Jackson acoustic Americana trio that bills itself as a “storytelling band of misfits and ne’er-do-wells with a sound and personality that is something like if Tom Petty had kids with The Muppets.”
High-energy, theatrical postpunk ska by this popular veteran band from Grand Rapids. Opening acts are the Cincinnati postpunk pop- rock quartet Mixtapes, the Detroit punk-rock quintet The A-Gang, and the Grand Rapids ska-rock band The Sailor Events. Advance tickets: $12 ($14 at the door).
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist, who is joined by Detroit bassist Will Austin and other musicians TBA.
Cabaret-style drag show starring former Miss Gay American Jennifer Foxx and featuring Hershae Chocolatae and The Ladies of Illusion. In the Millennium Club. 10:30 p.m. & midnight.
Local country singer-songwriter, 1989 winner of the Billboard Country Songwriting Contest, whose songs have been covered by the likes of Lee Roy Parnell and T. Graham Brown.
Blues- and bebop-based jazz in a variety of styles and forms by this local ensemble led by saxophonist Haldeman. With bassist Dave Sharp and percussionist Dan Piccolo.
Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing.
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.
Redford blues and blues-rock band.
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 acoustic trio of Gary Williamson, Shekinah E., and Griff Griffin perform an eclectic mix of songs by everyone from Otis Redding and Neil Young to Santana and Pink Floyd.
Cuban jazz quintet led by local saxophonist and flutist Paul VornHagen and percussionist Alberto Nacif.
Detroit pop-folk singer-songwriter. Opening acts are Alberta, the stage name of Detroit/Chicago Americana folk-rock singer-songwriter Dave Shanaberger, and Cold Tone Harvest, a Plymouth acoustic roots music trio led by singer-songwriter Andrew Sigworth.