Set 1: Steve Somers and Friends (small group). Set 2 WCC Jazz Class and Ypsilanti Youth Orchestra Students participate. Set 3 Open Jazz Jam Session. Special guests include WCC student Esteban Morales and others. We will be recognizing Native American Heritage Month. Steve Somers teaches guitar at WCC and also directs the WCC Jazz Ensemble.
Set 1 Steve Somers Jazz Trio- Set 2 Esteban F. Morales (guitar / vocals)- Set 3 WCC and YYO Jazz Band Students (Latin Jazz)- Set 4 Paul J. Miles (singer / song writer) currently residing in Switzerland- Set 4 Open Jazz Jam Session. FREE (donations welcome)
This, That & Odder Things presents the Rumble of the Bumble
The Rumble of the Bumble is being held in conjunction with the First Friday’s Festival of the Pollinators. This even celebrates the 2 year anniversary of This, That & Odder Things, and supports local businesses, artists, performers, athletes, and dancers.
- BRUCE BUZZBEE vs. GUY PHOSATE take it on in the wrestling ring at 7:45 (or so)
- Wrestling Exhibition MC’d by Casey Miller
- Curtis Wallace (Bee Creative Studio) & Robin Trevino Geiseman (Street Artist) – large interactive HoneyComb piece which is sponsored by ACE hard ware and Sprig’s Hideaway
- Poppet – Living Statue and her student who I don’t know her name but she does head standing and agility
- The Amazing Flec – Liquid crystal ball
- Casey Miller – M/C for the event
- Zach Lang/Dr. BeeGood – funny bone doctor prescribing delight and joy
- Sybil/the Mad Pharmacist – whooping up some joy and giving answers out of the funk
- A2 Breakdance – keep it real through body positivity and movement
- Sophia Von Stardust – multi-talented and gifted burlesque and artist at 8:35 PM
- Special Illuminated Dance party with love from ypsiGLOW from 9-10 PM
- Spin the Wheel – win prizes from all the Depot Town establishments Wax, 734, Aubrees, Maiz, Thompson and Co, Sidetracks and many other Ypsi establishments including Stardust Studio and Unicorn Feed and Supply.
- Plinko – Win prizes from This That 7 the ODDer things win shot glasses, Gift Chips and more!
- PLucK -A- DuCk – WIn Mystery wrapped prizes, Candy, Gift Cards, Ducks and more!
- Kids Bags will replace any adult prize won but there are LOTS for kids
- Dr.Bee Good and his silly apprentice Sabrina the Mad Pharmacist will be prescribing up some JOY!
- Costume Contest – Wear a costume of any pollinator or flowering sort and enter into our Festival of the Honeybee/Rumble of the Bumble costume contest at 8:10 PM.
DJ PERFORMANCES BY:
- DJ Scotty D (4:30-7:00 pm)
- DJ E.L.Y (7:30-10 PM)
The Festival of the Pollinator is hosting several events at N. Washington St.
BOOK READING by local author, Jenna Dawson & Asala Kimaada of Blackstone Bookstore
- Hinton Real Estate Group
- We Adore Flowers
- Bee Present Honey
- Betty Greene Salon
- Garden Juju Collective
- Taylor Honey
- Antenna Craft Table by First Friday
- Open Family Day Painting by Tipsy Ypsi Paint & Pour
- Info Booth for First Friday Ypsilanti
Live Music at the Ypsi Food Coop
- Set 1 Steve Somers and Friends Jazz-
- Set 2 Ypsilanti Youth Orchestra and WCC students participate
- Set 3 Open Jazz Jam Session
Come check out the Ypsi Food Coop!