Dave Toennies and Scott discuss the upcoming week’s events with colorful banter.
By colorful, we mean topics ranging from how one songwriter writes as if she is a magician employing sleight of hand, to living out our dreams of boarding the Titanic like Leo DiCaprio.
Ghost Light Open Mic Songwriter Night
Tuesday October 9th & Ghost Light in Hamtramck, from 9:00 to Close
Dave Toennies hosts this open mic, describing it as the best he’s hosted due to its culture of listening and respect. Songwriter Night often brings out memorable late-night performances from some of the best songwriters in town.
Jo Serrapere in Stella!
Wednesday October 10 on The Detroit Princess Riverboat
Jo Serrapere sings songs as lyrically rich as an oil painting with a band that slinks these images through the night. Watch out for witty banter and songs that evoke imagos deep from your subconscious.
Friday October 12 @ The Autumn Mittens Showcase in Bay City
Mike Galbraith writes personal songs hitting universal themes in careful vignettes. Expect a voice with a rich patina and modest but cunning hooks.
Anthony Retka & Kate Hinote
Saturday October 13 @ Ann Arbor Distilling Co. in Ann Arbor
Anthony Retka’s energetic melodies and emotive musicality are sure to draw you in.
THRIVE Benefit Concert: Featuring Kubat, Finlay, & Rose, The Crane Wives, Isis Damil, and poetry from Native Child
Saturday October 13th 7-Midnight
$20 ADV / $25 DOS
Proceeds go to: https://turningpointmacomb.org/
A strong line-up and a great cause, this concert features Detroit’s strongest songwriting super-group with The Crane Wives, both bands featuring amazing harmony and beautiful lyricism.