All Ages admitted. Primal, stripped-down folk-style acoustic songs about love, anxiety, and alienation by this veteran Texas singer-songwriter most widely known through The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Jeff Feuerzeig’s 2005 documentary about Johnston’s struggle with severe bipolar disorder. Advance tickets: $20. 8 p.m.-midnight.
Local country-inflected folk-rock band led by singer-songwriter Misty Lyn. Opening acts are Ben Daniels Band, a Chelsea Americana folk-rock quintet led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Daniels, and Jack & the Bear, a Monroe folk-rock septet.
Rock ’n’ roll covers and originals by this popular, veteran band from Dearborn. 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.
Depression-era blues and other old-timey urban music by this Royal Oak acoustic quintet.
R&B band led by singer-guitarist Murray, who was the regular guitarist in Etta James’s band.
Detroit classic rock quintet.
Chelsea Americana folk-rock quintet led by singer-songwriter and guitarist Daniels.
See review.Highly regarded local self-styled “pop-geek-cabaret” rock duo of siblings Amy and Will Bennett, whose influences range from the Beatles and Dylan to Bach and Brecht. The band has a new CD, Saddle Up the Whales.
Northville band that plays blus-rock originals and traditional blues.
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.
Hard-driving classic Chicago blues by this Ypsilanti quintet.
Local alt-country band led by singer-songwriters Kevin Brown and Jud Branam whose music mixes equal parts of Gram Parsons and Uncle Tupelo. 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
With performers TBA.
Local singer-songwriter known for his folk- and country-style ballads.