Nightspots



October 5, 2022

Ark: Kelsey Walden.

Acclaimed country singer-songwriter from rural Kentucky. She recently released the CD No Regular Dog on the late John Prine’s Oh Boy label. Opener: Emily Nemmi, $20.

October 5, 2022

Earle: Jake Reichbart.

Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.

October 5, 2022

Zal Gaz Grotto: Keller/Kocher & Co.

Straight-ahead jazz by this top-notch local ensemble led by vibes player Kocher and bassist Keller.

October 5, 2022

Blind Pig: Hemmingway Lane.

Detroit-area indie rock band. Openers: local singer-songwriter Noah Dahko, the Milwaukee indie postpunk pop singer-songwriter Holy Pinto, and Social Meteor, an Ypsilanti groove-oriented psychedelic rock band. $10.

October 5, 2022

Blue LLama: Tumbao Bravo

Veteran local Afro-Cuban jazz band led by multi-instrumental reeds player Paul VornHagen.


October 6, 2022

Club Above: College Night.

Every Thurs. With a DJ.

October 6, 2022

Last Word: The Pherotones.

A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier.

October 6, 2022

Earle: Jake Reichbart.

Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.

October 6, 2022

Blind Pig: Agent Orange

All ages admitted. Legendary southern California punk band. Opener: Norcos y Horchata, a Detroit postpunk power-pop garage band. $20.

October 6, 2022

Blue LLama: Ellen Rowe Trio

Trio led by U-M jazz piano professor Rowe.

October 6, 2022

Tap Room: Open Mic.

All musicians invited. Hosted by singer-guitarist Brian Brickley.

October 7, 2022

Ark: Kiltro.

Colorado-based ensemble led by Chilean American singer-songwriter Chris Bowers Castillo whose music blends traditional Chilean folk music with contemporary pop and rock genres. The band recently released its debut CD, Creatures of Habit, $20.

October 7, 2022

Club Above: Latin Night.

DJ dance party featuring a variety of Latin genres, including bachata, salsa, merengue, reggaeton, and Top 40.

October 7, 2022

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.

October 7, 2022

Habitat Lounge: Eventjazz.

Jazz originals and standards by a local ensemble led by singer-bassist Rob Crozier.

October 7, 2022

Live: Saints of Soul.

Detroit R&B, soul, and funk septet fronted by vocalist Sorilbran Stone.

October 7, 2022

Mash (Ann Arbor): Brothers Duo.

Duo from Brothers 3 whose music is an eclectic, danceable mix of jazz, funk, R&B, soul, and rock. 6-9 p.m.

October 7, 2022

Mash (Ann Arbor): Michael May & the Messarounds.

Jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet led by vocalist and blues harpist May.

October 7, 2022

Mash (Ypsilanti): Scott Martin Band.

Canton alt-country-rock quartet led by singer-songwriter Martin.

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