Artist Spotlight: Bill Grogan’s Goat

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
Bill Grogan’s Goat will celebrate the release of their new album “Third Eye” Saturday at Otus Supply in Ferndale

A weekly showcase featuring local musicians.

Name: Bill Grogan’s Goat

Lineup: Mindy Whalen, fiddle, whistle, Highland pipes and vocals; Gerard Smith, mandolin, guitar, banjo, bouzouki, bodhran and vocals; Jude Closson, drums and vocals; Norman Rosenbaum, guitar and vocals; Matt Twomey, bass and vocals.

Sound: Rock ‘n’ roll with a twist of traditional Celtic music.

Next: Bill Grogan’s Goat will headline Otus Supply (345 E. Nine Mile, Ferndale) on Saturday, along with Rio & the Rockabilly Revival. Doors open at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15-$20. The show is a release party for the band’s new album “Third Eye.” Visit for information.

Melody Baetens