Lansing pop-funk and soul quartet led by singer-songwriter Hertler. Opening acts are The Soil & the Sun, a Grand Rapids folk-rock band, and Jack & the Bear, a Monroe folk-rock septet. Advance tickets: $8 ($10 at the door).
Double bill. Dupont is a local acoustic folk-rock singer-songwriter known for his distinctive tenor, unconventional guitar work, and clever lyrics. Bennett is a Grand Rapids acoustic pop-folk trio that features strong 3-part vocal harmonies.
Self-styled acoustic “chamber folk” by this Cincinnati quartet.
Blues- and bebop-based jazz in a variety of styles and forms by this local ensemble led by saxophonist Haldeman.
Dynamic funk party band from Cleveland fronted by vocalists Michelle Romary and Teddy Wallingford.
Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson’s alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist George Bedard, bassist Chris Goerke, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King. 6:30-9 p.m.
Northville band that plays blues-rock originals and traditional blues.
DJ Jace spins high-energy dance tunes in the main room. In the downstairs Red Room, DJ Mark plays retro & Top 40 music videos.
The local trio of singer-songwriter Laura Massaro, guitarist Craig Brann, and percussionist Don Allen performs an eclectic mix of pop, folk, and world music, including originals, covers, and improvisations.
Salsa music by this popular local Latin jazz band led by drummer Pete Siers.
Detroit punk blues-rock band. Opening acts are the local hardcore- metal band Lord Centipede, the Detroit hardcore-thrash quartet SNAFU, and the Ypsilanti metal quartet Beyond and Back.