Seattle indie rock trio led by singer-songwriter Bazan, who tonight performs the entirety of Control, the 2002 CD exploring themes of infidelity, parenthood, greed, vengeance, and fear of death that he made with his former band Pedro the Lion. Opening act is Stagnant Pools, a Bloomington (IN) postpunk indie rock band. Advance tickets: $12 ($14 at the door).
Rock ’n’ roll covers and originals by this popular veteran band from Dearborn. Cover, dancing. In the Millennium Club.
Local quartet led by pop-rock singer-songwriter Paul.
Jazz-tinged pop-folk fusion by this Detroit art-rock trio fronted by singer-songwriter Caroline Maun, a WSU English professor, and Frankie the K.
Detroit blues band fronted by Canas, a young blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist.
Rock’n’roll oldies by this Brighton quartet.
Flint pop-folk singer-songwriter.
Local self-styled “lounge-a-billy” trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss.
Blues, classic rock, and country band.
The local husband-and-wife duo of singer-songwriter Dave Buehrer and vocalist Jennifer Buehrer plays a mix of indie rock covers and originals.
Local composer-pianist, the winner of the 2010 U-M New Music on the Block competition, whose music ranges in style from classical and jazz to Argentine tango and Persian piano music.
Adult student musicians perform postwar blues covers. 6-8 p.m.
Traditional bluegrass by this Chicago band whose songs touch on such classic bluegrass themes as love, loss, work, regret, and death.
Americana singer-songwriter from Chelsea.