Music Notes

Seattle Stomp Album Release Show

Seattle Stomp is the one-man-band brainchild of Alex Molica. You might have seen Alex performing around town behind the drum set as a member of the local rock group Towner. He is also part of the small indie collective record label Crush Grove, which is releasing his debut Seattle Stomp album, Maudlin Madness on Crush

Electric Huldra

The four band line-up for this night promises to make you want to bang your head while making your ears ring with a sonic attack. Three-piece hard rockers Electric Huldra headline the evening with a full-stack onslaught of monster metal stoner jams guaranteed to make you want to shake your fist in the air. Ypsilanti’s

43rd Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival

Mike Seeger once referred to folk as “all the music that fits between the cracks.” Well, given the number of remarkably talented artists lined up to play at the 43rd Annual Ann Arbor Folk Festival, those cracks must have a lot of room in them. This annual fundraiser for our area’s musical institution, The Ark,

The Movement

Alternative Rock, Reggae group The Movement has been on an upward trajectory toward superstardom since forming in 2004 in Columbia SC. They released their first album On Your Feet in March 2004, then went on to a nonstop touring schedule opening for established acts Steel Pulse, Blues Traveler and the Wu-Tang Clan. The group went

Ebird & Friends Holiday Show

Erin “Ebird” Zindle and her group the Ragbirds have hosted this unique family-friendly Christmas concert at the Ark since 2007. The line-up of musical acts changes from year to year, but the spirit of the event is always focused on a communal feeling and a creative sparkle that leaves the audience with an unforgettable experience.

Christian Sands Trio

Considered one of the hottest, most in-demand pianists in jazz today, Christan Sands is an ascending young talent with limitless heights ahead of him. Sands began playing piano at the age of 4 and went on to be mentored by the legendary pianist Billy Taylor. He made his mark early, touring as a bandleader and

New Years Eve 2020 Bash

Rock in the new year for a great cause! This benefit event for Project 418, a local nonprofit that works with impoverished communities to create opportunities focused on creating sustainable change, will feature a great lineup of music. Performers include the Grateful Dead tribute band Deadicated, fiddle-laced rock artists Erin Zindle and the Ragbirds, folk-rock

Disaster Relief Music with Dr. Peter Larson

Disaster Relief is a local jazz-funk fusion project that seeks to provide solace from the harshness and negativity of the world. The group features musical artists, including rising stars of the Detroit, Ann Arbor area jazz scene. Inspired by funky innovators, such as James Brown and Fela Kuti, the group incorporates a dynamic four-piece horn