AmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the University of Michigan campus for the 35th annual Ann Arbor Summer Festival. In this gallery, you’ll see photos from Wednesday, June 20, 2018. In a great story of seizing your destiny, 28-year-old guitarist and singer Stef Chura, a DIY organizer on the Detroit underground garage rock scene and once clerk at Ypsi Food Co-op when she was just out of high school, has been reaping the success of a commitment she made to transforming her quirky, delicate basement tapes and bandcamp posts into a recognizable voice going all the way. Saajtak, born from a quartet of U-M music school alums, including vocalist Alex Koi, electronic artist Simon Alexander-Adams, drummer Jon Taylor, and bassist Ben Willis, they are a unique project on the SE Michigan scene, marrying their classical training to avant garde artistry.
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival continues through July 1st. For more info, visit http://a2sf.org/