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Live Music Weekends at Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
New Time! 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. – No Cover Charge
PLEASE NOTE THAT AS OF JANUARY 2017,
ALL SHOWS BEGIN AT 8:00 PM
Every Friday and Saturday night Crazy Wisdom invites you to Tea and Tunes. Not a tea drinker? No problem! Crazy Wisdom offer a wide selection of coffee drinks. (while you’re here, don’t forget to try some of our tasty treats as well!)
Friday February 3 – PATH BAND
PATH plays flat-out fantastic music, blending catchy, hand crafted melodies with witty lyrics to create a performance that has rhythm, style, and humor. Principal members Jose Diaz & Chris Hedly are based out of Ann Arbor MI & have been co-writing the all-original material since 2008. Jose Diaz hails from Argentina and brings a unique Latin sound to the project. Chris Hedly grew up in Virginia with a strong folk music tradition. If you're partial to the sweet shades of Simon & Garfunkel but can't resist the rowdy fun of OK Go, consider yourself in a high-risk group for having way too much fun with these guys. Check them out. You deserve no less.
Saturday February 4 – JOHN LAMB
Singer-songwriter John D. Lamb has spent most of his life in Michigan, but he writes songs as if he's spent his whole life on the road - which, I suppose, isn't surprising considering his busy touring schedule. A tireless performer, Lamb spends quite a bit of time trekking around the state and nearby areas, continuously winning new fans with his brand of Midwestern roots rock. His brand-new CD "A Novel Day" (Schoolkids' Records) demonstrates Lamb's finesse with simple, evocative and catchy songcrafting. The songs range from quiet meditations on broken relationships ("You Threw Me") and deferred dreams ("Matador") to bouncy, countrified pop ("I Want You Bad," "Don't Sound Sound") and straight-up roots rock ("Comin' Undone"). His songs speak with a Hemingwayesque world-weary romanticism, particularly in "Matador," which is something of an informal tribute to Papa. Lisa Wexton/Metro Times
Friday February 10 – JOEL PALMER
Joel Palmer is a respected Detroit based Singer/Songwriter and guitarist known primarily for his 30’s and 40’s era swing style, with a flair for both blues and folk as well. A trained vocalist, he is able to belt or croon a tune while creating the sound of a small combo with his guitar. For Joel, who performs over six hundred times annually, each show is an adventure in entertainment. With a great respect for every audience, he recognizes their differences and particular interests, giving his all in top-notch performances. Whether providing quiet dinner music or a full-blown song and dance cabaret show, Joel handles it with style, always leaving his audience wanting more.
Saturday February 11 – INDIAN MUSIC NIGHT
A monthly tradition that started in 2007, Indian Music Night is a fun, cozy evening of music curated by local tabla player John Churchville with the members of Ann Arbor based Indian fusion group Sumkali. Every month is a different array of music and musicians ranging from the classical, Hindustani and Carnatic, to more folk and fusion styles like Raga Jazz and Bollywood. You will experience the sounds of a musical tradition that dates back over 2000 years brought to life with traditional Indian instruments like the tabla, bansuri, sarod, sitar paired with more traditional western instrumentation like guitar, bass and saxophone. Come early for a seat on one of our most popular nights!.
Friday February 17 – BEVERLY MEYER
Beverly uses her boundless energy and beautiful voice to entertain all who encounter her. With a guitar in her hand and a smile on her face, songs just seem to flow from her like water. Beverly’s vast experience aids to seamlessly bring everyone to a dancing frenzy and calm them back down to join in a rousing sing-a-long sitting next to her. Music and childhood laughter will fill every inch of your venue. Audiences will leave your event smiling and humming and ready to return again. Not bound by category, this singer/songwriter, educator and modern day minstrel is the perfect fit for true family entertainment.
Saturday February 18 – FEBRUARY SKY
February Sky is traditional singer and Celtic guitarist Phil Cooper with songwriter and singer Susan Urban. Phil sings and plays his own arrangements of traditional songs and tunes on six string guitar and cittern, and he also interprets a number of carefully chosen songs from the best of modern Folk song writers, as well as backing Susan up on her songs. Susan Urban is a writer of story songs and humorous "slice of life" songs. She accompanies her songs, plus Phil’s songs and tunes, on six and 12-string guitar, six string banjo, mountain dulcimer, hand percussion instruments and Native American Style flute. Phil and Susan present a combination of old and new songs addressing the widest possible range of experience, complete with vocal harmony, intricate instrumentation and thoughtful stagecraft. They believe that Folk Music is a continuum - whether the songs are self-penned or have a history thousands of years old, as long as they speak to the human condition and the human heart, they carry on the Folk Music tradition.
Friday February 24 – AUDRA KUBAT
Detroit Music Award winning singer/songwriter Audra Kubat has released 5 albums to critical acclaim in a career that spans over 20 years. A composer, performer, and educator, Kubat’s work has earned her a place in the community as a resource for empowerment through songwriting and music. Her methods of composition articulate grace and uncover hidden places that defy easy categorization. An offering of stark and beautiful reality that possesses experience yet embraces the whimsical. Currently, she is working to complete her sixth album and teaching with Inside Out Literary Arts Project, Living Arts Detroit, Wolf Trap and the Detroit Institute for Music Education (DIME).
Saturday February 25 – MARK JEWETT
Mark Jewett is a Detroit area singer-songwriter. His work has been recognized by American Songwriter Magazine (2015 Lyrics Contest) and the For Song Sake Songwriting Challenge as a two-time runner-up (2013 and 2012). His listeners have noted aspects of his songs and delivery style to be reminiscent of a variety of artists, including Paul Simon, Willie Nelson, Jesse Winchester, Slaid Cleaves, Nick Lowe, and Michael Franks. While his music tends to defy any strict genre definition, you are likely to hear influences from folk, rock and pop to country and blues if you listen closely. Mark has just released his second CD entitled "Tending the Fire". After decades of experience in bands as a singing bassist, he released a solo EP in 2011 and followed up the full length album, "Tending The Fire", in 2016.
Music Bookings in the Tea Room Friday and Saturday Nights
(Criteria for Weekend Music Performance) - Michelle Wilbert - email@example.com
Mon. thru Thurs.
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