With the local rock band Bulletproof Snow, the local alternative funk band And the Elephant, the local new wave/punk band Dry Eyes, and the local punk band Spooky Basements. A benefit for the Humane Society.
Dance party with this local DJ collective that plays garage and 70s rock.
Rock ’n’ roll covers and originals by this popular, veteran band from Dearborn. Also, a Halloween costume contest, with cash prizes. Cover, dancing. In the Cavern Club.
Local band led by singer-guitarist Jerry Mack that plays a mix of houserocking blues, uptown swing, soulful R&B, and roots rock.
Americana roots duo of singer-songwriters Rochelle Clark of Chelsea and John Natiw of Canton, who tonight wear their Halloween costumes. Also, a costume contest with prizes.
Superfine honky-tonk dance tunes from swing to vintage blues, country, rockabilly, and early rock ’n’ roll classics, with some memorable originals penned by guitar genius Bedard. With drummer Rich Dishman and bassist Randy Tessier. Bedard’s tasty new all-instrumental CD, Pickin’ Apart the Past, includes “Minor Swing '65,” Bedard’s surf-music adaptation of a Django Reinhardt tune. Tonight is also the club’s annual Halloween Bash, featuring a costume contest with prizes and candy treats.
Hard-driving horn-fueled funk dance band from East Lansing.
Local roots-rock quartet, led by former Starlight Drifters singer- guitarist Mack, whose repertoire includes originals and rockabilly, early rock ’n’ roll, western swing, and hillbilly bop covers.
Lansing acoustic folk-rock quintet known for its rich vocal harmonies and inventive string arrangements.
The local husband-and-wife duo of singer-songwriter Dave Buehrer and vocalist Jennifer Buehrer plays a mix of indie rock covers and originals.
DJs Billy the Kid, Maxx Makau, Adrenalin, Rudy, Remidy, and Crush spin reggae, dancehall, soca, calypso, coupe decale, soukous, hip- hop, and R&B records. 10 p.m.
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.
Adult student musicians perform postwar blues covers. 6-8 p.m.
Popular local gospel-flavored blues band led by Lady Sunshine, a fiery, rich-voiced singer whose style blends elements of Aretha Franklin, Koko Taylor, and Denise LaSalle.
Popular local retro-psychedelic orchestral pop quartet. Opening acts are Thrill Train, a local self-styled "hip-pop" duo, and Timetables, an Ann Arbor-bred futuristic retro-rock duo, formerly known as the Ultrasounds, now based in Chicago.
Folk, rock, and blues originals by this Jackson-area singer- songwriter.