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This Week in Ann Arbor: An Audio Smorgasborg

7. March 2005 • Brandon
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WEDNESDAY, March 9:
Rachel’s
University of Michigan Museum of Art
Doors 8:00
FREE

Feeling arty? If you haven’t before, attending a concert at the museum is a must-try.

Louisville-based band Rachel’s have been called “the foremost purveyor of forlorn and lamentations orchestral arrangements in the indie world.” Their music has been inspired by such disparate sources as Pablo Neruda’s poetry collection “The Sea and the Bells” and the art of Egon Schiele (serendipitously, the University of Michigan Museum of Art will display a gallery of Egon Schiele’s work concurrently with the concert). Currently, Rachel’s are touring with a film installation, which will accompany the performance. This concert is the second installment of the WCBN concert series at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.


THURSDAY, March 10:

Great Lakes Myth Society (CD release party)
Starling Electric
Zach Brooke
Blind Pig
Doors 9:30
$8

Put on your finest attire and celebrate the long-awaited release of the debut album from the best maritime-indie-prog-folk-pop-rock-Michigania-whatever band north of the Maumee.

Rising from the ashes of The Original Brothers and Sisters of Love, Ann Arbor’s Great Lakes Myth Society deliver a sparkling debut album that more closely captures the urgent cryptic romantic energy of their live shows than TOBASOL’s two records ever did. This epic effort is a sweeping journey through our collective Michigan psyches; whispered secrets from deep in our lost white pine forests, poems carved in Lake Huron driftwood, and whiskey ghosts from abandoned Keweenaw mining camps. The Great Lakes Myth Society combine intricate harmonies and ambitious, multi-part songsmanship, melding everything from dreamy, polished pop to Celtic folk music and stomping rock; they sounds like nobody else, and this album deserves more than two sentences.


FRIDAY, March 11:

Nomo
His Name is Alive
Blind Pig
Doors 9:30
$8

Orchestrated joy from two of southeast Michigan’s premiere purveyors of sound.

Live, Nomo is an incredible experience. Their vigor cannot be contained to the confines of a stage. The 15+ members of the band frequently spill off the stage and into the audience: roving horn sections incite ecstatic cries from sweaty dancers. Nomo is capable of sending a roomful of stationary indie rock enthusiasts into a percussion induced dance craze.


SATURDAY, March 12:

The Bang!
Blind Pig
Doors 9:30
$6

Burn-off all the energy you’ll have left over on the dance floor.

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SATURDAY MARCH 12
AT THE BLIND PIG
www.blindpigmusic.com
THE ACTION STARTS AT 10pm
ARRIVE EARLY! DON’T WAIT IN THE COLD!
IT’S 18 & UP!
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