Ella Riot, pioneers of dancethink, a rock-dance-pop powerhouse, and beloved A2 band has just announced they will be going on hiatus. But do not fear, this must see live band will be taking the stage at the Blind Pig for one more spectacular show before their departure and the release of their new album Love Child. For those who have watched in amazement as the band has evolved from the early days ofz Myx Dear Disco this performance cannot be missed. Do your senses a favor and become immersed in Ella Riot before they go away for who knows how long. Current and the rest of A2 will miss you and thanks for making us dancethink! 8pm. $10-$12. 208 S. First St. 734-996-8555. www.dancethink.com
The night before Thanksgiving is a notoriously busy bar night. Friends are back in town to see their families, but everyone really just wants to utilize a permissively late weeknight jamboree to blow off some much needed steam, before they have to behave themselves at the dinner tables tomorrow in front of grandparents and in-laws.
Two things from the get go: First: Your library can be (and always has been) a reliable source of cultural programming that can enrich the community. That can be author talks, it can be craft activities for kids, but it can ALSO engage the local music scene in very interesting ways…What I mean is, the
Ann Arbor based filmmaker’s latest documentary features Michigan musician/horror novelist Scott Allen spent a dozen years in the music scene, primarily with post-punk quartet Thunderbirds Are Now….but now…he’s getting into film. Documentary film, specifically. A Livonia native, Allen moved to Ann Arbor seven years ago to work for Automobile Magazine. While this fatefully aligned
Local musician Rick Coughlin founded Grove Studios in late 2016 with the goal of establishing it as a community space for musicians—by musicians! The Grove team’s idea, with an architectural vision of Breck Crandell, was for a compound of individual artists’ rehearsal spaces comprised of a fleet of shipping containers. Coughlin’s efforts have been aided by the