|Sweet Willie Tea|
Sweet Willie Tea will be the featured artist as the Southfield Public Library, 26300 Evergreen Road, hosts its Jazz & Blues program at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Sweet Willie Tea is a one-man band who plays authentic American music. He performs both traditional and original songs along with his unique self-accompanying percussion and shares historical facts about the instruments.
Sweet Willie Tea was the winner of the 2012 Detroit Blues Challenge solo/duo competition and represented the Detroit Blues Society at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tenn.
General admission is $5 ($3 for Friends of the Southfield Public Library members). Children under 12 are admitted free.
For more information, call the Guest Services Desk at 248-796-4224 or click www.southfieldlibrary.org.
The Big Damn Blues Revolution Tour, featuring Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band, Jimbo Mathus and Alvin Youngblood Hart, stops at the Magic Bag in Ferndale on Friday.
Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band is supporting the release of its new recording "Between The Ditches."
|Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band|
Tickets are only $18 in advance, $20 at the door. It's sure to be a great show.
For information, call 248-544-1991 or click themagicbag.com.
New Fabulous Thunderbirds CD
Blues-rockers The Fabulous Thunderbirds have released their first new full-length studio recording in nearly a decade. "On The Verge" (Severn Records) is now available online and in stores.
The band, anchored by original front man Kim Wilson, explores their soulful side with 10 original numbers.
For more info, go to www.FabulousThunderbirds.com.
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