The Full Moon Saloon
Though the Full Moon Saloon's patrons might seem a little gruff and intimidating, they're really easygoing and know volumes about blues history and musicians.
Where --1710 Aliceanna St.
Web site --fullmoon-sa loon.com
Notable --The stage sits at the far end of the long and narrow saloon. If you get there early enough, grab a cheap bottle of Natty Boh and a seat in one of the booths near the stage.
Vibe --Ratty, smoky and soulful.
What to wear --Dress down and dirty if you don't want to attract much attention.
Crowd --Older, sometimes scraggly blues enthusiasts with beer paunches in tight T-shirts and jeans.
Music --Old Man Brown Blues Band, Red Jones, Junkrod Joe and the Cadillac Hearse, Dave Huber, Detroit Slim Blues Jam, Tony Calato and Yellow #5.