Music Notes

Blue LLama Jazz Club Kicks Off Livestreaming Concert Series with Mandolin.com

The Blue LLama Jazz Club is kicking off 2021 with a concert series with Mandolin.com. The first 2 concerts will be The Diego Rivera Quartet and Djangophonique.

Grove Studios and The Flight Team Starts ‘Super Fly Toy Drive’ for Toys for Tots

Grove Studios and The Flight Team partner up with ‘Toys for Tots’ to ensure children in our community have a Merry Christmas.

George Bedard at the Blue LLama Jazz Club for a Holiday Concert

Roots and Blues guitarist George Bedard will make his Blue LLama Jazz Club debut for a socially distanced, live streamed virtual holiday concert on Wednesday, December 16.

Erin Zindle and Friends Holiday Show 2020 will be Livestreamed

Come boogie for the holidays with the Ebirds & Friends Holiday show! Performances from The Ragbirds, The Accidentals, and more are sure to warm your home for the holidays!

Catch Mr. B Perform Virtually from The Ark for Thanksgiving

Mark “Mr. B” Braun will be performing his annual Thanksgiving show virtually on Saturday, November 28 at 8pm. Come check out the free performance from your living room!

Grove Studios and Leon Speakers Launch New Fellowship

Leon Speakers and Grove Studios launch Amplify Fellowship, which intends to increase the volume of African-American voices in Washtenaw County.

Album Review: Monte Pride’s ‘Even in Absence’

I keep to a couple of my own theories about folk music, and Lansing-based singer/songwriter Monte Pride is subtly, and even gracefully, confirming them on his new album, Even In Absence. If we distilled our motivation for listening to music in terms of the rewards that a finely-crafted song can provide for its listener, it

Safety is the Top Priority As Live Music Venues Reopen

We have details on the safety measures taken by the Blind Pig and the Blue LLama Jazz Club as they reopen, and info on upcoming socially-distanced shows.