLama: Alex Harding & Organ Nation
Jazz organ trio led by Harding, a veteran Detroit baritone saxophonist known for his bluesy, church-steeped style.
Habitat Lounge: Eventjazz
Jazz originals and standards by a local ensemble led by singer- bassist Rob Crozier.
Live: The Rhythm Machines Project Canceled.
A mix of classic rock, soul, funk, R&B, and jazz fusion by this local sextet. Fronted by vocalists Shannon Lee and Patty O'Connor, with guitarists Kip Godwin and Terry Gordinier, bassist Kim French, and drummer John Marion. 8-10:30 p.m.
Zal Gaz Grotto: She-Bop
Local girl-group-style trio of singer-guitarist Laurie Lounsbury, singer-French hornist Morgan Lamonica, and a new lead vocalist TBA. With guitarist Johnny Rasmussen, bassist Al Kalaf, and drummer T. Kinks Heiss.
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