Upcoming Blues and Jazz events at Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge 325
West Side Ramblers who provide free entertainment playing Acoustic Oldies on the first Thursday of the month from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at Burger Night at the Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge 325. Limited menu available from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. The group is made up of 5 veteran musicians – Morgan Humecky on vocals, lead guitar and banjo; Sherry Humecky on the hammered dulcimer; Brian Newsom on chord melody/rhythm banjo; Kim Dominick on electric bass; Bob Ervin, rhythm guitar and vocals.
Blues @ The Elks happens on the second Tuesday of the month from 7 pm to 10 pm at the Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge #325 in partnership with the Detroit Blues Society (www.detroitbluessociety.org). There is a $5 donation at the door and bring your dancing shoes.
Tuesday, February 11, They’re back! The Boa Constrictors. This Detroit blues band with a rockabilly twist will keep the house jumping. They are having as much fun as the audience. Playing this night will be Carl Caballero on harmonica and vocals, Chris Putt on guitar and vocals, Steve Allen on bass and vocals, and Jake Segal on drums. Don’t miss this night. www.theboaconstrictors.com
Tuesday, March 10th, Big Ray & the Motor City Kings are bringing us blues and R&B in a Big Way. One of the best blues groups around includes Ray Haywood on sax and vocals, Dave Fender on guitar, Mike Rupprecht on keys and vocals, Brian Gatten on bass and vocals and Joel Warren on drums. Come out and hear this dynamic group. www.bigrayandthemckings.com
Tuesday, April 14th, Motor City Josh & the Big 3 comes for the first time at the Elks, this popular Detroit band is loaded with talent with Motor City Josh on guitar and vocals, Johnny Rhoades on guitar and vocals, Chris Smith on bass, and Todd Glass on drums. Another great time at the Elks. www.motorcityjosh.com
Jazz @ The Elks happens on the last Tuesday of the month from 7 pm to 9:30 pm. There is a $10 donation at the door which includes hors d’oeuvres. This is one of the best venues around to hear great jazz!
Tuesday, February 25th, Barbara Ware with the Cliff Monear Trio. This beautiful, classy lady has been on the jazz in Detroit for a long time and she knows what a dedicated jazz audience wants to hear. Backing Barbara is the virtuosity of Cliff Monear on keys, Kurt Krahnke on bass, and Sean Dobbins on drums. What’s not to like! www.barbarawarejazz.com
Tuesday, March 31st, The Dave Bennett Quartet!! We are so fortunate to have this internationally traveled and multi-talented performer Dave Bennett come back to the Elks with his great band. Dave plays clarinet and sings, Jeff Pedraz on bass, Doug Cobb on drums, and Jeff Kressler on keys. This program covers standard jazz and a little bit of everything else. Always an entertaining show. www.davebennett.com
Tuesday, April 28th, T-Bone Paxton with the RJ Spangler Quartet. T-Bone Paxton and RJ Spangler are synonymous with jazz and blues in the Detroit area. With T-Bone on trombone and vocals, RJ on drums, the amazing Matt LaRusso on guitar and Jeff Cuny on bass, this is sure to be a great night! Please join us for some great music. www.rjspangler.com
The Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge 325 is located at 41700 Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth MI just 1 mile west of I-275. For more information, please call 734-453-1780 or visit www.plyaa325.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank you for making the Elks your Entertainment Destination, one of Plymouth’s best kept secrets for having fun.