Martin Bandyke on Vulfpeck

The eighth season of Bank of Ann Arbor’s Sonic Lunch concert series finishes with a bang at Noon on Thursday, August 27, when the funk band Vulfpeck rocks Liberty Plaza. Formed locally at the University of Michigan, the group’s core band members include Jack Stratton, Joe Dart, Woody Goss, and last week’s Sonic Lunch artist Theo Katzman. This killer rhythm section will provide plenty of dance-worthy grooves to close out Sonic Lunch at Liberty Plaza on Aug. 27.. Martin Bandyke, ann arbor’s 107one

Our Final Show of Year 8

With the closing of summer also comes the conclusion of another Sonic Lunch concert series. This week will be our last show until 2016 and we promise that it will impress.

Join us at noon on Thursday, August 27th for a street closing performance by Vulfpeck! As a reminder, Liberty Street will be closed between S. Fifth and S. Division beginning at 6am and lasting until 3pm.

Our food vendor this week will be The Produce Station.

Martin Bandyke on Katzman & Dosik

Bank of Ann Arbor’s Sonic Lunch concert series presents Theo Katzman and special guest Joey Dosik, former members of the much-loved Ann Arbor-based band My Dear Disco, at the special start time of 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 20.

Currently based in Brooklyn, New York, singer-songwriter and guitarist Theo Katzman is currently working on the follow-up to his 2011 solo debut ‘Romance Without Finance,” and is also featured extensively on the album ‘Face the Fire,’ the 2015 solo debut from former My Dear Disco lead vocalist Michelle Chamuel.

Opening the show will be keyboardist and vocalist Joey Dosik, another My Dear Disco / Ella Riot alum. Dosik, who attended University of Michigan’s Music School with Katzman, is currently producing music in Los Angeles. Sonic Lunch’s penultimate concert of 2015 begins at 11:30 a.m. on August 20th, with Joey Dosik the opening act for Theo Katzman. — Martin Bandyke, ann arbor’s 107one

Early Show This Week

This week’s Sonic Lunch concert series will feature a few names that Ann Arbor music fans know and love! Former University of Michigan students and My Dear Disco alum, Joey Dosik and Theo Katzman will take the stage for an incredible show that you won’t want to miss.

Similarly to last week, Joey Dosik will lead off the afternoon at 11:30am while Theo Katzman will follow right around noon in Liberty Plaza. Be sure to get there early!

This weeks lunch vendor will be Arbor Brewing Company.

Martin Bandyke on BØRNS & Bathgate

Bank of Ann Arbor’s Sonic Lunch concert series presents the twin-bill of BØRNS and Chris Bathgate at the special start time of 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, August 13.

Grand Haven, Michigan native Garrett Borns uses his last name (in all capital letters, with the Scandinavian spelling of the letter ‘O’) as his recording alias, and is quickly becoming one of the buzz artists of 2015 with his hit single “Electric Love.” Still in his early twenties, BØRNS is signed to major label Interscope Records and will be releasing his full-length debut album soon.

Opening the show will be the gifted singer-songwriter Chris Bathgate, one of the most distinguished and accomplished artists in the Ann Arbor / Ypsilanti folk scene. Two gifted musicians make for a must-see concert at Sonic Lunch on Thursday, August 13 at 11:30 a.m. Hope to see you this week at Liberty Plaza in downtown Ann Arbor! — Martin Bandyke, ann arbor’s 107one