These 7 young musicians hailing from Georgia have risen among the vast sea of hybrid indie pop-rock groups and are capturing audiences from the deep south to the clubs of the rust belt. As of this writing they are ranked the number three rock band in the Atlanta area on reverbnation.com, and their song On the Wings of Butterflies has been featured on the charts of MTV’s OurStage.com. Complete with a hauntingly-sweet cello, this dynamic ensemble of talent can turn out radio-friendly pop songs as well as tracks that all out rock. Please your ears and listen to the vocal tag team on their track Cirqus to get amped-up for the show. 9:30pm. $10. 208 South 1st St., Ann Arbor. 734-996-8555. www.10milesofblue.com
Nevertheless Film Festival opens in mid July in Ann Arbor, and Current sat down with festival founder Meredith Finch to talk about what makes this film festival unique. The festival’s name is inspired by the phrase “Nevertheless, she persisted,” spoken by Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when justifying his move to silence Sen. Elizabeth Warren
“A vision of Now” is part of a line from the Go-Go’s song “Vision of Nowness”, featured in their new jukebox musical, Head Over Heels.
Ann Arbor Restaurant Week, a semiannual event starting Sunday, June 9, is the perfect time to try something new (or settle into your stand-by favorites with deep discounts).
Master printmaker and experimental artist Takeshi Takahara is a restless spirit. Rather than working comfortably within established print traditions, he prefers to skate near the edge of the unknown.