Current Forecast: New Sounds in Town This Week

. September 20, 2016.
Current-Forecast-Med-Res

Welcome back to the Current Forecast playlist! Every Tuesday Current Magazine is putting together a playlist of the live music acts coming to town over the next week.

Wednesday at the Ark, Colorado Americana band Elephant Revival is kicking the week off with their beautiful acoustic music.  On Thursday the 22nd, Norwegian electronic musician MATOMA will be partying the night away at Necto in Ann Arbor.  Also in Ann Arbor on Thursday, Seaholm will be bringing their punk rock energy to The Metal Frat.  Detroit rock band The Kickstand Band is coming to the Blind Pig on Friday the 23rd, playing great rock music with 50s inspired male and female vocals.  On Saturday the 24th, Grateful Dead cover band Dark Star Orchestra will be playing at the Michigan Theatre, which promises to be a great time.  Also on Saturday, The Appleseed Collective will be performing beautiful folk music in Chelsea at the Waterloo State Recreation Area.  Finally, Portland band Blitzen Trapper is coming to the Blind Pig to perform some spaced out rock and roll.

Make sure to check back next week to see who is coming to town!

Trending

Thanksgiving Eve

The night before Thanksgiving is a notoriously busy bar night. Friends are back in town to see their families, but everyone really just wants to utilize a permissively late weeknight jamboree to blow off some much needed steam, before they have to behave themselves at the dinner tables tomorrow in front of grandparents and in-laws.

Mini Moog Fest at AADL

Two things from the get go: First: Your library can be (and always has been) a reliable source of cultural programming that can enrich the community. That can be author talks, it can be craft activities for kids, but it can ALSO engage the local music scene in very interesting ways…What I mean is, the

Discussing the Documentary Art Form with Local Filmmaker Scott Allen

Ann Arbor based filmmaker’s latest documentary features Michigan musician/horror novelist   Scott Allen spent a dozen years in the music scene, primarily with post-punk quartet Thunderbirds Are Now….but now…he’s getting into film. Documentary film, specifically. A Livonia native, Allen moved to Ann Arbor seven years ago to work for Automobile Magazine. While this fatefully aligned

Grove Studios Update

Local musician Rick Coughlin founded Grove Studios in late 2016 with the goal of establishing it as a community space for musicians—by musicians! The Grove team’s idea, with an architectural vision of Breck Crandell, was for a compound of individual artists’ rehearsal spaces comprised of a fleet of shipping containers. Coughlin’s efforts have been aided by the