Belleville metalcore band. Opening acts are the Milford metal band Conscripts, the Pinckney metalcore quartet From Rise to Ruin, the Harbor Springs progressive groove-metal quintet The Dissension, and the Ypsilanti hardcore band Invader.
Veteran local folk-rock singer-guitarist whose genial songs about the small ups and downs of ordinary life draw on a range of influences from Chuck Berry to Paul Westerberg.
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.
Grand Rapids pop-rock quintet.
Veteran local country band led by singer-guitarist Smith. 6-9:30 p.m.
Local classic rock band.
Highly regarded local experimental acoustic roots-music sextet that calls its music “bluegrass folk-rock with a touch of Irish whiskey.” 8:30-12:30 p.m.
Popular Ypsilanti octet that calls its energetic, foot-stomping blend of punk, old-time music, and bluegrass “crabgrass.” The band has a new CD, Sundry Mayhems, which according to Deep Cutz writer Jeff Milo, features “blurring see-saw strings, a mean washboard, a wheezy accordion, angular, tinny banjos and mandolins and zingy, mercurial (yet melodious) lead vocals girded by poignant, rousing choruses (even some opera mixed in), at 0-60-and-back-again tempos.” Opening acts are Possessed by Paul James, the stage name of rural Texas-based singer-songwriter Konrad Wert, and Delaney Davidson, a New Zealand singer-songwriter known for his darkly humorous blues-drenched acoustic folk- rock songs.
Local postbop jazz quartet with saxophonist Dan Bennett, electric pianist Matt Endahl, bassist Jordan Schug, and drummer Nick Collins. 6:30-9 p.m.
Local blues quartet, led by veteran English singer-guitarist Mike Brooks, whose repertoire includes Brooks originals like "She's Got an Alibi," "Retribution Blues," and "Stone Cold Steamin' Mental," along with blues standards. The band has a new CD, Mojo Hand. With bassist Brother Bille Lewis, drummer Geno Parker, and saxophonist Eric Korte. 7:30-10:30 p.m.