Performances by local hip-hop artists, rock bands, acoustic musicians, and poets. Proceeds benefit the SafeHouse Center, Teen Voice, and the Neutral Zone.
Local DJ who mixes hip-hop, reggae, dubstep, jungle, and more. Opening acts are Detroit electronica tone poet Muzzy, Detroit hip-hop DJ Dante LaSalle, the Detroit underground hip-hop ensemble Lawless Gang, the local duo of hip-hop MCs The Friar & Hi Potent C, Detroit dubstep DJ Foxy Nichols, and local hip-hop DJ Matthew Greenberg. Advance tickets: $10.
Jazz standards and New Ethiopian jazz by this local pianist and saxophonist, who is joined by Detroit bassist Will Austin and other musicians TBA.
Keyboard-driven pop-rock dance duo led by this Plymouth singer- songwriter.
Popular pop-folk singer-songwriter from Cleveland who accompanies himself on guitar, harmonica, banjo, and assorted other instruments. Many of the songs on his latest CD, Little by Little, deal with an injury that has left him with a limited ability to walk and which took a substantial amount of touch sensation from his hands.
Local band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack that plays a mix of houserocking blues, uptown swing, soulful R&B, and roots rock.
Veteran pop dance band.
Local roots-rock quartet, led by former Starlight Drifters singer- guitarist Mack, whose repertoire includes originals and rockabilly, early rock ’n’ roll, western swing, and hillbilly bop covers.
Veteran Saginaw singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist.
Jazz-fueled acoustic folk-rock by the local duo of singer- songwriter and guitarist Orcutt and bassist Cozier. 6-9 p.m.
Intense, low-down blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet.
Local composer-pianist, the winner of the 2010 U-M New Music on the Block competition, whose music ranges in style from classical and jazz to Argentine tango and Persian piano music.
Southern-rock quartet from Asheville (NC) whose music draws on an array of influences from the Beatles and the Allman Brothers to Dylan and Neil Young.
With Dragon Wagon, a highly regarded local acoustic roots-music sextet that calls its music “bluegrass folk-rock with a touch of Irish whiskey.”
Drag show and gay and lesbian dance night hosted by Maxi and Jennifer of the House of Chanel, with a DJ TBA.