Thursday Nov 11, 2021
Ark: Sonny Landreth
Veteran singer-songwriter and slide guitar virtuoso from Louisiana whom Eric Clapton calls "the most underestimated musician on the planet." The first white member of the late zydeco king Clifton Chenier's Red Hot Louisiana Band, Landreth has played with everyone from John Hiatt and Jimmie Dale Gilmore to John Mayall and Junior Wells. His songs--whose music blends Cajun, swamp rock, and Mississippi roadhouse blues and whose lyrical sensibility draws inspiration equally from William Faulkner and Robert Johnson-- are rooted in a feeling for the sights, sounds, and flavors of life in southwest Louisiana. $30.
Blind Pig: The Slackers
All ages admitted. Ska and rocksteady by this popular New York City band that fleshes out its sound with everything from the traditional horns to pedal steel guitar and violin. "The Slackers are perhaps the best and the brightest of American ska to date; they reinvent their sound with each album, keeping the music fresh, alive, and relevant," says AllMusic reviewer Margaret Crandall. $18- $20.
Blue LLama: The Robert Hurst Blaxination
Jazz ensemble led by U-M jazz bass professor Hurst.
Zal Gaz Grotto: Salmagundi
Local horn-powered Motown/Memphis soul tribute band featuring vocalist Sheila Rhodes. 8-11 p.m.
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