With The Last of the Badmen, a Southern California- based punk-rock super group founded by pro skateboarders Art & Steve Godoy and featuring guitarists Dennis Tek of Radio Birdman and Troy Zak of The Daggers and The Curb Slappy vocalist Daniel Creadon, and The Kyle Davis Project. Also, an opening act TBA. Emcee is WCSX DJ Doug Podell. In the Millennium Club. 8:30 p.m.-2 a.m.
This Detroit-area singer-songwriter and guitarist plays an eclectic mix of blues-, R&B-, folk-, and jazz-influenced originals on topics that range from the outlandish to the sublime.
Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing.
Dec. 14 & 15: A showcase 16 area roots-music bands of various stripes over 2 nights hosted by Dragon Wagon, a highly regarded local acoustic roots-music sextet that calls its music “bluegrass folk-rock with a touch of Irish whiskey.” Tonight: Dearborn postpunk Celtic-Americana fusion quartet Ghost City Searchlight, the Toledo garage rock quintet People Being Human, the Ypsilanti folk-rock quintet Lawless Carver, the local self-styled “upbeat global soul” pop-jazz jam quartet October Babies, the acclaimed Lansing swing-flavored bluegrass band Lindsay Lou & the Flatbellys, festival host Dragon Wagon, and the Flint progressive jam-rock band Covert. 6 p.m.-2 a.m.
Detroit blues band fronted by Canas, a young blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist.
Versatile local acoustic trio that plays a mix of jazz, swing, country, pop, and folk. With vocalist Shekinah Errington, bassist Tim Berla, and guitarist Jim Cooney.
Cuban jazz quintet led by local saxophonist and flutist Paul VornHagen and percussionist Alberto Nacif.
Ypsilanti hip-hop DJ collective.
Acoustic folk and rock by this Whitmore Lake singer-guitarist.