Ann Arbor-based Whip Jams highlights local musicians in carpool karaoke-style episodes
Hosted by Tree Town’s Nadim Azzam, Whip Jams is part jam session, part personal interview. Whip Jams host Nadim Azzam interviews Ann Arbor-based Dani Darling for the season finale. While the series is similar carpool karaoke, which features well-established artists, Whip Jams focuses on music discovery. “A huge part of the whole idea for Whip Jams, aside from just showcasing, is really curation. Watch Whip Jams season one episodes on Facebook and YouTube.
Ann Arbors The Ark launches fundraiser to make sure music lives on
It launched the free Ark Family Room Series in April and offers between 15 to 20 virtual programs a month. It wants to raise $25,000 to keep funding programs, like its Ark Family Room Series, that go beyond Ann Arbor. Some supporters are local and loyal fans of the music venue, but others are in Australia, Ireland and the state of Washington. Currently, it is working to develop ticketed events and is exploring ways to make virtual programs more enriching and engaging for patrons. RelatedJeff Daniels to perform at The Ark in Ann ArborAnn Arbor music hub hosts award-winning lineup during the Ark Family Room July concerts
Small Biz Saturday: Ozs Music offers music online, looks to adapt future needs
So, hopefully we can be creative enough to make it work for everybody, said Steve Oz Osburn of Ozs Music. Having started his Music Environment in 1979, and his store, Ozs Music, in 1990, Osburn has been a part of Ann Arbors musical community for decades. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he and the other instructors at Ozs Music have had to teach their students online. At Ozs Music he usually offers weekly Open Stages for musicians to show off their skills he now holds those online. Ozs Music is at 1920 Packard St.Related: Small Biz Saturday: Ann Arbor salon zoey + joey anticipating touch-and-go future