Kalamazoo bluegrass band that won the 2006 Telluride Bluegrass Band Competition. Opening act is Joshua Davis, a band led by Steppin’ in It frontman Davis that plays Americana folk-rock originals. Advance tickets: $15.
Local funk-rock jam quartet. Opening acts are
Locally bred Brooklyn (NY) folk-rock band led by singer-songwriter. Opening act is Spencer Michaud, a local singer- songwriter and acoustic guitarist whose music blends Motown, Tin Pan Alley, and folk.
Intense, low-down blues and blues-rock by this veteran local quartet.
Detroit classic rock quintet.
Chelsea Americana folk-rock quintet led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Daniels.
Local singer-songwriter (and former Ragbirds guitarist) whose music is an amalgam of folk, soul, country, funk, and rock.
Detroit blues band fronted by Canas, a young blues vocalist and virtuoso guitarist.
Classic rock band.
Acoustic singer-songwriter from Toledo who accompanies himself on guitar and harmonica and whose music blends rock, pop, and country with elements of Americana and jazz.
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.
Dearborn postpunk quartet whose music draws on Celtic and American folk idioms.
Oct. 11-13. With 8 different bands each night. 7 p.m.-2 a.m. Tonight: Child Bite. Ferndale postpunk art-rock band. Opening acts are the Ferndale pop-rock quintet Bars of Gold, Detroit experimental hip-hop ensemble Passalacqua, the Detroit punk-surf garage band Amino Acids, the Detroit rock trio Jamaican Queens, the Ypsilanti Detroit-style rock ’n’ roll trio Disinformants, the Ypsilanti postpunk rock ’n’ roll trio Congress, and the Minneaolis space-rock band Dream Crusher.
Wistful, witty roots-pop by the trio of guitarist Keith Kiser, bassist Ralph McKee, and pedal steel guitarist Mark O’Boyle.