Observer Editor, Free
Art Fair Entertainment.:
July 21-23. Live music and other performances on 3 stages. See 21 Thursday. Today:
Ingalls Mall Fountain Stage (Ingalls Mall between E. Washington St. and North University.): Folk-styled originals by local singer-guitarist Karl Sikkenga (11 a.m.). Local singer-songwriter Joanna Sterling (noon), best known as the frontwoman of the former chamber folk-pop quintet Joanna & the Jaywalkers . Veteran local singer-guitarist John D. Lamb (1 p.m.), who has a “laid-back, made-in-Detroit drawl” and blue-collar-yet-erudite lyrics. Yearning, ethereal folk rock by Detroit indie singer-songwriter Lilly MacPhee, (2 p.m.). Adam Labeaux (3 p.m.), a local singer-songwriter known for his improvisational folk-rock and soul. Shannon Lee & The Silver Linings (4 p.m.), an acoustic Americana country-folk ensemble led by veteran local singer-songwriter Lee. Smooth gospel-influenced soul singer-guitarist Lvrboy (5 p.m.). Americana singer-songwriter Rochelle Clark (6 p.m.). Hip-hop artist Kiyoshi Shelton (7 p.m.).
The Ark Stage (Palio parking lot at William & Main): Dreamy pop by a band led by singer-songwriter Brooke Annibale (5:30–7 p.m.). Locals Joe Reilly & the Community Gardeners (7:30–9 p.m.), with songs that draw on blues, Native American, and other traditional American idioms.
Ann Arbor Civic Theatre Stage (Maynard St. & William St.): Music from School of Rock student bands, the cast of the musical review “All Together Now,” and the folk-rock band the Bob Skon Trio. Also, demonstrations of acroyoga, which combines yoga and acrobatics, talks, and other performances TBA (noon-7 p.m.)., . . . . . .