Music Notes

Ravi Coltrane Quartet Performs at Blue Llama Jazz Club

If you’re feeling like you could use a little more jazz in your life, head out to Blue Llama Jazz Club to hear the Grammy-nominated Ravi Coltrane Quartet. The son of Alice and John Coltrane, Ravie has spent decades perfecting his career as a celebrated saxophonist, bandleader, composer, and owner of the RKM record label.

Underground Mic Night

The second Thursday of every month is a big night for Ward 1 Productions’ Underground Open Mic Night, a showcase for artists age 18 to 24 who want to sharpen their spoken word and musical talents. Though most of the performances fall within the hip hop genre, Underground is an opportunity for everyone in every

Electronica at Ziggy’s

Fans of Electronica are in for a treat at Ziggy’s, where DJs, synthesizers, drum machines, and any number of high-energy combinations will get you hyped. You can look forward to hearing some of the genre’s best with Doogatron, East of Awake, Lucid Machine, and Nuntheless, plus special surprise guests. The show isn’t charging a cover,

Post Hash-Bash Parties

Not ready to call it a day after your Hash Bash fun? Have no fear– there are plenty of events to choose from. Begin your night at Smoke Rituals: Clone Show Hash Bash After Party where you can party the night away in Ypsilanti’s Maidstone Theatre. Follow the event on Facebook for updated details. 7pm-2am.

Record Store Day at the Library

It’s Record Store Day at the downtown library, where you’ll find the first floor lobby converted to a vinyl wonderland. Shop LPs, 45s, turntables, and any number of music-related finds at this special event. While you’re there, take a moment to go to the Secret Lab to create your own unique, custom-made record sleeve! The

Lou Picasso Leads Hip-Hop Workshop

Local hip hop sensation Lou Picasso is leading Sixteen Bars Cypher Workshop for people interested in learning the history of hip hop lyrical processes and who want to make their own music. Using music tools to create your own beats, Picasso will guide participants to compose and record songs. The owner of art collective HiiigherMinds,

Folk Music and Activism Duo

Make it a point to hear the soothing sounds of activist folk singers Charlie King and Annie Patterson as they get political with clever musings about the world’s struggles and what connects all of us to the human experience.

Haute to Death At The Blind Pig

Get your dance on to Haute to Death at the Blind Pig, where you’ll hear sounds from post punk to house music and everything in between.