Local reggae-flavored blues-rock quartet. Opening acts are Tree Hut Kings, a Lansing progressive rock jam band whose music draws on blues, jazz, rock, funk, grunge, and soul idioms, and East Harvest, an East Lansing alternative soul and reggae-rock quintet.
Local quartet led by pop-rock singer-songwriter Paul.
Veteran Florida-bred country-rock singer-songwriter who lives in Northville.
Detroit R&B and neo-soul show band led by vocalist Bouey.
Chelsea Americana folk-rock quintet led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Daniels.
Grand Rapids pop-rock duo led by singer-songwriter Rottiers.
Acoustic alternative rock singer-songwriter.
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. 7-8 p.m.
Local self-styled “lounge-a-billy” trio that plays vintage swing, rockabilly, and blues. With upright bassist Todd Perkins, guitarist Pete Bullard, and drummer Tom Twiss.
Local indie pop-folk trio led by singer-songwriter Mark Fain. Opening acts are Hand in the Ocean, a Detroit acoustic folk-rock trio whose influences range from Tom Waits to Modest Mouse and Mumford & Sons, and Cartography, a blues- inflected folk-rock band from western Michigan. Also, a set by The Ferdy Mayne, an Ypsilanti folk-rock trio that, according to Real Detroit Weekly, “finds the muddy creek where David Byrne’s church-striding, big-shouldered cowboy meets Tom Waits’s scruffy romantic with the cigarette-scorched croon.”
Wistful, witty roots-pop by the trio of guitarist Keith Kiser, bassist Ralph McKee, and pedal steel guitarist Mark O’Boyle.