A weekly showcase featuring local musicians.

Name: Paco Higdon Band

Lineup: Paco Higdon, guitar and vocals; Kaitlin Sarnacki, keyboards and backing vocals; Tom Phillips, bass and backing vocals; Christopher Williams, drums and backing vocals.

Sound: Quirky rock ‘n’ roll. Higdon is influenced by “Weird Al” Yankovic and They Might Be Giants.

Next: The band is one of four musical acts booked at Cat Mania, a variety show that also features burlesque, art and vendors to benefit local cat rescue Hater Kitty Rescue Army. The party is 8 p.m. April 27 at Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom at 715 E. Milwaukee in Detroit. Admission is a $10 donation at the door. Call (313) 873-2955.

Melody Baetens

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