'Folk the Police' turns gangster rap and hip hop on its ear
City and country collide at Folk the Police, a "folk tribute to hip-hop and gangster rap.” The event returns for the third year in a row to the Blind Pig on Sunday.
Acts will include The Ragbirds, Black Jake & The Carnies, Dragon Wagon, Back Forty, Spencer Michaud and many more. Each act will do two songs, transforming hip-hop and gangster rap into the performers' preferred folk styles.
To check out a sample, go the event's Facebook page.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2013. Doors open at 8:00 p.m. $12 cover. For ages 18 and over. The Blind Pig is located at 208 S. First St., Ann Arbor. 734-996-8555.