Jazz-inflected pop-folk by this U-M grad, a New York-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist whose songs range from emotionally direct balladry to playful, theatrical escapades. Her 2011 single “Dress and Tie” was a duet with Glee star Darren Criss, and her new CD, Animal Love, reached #15 on the iTunes pop chart. Opening acts are Jay Stolar, a New York-based indie rock singer-songwriter, and Ann Street Soul Stirrers, a local horn-fired R&B and soul octet. Advance tickets: $10 ($12 at the door).
Jazz-inflected blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet led by vocalist and blues harpist May.
This 2010 Detroit Music Award-winning folk-rock singer- songwriter duo performs a blend of Celtic and Americana music they call “Celticana.”
Detroit R&B, soul, and funk septet fronted by vocalist Sorilbran Stone.
Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing.
Folk-rock covers and originals by this trio led by Skon, a local singer-songwriter known for his wry songs about love and loss.
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.
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 alt-country band led by singer-songwriters Kevin Brown and Jud Branam whose music mixes equal parts of Gram Parsons and Uncle Tupelo.
With veteran local garage punk singer-songwriter Mike Hard, the Detroit punk quartet Glitter Trash, the local indie pop-rock quartet Team Ethic, the Ferndale punk trio City Yards, the Ypsilanti punk quintet Slaves to the Pavement, the veteran Canton Christian rock band Sweet Crystal, and the Chicagoland alternative rock quintet The Absentees. 1 p.m.-2 a.m.
Local singer-songwriter known for his folk- and country-style ballads.