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The Ark Coffeehouse, 1421 Hill St.: Hoots (open mike) every Wed. night, 75¢; Ramblin' Jack Elliott 9/5-7; David Amram 11-13; Charlie Chin 9/14; Highwoods Stringband 9/19-20; Fennings All-Star String Band 9/26, 27; Mike Seeger 9/28. Doors open at 8:30, shows start at 9pm. Free coffee, tea, refreshments. 761-1451.
Bimbos. A2, 114 E. Washington: Grievous Angels every Wed and Thurs nights (hot country music), no cover, 9pm; The Gaslighters (ragtime) every Fri and Sat nights, 50¢ after 8pm; New McKinney Cotton Pickers w Dave Wilborn (big band jazz), 9/7, adv tkts $3, door $3.50. 1:30-5pm; Easy Street MF Jazz Band performs for Dance Night Mon 9/15, adv tkts $1.00, 9-12M; Mothers Boys & Carey Price (jazz) 9/21, adv tkts $3.00, door $3.50, 1:30-5pm, 665-3231.
Bimbos On The Hill, 3411 Washtenaw: JB & Company every Tues-Sat, 8:30pm, no cover. 973-2100.
Blind Pig, 208 S. First St: Blue Monday w/Boogie Woogie Red (blues), 9/1, 9/8, 9/15, 9/22; A2 Experimental Jazz Band, 9/3, 9/24; Reunion (jazz), 9/4; Silvertones 9/5-6, 9/11, 9/25, and with special guest Eddie Taylor 9/12-13; Mato Grosso (jazz w/Earl Klugh), 9/10; Aldebaran (jazz), 9/17; Lightnin Red Blues Band, 9/18; Small Change (jazz), 9/19-20; Melidioso, 9/26-27; Music starts at 9:30pm, $1.00 cover downstairs only M-Thurs. $1.00 cover upstairs & downstairs on Fri & Sat. 668-9449.
Chances Are, 516 E. Liberty: Juicy Lucy, 9/2-6; Hot Foot HiWay, 9/7; Ziggy & the Zue Revue, 9/13. L.A.W. 9/14; Mogo Boogie Band 9/15; Brainstorm 9/16-20; Luther Allison, 9/21; Mugsy, 9/22; Coming Sept. 30—Sky King. Doors open 9pm, cover weekdays $1, students, $1.50 others; weekends $1.50 students, $2.00 others. 994-5350.
Del Rio, 122 W. Washington: Jazz at 4pm on Sundays, free. 761-2530.
Depot House Cafe, 416 S. Ashley: Dede Palazola & Friends (folk) 9/5, 12, 19. music donation 75¢ 9-12M; Groce-Rottenberg Duo (classical flute & guitar), 9/7,14, 21, 28, music donation 75¢, 5-7pm; Free Association (variform jazz) 9/6, music donation, $1.00, 9-12M; Aging Children (folk) 9/13, music donation $1.00, 9-12M; Gemini (folk) 9/20, 9/27, music donation $1.00, 9-12M. 994-0008
Golden Falcon, 314 S. Fourth Ave: A2 Experimental Jazz Band every Mon; All Directions (jazz) every Tues; Greek Night Thurs; Headwind (funk & jazz) every Fri & Sat. 761-3548.
Mr. Flood's Party, 120 W. Liberty: Eric Glatz, 9/1, 9/29, no cover; Gemini, 9/2, 9/9, 9/23, 9/30. no cover; Peter Bowen Band, 9/3, 9/10, 75¢; Grievous Angels, 9/5-6 10/3-4, $1.00; Stoney Creek, 9/7, 75¢; 9/19-20. $1.00, 9/21, 9/28, 75¢; Ayre, 9/8, 9/22, 50¢; Melidioso, 9/12-13, $1.00, 9/7 & 9/2 in the afternoons, $1.00; Bryan Lee Blues Band 9/14-17, 75¢ except 9/17 - $1.00; The Silvertones 9/26-27, $1.00. Mike Smith and his Country Volunteers every Friday afternoon free. 994-9824.
The Heidelberg, 215 N. Main St.: Mustards Retreat every Fri & Sat night in the Rathskeller, no cover, 9-1. 663-7758.
Loma Linda, 990 Broadway: Mixed Bag every Sunday night, 9:30; Tony & Carolyn & Company every Mon-Sat nights; various live jazz groups every Sunday at 5:30. No cover. 663-0562.
Pretzel Bell, 120 E. Liberty: RFD Boys (bluegrass) 9/4-6, 9/12-14, 9/19-20, 9/25-27; Jimmy Goodrow, 9/12-14. Music begins at 9:30, cover Thurs, $1.00. Fri & Sat $1.50. 761-1470.
Rubaiyat, 102 S. First: Strutters' Ball, Fri & Sat nights, 9:30 F, 10pm S. 663-2401.
Bimbos 327 E. Michigan Ave: Salem Witchcraft, 9/7-8; Stonebridge, 9/10-13; Holy Smoke, 9/17-22; 9pm. 482-7130.
Casa Nova Restaurant, 11 W. Michigan Ave: Michael & John (folk rock), every Wed-Sat nights, 9pm, no cover. 483-3027.
Huron Hotel and Lounge, 124 Pearl St: Stratton Nelson Band, 9/3-7, Myron Blackman, 9/10-14, 9/17-21, 9/24-28, 9:30pm. Plus disco-dancing every night. 483-1771.
Suds Factory, 737 N. Huron: New lighted disco dancing floor, 485-0240.
The Underground, 2655 Washtenaw: Mugsy, 9/3-7; Northwind, 9/10-14: Peach, 9/17-21; Spunk, 9/24-28. 9:30pm, $1.00 cover.
Detroit & Suburbs
Back Seat Saloon, 3064 Orchard Lk. Rd., Keego Harbor: Craig Marsdon (r&r) Weds & Suns thru Sept. Steve Reynolds (country Mons & Thurs, thru Sept. Gold Rush 9/5-6 & 12-13; Charlie Springer 9/8; Bob McLaine 9/9; Dave Alexander 9/16, 23, 30; Unity 9/19-20 & 26-27. 682-5777.
Baker's Keyboard Lounge, 8417 Livernois: Opening Sept. 4 with the Earl Klugh Quartet (jazz). Open every nlte but Monday, $3.50 cover. 864-1200.
Beau J's Lounge, 13090 Inkster Rd., Redford: The Friends —Denny & Rich, Tues-Sat, Johnny Long, Mons thru Sept. Music starts at 9pm. 532-0505.
Ben's Hi-Chaparral, 6683 Gratiot: Mike Jamison 1st wk in Sept.; Swiss Movement 2nd & 3rd wk., Dramatics 4th week, R&B. Showtimes 10:30 & 12:30, cover $2.50. 923-0601.
Bobbie's English Pub, 30100 Telegraph, Birmingham: Amy Jackson 8:30-1 Mon & Tues; Matt Michael's Jazz Trio w/Ursula Walker, 9-1:30, Weds-Sats thru Sept. No cover. 642-3700.
Bobbie's Lounge, 15414 Telegraph, Redford: Skip Van Winkle Tues-Suns; Little Reuben Mons thru Sept. Cover 50¢ weekdays, $1.00 weekends. 531-0189.
Bob 'N Rob's, 28167 John R, Madison Hgts: Lenore Paxton (jazz keyboard) sings alone Mon-Tues, with band Wed-Sat; music 9:30-2am, no cover. 541-9213.
Cobb's Corner, corner of Willis & Cass, Det: Bobby McDonald Trio (jazz) Mons & Weds (jazz rock), Harlan County (bluegrass) Thurs thru Sept. Music starts 10pm. No cover. 832-7223.
Cymbal Motor Inn, 11777 Eight Mile, Warren: Bob Snyder (sax virtuoso) Tues-Sat upstairs Jack Scott (country) Tues-Sun downstairs thru Sept. $1 cover Fri & Sat. Music begins 10pm. 779-1900
Dirty Helen's Saloon, 1703 Cass: Esthesis (r&b) w/vocals The First Inversion 8pm Wed-Sun thru Sept. 3 shows nightly. 962-2300
The Earth Center, 11464 Mitchell. Hamtramck: Maruga (r&r) 1st weekend in Sept, Shoo Bee Doo (jazz) 2nd weekend, Lonnie Liston Smith (jazz) 3rd weekend. Music starts 10pm. 891-9746.
Golden Coach, 30450 Van Dyke. Warren: Johnnie Ray 9/2-7; Kaye Stevens 9/9-14; Joe William (r&b singer) 9/16-21; Johnny Desmond 9/23-28. Mon-Sat 2 shows nightly. 1 show Sun. $3 cover. 573-7850.
Filling Station Lounge, 15435 W. Seven Mile: Phil Esser & Charlie Latimer Mon-Wed, Dave & Immo sing Thurs-Sun thru Sept. Music starts 9:30pm, $1.00 cover except Thur & Sun. 838-8466.
Firebird Lounge, 2525 Elizabeth Lk. Rd., Pontiac: Coloradus lst & 2nd wk in Sept.; Warm Recording Group (from Alabama) 3rd & 4th wk, Ritual (Ten.) 29th & 30th. Dance music every night but Wed. 9-2. 681-2527.
Henry's Cocktail Lounge, 7645 Fenkell: Shi-Lites (r&r) thru 9/14. Shows at 10:30 & 12:30. Cover. 341-9444.
Henry's Place, 18650 Ford Rd.: Don MacKenzle Trio (iazz) & Johnny Ginger Tues-Sats thru Sept. Music starts 7pm, no cover. 336-5000.
Inn Between, 3270 W. Huron, Pontiac: Jonathan Round 9/3 & 8/10; Feather Canyon 9/4-7, 15-17, 22-24 & 29-10-1. Josh White Junior 9/11-14 & 18-21; Tom Powers 9/25-28. Music starts 7:30pm. 682-5690.
Interlude Lounge, 5491 E. 12 Mile, Warren: John Armorie (pop variety) 9/2-6; Loving Cup 9/9-13 & 16-20; The Showcasemen 9/23-27 & 9/30-10/4. Music Tues-Sat 9pm, cover $1 weekdays, $1.50 weekends. 751-4340.
Jazz West, 8418 Fenkell: After Hours Jazz 2-6am, Tues-Sun. Al Hiphler thru 9/7. 864-0240.
JJ's, inside the Shelby Hotel, First & Lafayette: The Lyman Woodard Organization every Weds-Sat, beginning Sept. 10.
The Library, 37235 Grosbeck Hwy. at 16 Mile: Mons - Disco night w/Bobby Gale from CJOM, Tues-Suns Katzenjamrners (r&r) thru Sept. Music starts 9:30pm. No cover Mon & Tues, $2 Fri & Sat. 465-6579.
Lowman's Westside Club, 14355 Livernois: Gladys Knight & The Pips 9/4-7; Harold Melvin & The Bluenotes 9/11-14; The Natural Four 9/18-21; Terry Collier 9/25-28. Music starts 10pm. (2 drink min.) 922-4004.
The Meating Place. 4105 Orchard Lk Rd: Bill Alberts (folk) Sun-Tues, Freddie Wilgarde Wed-Sat thru Sept. Music begins 9pm, no cover. 851-0060.
Moby Dick Lounge, 5452 Schaeffer, Dearborn: Fito (salsa rock) Thurs-Sats thru Sept. Music starts 9pm, no cover. 581-3650.
Monk's Cellar, 31425 W. 12 Mile. Farmington Hills: The New Medium (folk) 9/2-20; Lorio (pop) 9/23-27. Mons-Sats, 9pm, no cover. 477-6907.
Ocie's, 8202 Fenkell: Live music Thurs-Suns. 10pm-2am. 861-5111.
Olde World Cafe, 4305 Orchard Lk Rd, W. Bloom. Twp: Jack Hamilton 9/12-13 & 18-20; Barb Bailey 9/15-17, Steve Reynolds 9/23-24 (folk). Music 9-12:30 weekdays, 9-2 weekends. 851-3252.
Pretzel Bowl Saloon, 13922 Woodward Ave, Highland Pk: Small Change (jazz) every Mon & Tues thru Sept. Tribe every Weds-Sat. thru Sept. Music starts 9:30pm. 865-6040.
The Railroad Crossing, 6640 E. 8 Mile: Jill Phillips (folk) every Mon-Wed & Ron Coden (country folk) every Thur-Sun thru Sept. Music begins 9:30pm, no cover. 366-2023.
Rapa House Concert Cafe, 96 E. Fisher Fwy: after hours jazz —open jam session 2-6am Saturdays. $1 cover. WO1-9846.
Raven Gallery, 29101 Greenfield, Sfld: Jim Post (folk) thru 9/7. Shows Tues, Wed, Thur, Sun. 9:30 & 10:30, Fri & Sat 9:30 & 11:30. $3 cover. 557-2622.
Red Carpet Lounge, 16427 E. Warren: Cruiser (old Deluxe without Dallas Hodge) every Mon & Tues., Sweet Crystal 9/3-7, Juicy Lucy every Wed.-Sun thru Oct. 5. R&r music starts at 9pm. 885-0570.
The Roostertail, 100 Marquette at the river: The Vineyards w/singer Janis Franco thru 9/14, Paul Lochirco w/Jubilation 9/16-27, then Joey English.
The Sherwood, 36071 Plymouth Rd. Livonia: Witherspoone (dining and dancing music every Tues-Sat thru Sept. Music starts 9pm 937-1458.
Shirley's Swinger Lounge, 22318 8 Mile, St. Clair Shores: Badge (r&r) 1st 2 wks. of Sept. Music starts 9pm. 778-3290.
Side Door Lounge, 2101 S. Telegraph: Live rock and roll 7 nights a wek., $1.00 cover Fri and Sat after 9pm. 274-5700.
That Gnu Joint, 5700 Cass Ave.: David and Roselyn appear every Friday night 10-2 thru September.
20 Grand - Driftwood Lounge, 14th at Warren: Betty LaVette w/Jimmy Scott 9/5-7, coming this fall, The Dells, The Dramatics, & several other hot groups. TY 7 6445.
Union Street, 15016 Mack, Grosse Pte.: George and Collin Mon's, Rob Abote Tues, David St. James Wed's, Billy Simpson - Thurs, Jill Phillips Fri's & Sat's, Cindy Laverly Sun's thru Sept. Acoustic folk and rock. 331-0018.
Watts Club Mozambique (Jazz) 8406 Fenkell: Ronnie Dyson 9/5-14, Music begins at 9:30pm, cover $3.50, 864-0240.
9/30: Sky King, an Ann Arbor band now residing in the Big Apple and recording for Columbia records, graces Chances Are in A2. Their next album is being produced by Randy Brecker.
Headwind—Local jazz band every Fri. and Sat. nite at the Golden Falcon in A2. Pat Bova, formerly of Radio King, sings with this band.
9/11-14: Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes, Philadelphia International soul superstars, will be true at Lowman's Westside Club, 14355 Livernois in Detroit. A rare club appearance for the band.
9/4-7: Gladys Knight and the Pips at Lowman's Westside Club on Livernois in Detroit. Also a rare club appearance for Gladys.
David & Roselyn, long-time Detroit folk/blues duo, appear every Friday night at That Gnu Joint on Cass Ave.