High-energy, theatrical postpunk ska by this popular veteran band from Grand Rapids. Opening acts are the western Michigan punk- ska band Matt Wixson’s Flying Circus, the Milwaukee ska- punk band Something to Do, and the Minneapolis rocksteady and reggae sextet The Dropsteppers. Advance tickets: $12.
Irish-inflected soul-jazz by this Traverse City singer-songwriter and percussionist.
Blues- and bebop-based jazz in a variety of styles and forms by this local ensemble led by saxophonist Haldeman.
Detroit classic rock quintet.
Veteran local band fueled by Pontiac Pete Ferguson’s alternately soulful and ornery vocals. Their country-based repertoire still features lots of classic honky-tonk, but they also cover everyone from Chuck Berry and Johnny Burnette to the Beatles and James Brown. With guitarist George Bedard, bassist Chris Goerke, drummer Mark Newbound, and keyboardist Jim King. 6:30-9 p.m.
Northville band that plays blus-rock originals and traditional blues.
Versatile local acoustic trio that plays a mix of jazz, swing, country, pop, and folk. With vocalist Shekinah Errington, bassist Tim Berla, and guitarist Jim Cooney.
Local septet fronted by vocalist Dan "Dahsoulman" Carter that plays a mix of R&B, soul, and blues.
Oct. 11-13. With 8 different bands each night. 7 p.m.- 2 a.m. Tonight: Mike Hard. Veteran local garage punk singer- songwriter. Opening acts are the Brooklyn (MI) psychedelic-pop trio The High Strung, the Ypsilanti folk-rock quintet Lawless Carver, the 9-piece Minneapolis experimental chamber rock ensemble Me & My Arrow, the Detroit pop-rock quartet Enemy Planes, the Detroit psychedelic Americana band Duende!, the Detroit postpunk rock ’n’ roll quartet All the Wild Children, and the Detroit experimental alternative rock trio My Pal Val.
Bossa nova and jazz standards by this Chelsea guitarist.