JANUARY 2018 CONCERTS AND FOLK MUSIC EVENTS

This page last updated 1-4-18


Open Stage
Tuesday, January 2, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


The Slocan Ramblers
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Drew Nelson wsg Mike Vial
Wednesday, January 3, 2018
7:00-9:00 p.m.
On the Tracks Songwriter Showcase
Held at the Chelsea Depot
125 Jackston St.
Chelsea, MI
http://onthetrackschelsea.com/


Martin Sexton Trio (opening set by Animal Years)
Thursday, January 4, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Thunderwüde (opening set by Chelsea House Orchestra)
Friday, January 5, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Bobby Pennock
Friday, January 5, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


An Evening of Sam Cooke by daughter Carla Cooke
Friday, January 5, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Green Wood Coffee House
Held at First United Methodist Church
1001 Green Road
(south of Plymouth Rd., just north of Glazer Way)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-8558
http://www.fumc-a2.org/coffee_house.cfm


The Yellow Room Gang
Saturday, January 6, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


John Finan and Sharon Tse
Saturday, January 6, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


The Blue Water Ramblers and Ralston Bowles
Saturday, January 6, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


The Abigail Stauffer Trio
Sunday, January 7, 2018
7:30 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Empty chair featuring Annie and Rod Capps, Joel Palmer and Jan Krist and Jim Bizer
Sunday, January 7, 2018
7:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


Gemily -- Gemini + Emily
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Ben Caplan (opening set by Harrow Fair)
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Corndaddy 20th Anniversary Show
Thursday, January 11, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Olivia Mainville and the Aquatic Troupe
Thursday, January 11, 2018
7:00 p.m.
The Robin Theatre
1105 S. Washington Avenue
Lansing, MI
989-878-1810
http://www.therobintheatre.com


Captain Ivory (opening set by Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils)
Friday, January 12, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Bob Skon Trio
Friday, January 12, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


Joshua Davis
Friday, January 12, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series
Held at MSU Community Music School
4930 S. Hagadorn
East Lansing, MI
517-337-7744 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.tenpoundfiddle.org


An Intimate Acoustic Evening with The Jill Jack Band
Saturday, January 13, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Harper and Midwest Kind
Saturday, January 13, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


Bob Young
Saturday, January 13, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


Peter Madcat Ruth
Saturday, January 13, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Café 704 Coffee House
Interfaith Center for Spiritual Growth
704 Airport Blvd.
(off S. State Street, just south of I-94)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-327-0270
http://www.interfaithspirit.org/cafe704.html


Christine Lavin
Sunday, January 14, 2018
7:30 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Open Stage
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


The Timbre of Cedar (opening set by Chris DuPont)
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


The Sweet Remains
Thursday, January 18, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


The RFD Boys
Friday, January 19, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Jan Krist Celebrates Her "Decapitated Society" Album
Friday, January 19, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


Stuart Benbow
Friday, January 19, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


David Vaughn
Friday, January 19, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Green Wood Coffee House
Held at First United Methodist Church
1001 Green Road
(south of Plymouth Rd., just north of Glazer Way)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-8558
http://www.fumc-a2.org/coffee_house.cfm


Michigan Fiddle Styles: Molly McBride, Ruby John, and Judy Raber
Friday, January 19, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series
Held at MSU Community Music School
4930 S. Hagadorn
East Lansing, MI
517-337-7744 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.tenpoundfiddle.org


Davina and the Vagabonds
Saturday, January 20, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Mustard's Retreat
Saturday, January 20, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Grand River Folk Arts Society
Concerts held at Wealthy Theatre Annex
1110 Wealthy SE
Grand Rapids, MI
616-246-6468 or 616-361-9219
http://www.grfolkarts.org


Michael Smith; opening set by Anne Heaton
Saturday, January 20, 2018
8:00 p.m.
MAMA's Coffeehouse
(Michigan Acoustic Musicians Alliance)
Held at Birmingham Unitarian Church
38651 Woodward Avenue
(NW corner of Woodward and Lone Pine)
Bloomfield Hills, MI
248-569-0965
https://www.bucmi.org/mamas-coffeehouse


Indian Music Night
Saturday, January 20, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


Lost Voices Concert and Fundraiser with Dave Boutette and Kristi Lynn Davis, Annie and Rod Capps, Drew Nelson and host Mike Ball
Saturday, January 20, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


Jared Deck and The Travelers
Sunday, January 21, 2018
7:30 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Music @ Main: Oblique Noir
Sunday, January 21, 2018
3:00 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
West Bloomfield Township Public Library
4600 Walnut Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI
248-851-0463
http://www.wblib.org


Take a Chance Tuesday: Twisted Pine
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Sweet Water Warblers (Rachel Davis, Lindsay Lou, and May Erlewine)
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
7:00 p.m.
The Robin Theatre
1105 S. Washington Avenue
Lansing, MI
989-878-1810
http://www.therobintheatre.com


The Nerk Twins
Friday, January 26, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


Michigan Songwriters I: Siusan O'Rourke, Jamie-Sue Seal, Jen Sygit, and Taylor Taylor
Friday, January 26, 2018
7:30 p.m.
Ten Pound Fiddle Concert Series
Held at MSU Community Music School
4930 S. Hagadorn
East Lansing, MI
517-337-7744 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.tenpoundfiddle.org


Ann Arbor Folk Festival, Night 1
Friday, January 26, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by The Ark
Held at Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org

Performers include Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, JJ Grey and Mofro, Lori McKenna, Stephen Kellogg, Dead Horses, Chastity Brown; Joe Pug, emcee.


Ann Arbor Folk Festival, Night 2
Saturday, January 27, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by The Ark
Held at Hill Auditorium
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org

Performers include John Prine, Aimee Mann, Mountain Heart, Birds of Chicago, The Cactgus Blossoms, The War and Treaty; Joe Pug, emcee.


Double Bill: Timothy Monger and Gifts or Creatures
Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Acoustic Routes Concerts
Held at Stony Lake Brewing Co.
447 E. Michigan Ave.
Saline, MI
734-316-7919
https://www.facebook.com/acousticsaline/


Roger Brown
Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:00 p.m.
Grand River Folk Arts Society
Concerts held at Wealthy Theatre Annex
1110 Wealthy SE
Grand Rapids, MI
616-246-6468 or 616-361-9219
http://www.grfolkarts.org


Judith Banker and Friends
Saturday, January 27, 2018
8:00-10:00 p.m.
Crazy Wisdom Tea Room
114 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI
734-665-2757
http://www.crazywisdom.net/live-music.html


Ruth B (opening set by Hailey Knox)
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
7:30 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org


Open Stage
Tuesday, January 30, 2018
6:00 p.m.
Trinity House Theatre
38840 W. Six Mile Road
Livonia, MI
734-464-6302
http://www.trinityhousetheatre.org


An Open Book: An Evening with Justin Furstenfeld of Blue October
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
8:00 p.m.
The Ark
316 South Main St.
(between E. Liberty and William)
Ann Arbor, MI
734-761-1800
734-761-1451 (24 hour hotline)
http://www.theark.org