Just because winter is approaching doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy nutritious local produce. The Downtown Ypsilanti Farmers’ Market will be staying warm and cozy again this year by moving indoors at the Corner Brewery, 720 Norris St., Ypsilanti. On December 13 & 20, the market at Corner Brewery will be open from 3-7pm, providing the community with quality produce for all those special holiday meals. The market is part of a continuing effort of Growing Hope, a nonprofit dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the community while also promoting the local economy and sustainable living practices. To find out more about the Farmers’ Market and Growing Hope, visit www.growinghope.net
It goes without saying that Laith Al-Saadi is a treasure of the Ann Arbor music community. But if you haven’t yet experienced this bipedal force of nature with his signature beard, shredding guitar, and astonishing singing voice, then clear your schedule next Saturday… Laith Al-Saadi’s Annual Birthday Bash Sept 29 The Michigan Theater 8pm INFO
If you’ve been following the pages (printed or online) of Current this past year, then you’ve probably heard a bit about Grove Studios already. Grove is a grassroots effort to provide musicians and artists from all around the Detroit metro area and western Washtenaw County a rehearsal and creative space for their work and development.
The Audiotree Music Festival returns to Kalamazoo’s Arcadia Creek Festival Place next Saturday and Sunday. The lineup features more than 20 artists, including Father John Misty, Khruangbin, Chicano Batman, Diet Cig, and many more! While the names we dropped in the previous paragraph are nationally renowned artists signed on to notable labels like Sub Pop or
Genres are irrelevant. No one proves that assertion better than Detroit’s saajtak. Formed five years ago at U-M’s School of Music, saajtak’s made quite an impression with their stormy fusion of free jazz, noise experimentation, electronica, space-rock and opera. Their newest EP, Hectic, came out earlier this summer. Hectic EP by saajtak Thurs, Sept 13 saajtak