Soulful acoustic rock and blues covers and originals by this local singer-guitarist.
See review. Seductive, musically sophisticated retro-pop with a reggae groove by this critically acclaimed band led by the sibling singer- songwriter duo of vocalist Natalie Bergman and saxophonist/keyboardist Eliot Bergman, who founded the popular Afrobeat band Nomo when he was a U-M student. The band’s debut CD, Isles, is due out in March. Opening act is Saturday Looks Good to Me, a veteran local indie rock quartet led by singer-songwriter Fred Thomas whose influences range from the Beach Boys to Guided by Voices. Advance tickets: $12 ($14 at the door).
Local singer-guitarist with an eclectic, wide-ranging repertoire.
East Lansing pop dance quartet.
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
Young Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter, a former high school English teacher whose story songs draw on old-time, bluegrass, and folk ballad traditions. “Nora Jane infuses bright, fresh lyrics into this traditional genre with sheer intelligence,” says bluegrass star Claire Lynch. “Musically, she take unconventional twists and turns, while ‘holding you to the road’ with commanding charm.”
Experimental electro pop-rock trio from Atlanta. 10 p.m.-2 a.m.
All acoustic musicians invited. Hosted by local singer-songwriter Erik Santos.
Dixieland and swing by this local ensemble led by saxophonist and trumpeter Klinger.