Talking Heads tribute band from Chicago that got its start in 2007 via Craigslist and promptly set about conquering what it calls “the coveted pizza joint circuit.” Advance tickets: $10.
Traditional singer from Ireland.
Modern jazz and improvised music by a variable cast of local musicians led by alto, tenor, and baritone saxophonist Dan Bennett.
Pop-rock covers by everyone from Elton John and Lionel Richie to Matchbox Twenty and Kings of Leon by this duo led by Brighton singer-pianist Alexander.
Soulful rock and blues covers and originals by a trio led by award- winning local singer-guitarist Al-Saadi. With bassist David Stearns and drummer Griffin Bastian.
Local ensemble led by guitarist Belhaj that plays a range of New Orleans jazz styles, from struts, stomps, cakewalks, and rags to pop tunes, marches, and classical favorites.
Local jazz ensemble led by trumpeter Anderson.
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.
Wry, pungent alt-country by this local trio led by singer-songwriter and guitarist David Rossiter that describes its influences as “English murder ballads, hardcore American country music, and careful- you'll-cut-yourself electric blues.” The band has an eagerly awaited forthcoming CD, Derecho.