An eclectic mix of roots Americana, classic rock, and blues, including many originals, by a jazz-tinged, jam-oriented trio led by local singer-guitarist Al-Saadi. With Macpodz drummer Griffin Bastian and bassist Ben Luttermoser.
All ages admitted. San Francisco performer whose shows include both hip-hop rapping and slam poetry, along with combinations of the two. Best known for his viral 2010 YouTube video “Pale kids rap fast,” he is currently showcasing material from his new CD Cardboard Castles. Advance tickets: $15.
Nashville-based heartland rock ’n’ roll band fronted by singer- songwriter Leahey, a Richmond native and former Ann Arborite. Opening acts are The Afternoon Round, a local Americana rock band, and Captain Ivory, an Ypsilanti rock ’n’ roll quintet whose influences range from Muddy Waters to Led Zeppelin to Radiohead and Jack White.
Award-winning 15-piece big band led by bassist Keller and featuring vocalist Sarah D’Angelo and occasional guest vocalists. Also, each week features a middle set by a guest student ensemble.