The Morrie celebrates new location with efficiency by Billy Joel saxophonist Mark Rivera

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  • Debby Wong /

“Scenes from an Italian Restaurant”? Extra like scenes from the Morrie’s new Birmingham location, which can have fun its mushy opening with a efficiency by longstanding Billy Joel saxophonist, Mark Rivera.

Along with performing alongside the piano man himself for greater than three a long time, Rivera has additionally served as Ringo Starr’s music director and has shared levels with Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Tony Bennett, and Paul Simon, and has appeared on Peter Gabriel’s So. And on Friday, Aug. 9, The Morrie will open its second location at 260 N. Woodward Ave. in Birmingham with the 66-year-old multi-instrumentalist main an eight-piece tribute band because the restaurant’s first musical company.

The Morrie, which focuses on “eclectic roadhouse-style” fare, introduced its plans to broaden past its unique Downtown Royal Oak location earlier this 12 months, and proprietor Aaron Belen plans to open five new locations throughout southeast Michigan.

Mark Rivera’s efficiency begins at 10:30 p.m. A canopy cost of $5-$10 will probably be in impact beginning at 9 p.m. and the Morrie’s full meals and beverage menu will probably be obtainable.

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