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Jay Electronica Performs at the Blind Pig

Raised in the Magnolia Projects of New Orleans, Jay Electronica left home as a young man to travel from city to city, developing his distinctive voice as a hip hop artist in Atlanta, New York, Baltimore, and Detroit before launching his career through MySpace in 2007. With sophisticated lyrics set against wistful instrumentals, a performance

Nora Jane Struther at the Ark

Acclaimed American artist Nora Jane Struther, known for her work with the band Party Line, delivers upbeat acoustic songs like “Champion” and “Let’s Go Have Supper”, which will have you dancing, while her more quiet numbers will move you with complexity and honesty. She has been celebrated by NPR Music, Fresh Air, and Rolling Stone

A Rock-Filled Night at Club Above

Club Above is bringing three very different rock groups to their stage with Eerie Point, a Toledo indie-rock band with blues and alternative influences; Dark Serenity, a hard rock band from Ann Arbor whose self-purported mission is to “make you angry”; and classic rock Czech band Red Baron, paying homage to rock bands from the

Ravi Coltrane Quartet Performs at Blue Llama Jazz Club

If you’re feeling like you could use a little more jazz in your life, head out to Blue Llama Jazz Club to hear the Grammy-nominated Ravi Coltrane Quartet. The son of Alice and John Coltrane, Ravie has spent decades perfecting his career as a celebrated saxophonist, bandleader, composer, and owner of the RKM record label.

Underground Mic Night

The second Thursday of every month is a big night for Ward 1 Productions’ Underground Open Mic Night, a showcase for artists age 18 to 24 who want to sharpen their spoken word and musical talents. Though most of the performances fall within the hip hop genre, Underground is an opportunity for everyone in every

Electronica at Ziggy’s

Fans of Electronica are in for a treat at Ziggy’s, where DJs, synthesizers, drum machines, and any number of high-energy combinations will get you hyped. You can look forward to hearing some of the genre’s best with Doogatron, East of Awake, Lucid Machine, and Nuntheless, plus special surprise guests. The show isn’t charging a cover,