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
I’ve been writing for The Current for almost 10 years now…, which is crazy to think about. But I’ve known musician Jeffrey Freer for longer than that, from previous bands as well as some of his solo material. He was an Ypsilanti and an Ann Arbor regular for years, but moved away for a spell.
Terry Holbrook heads home from downtown Ann Arbor to Dexter after working his shift as a video editor. It’s a winter night. The highway is icy. The car ahead skids, then crashes. Terry, the everyman in author Mark Beyer’s new page-turner crime thriller, Hired Man, pulls over and rushes to the aid of the injured
“Heathers”, the 2014 musical based on the 1989 movie starring Winona Ryder, will be presented by Ann Arbor Civic Theatre from June 7th-10th at the Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre.