Brooklyn (NY) alternative hip-hop MC. He is backed by a hip-hop ensemble. Advance tickets: $28 ($30 at the door).
All musicians invited to join a biweekly jam session.
All invited to join or listen to an instrumental jam session.
Jazz originals and standards by this U-M music student ensemble led by electric guitarist Cornelison.
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.
Vintage jazz and blues by an ensemble led by Heather Schwartz, a talented local singer whose vocal style also reflects gospel, R&B, soul, and hip-hop influences.
Local jazz quintet that focuses on dynamic, challenging, and less commonly heard music from the modern jazz repertoire interspersed with free improvisation. The usual lineup features saxophonists Dan Bennett and Tim Haldeman, pianist Matt Endahl, bassist Jordan Shug, and drummer Nick Collins.
Improvisations on jazz standards by this local pianist.
Blues, jazz, and pop standards, along with some originals, by this local singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pianist.
Local industrial-rock quartet led by singer-songwriter Jason Kefalas. Opening acts are Paradox Explorer, a local experimental psych-pop trio whose shows incorporate video, and Fires in Japan, a Detroit punk-rock trio.
This local 10-piece big band is one of the few to specialize in the old-time big-band music of the late 1920s and early 1930s associated with Jelly Roll Morton and King Oliver. Arrangements by the renowned early-jazz pianist James Dapogny and tubaist Chris Smith.