Ypsilanti native Bob Schneider returns to The Ark to play songs from his new CD
Born in Ypsilanti, raised in Germany and now based in Austin, Texas, rock-oriented singer-songwriter Bob Schneider plays at The Ark on Monday.
He comes home to Michigan with a new release, "Burden of Proof," in hand, but you can count on hearing some old favorites, such as "40 Dogs (Like Romeo and Juliet)," as well.
Schneider’s tunes have been credited as a songwriting influence by Jason Mraz, among others. His last album, "Lovely Creatures,” earned him seven Austin Music Awards, including Musician for the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year, Male Vocalist of the Year and Songwriter of the Year.
In addition to his solo work, he also fronts The Scabs, Texas Bluegrass Massacre, and Lonelyland. His fans have come to expect the unexpected from Schneider, and all of those bands give him free rein to explore many genres, including funk, pop, bluegrass, jazz, soul, blues, hip-hop and good old-fashioned bar rock.
Bob Schneider will play at The Ark, 316 S. Main St., at 8 p.m. Monday, July 22. Tickets are $20. Details at www.theark.org or 734-761-1800.