Shows & Events

Sam Lewis

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

Sam Lewis has collaborated with everyone from Leon Russell to The Wood Brothers. Chris Stapleton, with whom Sam toured for several months, dubbed him "a modern Townes Van Zandt," And while he's often labeled with some form of the word 'soulful' (some have even compared his voice to molasses), Sam's style meets at a juncture of many different genres.

$20
Artist Spotlight Series Live and Virtual

Drew & Kin

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

Drew & Kin is something new for The Ark: a high-energy, request-driven, piano-bar style show! Livestream access is made possible with support from Ford Motor Company Fund.

FREE

Iris DeMent

Special Guest: Ana Egge

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

With a heartfelt, homespun voice that listeners recognize instantly, Iris DeMent released some of the most powerful roots albums of the 1990s with the beautifully sparse "My Life" and the harder-edged "The Way I Should."

$35

Warren & Flick

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

Warren & Flick explore the nuanced textures of a two person ensemble. Using both original material and arranged standards from many genres, this ensemble finds new depth in the simplicity of a duo.

$20

Eric Hutchinson

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

ann arbor's 107one presents Boston’s Eric Hutchinson is international platinum-selling singer, songwriter, and seasoned touring artist. Eric comes to Michigan with a new acoustic release, “Class of 98.”

$25

The Steel Wheels

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

The Steel Wheels have long been at home in the creative space between tradition and innovation, informed by the familiar sounds of the Virginia mountains where the band was formed, but always moving forward with insightful lyrics and an evolving sound.

$25

John Gorka

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

The modern renaissance of folk music began when John Gorka won the Kerrville Folk Festival's New Folk award in 1984, and it grew to maturity when he released his debut album, "I Know," three years later.

$20

Chris Bathgate

Special Guest: Misty Lyn

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

Chris Bathgate is southeast Michigan's answer to Jeff Tweedy and Will Oldham. NPR has called him "a skilled purveyor of lovely gloom"—but, they add, "the Michigan native invests his songs with warm, rustic beauty, which makes everything too pretty to function as a true downer." The Ark was one of the places Chris got his start as a songwriter, and we've watched as each of his albums has grown in depth and ambition. Special guest this evening is Misty Lyn.

$25

Ken Yates

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

Please Note: Proof of Vaccination is required for admission. By purchasing a ticket you agree that you and your guests will comply with all laws, orders, ordinances, regulations and health and safety guidance adopted by the State of Michigan, the County of Washtenaw and The Ark, including any guidelines in place at the time of […]

$20

Grant-Lee Phillips

Opener: Jerrod Dickerson

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

"History and legend have often found their way into my songs" reflects Grant-Lee Phillips. A registered member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation, Grant-Lee Phillips elliptically explores the intersection of past and present, personal and political. Jerrod Dickerson opens the show.

$20

Luke Winslow-King

Opener: Daniel Lutz

The Ark 316 S. Main, Ann Arbor, MI

Luke Winslow-King is a slide guitarist, singer, producer, and songwriter. He was raised in Cadillac, lived for 15 years in New Orleans, and is now back in the Mitten—good news for us! Luke's work is an eclectic mix that combines Mississippi delta blues, folk music, traditional jazz, and roots rock & roll.

$20