Best of Washtenaw 2017 – Music and Entertainment

. June 1, 2017.

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Friday nights are never dull when you can catch a show at
The Ark, dance at Necto or roll a few frames at Revel and Roll. We have some epic musicians that range from jazz/blues superstar Laith Al-Saadi to folk jammers The Ragbirds and even some aspiring artists singing karaoke at Circus Bar.

Street Musician:

Violin Monster
Runner-up: Tommy Spaghetti

New Artist/Band:

Just a Tourist
Runner-up: Adam Plumaritis

Local Album:

Deep Time of Green and Blue by Just a Tourist
Runner-up: Real by Laith Al-Saadi

DJ/Electronica:

Nuntheless

Folk/Country:

The Ragbirds
Runner-up: Chris Buhalis

Hip-Hop:

Munch
Runner-up: Duke Nukem

Jazz/Blues:

Laith Al-Saadi
Runner-up: Lady Sunshine

Rock:

Laith Al-Saadi
Runner-up: Scissor Now!

Open Mic:

The Ark
316 S Main St
734-761-1451 | theark.org
Runner-up: Tap Room

Live Music Venue:

The Ark
316 S Main St
734-761-1451 | theark.org
Runner-up: The Blind Pig

Dance Club:

Necto Nightclub
516 E Liberty St
734-994-5436 | necto.com
Runner-up: Live

Pick-up Bar:

Babs’ Underground
213 S Ashley St
734-997-0800 | babsundergroundlounge.com
Runner-up: Alley Bar

Karaoke:

Circus Bar & Billiards
210 S 1st St
734-913-8890 | circusannarbor.com
Runner-up: Blue Karaoke

Bowling Alley:

Revel and Roll
1950 S Industrial Hwy
734-665-4474 | revelandroll.com
Runner-up: Belmark

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