Artist Spotlight: Joe Jaber and the Last Divide

Melody Baetens
The Detroit News
Singer and songwriter Joe Jaber performs with his band Saturday at the Lyft Lounge above Hockeytown Cafe.

Correction: This story has been updated to reflect the latest lineup for Joe Jaber's backing band.

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Name: Joe Jaber and the Last Divide

Line up: Joe Jaber, vocals and rhythm guitar; Pete Peltier on guitar, Heather Mac and Chrissy Morgan on vocals, Mike Nagy on bass, Bob Mervak on keyboards and Brian Reilly on drums.

Sound: This indie band based in Metro Detroit plays a mix of blues, folk and rock. 

Next: Jaber and his band will celebrate their new album "Made it on My Own" Saturday with a show at the Lyft Lounge, which is located above Hockeytown Cafe at 2301 Woodward in Detroit. Jaber is also using the event to launch his new charity, You're Not the Only One, which aims to help those struggling with depression, suicide and addiction. Saturday's show, which starts at 7 p.m., also features musicians Ty Stone and Jennifer Westwood and the Handsome Devils. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased in advance via

Melody Baetens